The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Snort skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Snort over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 129 145
Contract jobs citing Snort 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.040% 0.065%
As % of the System Software category - 0.28% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £550 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +144.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £550 £398
% change year-on-year -5.45% +38.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

Snort is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 348 356 447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 14.95% 14.25% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 194 241
Median daily rate £338 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £155 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 76 77
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -29.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £13.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

Snort
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Snort as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Snort in the East of England

Snort
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Snort in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Snort in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Snort.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (100.00%) Tufin
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Becrypt
1 1 (100.00%) CyberArk

Snort
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) CyberArk Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Becrypt
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CyberArk
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Tufin
1 1 (100.00%) VMware