Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 795 905
Contract jobs citing Suricata 0 40 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK - 0.045% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.31% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 0
Median daily rate - £750 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 4,666 12,999 14,165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.84% 14.78% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,959 8,755 9,527
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.84%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £287
90th Percentile £663 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 316 390
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% +15.59% +3.33%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.76 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.42 £47.00
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.90 £17.50
% change year-on-year +36.40% +19.40% -

Suricata
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Suricata in the UK

Suricata
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Suricata.

Daily rate trend for Suricata in the UK