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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 395 401 371
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -30
Contract jobs citing Snort 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.018% 0.005%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 0.23% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£400 £383 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -23.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1865 1766 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.64% 7.80% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1224 1052 1025
Average daily rate £413 £388 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 140 155
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £38.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%

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 30 March 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 +21 2 - - 2
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (93.75%) TCP/IP
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) Juniper
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
3 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
3 13 (81.25%) Blue Coat
4 12 (75.00%) Sourcefire
5 9 (56.25%) WAN
5 9 (56.25%) LAN
6 8 (50.00%) VPN
6 8 (50.00%) VRRP
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (50.00%) Network Security
6 8 (50.00%) F5
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (43.75%) HSRP
7 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
7 7 (43.75%) VLAN
7 7 (43.75%) OSPF
7 7 (43.75%) BGP
7 7 (43.75%) Spanning Tree
8 6 (37.50%) CCNA
8 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (31.25%) GPG13
9 5 (31.25%) Squid
9 5 (31.25%) Banking
9 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
9 5 (31.25%) Information Security
9 5 (31.25%) Websense

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (93.75%) TCP/IP
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 9 (56.25%) WAN
4 8 (50.00%) VRRP
4 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 8 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (50.00%) Network Security
5 7 (43.75%) VLAN
5 7 (43.75%) OSPF
5 7 (43.75%) BGP
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (43.75%) HSRP
5 7 (43.75%) Spanning Tree
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (6.25%) WAAS
8 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
8 1 (6.25%) snoop
8 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Security Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
4 5 (31.25%) Network Consultant
4 5 (31.25%) Consultant
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Online Games
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Security
2 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
2 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CCNA
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) GIAC
3 2 (12.50%) GCIA
3 2 (12.50%) GCIH
4 1 (6.25%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) PCI DSS
2 5 (31.25%) GPG13
2 5 (31.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Squid
2 3 (18.75%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
1 14 (87.50%) Juniper
2 13 (81.25%) CheckPoint
2 13 (81.25%) Blue Coat
3 12 (75.00%) Sourcefire
4 8 (50.00%) F5
5 5 (31.25%) Websense
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