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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 411 412 415
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Snort 14 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.047% 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 0.64% 0.52% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
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£475 £420 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +42.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £348 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £433 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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 London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2172 2108 1919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.25% 8.96% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1324 1144
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £175 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 138 165
Average hourly rate £18.94 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.41% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £34.00 £30.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 4 £475 -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (57.69%) CheckPoint
1 15 (57.69%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) VPN
2 13 (50.00%) Cisco
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (38.46%) CCSE
5 9 (34.62%) Sourcefire
5 9 (34.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (34.62%) Cyber Security
5 9 (34.62%) Windows
6 8 (30.77%) Linux
6 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 8 (30.77%) LAN
6 8 (30.77%) WAN
6 8 (30.77%) F5
6 8 (30.77%) Blue Coat
7 7 (26.92%) VLAN
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (26.92%) HSRP
7 7 (26.92%) Spanning Tree
7 7 (26.92%) NX-OS
7 7 (26.92%) ITIL
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (26.92%) OSPF
7 7 (26.92%) BGP
8 6 (23.08%) CCSA
8 6 (23.08%) Juniper
8 6 (23.08%) Check Point Certification
8 6 (23.08%) UNIX
8 6 (23.08%) DNS

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (57.69%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) VPN
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (34.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (30.77%) LAN
5 8 (30.77%) WAN
5 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 7 (26.92%) OSPF
6 7 (26.92%) BGP
6 7 (26.92%) VLAN
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (26.92%) HSRP
6 7 (26.92%) Spanning Tree
6 7 (26.92%) NX-OS
7 6 (23.08%) DNS
8 5 (19.23%) Network Security
8 5 (19.23%) Wireless
8 5 (19.23%) IPsec
8 5 (19.23%) DSL
8 5 (19.23%) VRRP
General
1 5 (19.23%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Games
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
1 11 (42.31%) Security Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Operations Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Security Operations Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Security Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) IT Security Manager
4 5 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) PKI
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) UNIX
4 3 (11.54%) CentOS
5 1 (3.85%) Debian
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Cyber Security
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
3 5 (19.23%) Data Security
3 5 (19.23%) Security Management
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL V2
3 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (15.38%) SIEM
4 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
4 4 (15.38%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
4 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
4 4 (15.38%) BCP
5 3 (11.54%) Information Security
5 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) VB
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) CCSE
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (23.08%) Check Point Certification
3 6 (23.08%) CCSA
4 5 (19.23%) GIAC
5 4 (15.38%) GCIA
5 4 (15.38%) GCIH
5 4 (15.38%) CCNA
6 3 (11.54%) CCNP
7 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.85%) Degree
7 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Squid
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Nessus
2 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.85%) OSSEC
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) CheckPoint
2 13 (50.00%) Cisco
3 9 (34.62%) Sourcefire
4 8 (30.77%) F5
4 8 (30.77%) Blue Coat
5 6 (23.08%) Juniper
6 5 (19.23%) Nokia
7 3 (11.54%) Websense
8 2 (7.69%) Splunk
8 2 (7.69%) Qualys
9 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.85%) LogLogic
9 1 (3.85%) ScanSafe
9 1 (3.85%) Symantec
9 1 (3.85%) McAfee
9 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.85%) Citrix
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