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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 181 210 221
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +11
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 18 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.097% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.26% 0.82% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
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£450 £513 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +192.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £268
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +40.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+32.30% -
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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
798 854 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.53% 11.78% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 572 642
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 43
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 16 (76.19%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 9 (42.86%) Network Security
4 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) UNIX
6 6 (28.57%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) CISSP
6 6 (28.57%) Information Security
7 5 (23.81%) Network Design
7 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (23.81%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (23.81%) CNA
7 5 (23.81%) Novell Certification
8 4 (19.05%) VPN
8 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) GIAC
8 4 (19.05%) GCIA
8 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
9 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance
9 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 3 (14.29%) VLAN
9 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Legal
9 3 (14.29%) Validation
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL
9 3 (14.29%) Sun

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 9 (42.86%) Network Security
4 4 (19.05%) VPN
4 4 (19.05%) DNS
5 3 (14.29%) VLAN
6 2 (9.52%) Internet
6 2 (9.52%) HSRP
6 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) MPLS
6 2 (9.52%) OSPF
6 2 (9.52%) BGP
7 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.76%) SMTP
7 1 (4.76%) HTTP
7 1 (4.76%) LAN
7 1 (4.76%) VoIP
7 1 (4.76%) WLAN
7 1 (4.76%) SSL
7 1 (4.76%) IPv4
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Security Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Information Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Information Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Information Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Open Source
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) CESG
2 1 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.76%) RMADS
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 6 (28.57%) Information Security
4 5 (23.81%) Network Design
4 5 (23.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
6 3 (14.29%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
8 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
8 1 (4.76%) Data Architecture
8 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (4.76%) Database Security
8 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (4.76%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CISSP
2 5 (23.81%) CNA
2 5 (23.81%) Novell Certification
2 5 (23.81%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (19.05%) GIAC
3 4 (19.05%) GCIA
4 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) CISA
5 2 (9.52%) CISM
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CCIE
6 1 (4.76%) CCNP
6 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.76%) HIPAA
3 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Sun
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
3 1 (4.76%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 1 (4.76%) CA
3 1 (4.76%) Nokia
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee
3 1 (4.76%) Websense