The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire
Rank - 120 115
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.18% 0.043%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.36% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £459 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +8.00%
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1413 1383 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.84% 50.77% 49.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 780 561
Median daily rate £380 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 88 83
Median hourly rate £12.50 £23.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +46.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £11.25 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £37.53
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 West Midlands

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

Sourcefire Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sourcefire
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sourcefire Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Sourcefire
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) QRadar
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations

Sourcefire
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SOC Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk