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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 594 601 594
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Snort 16 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.034% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.34% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 14
Median daily rate £469 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £343 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £483 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 - £386
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
5802 5039 5429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.69% 9.95% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 2962 2994
Median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 586 689
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.50 £32.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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
South West - 8 £333 - 2
London -24 3 £500 +25.00% 2
South East +26 2 £700 - 1
Midlands - 2 - -
North West - 1 £438 -
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 22 (64.71%) Linux
1 22 (64.71%) SIEM
2 19 (55.88%) Finance
3 18 (52.94%) Information Security
4 15 (44.12%) Firewall
4 15 (44.12%) Windows
5 12 (35.29%) Python
5 12 (35.29%) Cisco
5 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
6 11 (32.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (29.41%) Open Source
7 10 (29.41%) Splunk
7 10 (29.41%) Unix
7 10 (29.41%) CISSP
7 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
8 9 (26.47%) ITIL
8 9 (26.47%) .NET
8 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
9 8 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (23.53%) Sourcefire
9 8 (23.53%) Network Security
10 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
10 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
10 7 (20.59%) Ruby
10 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (20.59%) Analytics
10 7 (20.59%) Intel Security
10 7 (20.59%) Perl
10 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP

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 4 (11.76%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Project
1 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Firewall
2 11 (32.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (23.53%) Network Security
4 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
5 6 (17.65%) Internet
6 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.88%) SSH
7 2 (5.88%) SSL
7 2 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Military
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Security Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Security Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Security Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Technical Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Test Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) CISSP Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) SOC Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) AppFabric
2 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.76%) WCF
2 4 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (2.94%) OAuth
4 1 (2.94%) SAML
4 1 (2.94%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.71%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.94%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Linux
2 15 (44.12%) Windows
3 10 (29.41%) Unix
4 2 (5.88%) AIX
4 2 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) SIEM
2 18 (52.94%) Information Security
3 10 (29.41%) Open Source
4 9 (26.47%) ITIL
5 8 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (20.59%) Analytics
6 7 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (17.65%) Security Architecture
7 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (14.71%) Defect Management
8 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
8 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
8 5 (14.71%) Security Operations
8 5 (14.71%) Threat Modelling
9 4 (11.76%) Coaching
9 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
9 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Python
2 7 (20.59%) Perl
2 7 (20.59%) Ruby
3 6 (17.65%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
4 5 (14.71%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 11 (32.35%) SC Cleared
3 10 (29.41%) CISSP
4 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
5 6 (17.65%) CISM
6 4 (11.76%) CREST Certified
6 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
7 3 (8.82%) CEH
7 3 (8.82%) CHECK Team Member
7 3 (8.82%) CISMP
7 3 (8.82%) GCIA
7 3 (8.82%) ISEB
7 3 (8.82%) SANS
8 2 (5.88%) GIAC
8 2 (5.88%) GSEC
9 1 (2.94%) CCNA
9 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.94%) Degree
9 1 (2.94%) ECSA
9 1 (2.94%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
2 5 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (14.71%) Nessus
1 5 (14.71%) QRadar
2 3 (8.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (5.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (5.88%) RSA enVision
3 2 (5.88%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (2.94%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco
2 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
2 10 (29.41%) Splunk
3 8 (23.53%) Sourcefire
4 7 (20.59%) Intel Security
5 6 (17.65%) Juniper
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) Citrix
6 5 (14.71%) Fortinet
6 5 (14.71%) ScanSafe
7 4 (11.76%) ArcSight
8 3 (8.82%) AlienVault
9 2 (5.88%) LogRhythm
10 1 (2.94%) NetWitness
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle
10 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.94%) VMware