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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 412 412 382
Rank change year-on-year
0 -30
Contract jobs citing Snort 11 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.008% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 0.54% 0.090% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
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£381 £569 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.96% +68.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £544 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £594 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £51.25
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
2047 2224 1804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.62% 9.10% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1319 1390 1053
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 128 190
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -4.24%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Snort across the London region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Snort Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 November 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 - - - - 2
Wimbledon - - - -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 25 (89.29%) Firewall
3 22 (78.57%) CheckPoint
4 21 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 21 (75.00%) Blue Coat
5 20 (71.43%) Sourcefire
5 20 (71.43%) Juniper
5 20 (71.43%) HSRP
6 19 (67.86%) F5
6 19 (67.86%) OSPF
6 19 (67.86%) BGP
6 19 (67.86%) WAN
6 19 (67.86%) LAN
7 18 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (60.71%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (60.71%) VPN
8 17 (60.71%) VLAN
9 15 (53.57%) VRRP
10 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (42.86%) CCNP
12 10 (35.71%) Banking
12 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (28.57%) Finance
14 7 (25.00%) Network Security
14 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (21.43%) ProxySG
16 5 (17.86%) CCSE
16 5 (17.86%) Intrusion Detection
16 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
16 5 (17.86%) Open Source

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Communications & Networking
1 25 (89.29%) Firewall
2 21 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 20 (71.43%) HSRP
4 19 (67.86%) OSPF
4 19 (67.86%) BGP
4 19 (67.86%) WAN
4 19 (67.86%) LAN
5 18 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (60.71%) Cisco IOS
6 17 (60.71%) VPN
6 17 (60.71%) VLAN
7 15 (53.57%) VRRP
8 7 (25.00%) Network Security
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (17.86%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
9 5 (17.86%) tcpdump
9 5 (17.86%) snoop
10 4 (14.29%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 4 (14.29%) IPv6
General
1 10 (35.71%) Banking
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Spanish Language
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Network Engineer
2 19 (67.86%) Security Engineer
3 18 (64.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (46.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (42.86%) Senior Security Engineer
6 11 (39.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Consultant
8 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
8 3 (10.71%) Network Consultant
9 2 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
10 1 (3.57%) Analyst
10 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
10 1 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
10 1 (3.57%) Integration Consultant
10 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
10 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Analyst
10 1 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Open Source
3 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.14%) Low Latency
3 2 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) Information Assurance
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Security
4 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) SIEM
4 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (42.86%) CCNP
3 5 (17.86%) CCSE
4 4 (14.29%) Degree
4 4 (14.29%) CCNA
4 4 (14.29%) CISSP
4 4 (14.29%) CCIE
4 4 (14.29%) CCSP
5 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.57%) GIAC
5 1 (3.57%) GCIA
5 1 (3.57%) GCIH
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) GPG13
2 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) ProxySG
2 4 (14.29%) Nmap
3 2 (7.14%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 22 (78.57%) CheckPoint
3 21 (75.00%) Blue Coat
4 20 (71.43%) Sourcefire
4 20 (71.43%) Juniper
5 19 (67.86%) F5
6 2 (7.14%) Websense
7 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
7 1 (3.57%) Splunk
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