The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sourcefire products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Sourcefire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Sourcefire
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 121 115
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.33% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +34.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

Sourcefire is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 882 1210 1232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.25% 50.82% 51.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 744 1178 1062
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £538 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 149 127
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -41.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.50 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £28.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Sourcefire
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Sourcefire as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Sourcefire in Berkshire

Sourcefire
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Sourcefire in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Sourcefire in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM

Sourcefire
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper