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 19 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sourcefire Snort
England / South East
Rank 232 - 252
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Snort 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% - 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 0.11% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £405
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
945 950 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.01% 11.38% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 556 588
Median daily rate £362 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 105 108
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 19 January 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
Surrey - 1 - -
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Snort.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SANS
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre

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 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) SSH
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Security Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk