The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 556 550 559
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Snort 23 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.021% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 0.21% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 4
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£420 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £585 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5094 4664 4549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.71% 9.68% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2843 2493 2229
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 554 572
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Snort across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the England region over the 3 months to 23 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +25 15 £400 -25.58% 3
South East -6 7 £450 +63.63% 2
West Midlands - 1 £313 - 1
South West - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 28 (60.87%) Sourcefire
2 27 (58.70%) Cisco
3 25 (54.35%) Firewall
4 22 (47.83%) CheckPoint
4 22 (47.83%) TCP/IP
4 22 (47.83%) Blue Coat
5 21 (45.65%) Juniper
6 20 (43.48%) OSPF
6 20 (43.48%) BGP
6 20 (43.48%) HSRP
7 19 (41.30%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (41.30%) Linux
8 18 (39.13%) CISSP
8 18 (39.13%) LAN
8 18 (39.13%) WAN
8 18 (39.13%) F5
9 17 (36.96%) PCI DSS
9 17 (36.96%) Open Source
9 17 (36.96%) VLAN
9 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (36.96%) Windows
10 16 (34.78%) VPN
10 16 (34.78%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (32.61%) CCNP
12 14 (30.43%) Apache
12 14 (30.43%) VRRP
13 13 (28.26%) Python
13 13 (28.26%) PHP
13 13 (28.26%) MySQL
13 13 (28.26%) IIS

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (30.43%) Apache
2 13 (28.26%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (54.35%) Firewall
2 22 (47.83%) TCP/IP
3 20 (43.48%) OSPF
3 20 (43.48%) BGP
3 20 (43.48%) HSRP
4 19 (41.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (39.13%) LAN
5 18 (39.13%) WAN
6 17 (36.96%) VLAN
7 16 (34.78%) VPN
7 16 (34.78%) Cisco IOS
8 14 (30.43%) VRRP
9 10 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (21.74%) Network Security
10 8 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (10.87%) Internet
11 5 (10.87%) tcpdump
11 5 (10.87%) Wireshark
12 4 (8.70%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 4 (8.70%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) MySQL
General
1 9 (19.57%) Banking
2 8 (17.39%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Security Engineer
2 21 (45.65%) Network Engineer
3 18 (39.13%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (26.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (23.91%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 11 (23.91%) Senior Security Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Penetration Tester
6 7 (15.22%) Tester
6 7 (15.22%) Security Tester
7 5 (10.87%) Network Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) Consultant
7 5 (10.87%) Security Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Security Operations Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) Team Leader
10 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
10 1 (2.17%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Open Source
2 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Linux
2 17 (36.96%) Windows
3 13 (28.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.87%) Solaris
5 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Information Security
2 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.70%) SIEM
4 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.35%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.17%) Project Management
6 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.17%) Cyber Security
6 1 (2.17%) Change Control
6 1 (2.17%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (2.17%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (2.17%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) Python
1 13 (28.26%) PHP
1 13 (28.26%) Ruby
1 13 (28.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.17%) Perl
2 1 (2.17%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) CISSP
2 17 (36.96%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (32.61%) CCNP
4 7 (15.22%) CCNA
5 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.87%) Degree
5 5 (10.87%) CCSE
6 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) CCIE
6 4 (8.70%) CCSP
7 1 (2.17%) GIAC
7 1 (2.17%) CISA
7 1 (2.17%) CISM
7 1 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.96%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.70%) GPG13
2 4 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Nmap
1 5 (10.87%) ProxySG
2 4 (8.70%) Squid
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.17%) NFS
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Sourcefire
2 27 (58.70%) Cisco
3 22 (47.83%) CheckPoint
3 22 (47.83%) Blue Coat
4 21 (45.65%) Juniper
5 18 (39.13%) F5
6 13 (28.26%) Red Hat
6 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.70%) Websense
8 1 (2.17%) VMware
8 1 (2.17%) NetApp
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.17%) Splunk
8 1 (2.17%) Tripwire
8 1 (2.17%) Qualys
8 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
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