The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 187 208 215
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 12 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.085% 0.090%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 0.75% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -20.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £298 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £523 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £260
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
+156.45% -
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
712 795 970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.27% 11.22% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 528 652
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.25 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.14% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £54.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Intrusion Detection
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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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (26.67%) VLAN
4 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) MPLS
5 3 (20.00%) OSPF
5 3 (20.00%) BGP
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) HSRP
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
6 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Network Design
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) VLAN
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) MPLS
5 3 (20.00%) OSPF
5 3 (20.00%) BGP
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) HSRP
6 2 (13.33%) SSL
6 2 (13.33%) LAN
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) WLAN
6 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 1 (6.67%) Frame Relay
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Security Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
1 2 (13.33%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (26.67%) Data Protection
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CISA
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.67%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (6.67%) McAfee
3 1 (6.67%) Websense
3 1 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) F5