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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire Snort
England / London
Rank 377 405 400
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Contract jobs citing Snort 18 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.037% 0.042%
As % of the System Software category 0.82% 0.39% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
Median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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
2208 2066 2008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.60% 9.66% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1547 1389 1333
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 92 114
Median hourly rate £22.34 £15.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.80% -11.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £33.55 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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
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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
New Malden - 7 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £525 -
City of London +8 1 £575 -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 14 (66.67%) Open Source
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Nagios
4 10 (47.62%) Unix
4 10 (47.62%) Perl
4 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) Python
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
5 9 (42.86%) VMware
6 8 (38.10%) Information Security
6 8 (38.10%) Samba
6 8 (38.10%) SNMP
7 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (33.33%) FreeBSD
7 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (33.33%) tcsh
7 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 7 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (33.33%) Multicast
7 7 (33.33%) SmokePing
7 7 (33.33%) logstash
7 7 (33.33%) Kibana
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
7 7 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
8 6 (28.57%) SIEM
8 6 (28.57%) OSSEC
9 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 7 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) SNMP
2 7 (33.33%) Multicast
2 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 5 (23.81%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (9.52%) OpenVPN
4 2 (9.52%) PuTTY
4 2 (9.52%) SSH
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) LDAP
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Integrator
3 4 (19.05%) Unix Systems Integrator
4 3 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Architect
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Architect
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Security Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Security Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (14.29%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) RIA
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Unix
3 7 (33.33%) FreeBSD
4 4 (19.05%) Windows
5 2 (9.52%) CentOS
5 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Open Source
2 8 (38.10%) Information Security
3 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 6 (28.57%) SIEM
4 5 (23.81%) Change Control
4 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps
5 3 (14.29%) Disruptive Innovation
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 3 (14.29%) Microservices
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.52%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Perl
1 10 (47.62%) Python
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) tcsh
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CISSP
3 3 (14.29%) CEH
3 3 (14.29%) CISMP
4 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) GIAC
5 1 (4.76%) CISM
5 1 (4.76%) ECSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) ISO27005
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Samba
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Docker
3 3 (14.29%) Squid
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Nagios
2 7 (33.33%) Kibana
2 7 (33.33%) logstash
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (33.33%) SmokePing
3 6 (28.57%) OSSEC
4 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 3 (14.29%) Nessus
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (9.52%) HAProxy
5 2 (9.52%) Puppet
5 2 (9.52%) yum
6 1 (4.76%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Splunk
3 3 (14.29%) AlienVault
3 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) Sourcefire