Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Snort skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Snort over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Sourcefire Snort
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Snort 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.14% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.91% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate £425 - -
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £475 -
% change year-on-year -10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Snort is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 220 222 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.49% 13.41% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 150 85
Birmingham median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% +17.65%
10th Percentile £150 £154 £133
90th Percentile £525 £550 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.93 £12.42 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.26% -29.03% -
10th Percentile £10.71 £9.30 £10.75
90th Percentile £21.75 £21.25 £26.13
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.10 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.38% +0.71% -2.78%

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Snort also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Snort.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

Snort
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Information Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SOC Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning