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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire
England / North West
Rank 133 156 140
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.079% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £394 £395
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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
1117 1603 1544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.36% 41.99% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 874 759
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 115 101
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £47.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +10 2 - -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (50.00%) Stealthwatch
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Nagios
4 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) Lancope
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds