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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire
Rank - 139 122
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.063% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.15% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £369 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £375 £488
% change year-on-year
+11.33% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1229 1370 1008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.54% 43.12% 43.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 820 581
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 80 56
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Snort
1 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) GCIA
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Nessus
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) GCIA
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco