The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank 136 - 152
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% - 0.090%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £315 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £488
% change year-on-year
- -12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1158 1308 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.75% 41.03% 41.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 740 835 878
Median daily rate £350 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 62 126
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +54.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £43.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Sourcefire Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Sourcefire
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Wiltshire - 5 £315 -
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 West region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Snort
1 5 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 5 (100.00%) Threat Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) AppFabric
2 4 (80.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (60.00%) CREST Certified
3 3 (60.00%) Banking

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Security Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) AppFabric
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) WCF
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 5 (100.00%) Threat Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) CHECK Team Member
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Snort
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft