The table below looks at the statistics for Snort skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 255 272 244
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -28
Contract jobs citing Snort 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% 0.050% 0.075%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.45% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £700 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £650 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
+36.84% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1023 1115 1180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.23% 11.23% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 638 585
Median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 118 149
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £37.65
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 the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Snort as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Snort Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Snort
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Snort across the South East region.

Snort Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Snort
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Snort across the South East region.

Snort Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Snort
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Thames Valley - 2 £700 -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 South East region with a requirement for Snort.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) RSA Security Analytics

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft