[Snort-users] fees and such for IDS consultants

Bob Walder bwalder at ...1926...
Sat Jul 3 11:06:12 EDT 2004


That seems very low to me - $150 per hour would be the minimum I would
expect to pay, and I would think $250 per hour would be more realistic.

Regards,

Bob Walder






>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net 
>> [mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf 
>> Of Jim Hendrick
>> Sent: 03 July 2004 14:43
>> To: jeffs at ...1936...; snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
>> Subject: RE: [Snort-users] fees and such for IDS consultants
>> 
>> 
>> I am not sure if there are "standard" rates (any more than 
>> any other type of consultant work)
>> 
>> It would be reasonable to expect they could vary from ~$50 / 
>> hr to ~$150 / hr (perhaps more) depending on the expertise 
>> of the consultant, the number of other resources available, 
>> the budget of the client, etc. etc.
>> 
>> Or they could be negotiated by the job.
>> 
>> Hope this helps.
>> 
>> Jim
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net
>> [mailto:snort-users-admin at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf 
>> Of jeffs at ...1936...
>> Sent: Thursday, July 01, 2004 12:31 PM
>> To: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
>> Subject: [Snort-users] fees and such for IDS consultants
>> 
>> 
>> As this group appears to be populated by professionals in 
>> the security intrusion business, I'd like to ask what are 
>> the going rates for this type of consultancy.  I understand 
>> that is a very BROAD quesion, since network architecure will 
>> predominantly determine cost.  But if some folks could 
>> perhpas offer some experience and enlighten me as to where 
>> intrusion detection services fit in in the grand scheme of 
>> IT consulting, I'd love to hear from you.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
>> J.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
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