Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 November 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 > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 370 376 390
Rank change year-on-year +6 +14 -29
Contract jobs citing Snort 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.012% 0.012% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.082% 0.094% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
South East median daily rate £325 £700 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.57% +100.00% -22.22%
England median daily rate £475 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -9.52% +23.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South East median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2442 2129 2229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.61% 12.91% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1454 1260 1225
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £144 £180 £163
90th Percentile £538 £538 £490
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 184 254
South East median hourly rate £16.71 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.37% -14.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.26 £10.26 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.96 £39.70
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Snort
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Snort as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Snort in the South East

Snort
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Snort in the South East

Snort
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Snort 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Snort within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -9 1 £325 -53.57%
Berkshire - 1 £325 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Snort
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Snort.

1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) LogLogic
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management

Snort
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) LogLogic
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee