The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank - 180 210
Contract jobs citing Snort 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.11% 0.068%
As % of the System Software category - 1.10% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
+36.84% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Snort
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
375 456 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.96% 9.82% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 341 433
Median daily rate £450 £425 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £255 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 46
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £23.75 £85.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Snort as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Snort
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Snort across the City of London region.

Snort Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Snort 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 City of London region with a requirement for Snort.

1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
1 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) LAN

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) GLBP
2 1 (25.00%) HSRP
2 1 (25.00%) Multicast
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) VPLS
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) GCIA
3 1 (25.00%) GCIH
3 1 (25.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (25.00%) Nessus
1 1 (25.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Qualys
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) VMware