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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 421 417 413
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Snort 1 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.075% 0.047%
As % of the System Software category 0.037% 0.78% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 6
Median daily rate - £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 - £368
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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
2728 2190 2121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.71% 9.71% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1883 1542 1366
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 107 162
Median hourly rate £17.75 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.76 £43.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.85
% change year-on-year
- -5.04%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 9 (69.23%) Linux
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
1 9 (69.23%) SIEM
2 8 (61.54%) Open Source
2 8 (61.54%) CISSP
2 8 (61.54%) Splunk
3 7 (53.85%) Perl
3 7 (53.85%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) Information Security
3 7 (53.85%) Ruby
4 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (38.46%) Security Operations
5 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
5 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (30.77%) Juniper
6 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) CISM
6 3 (23.08%) CEH
6 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
6 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (23.08%) CISMP
6 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
6 3 (23.08%) AlienVault
7 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared

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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Military
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Security Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) OAuth
1 1 (7.69%) SAML
1 1 (7.69%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) SIEM
2 8 (61.54%) Open Source
3 7 (53.85%) Information Security
4 5 (38.46%) Security Operations
4 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Service Management
8 1 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (7.69%) Computer Security
8 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.69%) Threat Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Perl
1 7 (53.85%) Python
1 7 (53.85%) Ruby
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) CEH
2 3 (23.08%) CISM
2 3 (23.08%) CISMP
3 2 (15.38%) GIAC
3 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) ECSA
4 1 (7.69%) GCIA
4 1 (7.69%) GSEC
4 1 (7.69%) SANS
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (7.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (7.69%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Splunk
2 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) AlienVault
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
4 2 (15.38%) Sourcefire
5 1 (7.69%) ArcSight
5 1 (7.69%) NetWitness
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