The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Sourcefire, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire
Rank 121 104 94
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.14% 0.058% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
Sourcefire
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1168 823 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 53.48% 47.35% 50.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 434 359
Average daily rate £350 £360 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 37 86
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sourcefire across the Hampshire region.

Sourcefire Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Sourcefire
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire across the Hampshire region.

Sourcefire Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Sourcefire
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 3 £450 -
Basingstoke - - - -
Sourcefire
South East

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Sourcefire also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sourcefire.

1 5 (83.33%) Snort
1 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) LDAP
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) SMTP
4 2 (33.33%) FTP
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Internet
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
4 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
5 1 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Sourcefire also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Sourcefire. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (33.33%) tcpdump
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Solaris
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Change Control
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) CISA
4 1 (16.67%) CISM
4 1 (16.67%) GIAC
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds