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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 1 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank 131 137 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -33
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.35% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% 0.31% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
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£425 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £42.50
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
1176 1288 862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.70% 43.15% 42.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 844 491
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 65 53
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% +20.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.66 £37.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

Sourcefire
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Sourcefire across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Gloucestershire - 9 £425 -
Wiltshire -3 2 £383 -15.00%
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (76.92%) LogRhythm
2 9 (69.23%) SIEM
3 7 (53.85%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) CISM
5 4 (30.77%) Snort
6 3 (23.08%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) ETL
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) Web Services
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) ISEB
7 2 (15.38%) CISSP
7 2 (15.38%) Nessus
7 2 (15.38%) Legal
7 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Information Security
7 2 (15.38%) GCIA
7 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (15.38%) AppFabric
7 2 (15.38%) ArcSight
7 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) QA

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) AppFabric
2 1 (7.69%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) SIEM
2 7 (53.85%) Protective Monitoring
3 5 (38.46%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
5 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 2 (15.38%) People Management
6 1 (7.69%) Anomaly Detection
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 2 (15.38%) GCIA
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 2 (15.38%) ISEB
3 2 (15.38%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Snort
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Nessus
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) LogRhythm
2 2 (15.38%) ArcSight
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) BT