The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 409 376 423
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +47
Contract jobs citing Snort 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.009% 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 0.16% 0.12% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Average daily rate £475 £420 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +44.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1931 1693 2060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.97% 7.83% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1033 1209
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £217 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 153 166
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.75 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Snort
England

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -9 2 £475 -5.00% 1
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) Nessus
3 3 (60.00%) Nmap
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) C-shell
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (40.00%) Splunk
4 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (40.00%) Qualys
4 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
4 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (40.00%) Tripwire
4 2 (40.00%) Apache
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (40.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) CORBA
1 1 (20.00%) Xerces
1 1 (20.00%) Xalan
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (20.00%) wxWidgets
1 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) OpenSolaris
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) FreeBSD
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE
4 1 (20.00%) Debian
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) MOF
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) C-shell
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Lisp
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Korn
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Nmap
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) qmail
3 1 (20.00%) Postfix
3 1 (20.00%) Sendmail
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (20.00%) OpenSSH
3 1 (20.00%) KVM
3 1 (20.00%) NFS
3 1 (20.00%) Squid
3 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) Tripwire
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) Qualys
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) Akamai
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas
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