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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 139 121 130
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing Snort 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.070% 0.12% 0.036%
As % of the System Software category 0.54% 0.90% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £368 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
372 332 381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.10% 13.69% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 153 155
Average daily rate £289 £291 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% -10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 75 79
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £38.85 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - - - -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) Firewall
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%) Extranet
2 1 (50.00%) NetIQ
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
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

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Extranet
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) IntruShield
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) WAAS
2 1 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (50.00%) snoop
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
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