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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire Snort
UK / England
Rank 542 581 560
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -21
Contract jobs citing Snort 28 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.028% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 0.56% 0.27% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 10
Median daily rate £525 £475 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £405
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
5032 4793 4725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.11% 10.30% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3153 2889 2600
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 345 477 558
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +13 17 £525 +10.52% 1
South West - 9 £333 - 5
North West +18 1 £438 -
Midlands - 1 - -
Snort
UK

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 19 (51.35%) Information Security
3 17 (45.95%) Unix
4 16 (43.24%) SIEM
5 14 (37.84%) Windows
5 14 (37.84%) Python
5 14 (37.84%) Open Source
6 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
6 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
6 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
6 12 (32.43%) SQL
6 12 (32.43%) Firewall
7 11 (29.73%) Nagios
7 11 (29.73%) Cisco
8 10 (27.03%) Perl
9 9 (24.32%) .NET
9 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
9 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
9 9 (24.32%) VMware
9 9 (24.32%) Sourcefire
9 9 (24.32%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
10 8 (21.62%) Samba
10 8 (21.62%) Java
10 8 (21.62%) ITIL
10 8 (21.62%) SNMP
11 7 (18.92%) FreeBSD
11 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL

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 7 (18.92%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (13.51%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Project
2 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
1 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
2 9 (24.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (21.62%) SNMP
4 7 (18.92%) Multicast
5 6 (16.22%) Network Security
6 5 (13.51%) Internet
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (10.81%) DNS
8 3 (8.11%) SSH
8 3 (8.11%) VPN
9 2 (5.41%) SSL
10 1 (2.70%) LDAP
10 1 (2.70%) OpenVPN
10 1 (2.70%) PuTTY
10 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Unix Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) SOC Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Integrator
4 4 (10.81%) Tester
4 4 (10.81%) Unix Systems Integrator
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (8.11%) Security Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Architect
6 2 (5.41%) IT Security Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Security Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Security Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 7 (18.92%) ELK Stack
3 5 (13.51%) AppFabric
3 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
3 5 (13.51%) WCF
3 5 (13.51%) Web Services
4 3 (8.11%) Kafka
5 2 (5.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (8.11%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) RIA
5 1 (2.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) Unix
3 14 (37.84%) Windows
4 7 (18.92%) FreeBSD
5 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 2 (5.41%) Solaris
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.70%) CentOS
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Information Security
2 16 (43.24%) SIEM
3 14 (37.84%) Open Source
4 8 (21.62%) ITIL
5 6 (16.22%) Analytics
5 6 (16.22%) Defect Management
5 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (16.22%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (13.51%) Change Control
6 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
6 5 (13.51%) ETL
6 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (13.51%) Security Architecture
6 5 (13.51%) Security Operations
6 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Test Planning
6 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) Python
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 10 (27.03%) Perl
4 8 (21.62%) Java
5 7 (18.92%) tcsh
6 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.11%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) CISM
3 5 (13.51%) CISSP
3 5 (13.51%) CREST Certified
3 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
4 4 (10.81%) CHECK Team Member
4 4 (10.81%) ISEB
5 3 (8.11%) CEH
5 3 (8.11%) CISMP
6 2 (5.41%) GIAC
7 1 (2.70%) ECSA
7 1 (2.70%) GCIA
7 1 (2.70%) GCIH
7 1 (2.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) ISO27005
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Samba
2 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.11%) Docker
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) Squid
5 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Nagios
2 7 (18.92%) Kibana
2 7 (18.92%) logstash
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (18.92%) SmokePing
3 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (16.22%) Nessus
4 5 (13.51%) OSSEC
5 4 (10.81%) QRadar
6 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (5.41%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (2.70%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (2.70%) OpenVAS
8 1 (2.70%) Puppet
8 1 (2.70%) RSA enVision
8 1 (2.70%) yum
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco
2 9 (24.32%) CheckPoint
2 9 (24.32%) Sourcefire
2 9 (24.32%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.22%) Intel Security
4 6 (16.22%) Splunk
5 5 (13.51%) Fortinet
5 5 (13.51%) Juniper
6 4 (10.81%) Citrix
6 4 (10.81%) ScanSafe
7 3 (8.11%) AlienVault
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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