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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 196 196 227
Rank change year-on-year
0 +31
Contract jobs citing Snort 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.094% 0.10% 0.027%
As % of the System Software category 1.00% 1.01% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £556
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -19.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £450 £541
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £571
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +34.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £45.00
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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
498 593 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.40% 10.08% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 419 416
Average daily rate £414 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.35% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £185 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 49
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £126.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -5.71%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Snort across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Snort across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Snort Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Snort also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Snort.

1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) CCSE
1 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) CCSA
2 3 (60.00%) Squid
2 3 (60.00%) Nokia
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) DDNS
3 2 (40.00%) DSL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (40.00%) PKI
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Data Security
3 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Snort also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Snort. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (40.00%) DDNS
3 2 (40.00%) DSL
4 1 (20.00%) VRRP
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) HSRP
4 1 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (20.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Security Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V2
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCSE
2 3 (60.00%) CCSA
3 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) GIAC
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Squid
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 1 (20.00%) LogLogic
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Websense
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper