The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 174 189 192
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 10 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.19% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 1.73% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £471 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £403
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
694 636 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.51% 10.96% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 398 558
Average daily rate £393 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.65 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Intrusion Detection
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the City of London region.

Intrusion Detection Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Intrusion Detection.

1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 14 (50.00%) CISSP
3 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
5 8 (28.57%) CISM
5 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 8 (28.57%) Information Security
5 8 (28.57%) SIEM
6 7 (25.00%) MobileIron
6 7 (25.00%) Network Security
6 7 (25.00%) LAN
6 7 (25.00%) WAN
6 7 (25.00%) UNIX
7 6 (21.43%) VPN
7 6 (21.43%) Cisco
7 6 (21.43%) Financial Institution
7 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
7 6 (21.43%) OSPF
7 6 (21.43%) VLAN
7 6 (21.43%) CISMP
8 5 (17.86%) GIAC
8 5 (17.86%) GCIA
8 5 (17.86%) Banking
8 5 (17.86%) Internet
9 4 (14.29%) BGP
9 4 (14.29%) MPLS
9 4 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Intrusion Detection. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 7 (25.00%) LAN
3 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 7 (25.00%) Network Security
4 6 (21.43%) OSPF
4 6 (21.43%) VLAN
4 6 (21.43%) VPN
5 5 (17.86%) Internet
6 4 (14.29%) MPLS
6 4 (14.29%) BGP
7 3 (10.71%) DNS
8 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
8 2 (7.14%) IPv4
8 2 (7.14%) SAN
8 2 (7.14%) DMZ
8 2 (7.14%) ATM
8 2 (7.14%) HTTP
8 2 (7.14%) WLAN
8 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Financial Institution
3 5 (17.86%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Legal
5 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 14 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) IT Risk Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Security Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Network Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Network Support
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Web Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Operational Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) PKI
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.57%) Debian
5 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Information Security
1 8 (28.57%) SIEM
2 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (10.71%) Network Design
4 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.71%) Content Management
4 3 (10.71%) Investment Management
5 2 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (7.14%) ISMS
5 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
5 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Network Management
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) CISSP
2 8 (28.57%) CISM
3 6 (21.43%) CISMP
4 5 (17.86%) GIAC
4 5 (17.86%) GCIA
5 4 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (10.71%) Degree
7 2 (7.14%) CCIE
7 2 (7.14%) GCIH
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (7.14%) CNA
7 2 (7.14%) Novell Certification
8 1 (3.57%) CEH
8 1 (3.57%) EnCE
8 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) COBIT
3 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) HIPAA
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) MobileIron
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) F5
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Juniper
4 2 (7.14%) Nokia
4 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.14%) Sourcefire
4 2 (7.14%) Brocade
5 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.57%) Avaya
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft