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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 433 417 428
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing Snort 4 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% 0.085% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.90% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 11
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
2716 2218 2388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.01% 9.48% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1884 1480 1520
Median daily rate £450 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 100 165
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.78 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.15 £43.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 24 September 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 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Splunk
3 11 (55.00%) Open Source
3 11 (55.00%) SIEM
4 10 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (45.00%) CISSP
6 8 (40.00%) Python
6 8 (40.00%) Information Security
6 8 (40.00%) Ruby
7 7 (35.00%) Perl
7 7 (35.00%) Cisco
8 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 6 (30.00%) Security Operations
9 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
9 5 (25.00%) Windows
9 5 (25.00%) DNS
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
10 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (20.00%) CEH
10 4 (20.00%) DHCP
10 4 (20.00%) VPN
10 4 (20.00%) BGP
10 4 (20.00%) Juniper
10 4 (20.00%) SAN
10 4 (20.00%) Docker
11 3 (15.00%) logstash

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (15.00%) Zimbra
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (20.00%) BGP
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (20.00%) DHCP
3 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (15.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (15.00%) LDAP
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (5.00%) HTTP
6 1 (5.00%) IPv4
6 1 (5.00%) SNMP
6 1 (5.00%) SSL
6 1 (5.00%) VPLS
6 1 (5.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) git-flow
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Web Team Leader
4 1 (5.00%) CISSP Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.00%) Kafka
2 1 (5.00%) OAuth
2 1 (5.00%) SAML
2 1 (5.00%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
1 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Open Source
1 11 (55.00%) SIEM
2 8 (40.00%) Information Security
3 6 (30.00%) Security Operations
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
4 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team Management
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Service Management
8 1 (5.00%) Computer Forensics
8 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Python
1 8 (40.00%) Ruby
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 4 (20.00%) CEH
3 3 (15.00%) CISM
3 3 (15.00%) CISMP
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) GCIA
4 2 (10.00%) GIAC
4 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CCNP
5 1 (5.00%) CCSP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) ECSA
5 1 (5.00%) GCIH
5 1 (5.00%) GSEC
5 1 (5.00%) SANS
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) COBIT
3 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Docker
2 3 (15.00%) NFS
2 3 (15.00%) Squid
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Shibboleth
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) CFEngine
1 3 (15.00%) logstash
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
1 3 (15.00%) ZABBIX
2 2 (10.00%) Nessus
2 2 (10.00%) OSSEC
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (5.00%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Splunk
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 3 (15.00%) AlienVault
5 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
6 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) EMC
7 1 (5.00%) F5
7 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) NetWitness
7 1 (5.00%) Nokia
7 1 (5.00%) Qualys
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.00%) VMware