The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.77% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £443 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.21% +40.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 - £15.00
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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 Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
144 141 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.13% 11.81% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 77 26
Average daily rate £340 £385 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% +8.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £136 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £9.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +171.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) UNIX
4 7 (36.84%) Network Security
4 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
5 6 (31.58%) Information Security
5 6 (31.58%) Statistics
5 6 (31.58%) Banking
5 6 (31.58%) Malware Analysis
6 5 (26.32%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 5 (26.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (26.32%) SABSA
6 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Change Control
6 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) SOA
7 4 (21.05%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.79%) OAuth
8 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (15.79%) VMware
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
8 3 (15.79%) JBoss
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 3 (15.79%) MS Office
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) Red Hat

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (15.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) Network Security
2 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Security Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Security Advisor
5 2 (10.53%) Security Monitoring Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Statistics
2 5 (26.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.26%) CESG
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) UNIX
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Information Security
1 6 (31.58%) Malware Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Malware Detection\Protection
2 5 (26.32%) SABSA
2 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
2 5 (26.32%) Change Control
2 5 (26.32%) TOGAF
3 4 (21.05%) SOA
3 4 (21.05%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Process Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint