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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 77 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.098% 0.11% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
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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
532 406 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.11% 46.45% 48.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 186 195
Average daily rate £413 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £255 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -44.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.73%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Websense
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) GSEC
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) ACSA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Imperva
2 1 (50.00%) Tufin
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) GSEC
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) ACSA
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Websense
2 1 (50.00%) Imperva
2 1 (50.00%) Tufin
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk