The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 437 510 512
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +2
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 165 81 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.41% 1.15% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 50 33
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £384 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £735
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £451 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.32% +20.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Intrusion Detection
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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 England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6854 7032 6001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 14.99% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4088 3973 3220
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 404 361
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £12.81 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in England

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Trend in England

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Histogram in England

Intrusion Detection
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the England region.

Intrusion Detection Hourly Rate Trend in England

Intrusion Detection
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +59 65 £494 +3.94% 12
London +21 59 £500 - 16
North West -11 17 £365 -27.00% 1
South West +3 9 £375 -1.96% 6
Yorkshire -7 8 £455 - 2
East Midlands - 5 - - 1
West Midlands -12 2 £525 +29.23% 4
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 123 (42.12%) Firewall
2 121 (41.44%) Information Security
3 97 (33.22%) SIEM
4 87 (29.79%) CISSP
5 82 (28.08%) Windows
6 79 (27.05%) Linux
7 76 (26.03%) SSL
8 74 (25.34%) Management Information System
9 71 (24.32%) Network Security
10 69 (23.63%) Security Operations
11 66 (22.60%) Cybersecurity
11 66 (22.60%) TCP/IP
12 56 (19.18%) Incident Management
13 55 (18.84%) Cisco
14 53 (18.15%) Unix
14 53 (18.15%) VMware
15 50 (17.12%) Security Cleared
15 50 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
16 49 (16.78%) PCI DSS
17 48 (16.44%) ArcSight
17 48 (16.44%) Penetration Testing
18 47 (16.10%) LAN
18 47 (16.10%) Internet
19 45 (15.41%) ITIL
20 44 (15.07%) VPN
20 44 (15.07%) Microsoft
20 44 (15.07%) SC Cleared
21 43 (14.73%) HTTP
21 43 (14.73%) Project Management
21 43 (14.73%) GCIA

