The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Snort 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.47% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
143 86 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.17% 13.96% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 38 22
Average daily rate £350 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.39% -33.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.85 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Snort
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Snort Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Snort
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) snoop
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (100.00%) snoop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) F5