The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 29 March 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
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 123 124
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Sourcefire 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.047% 0.040% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.085% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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 the East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 969 1178 1325
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.58% 47.50% 50.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 661 725
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 92 119
Median hourly rate £17.77 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.80 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Sourcefire
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Sourcefire as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sourcefire in the East of England

Sourcefire
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sourcefire in the East of England

Sourcefire
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sourcefire within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Sourcefire
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for Sourcefire.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Presales
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Computacenter
4 1 (25.00%) Snort
4 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Becrypt
4 1 (25.00%) CyberArk
4 1 (25.00%) HIPAA
4 1 (25.00%) Tufin
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared

Sourcefire
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) CyberArk Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
1 3 (75.00%) Presales
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Becrypt
3 1 (25.00%) Computacenter
3 1 (25.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) Tufin
3 1 (25.00%) VMware