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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire
Rank 140 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.096% 0.21% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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
1416 1297 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.33% 45.25% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 578 723
Average daily rate £338 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £214 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 105 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Cheshire - - - -
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) IronPort
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (66.67%) IT Security Specialist
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (33.33%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) McAfee
1 3 (100.00%) Sophos
1 3 (100.00%) IronPort