The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 390 402 402
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Snort 11 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.047% 0.021% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
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£420 £294 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.97% +17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £238
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +68.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2075 1910 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.80% 7.88% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1136 1161
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 160 205
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
Snort
England

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
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 24 July 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
City of London +26 4 - - 2
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 12 (85.71%) Cisco
1 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
1 12 (85.71%) Sourcefire
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) Blue Coat
2 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
3 10 (71.43%) VPN
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (71.43%) F5
4 9 (64.29%) VLAN
4 9 (64.29%) LAN
4 9 (64.29%) WAN
4 9 (64.29%) Juniper
5 8 (57.14%) OSPF
5 8 (57.14%) BGP
5 8 (57.14%) HSRP
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (50.00%) VRRP
7 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (35.71%) CCNP
9 4 (28.57%) Banking
9 4 (28.57%) Finance
9 4 (28.57%) Network Security
10 3 (21.43%) CCSE
10 3 (21.43%) Linux
10 3 (21.43%) UNIX
11 2 (14.29%) Apache
11 2 (14.29%) Perl
11 2 (14.29%) Oracle
11 2 (14.29%) CCNA

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
1 11 (78.57%) TCP/IP
2 10 (71.43%) VPN
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (64.29%) VLAN
3 9 (64.29%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) WAN
4 8 (57.14%) OSPF
4 8 (57.14%) BGP
4 8 (57.14%) HSRP
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (50.00%) VRRP
6 4 (28.57%) Network Security
7 2 (14.29%) NetScreen
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (7.14%) NAS
8 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
8 1 (7.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) KDB
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) JMeter
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 4 (28.57%) Banking
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Security Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
5 3 (21.43%) Consultant
6 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
7 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Regular Expression
1 1 (7.14%) wxWidgets
1 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (7.14%) Xerces
1 1 (7.14%) Xalan
1 1 (7.14%) CORBA
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) OpenSolaris
3 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.14%) SUSE
3 1 (7.14%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Low Latency
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) C-shell
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Korn
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) Lisp
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) CCSE
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) GPG13
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) ProxySG
1 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 2 (14.29%) Squid
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) KVM
2 1 (7.14%) qmail
2 1 (7.14%) Postfix
2 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.14%) OpenSSH
2 1 (7.14%) Xen
2 1 (7.14%) Nmap
2 1 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
1 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
1 12 (85.71%) Sourcefire
2 11 (78.57%) Blue Coat
3 10 (71.43%) F5
4 9 (64.29%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 2 (14.29%) Qualys
5 2 (14.29%) Splunk
5 2 (14.29%) Tripwire
6 1 (7.14%) Akamai
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) Websense
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) Nokia
6 1 (7.14%) Veritas
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) JBoss
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