The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 260 246 237
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 15 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.097% 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.31% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 4
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£425 £450 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £430 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4788 4339 4274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.76% 46.67% 48.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2746 2252 2159
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 246 264
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Sourcefire Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sourcefire across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Sourcefire Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Sourcefire
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire across the South East region.

Sourcefire Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Sourcefire
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Hampshire +12 9 £460 +8.23% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £350 -
Berkshire -2 1 £500 +11.11% 3
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England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (69.70%) SIEM
2 22 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 21 (63.64%) SC Cleared
4 16 (48.48%) ArcSight
4 16 (48.48%) CISSP
5 15 (45.45%) McAfee
5 15 (45.45%) ACSA
6 14 (42.42%) McAfee ePO
6 14 (42.42%) LAN
6 14 (42.42%) Cisco
7 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
8 12 (36.36%) WAN
8 12 (36.36%) Security Management
9 10 (30.30%) F5
10 9 (27.27%) Snort
11 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
13 6 (18.18%) Wireshark
13 6 (18.18%) tcpdump
13 6 (18.18%) LDAP
13 6 (18.18%) Firewall
13 6 (18.18%) SMTP
13 6 (18.18%) FTP
13 6 (18.18%) HTTP
13 6 (18.18%) VPN
13 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (18.18%) Internet
14 5 (15.15%) BGP
14 5 (15.15%) CCNP
14 5 (15.15%) Wireless

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (42.42%) LAN
2 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
3 12 (36.36%) WAN
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (18.18%) tcpdump
5 6 (18.18%) LDAP
5 6 (18.18%) Wireshark
5 6 (18.18%) SMTP
5 6 (18.18%) FTP
5 6 (18.18%) HTTP
5 6 (18.18%) VPN
5 6 (18.18%) Internet
5 6 (18.18%) Firewall
6 5 (15.15%) Wireless
6 5 (15.15%) BGP
6 5 (15.15%) VLAN
6 5 (15.15%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (12.12%) Network Security
7 4 (12.12%) NX-OS
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Spanish Language
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Network Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Security Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Security Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) ArcSight Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Security Architect
9 1 (3.03%) Information Security Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) PKI
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) CESG
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Solaris
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) SIEM
2 12 (36.36%) Security Management
3 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.12%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (9.09%) Network Management
5 3 (9.09%) Network Design
6 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.03%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 21 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 16 (48.48%) CISSP
4 15 (45.45%) ACSA
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (15.15%) CCNP
6 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) CCDP
8 2 (6.06%) Degree
8 2 (6.06%) CCSE
9 1 (3.03%) CEH
9 1 (3.03%) CRISC
9 1 (3.03%) CCIE
9 1 (3.03%) CCNA
9 1 (3.03%) CCDA
9 1 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (3.03%) CISA
9 1 (3.03%) CISM
9 1 (3.03%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.03%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Snort
2 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) ArcSight
2 15 (45.45%) McAfee
3 14 (42.42%) Cisco
4 10 (30.30%) F5
5 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
5 4 (12.12%) IBM
5 4 (12.12%) Juniper
5 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) VMware
6 3 (9.09%) IronPort
7 2 (6.06%) Splunk
7 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.03%) Symantec
8 1 (3.03%) Websense
8 1 (3.03%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (3.03%) LogRhythm
8 1 (3.03%) Imperva
8 1 (3.03%) Tufin
8 1 (3.03%) Tripwire