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 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 148 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +4
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.032% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.067% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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 West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1499 1053 1189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.27% 43.98% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 841 560 554
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 82 87
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £11.93 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £30.00 £33.94
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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the West Midlands 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
Coventry - 1 - -
Sourcefire
England

Sourcefire
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) GFI Software
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid7
1 1 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (100.00%) FireEye
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 1 (100.00%) Nexpose
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Information Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) FireEye
1 1 (100.00%) GFI Software
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid7
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) TippingPoint