The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 155 152 133
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.027% 0.098%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.059% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1687 1687 1272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.94% 45.37% 41.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 863 644
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 106 89
Median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £42.50 £35.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Sourcefire Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Sourcefire
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 £470 -
Cheshire - 2 £425 -
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 7 (77.78%) SIEM
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Snort
3 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
4 4 (44.44%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (44.44%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (44.44%) tcpdump
4 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) Tripwire
6 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (22.22%) LogRhythm
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (22.22%) LDAP
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 1 (11.11%) SMTP
7 1 (11.11%) FTP
7 1 (11.11%) HTTP
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 1 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 1 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (11.11%) Intel
7 1 (11.11%) PMP

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (44.44%) tcpdump
1 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) LDAP
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) FTP
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SIEM Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SOC Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Sourcefire Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) SIEM
2 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
3 4 (44.44%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PMP
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kibana
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) LogRhythm
3 2 (22.22%) Tripwire
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 1 (11.11%) NetIQ