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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 397 419 414
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Contract jobs citing Snort 14 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.024% 0.030%
As % of the System Software category 0.64% 0.29% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
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£363 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
2185 2046 2098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.17% 8.15% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1364 1227 1199
Average daily rate £375 £368 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £525 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 164 186
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.81 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

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 20 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +34 5 - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
4 12 (70.59%) Blue Coat
4 12 (70.59%) Sourcefire
4 12 (70.59%) HSRP
5 11 (64.71%) F5
5 11 (64.71%) OSPF
5 11 (64.71%) BGP
5 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
6 10 (58.82%) VPN
6 10 (58.82%) LAN
6 10 (58.82%) WAN
6 10 (58.82%) Juniper
6 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (58.82%) VLAN
6 10 (58.82%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (47.06%) CCNP
9 7 (41.18%) VRRP
10 5 (29.41%) Finance
10 5 (29.41%) Banking
11 4 (23.53%) Degree
11 4 (23.53%) Nessus
11 4 (23.53%) Nmap
11 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
11 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (17.65%) Network Security
12 3 (17.65%) Open Source
12 3 (17.65%) tcpdump

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) TorqueBox
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) HSRP
3 11 (64.71%) OSPF
3 11 (64.71%) BGP
3 11 (64.71%) TCP/IP
4 10 (58.82%) VPN
4 10 (58.82%) LAN
4 10 (58.82%) WAN
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (58.82%) VLAN
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (41.18%) VRRP
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (17.65%) Network Security
7 3 (17.65%) tcpdump
7 3 (17.65%) snoop
7 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (17.65%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 3 (17.65%) Wireshark
7 3 (17.65%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) KDB
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) DB2
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) JMeter
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
1 5 (29.41%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Network Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) Security Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) wxWidgets
1 1 (5.88%) Xerces
1 1 (5.88%) Xalan
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (5.88%) CORBA
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Solaris
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) OpenSolaris
2 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.88%) SUSE
2 1 (5.88%) Debian
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
1 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
2 1 (5.88%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) C-shell
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.88%) Korn
2 1 (5.88%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) Lisp
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) CCSE
4 3 (17.65%) CISSP
4 3 (17.65%) CCIE
4 3 (17.65%) CCSP
5 2 (11.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Nmap
2 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
2 2 (11.76%) Squid
2 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) qmail
3 1 (5.88%) Postfix
3 1 (5.88%) Sendmail
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.88%) OpenSSH
3 1 (5.88%) KVM
3 1 (5.88%) Xen
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) CheckPoint
3 12 (70.59%) Blue Coat
3 12 (70.59%) Sourcefire
4 11 (64.71%) F5
5 10 (58.82%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle
6 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 2 (11.76%) Qualys
6 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
6 2 (11.76%) Tripwire
7 1 (5.88%) Splunk
7 1 (5.88%) Akamai
7 1 (5.88%) Websense
7 1 (5.88%) Symantec
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Nokia
7 1 (5.88%) Veritas
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) JBoss
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