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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 114 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Snort 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.19% 0.058% -
As % of the System Software category 1.24% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
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 - - -
Snort
South East

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
323 283 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.42% 16.49% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 159 96
Average daily rate £338 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 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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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
Basingstoke - 2 £438 - 1
Southampton - 1 - -
Snort
South East

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) CISSP
2 14 (73.68%) PCI DSS
3 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (68.42%) Open Source
3 13 (68.42%) Bash Shell
3 13 (68.42%) Ruby
3 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
3 13 (68.42%) Apache
3 13 (68.42%) Python
3 13 (68.42%) PHP
3 13 (68.42%) MySQL
3 13 (68.42%) IIS
3 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Sourcefire
5 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) SIEM
6 4 (21.05%) DNS
6 4 (21.05%) Solaris
7 3 (15.79%) Information Security
8 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
8 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
9 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
9 1 (5.26%) GIAC
9 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (5.26%) Juniper

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (68.42%) Apache
1 13 (68.42%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) SMTP
4 1 (5.26%) FTP
4 1 (5.26%) HTTP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
4 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) MySQL
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Security Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Penetration Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Security Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Open Source
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) SIEM
2 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Bash Shell
1 13 (68.42%) Ruby
1 13 (68.42%) Python
1 13 (68.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) GIAC
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CISA
4 1 (5.26%) CISM
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.26%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Squid
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Red Hat
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Sourcefire
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Websense
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat