The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 404 424 416
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Contract jobs citing Snort 16 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.075% 0.052% 0.030%
As % of the System Software category 0.66% 0.53% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 3
Median daily rate £525 £525 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £425 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £600 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £398 £425
% change year-on-year
+38.36% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -
Snort
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
2414 2250 2126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.31% 9.66% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1728 1503 1304
Median daily rate £440 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 120 157
Median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

Snort
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Snort as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London - 4 £568 - 1
Docklands, London - 3 £525 -
Surbiton - 2 £550 -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for Snort.

1 13 (65.00%) Linux
1 13 (65.00%) Splunk
2 11 (55.00%) Open Source
3 9 (45.00%) SIEM
4 8 (40.00%) Python
4 8 (40.00%) Firewall
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Ruby
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (35.00%) VPN
5 7 (35.00%) BGP
5 7 (35.00%) Perl
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 7 (35.00%) CISSP
6 6 (30.00%) DNS
6 6 (30.00%) Information Security
7 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
7 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (25.00%) Docker
7 5 (25.00%) Security Operations
8 4 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (20.00%) F5
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (20.00%) HSRP
8 4 (20.00%) LAN
8 4 (20.00%) WAN
8 4 (20.00%) DHCP
8 4 (20.00%) SAN

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (15.00%) Zimbra
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) BGP
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco IOS
2 7 (35.00%) VPN
3 6 (30.00%) DNS
4 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (20.00%) DHCP
5 4 (20.00%) HSRP
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) OSPF
5 4 (20.00%) SAN
5 4 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
5 4 (20.00%) VRRP
5 4 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (15.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (15.00%) LDAP
6 3 (15.00%) NX-OS
6 3 (15.00%) VLAN
7 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) git-flow
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Specialist
3 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Web Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) CISSP Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) Kafka
3 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (5.00%) OAuth
3 1 (5.00%) SAML
3 1 (5.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
1 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Open Source
2 9 (45.00%) SIEM
3 6 (30.00%) Information Security
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) Network Packet Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team Management
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
7 2 (10.00%) Microservices
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
8 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Python
1 8 (40.00%) Ruby
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CISSP
2 3 (15.00%) CEH
3 2 (10.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) CCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) CISM
3 2 (10.00%) CISMP
3 2 (10.00%) GIAC
4 1 (5.00%) CCSP
4 1 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) GCIA
4 1 (5.00%) GCIH
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) COBIT
3 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (15.00%) NFS
2 3 (15.00%) Squid
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Shibboleth
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) CFEngine
1 3 (15.00%) logstash
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.00%) OSSEC
1 3 (15.00%) Proventia
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
1 3 (15.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.00%) Nagios
2 2 (10.00%) Nessus
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Splunk
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (20.00%) F5
4 4 (20.00%) Sourcefire
5 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (15.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) Nokia
6 1 (5.00%) Qualys
6 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) VMware