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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 161 193 209
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +16
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.058% 0.17% 0.048%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 1.22% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate £495 £520 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% +43.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £405 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £600 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £433
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -
Intrusion Detection
London

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
425 737 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.26% 13.54% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 539 512
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.10 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.97% -17.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.65 £19.72 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) CCDP
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (50.00%) CISM
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 2 (33.33%) FireEye
3 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Security Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Compliance Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Security Compliance Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCDP
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 2 (33.33%) FireEye
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds