Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 212 370 378
Rank change year-on-year +158 +8 -15
Contract jobs citing Snort 2 1 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.033% 0.007% 0.029%
As % of the System Software category 0.24% 0.042% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
England median daily rate £505 £456 £450
% change year-on-year +10.68% +1.39% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 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 840 2,405 2,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.00% 15.85% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 1,520 1,338
Median daily rate £425 £426 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.29% +0.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £140 £185 £185
90th Percentile £575 £600 £569
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 146 188
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.62 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.69% -2.26% +3.03%
10th Percentile £12.10 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £38.75 £48.75 £45.13
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.95 £16.50
% change year-on-year +12.09% +2.73% +3.13%

Snort
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Snort as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Snort in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Snort in the South East

Snort
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Snort in the South East.

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 12 July 2020. 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
Hampshire - 2 £500 -
Snort
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Snort.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared

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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Forensics
1 2 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (100.00%) Sensor Management
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft