The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.57% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Sourcefire
England

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

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
75 87 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 59.06% 49.71% 56.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 47 24
Median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £650 £647
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Sourcefire as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (66.67%) ScanSafe
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (66.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 2 (66.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Nessus

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) SOC Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (66.67%) Process Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (66.67%) Nessus
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ScanSafe
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet