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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 182 196 190
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 14 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.20% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.09% 1.74% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 2
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £473 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £406
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
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
670 689 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.20% 11.65% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 440 504
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £12.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.40 £157.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 19 (57.58%) Firewall
2 18 (54.55%) CISSP
3 15 (45.45%) Windows
3 15 (45.45%) Finance
4 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
5 13 (39.39%) Network Security
6 12 (36.36%) Information Security
7 11 (33.33%) Linux
7 11 (33.33%) UNIX
8 10 (30.30%) Risk Management
9 9 (27.27%) GCIA
9 9 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
9 9 (27.27%) GIAC
9 9 (27.27%) CISM
9 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
9 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (24.24%) SIEM
11 7 (21.21%) MobileIron
11 7 (21.21%) CNA
11 7 (21.21%) Novell Certification
12 6 (18.18%) OSPF
12 6 (18.18%) Financial Institution
12 6 (18.18%) LAN
12 6 (18.18%) WAN
12 6 (18.18%) Network Design
12 6 (18.18%) Legal
12 6 (18.18%) CISMP
12 6 (18.18%) VLAN
13 5 (15.15%) VPN
13 5 (15.15%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) Firewall
2 14 (42.42%) TCP/IP
3 13 (39.39%) Network Security
4 6 (18.18%) OSPF
4 6 (18.18%) LAN
4 6 (18.18%) WAN
4 6 (18.18%) VLAN
5 5 (15.15%) VPN
5 5 (15.15%) Internet
6 4 (12.12%) MPLS
6 4 (12.12%) BGP
7 3 (9.09%) DNS
8 2 (6.06%) HTTPS
8 2 (6.06%) WLAN
8 2 (6.06%) IPv4
8 2 (6.06%) ATM
8 2 (6.06%) Wireless
8 2 (6.06%) IPsec
8 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.06%) HTTP
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Financial Institution
2 6 (18.18%) Legal
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Analyst
2 15 (45.45%) Security Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Information Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) IT Risk Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Information Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) PKI
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) CESG
3 1 (3.03%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.03%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 15 (45.45%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Debian
3 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Information Security
2 10 (30.30%) Risk Management
3 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (24.24%) SIEM
5 6 (18.18%) Network Design
6 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 3 (9.09%) Investment Management
6 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.06%) Security Management
7 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security Management
7 2 (6.06%) ISMS
7 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.06%) High Availability
7 2 (6.06%) Network Management
7 2 (6.06%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (6.06%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (3.03%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) CISSP
2 9 (27.27%) GCIA
2 9 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
2 9 (27.27%) GIAC
2 9 (27.27%) CISM
3 7 (21.21%) CNA
3 7 (21.21%) Novell Certification
4 6 (18.18%) CISMP
5 3 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (6.06%) CCIE
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.06%) GCIH
7 1 (3.03%) CEH
7 1 (3.03%) EnCE
7 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) JSP 440
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.03%) HIPAA
1 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) MobileIron
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco
3 3 (9.09%) F5
3 3 (9.09%) Sun
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Juniper
4 2 (6.06%) Nokia
4 2 (6.06%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.06%) Brocade
4 2 (6.06%) Sourcefire
4 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.03%) CA
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft