The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 63 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.099% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
346 543 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 48.66% 53.87% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 292 224
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £226 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £549 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 9
Median hourly rate £30.91 £44.03 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +95.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Sourcefire Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Lancope
2 1 (50.00%) TrustSec
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (50.00%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stealthwatch
1 1 (50.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Lancope
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk