The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 81 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.10% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.84% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £465 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £415 £448
% change year-on-year
+5.78% -7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
- +33.72%
Intrusion Detection
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
156 119 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.43% 12.38% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 63 53
Median daily rate £400 £438 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +41.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £229 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -32.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the Cheshire region.

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) SSH
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) OSCP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Threat Management
5 1 (16.67%) Application Rationalisation

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SSL
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) SSH
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Application Rationalisation
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) GCFA
2 1 (16.67%) GCFE
2 1 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (16.67%) GREM
2 1 (16.67%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) F5
2 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper