Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 21 February 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.

Suricata Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 721 864 873
Rank change year-on-year +143 +9 -20
Contract jobs citing Suricata 11 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.022% 0.015%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.11% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 4
UK median daily rate £850 £800 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33% +14.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £498 -
% change year-on-year -14.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 9,894 14,452 12,311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.45% 14.58% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,590 9,658 8,331
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £269 £310 £270
90th Percentile £675 £656 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 356 273
UK median hourly rate £19.02 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.66% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £12.53 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% +16.67% -19.46%

Suricata
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Suricata in the UK

Suricata
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Suricata in the UK

Suricata
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Suricata over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Suricata in the UK

Suricata
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Suricata within the UK over the 6 months to 21 February 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
England +146 5 £850 +6.25% 2
London +120 4 £850 +6.25% 2
UK excluding London +111 1 £425 -14.57%
East of England - 1 £425 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 with a requirement for Suricata.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Python
2 10 (90.91%) VPN
2 10 (90.91%) Perl
2 10 (90.91%) Web Services
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (90.91%) Ruby
2 10 (90.91%) JSON
2 10 (90.91%) Qualys
2 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (90.91%) AWS
2 10 (90.91%) Bash Shell
2 10 (90.91%) Splunk
2 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 10 (90.91%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (90.91%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (54.55%) Docker
3 6 (54.55%) NIST
3 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
3 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Cloud
3 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (54.55%) Threat Management
3 6 (54.55%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (54.55%) AWS Certification
3 6 (54.55%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 6 (54.55%) Security Operations
3 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (54.55%) Cyber Intelligence

Suricata
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 10 (90.91%) AWS
2 6 (54.55%) GitHub
3 4 (36.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) VPN
2 4 (36.36%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (9.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) JSON
1 10 (90.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Cyberthreat
1 6 (54.55%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Delivery
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Cyber Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) Data Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
2 6 (54.55%) Security Operations
2 6 (54.55%) SIEM
2 6 (54.55%) Stress Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Threat Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) Threat Management
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Automation
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Kanban
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Bash Shell
1 10 (90.91%) Perl
1 10 (90.91%) Python
1 10 (90.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) AWS Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CISA
2 6 (54.55%) CISM
2 6 (54.55%) CISMP
2 6 (54.55%) CISSP
2 6 (54.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 6 (54.55%) ISSMP
3 4 (36.36%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 6 (54.55%) NIST
1 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (54.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Qualys
1 10 (90.91%) Splunk
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm