Period
to 18 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Suricata skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Suricata over the 6 months to 18 November 2019 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.

Suricata Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 746 832 861
Rank change year-on-year +86 +29 +14
Contract jobs citing Suricata 28 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.026% 0.002%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.25% 0.18% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 2
England median daily rate £750 £800 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33% +14.29%
UK median daily rate £750 £800 £600
% change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Suricata is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11,017 13,707 11,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.50% 14.64% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,519 9,340 7,570
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £269 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 369 264
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -24.44%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £10.79
90th Percentile £52.00 £47.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.95 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +19.70% - -23.08%

Suricata
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Suricata as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Suricata in England

Suricata
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Suricata in England

Suricata
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Suricata in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Suricata in England

Suricata
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Suricata within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +78 26 £750 -6.25%
East of England - 1 £425 - 1
Suricata
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Suricata 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 England region with a requirement for Suricata.

1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (96.43%) Python
2 27 (96.43%) Perl
2 27 (96.43%) Ruby
3 26 (92.86%) Qualys
3 26 (92.86%) JSON
3 26 (92.86%) AWS
3 26 (92.86%) Bash Shell
4 25 (89.29%) Splunk
5 23 (82.14%) Security Cleared
6 21 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 19 (67.86%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (67.86%) DevOps
8 18 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (64.29%) VPN
9 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
10 16 (57.14%) RHCE
10 16 (57.14%) Red Hat
11 15 (53.57%) JIRA
11 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
11 15 (53.57%) Open Source
11 15 (53.57%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (50.00%) Kanban
13 13 (46.43%) Web Services
13 13 (46.43%) ITIL
13 13 (46.43%) Infrastructure Automation
13 13 (46.43%) ServiceNow
14 12 (42.86%) Internet
15 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management

Suricata
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 26 (92.86%) AWS
2 11 (39.29%) Datadog
3 10 (35.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (10.71%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (7.14%) GitHub
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (64.29%) VPN
2 12 (42.86%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) FTP
3 1 (3.57%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) ICMP
3 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.57%) POP3
3 1 (3.57%) SMTP
3 1 (3.57%) SSH
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
3 1 (3.57%) Telnet
3 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
2 15 (53.57%) Git (software)
2 15 (53.57%) JIRA
2 15 (53.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.57%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) JSON
2 13 (46.43%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Enterprise Cloud
2 7 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.57%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Kali Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 19 (67.86%) DevOps
3 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) Open Source
5 14 (50.00%) Kanban
6 13 (46.43%) Infrastructure Automation
6 13 (46.43%) ITIL
7 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
8 10 (35.71%) Scrum
9 8 (28.57%) Runbook
10 7 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (25.00%) Security Operations
10 7 (25.00%) SIEM
10 7 (25.00%) User Stories
11 6 (21.43%) Cyber Intelligence
11 6 (21.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 6 (21.43%) Threat Intelligence
11 6 (21.43%) Threat Management
11 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) Perl
1 27 (96.43%) Python
1 27 (96.43%) Ruby
2 26 (92.86%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) AWK
4 1 (3.57%) sed
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) Security Cleared
2 16 (57.14%) RHCE
3 10 (35.71%) AWS Certification
4 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) CISA
5 2 (7.14%) CISM
5 2 (7.14%) CISMP
5 2 (7.14%) CISSP
5 2 (7.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 2 (7.14%) ISSMP
6 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 6 (21.43%) NIST
1 6 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 19 (67.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Core Impact
3 1 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Qualys
2 25 (89.29%) Splunk
3 16 (57.14%) Red Hat
4 13 (46.43%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.57%) Cloudera
5 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.57%) Tableau