The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Snort 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +6.25%
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 East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
451 410 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.10% 13.93% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 203 129
Average daily rate £313 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 79 61
Average hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.78 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Snort across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Snort
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Snort Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) NetIQ
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) IntruShield
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) snoop
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid7

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) IntruShield
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (50.00%) snoop
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nessus
1 1 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) NetIQ
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid7