The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 71 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.25% - 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£600 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Sourcefire
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
389 387 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 47.79% 48.68% 54.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 222 145
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 23
Average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% -36.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.55 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.75 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Sourcefire Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Sourcefire
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £600 -
Sourcefire
East of England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 2 (100.00%) Brocade
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) HP ASE
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) FCoE
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) FCoE
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 2 (100.00%) HP ASE
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) Brocade
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) F5