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 17 (5.82%) Node.js
2 9 (3.08%) IIS
3 7 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.05%) Apache
5 2 (0.68%) JBoss
5 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.71%) MS Project
2 5 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.90%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.77%) SaaS
3 9 (3.08%) Office 365
4 8 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.37%) IaaS
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.03%) CloudFront
6 3 (1.03%) PaaS
6 3 (1.03%) Route 53
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 123 (42.12%) Firewall
2 76 (26.03%) SSL
3 71 (24.32%) Network Security
4 66 (22.60%) TCP/IP
5 47 (16.10%) Internet
5 47 (16.10%) LAN
6 44 (15.07%) VPN
7 43 (14.73%) HTTP
8 42 (14.38%) IPsec
9 39 (13.36%) WAN
10 33 (11.30%) DNS
11 26 (8.90%) SAN
12 23 (7.88%) DHCP
13 20 (6.85%) FTP
13 20 (6.85%) MPLS
14 19 (6.51%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (5.82%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (5.82%) Wireless
16 16 (5.48%) SSH
17 15 (5.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.16%) MongoDB
1 18 (6.16%) Relational Database
2 17 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (5.82%) Redis
2 17 (5.82%) SQL Server
3 15 (5.14%) GIS
4 10 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.68%) Big Data
6 2 (0.68%) MySQL
7 1 (0.34%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (6.16%) Git (software)
1 18 (6.16%) Jenkins
2 13 (4.45%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.34%) JUnit
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 33 (11.30%) Finance
2 20 (6.85%) Banking
3 16 (5.48%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.05%) Retail
7 5 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.37%) Games
9 3 (1.03%) Automotive
9 3 (1.03%) Legal
9 3 (1.03%) Military
10 2 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.34%) French Language
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 101 (34.59%) Analyst
2 71 (24.32%) Security Analyst
3 42 (14.38%) Network Engineer
4 35 (11.99%) SOC Analyst
5 33 (11.30%) Security Engineer
6 28 (9.59%) Security Specialist
7 27 (9.25%) Consultant
8 25 (8.56%) Security Consultant
9 24 (8.22%) ArcSight Analyst
10 20 (6.85%) Architect
10 20 (6.85%) Support Engineer
11 19 (6.51%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 19 (6.51%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (6.51%) Incident Analyst
12 17 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (5.82%) Network Security Engineer
13 16 (5.48%) SIEM Analyst
14 14 (4.79%) Cisco Engineer
14 14 (4.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 14 (4.79%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.82%) Sensu
2 14 (4.79%) Web Services
3 13 (4.45%) 802.1X
4 10 (3.42%) .NET
5 9 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (2.05%) Middleware
7 5 (1.71%) Regular Expression
8 3 (1.03%) JSF
8 3 (1.03%) SAML
9 2 (0.68%) REST
9 2 (0.68%) SOAP
9 2 (0.68%) XML
10 1 (0.34%) BSON
10 1 (0.34%) J2EE
10 1 (0.34%) JSON
10 1 (0.34%) Play Framework
10 1 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.34%) Spring
10 1 (0.34%) WinForms
10 1 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 74 (25.34%) Management Information System
2 50 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (14.38%) Data Centre
4 37 (12.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 34 (11.64%) Cyberthreat
6 20 (6.85%) PKI
7 14 (4.79%) Cryptography
8 11 (3.77%) Driving Licence
9 9 (3.08%) Mainframe
10 7 (2.40%) IBM Mainframe
11 6 (2.05%) AS400
11 6 (2.05%) Smart Meter
12 5 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (1.37%) Clustering
13 4 (1.37%) Data Integration
13 4 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 4 (1.37%) Visualisation
14 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (1.03%) Public Cloud
14 3 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 82 (28.08%) Windows
2 79 (27.05%) Linux
3 53 (18.15%) Unix
4 18 (6.16%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.14%) AIX
5 15 (5.14%) Solaris
6 14 (4.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.05%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.37%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.03%) Android
11 3 (1.03%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.68%) SUSE
12 2 (0.68%) VMS
13 1 (0.34%) CentOS
13 1 (0.34%) MVS
13 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (41.44%) Information Security
2 97 (33.22%) SIEM
3 69 (23.63%) Security Operations
4 66 (22.60%) Cybersecurity
5 56 (19.18%) Incident Management
6 48 (16.44%) Penetration Testing
7 45 (15.41%) ITIL
8 43 (14.73%) Project Management
9 37 (12.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 34 (11.64%) Network Monitoring
11 31 (10.62%) Security Management
12 27 (9.25%) Root Cause Analysis
13 25 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (7.88%) Mentoring
14 23 (7.88%) Network Architecture
15 22 (7.53%) Analytics
16 21 (7.19%) Change Management
17 20 (6.85%) Computer Security
17 20 (6.85%) Configuration Management
17 20 (6.85%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.93%) Python
2 19 (6.51%) Perl
3 18 (6.16%) Java
4 17 (5.82%) PowerShell
5 16 (5.48%) Ruby
5 16 (5.48%) SQL
6 13 (4.45%) C++
7 7 (2.40%) Go
8 5 (1.71%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.03%) C
9 3 (1.03%) C#
10 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.68%) PHP
11 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.34%) Scala
11 1 (0.34%) VB
11 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (29.79%) CISSP
2 50 (17.12%) Security Cleared
3 44 (15.07%) SC Cleared
4 43 (14.73%) GCIA
5 32 (10.96%) GCIH
6 31 (10.62%) Degree
7 25 (8.56%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (7.53%) CEH
9 19 (6.51%) CISM
10 16 (5.48%) CCNP
11 14 (4.79%) GSEC
12 11 (3.77%) GIAC
13 9 (3.08%) CCNA
14 8 (2.74%) GCED
15 4 (1.37%) DV Cleared
15 4 (1.37%) SANS
16 3 (1.03%) CCDP
16 3 (1.03%) GCFA
17 2 (0.68%) GCUX
17 2 (0.68%) GCWN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (16.78%) PCI DSS
2 20 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (5.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (4.11%) ISO27002
5 5 (1.71%) COBIT
5 5 (1.71%) COSO
5 5 (1.71%) SAS 70
6 4 (1.37%) QA
7 3 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.68%) SLA
9 1 (0.34%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.34%) ISO22301
System Software
1 27 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.14%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.42%) Docker
4 7 (2.40%) ISA Server
4 7 (2.40%) Snort
4 7 (2.40%) UAG
5 4 (1.37%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.68%) vSphere
7 1 (0.34%) Firmware
7 1 (0.34%) NFS
7 1 (0.34%) Squid
7 1 (0.34%) Varnish
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (8.22%) Puppet
2 21 (7.19%) QRadar
3 20 (6.85%) RSA Security Analytics
4 17 (5.82%) Ansible
5 16 (5.48%) Nessus
6 15 (5.14%) Nmap
7 13 (4.45%) Grafana
7 13 (4.45%) Kibana
7 13 (4.45%) logstash
7 13 (4.45%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (4.45%) Uchiwa
8 9 (3.08%) WSUS
9 8 (2.74%) RSA enVision
10 7 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
10 7 (2.40%) Salt
11 6 (2.05%) AirWatch
12 5 (1.71%) ArcSight ESM
12 5 (1.71%) vRealize
13 3 (1.03%) EnCase
14 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 55 (18.84%) Cisco
2 53 (18.15%) VMware
3 48 (16.44%) ArcSight
4 44 (15.07%) Microsoft
5 29 (9.93%) Splunk
5 29 (9.93%) Symantec
6 28 (9.59%) Intel Security
7 27 (9.25%) F5
8 22 (7.53%) Qualys
9 21 (7.19%) IBM
10 18 (6.16%) Sourcefire
11 14 (4.79%) HP
12 13 (4.45%) NetWitness
13 12 (4.11%) Fortinet
13 12 (4.11%) Red Hat
14 11 (3.77%) Juniper
15 10 (3.42%) IronPort
16 9 (3.08%) CheckPoint
16 9 (3.08%) LogRhythm
17 8 (2.74%) Palo Alto
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