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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sourcefire Snort
Rank - 251 236
Contract jobs citing Snort 0 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.086% 0.098%
As % of the System Software category - 0.67% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
Median daily rate - £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Snort
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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
1148 1191 1095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.56% 12.74% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 584 518
Median daily rate £400 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 143 155
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Varnish
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) IPv6
1 1 (100.00%) OpenVPN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (100.00%) GitLab
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) MCollective
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CoreOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Btrfs
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) iptables
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) LXC
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) Varnish
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) CFEngine
1 1 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) systemd
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) SaltStack
1 1 (100.00%) VMware