The first table below looks at the demand for Snort skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 18 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sourcefire Snort
Rank 248 233 246
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing Snort 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.048% 0.019%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.41% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £394 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1093 965 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.28% 11.53% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 453 361
Average daily rate £325 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 176 117
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
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 the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Snort across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +3 2 £394 - 6
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Snort
England

Snort
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Nmap
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) GPG13
2 1 (33.33%) Squid
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco

Snort
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GPG13
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Nmap
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Squid
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Websense
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