The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 617 585 587
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +2
Contract jobs citing Snort 12 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.042% 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.41% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 9
Median daily rate £488 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £366 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £570 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Snort
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5906 5171 4848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.80% 10.46% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3677 2920 2619
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 622 621
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in England

Snort
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Snort Daily Rate Trend in England

Snort
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Snort across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Snort Daily Rate Histogram in England

Snort
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Snort across the England region.

Snort Hourly Rate Trend in England

Snort
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 6 £488 -7.14% 4
North West - 3 £475 -
South West -8 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £575 -
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 England region with a requirement for Snort.

1 13 (54.17%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 12 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
4 10 (41.67%) SIEM
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (37.50%) Network Security
5 9 (37.50%) VPN
5 9 (37.50%) Linux
5 9 (37.50%) LAN
5 9 (37.50%) WAN
5 9 (37.50%) BGP
6 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 8 (33.33%) OSPF
7 7 (29.17%) VRRP
7 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
7 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 7 (29.17%) F5
7 7 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (29.17%) HSRP
7 7 (29.17%) Spanning Tree
7 7 (29.17%) Security Operations
8 6 (25.00%) NX-OS
8 6 (25.00%) Proventia
8 6 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (25.00%) Splunk
8 6 (25.00%) CISSP
8 6 (25.00%) Juniper
8 6 (25.00%) DNS

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
1 2 (8.33%) Zimbra
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
3 9 (37.50%) BGP
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (37.50%) LAN
3 9 (37.50%) Network Security
3 9 (37.50%) VPN
3 9 (37.50%) WAN
4 8 (33.33%) OSPF
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (29.17%) HSRP
5 7 (29.17%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (29.17%) VRRP
6 6 (25.00%) DNS
6 6 (25.00%) NX-OS
6 6 (25.00%) VLAN
7 5 (20.83%) tcpdump
7 5 (20.83%) Wireshark
8 4 (16.67%) DHCP
8 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) MariaDB
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) git-flow
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.17%) GitLab
3 1 (4.17%) RSpec
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Spanish Language
3 3 (12.50%) Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Security Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) Kafka
3 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
3 1 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.17%) MCollective
3 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 2 (8.33%) SCADA
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) CoreOS
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) SmartOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) SIEM
2 7 (29.17%) Security Operations
3 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (20.83%) Network Packet Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Coaching
7 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.33%) Machine Learning
7 2 (8.33%) Microservices
7 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Python
2 2 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) CISSP
3 5 (20.83%) CCSE
4 3 (12.50%) GCIA
4 3 (12.50%) GCIH
5 2 (8.33%) CCNP
5 2 (8.33%) CEH
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.33%) CREST Certified
5 2 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) SANS
6 1 (4.17%) CCSP
6 1 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) GIAC
6 1 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) COBIT
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
2 3 (12.50%) Squid
3 2 (8.33%) NFS
4 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) Btrfs
4 1 (4.17%) iptables
4 1 (4.17%) KVM
4 1 (4.17%) LXC
4 1 (4.17%) Varnish
4 1 (4.17%) vCloud
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Proventia
2 3 (12.50%) CFEngine
2 3 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 3 (12.50%) Nessus
2 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
3 2 (8.33%) logstash
3 2 (8.33%) Nagios
3 2 (8.33%) OSSEC
3 2 (8.33%) RSA enVision
3 2 (8.33%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (4.17%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (4.17%) systemd
4 1 (4.17%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Sourcefire
3 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 7 (29.17%) F5
5 6 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 6 (25.00%) Juniper
5 6 (25.00%) Splunk
6 5 (20.83%) IBM
7 3 (12.50%) ArcSight
8 2 (8.33%) LogRhythm
8 2 (8.33%) VMware
9 1 (4.17%) Avaya
9 1 (4.17%) Citrix
9 1 (4.17%) EMC
9 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
9 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
9 1 (4.17%) Nokia
9 1 (4.17%) Qualys
9 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.17%) SaltStack