Period
to 13 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 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.

Sourcefire Snort
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 540 629 645
Rank change year-on-year +89 +16 -35
Contract jobs citing Snort 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.018% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the System Software category 0.12% 0.068% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
London median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +6.25% -23.81%
10th Percentile £375 £413 £330
90th Percentile £588 £438 £630
England median daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,913 7,336 5,941
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.51% 15.63% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,567 5,384 4,285
London median daily rate £500 £525 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +7.14% +8.89%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £185
90th Percentile £670 £663 £638
England median daily rate £450 £467 £435
% change year-on-year -3.64% +7.36% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 143 140
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.30% -3.75% +21.21%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £11.98
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.31 £57.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +3.13%

Snort
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Snort as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Snort in London

Snort
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Snort in London

Snort
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Snort in London over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Snort in London

Snort
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snort in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Snort in London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Snort.

1 4 (66.67%) Nessus
1 4 (66.67%) Nmap
1 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
1 4 (66.67%) Metasploit
1 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Splunk
2 3 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Ethereal
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Threat Detection
3 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (33.33%) Burp Suite
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server

Snort
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (16.67%) AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
1 1 (16.67%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Ethereal
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Metasploit
2 2 (33.33%) Burp Suite
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) CentOS
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Network Packet Capture
3 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
3 2 (33.33%) Threat Detection
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Architecture Roadmap
4 1 (16.67%) BCP
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Cyber Resilience
4 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCSP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) OCFS2
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Nessus
1 4 (66.67%) Nmap
2 2 (33.33%) CSIRT
3 1 (16.67%) Nagios
3 1 (16.67%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) VMware