The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank - 100 97
Contract jobs citing Snort 0 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.83% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category - 5.74% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 5
Average daily rate
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- £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £45.00
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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 Hampshire region.

System Software Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
294 296 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.88% 14.52% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 172 144
Average daily rate £360 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 25 37
Average hourly rate £15.10 £16.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.07 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Snort across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Snort
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Snort Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Snort
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Snort Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) CESG
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire