The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 396 416 424
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Contract jobs citing Snort 19 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.071% 0.020%
As % of the System Software category 0.88% 0.78% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £320 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £430 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £438 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +34.61%
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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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2163 2183 2110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.12% 9.12% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1429 1371 1270
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 152 163
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.33 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in London

Snort
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Snort Daily Rate Trend in London

Snort
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Snort across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Snort Daily Rate Histogram in London

Snort
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Snort Hourly Rate Trend in London

Snort
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
City of London +3 5 £475 +5.55%
Canary Wharf - 1 £363 -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (53.33%) Cisco
4 13 (43.33%) VPN
5 12 (40.00%) Windows
5 12 (40.00%) Cyber Security
6 11 (36.67%) F5
6 11 (36.67%) Cisco IOS
6 11 (36.67%) LAN
6 11 (36.67%) WAN
7 10 (33.33%) ITIL
7 10 (33.33%) CCSE
7 10 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (30.00%) Sourcefire
9 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
9 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (26.67%) Linux
9 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (23.33%) OSPF
10 7 (23.33%) BGP
10 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (23.33%) HSRP
10 7 (23.33%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (23.33%) NX-OS
11 6 (20.00%) Squid
11 6 (20.00%) Information Security
11 6 (20.00%) CCSA
11 6 (20.00%) Juniper
11 6 (20.00%) Check Point Certification

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) VPN
3 11 (36.67%) LAN
3 11 (36.67%) WAN
3 11 (36.67%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (23.33%) OSPF
6 7 (23.33%) BGP
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (23.33%) HSRP
6 7 (23.33%) Spanning Tree
6 7 (23.33%) NX-OS
7 6 (20.00%) DNS
8 5 (16.67%) VLAN
8 5 (16.67%) Wireless
8 5 (16.67%) IPsec
8 5 (16.67%) DSL
8 5 (16.67%) VRRP
9 4 (13.33%) Network Security
General
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Games
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Analyst
1 14 (46.67%) Security Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Operations Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Security Manager
2 7 (23.33%) Security Operations Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 5 (16.67%) PKI
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) Debian
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Cyber Security
2 10 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (20.00%) Information Security
5 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (16.67%) ITIL V2
5 5 (16.67%) SIEM
5 5 (16.67%) Data Security
5 5 (16.67%) Security Management
5 5 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
6 4 (13.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 4 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
6 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (13.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) VB
1 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) CCSE
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
3 6 (20.00%) CCSA
4 5 (16.67%) GCIA
4 5 (16.67%) GIAC
5 4 (13.33%) CCNA
5 4 (13.33%) GCIH
6 3 (10.00%) CCNP
7 2 (6.67%) CISSP
7 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.33%) Degree
8 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.33%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Squid
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.33%) OSSEC
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 16 (53.33%) Cisco
3 11 (36.67%) F5
4 9 (30.00%) Sourcefire
5 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
6 6 (20.00%) Juniper
7 5 (16.67%) Nokia
8 4 (13.33%) McAfee
8 4 (13.33%) Citrix
8 4 (13.33%) ScanSafe
9 3 (10.00%) Websense
10 2 (6.67%) Qualys
10 2 (6.67%) Splunk
10 2 (6.67%) ArcSight
11 1 (3.33%) LogLogic
11 1 (3.33%) Symantec
11 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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