The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 England 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 511 466 520
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +54
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 55 73 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 1.14% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 29
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£450 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £502 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £260
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
+177.41% -
Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6885 6381 8286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.93% 13.70% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3732 3407 3763
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 426 653
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
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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
London +26 30 £438 -10.02% 12
South East -23 12 £450 +7.14% 10
South West -19 6 £408 +48.18%
North West -11 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £588 - 1
East of England -21 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 61 (70.11%) Firewall
2 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 23 (26.44%) Security Cleared
3 22 (25.29%) DNS
4 21 (24.14%) Network Security
5 19 (21.84%) Windows
6 18 (20.69%) Information Security
7 17 (19.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 16 (18.39%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
9 15 (17.24%) Cisco
9 15 (17.24%) SIEM
9 15 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (16.09%) CISSP
10 14 (16.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
11 13 (14.94%) Linux
12 12 (13.79%) PCI DSS
13 11 (12.64%) PKI
13 11 (12.64%) Management Information System
13 11 (12.64%) WAN
13 11 (12.64%) ITIL
13 11 (12.64%) VPN
13 11 (12.64%) Juniper
14 10 (11.49%) McAfee
14 10 (11.49%) Incident Management
15 9 (10.34%) Banking
15 9 (10.34%) Blue Coat
15 9 (10.34%) Data Protection
15 9 (10.34%) Security Testing

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.15%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Office
2 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (70.11%) Firewall
2 22 (25.29%) DNS
3 21 (24.14%) Network Security
4 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
5 11 (12.64%) VPN
5 11 (12.64%) WAN
6 8 (9.20%) LAN
7 7 (8.05%) HTTP
7 7 (8.05%) VLAN
8 6 (6.90%) LDAP
8 6 (6.90%) Internet
8 6 (6.90%) MPLS
8 6 (6.90%) OSPF
8 6 (6.90%) BGP
9 5 (5.75%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (5.75%) Wireless
9 5 (5.75%) SMTP
9 5 (5.75%) SSL
10 4 (4.60%) HTTPS
10 4 (4.60%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.15%) MySQL
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Metasploit
1 2 (2.30%) GCC
General
1 23 (26.44%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 31 (35.63%) Analyst
2 13 (14.94%) Security Analyst
3 12 (13.79%) Network Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Architect
4 9 (10.34%) Security Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) Security Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Security Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Network Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) IT Security Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) IT Consultant
9 3 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) Web Services
1 2 (2.30%) Middleware
1 2 (2.30%) WebSockets
2 1 (1.15%) LAMP
2 1 (1.15%) WinForms
2 1 (1.15%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Management Information System
1 11 (12.64%) PKI
2 8 (9.20%) Open Source
3 7 (8.05%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (3.45%) AS400
4 3 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.30%) GIS
5 2 (2.30%) CESG
5 2 (2.30%) RMADS
5 2 (2.30%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.30%) SCADA
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) CCTV
6 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.15%) Firmware
6 1 (1.15%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.15%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.15%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.84%) Windows
2 13 (14.94%) Linux
3 9 (10.34%) Solaris
3 9 (10.34%) UNIX
4 5 (5.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.15%) Debian
5 1 (1.15%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.69%) Information Security
2 17 (19.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 16 (18.39%) Penetration Testing
4 15 (17.24%) SIEM
4 15 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (12.64%) ITIL
6 10 (11.49%) Incident Management
7 9 (10.34%) Risk Management
7 9 (10.34%) Security Testing
7 9 (10.34%) Data Protection
8 8 (9.20%) Security Management
9 7 (8.05%) Information Assurance
10 6 (6.90%) Cyber Security
11 5 (5.75%) Security Architecture
11 5 (5.75%) Scrum
11 5 (5.75%) Project Management
11 5 (5.75%) Change Management
11 5 (5.75%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (5.75%) Database Security
12 4 (4.60%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.20%) C
2 4 (4.60%) SQL
2 4 (4.60%) C++
3 3 (3.45%) Python
3 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.30%) Ruby
4 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.30%) Java
4 2 (2.30%) Perl
5 1 (1.15%) PHP
5 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.15%) VB
5 1 (1.15%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.09%) CISSP
4 8 (9.20%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.75%) CCNA
7 4 (4.60%) CISM
7 4 (4.60%) CCNP
8 3 (3.45%) CEH
9 2 (2.30%) Degree
9 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.30%) GIAC
9 2 (2.30%) CCIE
9 2 (2.30%) CISA
10 1 (1.15%) CCDP
10 1 (1.15%) ISEB
10 1 (1.15%) GCIA
10 1 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.15%) CNA
10 1 (1.15%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (13.79%) PCI DSS
3 8 (9.20%) QA
4 3 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.30%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.15%) HIPAA
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.75%) Snort
3 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.15%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.15%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.15%) Nagios
2 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Cisco
2 11 (12.64%) Juniper
3 10 (11.49%) McAfee
4 9 (10.34%) Blue Coat
5 7 (8.05%) Sourcefire
6 5 (5.75%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.60%) VMware
7 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.45%) IBM
8 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.30%) Symantec
9 2 (2.30%) Sophos
9 2 (2.30%) Sun
9 2 (2.30%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (2.30%) Nokia
9 2 (2.30%) IronPort
9 2 (2.30%) F5
10 1 (1.15%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.15%) TippingPoint
10 1 (1.15%) Oracle
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