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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire Snort
London / City of London
Rank 152 146 191
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +45
Contract jobs citing Snort 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.031% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 0.34% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £575 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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
296 294 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.06% 9.24% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 221 333
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 27
Median hourly rate £22.34 £12.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.12% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.90 £22.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

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 14 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) OSSEC
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Kafka
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Disruptive Innovation

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Disruptive Innovation
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) OSSEC