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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 253 251 240
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 9 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.23% 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.48% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 3
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4293 4551 4321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.62% 47.52% 46.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2512 2562 2125
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 214 245
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Sourcefire as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Buckinghamshire +14 5 £450 +28.57%
Berkshire -1 3 £425 +3.03% 1
Hampshire -13 1 £305 -35.10%
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 8 (61.54%) F5
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (46.15%) Juniper
3 6 (46.15%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Wireless
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) SSL
4 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 5 (38.46%) Windows
4 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
5 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
5 4 (30.77%) TippingPoint
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) Internet
5 4 (30.77%) Symantec
5 4 (30.77%) Intel Security
5 4 (30.77%) GFI Software
5 4 (30.77%) Rapid7
5 4 (30.77%) LogRhythm
5 4 (30.77%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 4 (30.77%) 802.1X
5 4 (30.77%) FireEye
5 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (30.77%) Nexpose
5 4 (30.77%) Two-Factor Authentication

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Wireless
3 5 (38.46%) SSL
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) TACACS
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Security Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Information Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (30.77%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (30.77%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 2 (15.38%) CEH
2 2 (15.38%) GCIA
2 2 (15.38%) GCIH
3 1 (7.69%) CCDA
3 1 (7.69%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCSA
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
1 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Nexpose
2 2 (15.38%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) F5
3 6 (46.15%) Juniper
4 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
5 4 (30.77%) ArcSight
5 4 (30.77%) FireEye
5 4 (30.77%) GFI Software
5 4 (30.77%) Intel Security
5 4 (30.77%) LogRhythm
5 4 (30.77%) Rapid7
5 4 (30.77%) Symantec
5 4 (30.77%) TippingPoint
6 2 (15.38%) Forcepoint
6 2 (15.38%) NetWitness
6 2 (15.38%) Qualys
7 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) IronPort
7 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
7 1 (7.69%) VMware