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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 476 482 478
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 103 69 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 1.08% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 48 38
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £268 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £406
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.25
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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
7196 6379 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 13.62% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3537 3525
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 390 619
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +31 70 £438 -12.50% 5
South West - 8 £408 - 2
South East -32 7 £500 +33.33% 13
West Midlands - 6 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 - - 3
North East - 4 - -
East of England -10 3 £525 +110.00% 1
North West - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 103 (59.20%) Firewall
2 67 (38.51%) Windows
3 65 (37.36%) Linux
4 58 (33.33%) CISSP
4 58 (33.33%) Information Security
5 55 (31.61%) TCP/IP
6 48 (27.59%) Network Security
7 39 (22.41%) Management Information System
7 39 (22.41%) Finance
8 34 (19.54%) DNS
8 34 (19.54%) Cisco
8 34 (19.54%) UNIX
9 32 (18.39%) Security Cleared
10 30 (17.24%) SIEM
11 29 (16.67%) Degree
12 27 (15.52%) HTTP
12 27 (15.52%) SC Cleared
13 26 (14.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 25 (14.37%) Risk Management
15 24 (13.79%) VPN
16 23 (13.22%) Internet
16 23 (13.22%) VLAN
16 23 (13.22%) Penetration Testing
16 23 (13.22%) Information Assurance
17 22 (12.64%) HSRP
17 22 (12.64%) Incident Management
17 22 (12.64%) OSPF
17 22 (12.64%) Change Management
18 21 (12.07%) BGP
18 21 (12.07%) WAN

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (5.75%) Apache
2 9 (5.17%) Node.js
3 7 (4.02%) nginx
4 5 (2.87%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.87%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.15%) IIS
6 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.57%) CMS
6 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.32%) MS Office
3 9 (5.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.30%) SaaS
2 4 (2.30%) PaaS
2 4 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.30%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.30%) Route 53
2 4 (2.30%) IaaS
3 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 103 (59.20%) Firewall
2 55 (31.61%) TCP/IP
3 48 (27.59%) Network Security
4 34 (19.54%) DNS
5 27 (15.52%) HTTP
6 24 (13.79%) VPN
7 23 (13.22%) Internet
7 23 (13.22%) VLAN
8 22 (12.64%) HSRP
8 22 (12.64%) OSPF
9 21 (12.07%) BGP
9 21 (12.07%) WAN
10 19 (10.92%) IPsec
11 18 (10.34%) HTTPS
12 15 (8.62%) SSL
12 15 (8.62%) LAN
12 15 (8.62%) MPLS
13 14 (8.05%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (5.75%) Wireshark
14 10 (5.75%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.17%) MongoDB
1 9 (5.17%) Redis
2 8 (4.60%) MySQL
3 7 (4.02%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.15%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.15%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.15%) SimpleDB
6 2 (1.15%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.15%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.30%) Subversion
4 2 (1.15%) GCC
4 2 (1.15%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 39 (22.41%) Finance
2 16 (9.20%) Legal
3 14 (8.05%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.90%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.17%) Banking
6 6 (3.45%) Publishing
7 4 (2.30%) Retail
8 3 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.15%) Games
9 2 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Billing
10 1 (0.57%) Law
10 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 56 (32.18%) Analyst
2 43 (24.71%) Security Analyst
3 20 (11.49%) Architect
4 19 (10.92%) Network Engineer
4 19 (10.92%) Security Engineer
5 16 (9.20%) Consultant
5 16 (9.20%) Network Security Engineer
6 15 (8.62%) Security Consultant
6 15 (8.62%) Network Support
7 14 (8.05%) Security Manager
8 11 (6.32%) Security Architect
9 9 (5.17%) Information Security Analyst
9 9 (5.17%) Information Analyst
9 9 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.60%) IT Consultant
10 8 (4.60%) IT Security Consultant
11 7 (4.02%) Senior Security Analyst
12 6 (3.45%) IT Security Analyst
12 6 (3.45%) Information Manager
12 6 (3.45%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.02%) Web Services
2 2 (1.15%) POSIX
2 2 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.15%) WebSockets
3 1 (0.57%) Middleware
3 1 (0.57%) LAMP
3 1 (0.57%) JMS
3 1 (0.57%) J2EE
3 1 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.41%) Management Information System
2 17 (9.77%) PKI
3 16 (9.20%) Computer Science
4 14 (8.05%) Open Source
4 14 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.02%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.30%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.72%) CESG
8 3 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.72%) User Experience
8 3 (1.72%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.15%) SCADA
9 2 (1.15%) Online Games
9 2 (1.15%) RMADS
9 2 (1.15%) Equities
9 2 (1.15%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.57%) Clustering
10 1 (0.57%) Replication
10 1 (0.57%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 67 (38.51%) Windows
2 65 (37.36%) Linux
3 34 (19.54%) UNIX
4 8 (4.60%) Solaris
4 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.87%) Debian
6 5 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.72%) CentOS
8 2 (1.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.57%) AIX
9 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (33.33%) Information Security
2 30 (17.24%) SIEM
3 25 (14.37%) Risk Management
4 23 (13.22%) Penetration Testing
4 23 (13.22%) Information Assurance
5 22 (12.64%) Incident Management
5 22 (12.64%) Change Management
6 21 (12.07%) Vulnerability Management
7 19 (10.92%) ITIL
8 18 (10.34%) Network Design
9 17 (9.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 17 (9.77%) Cyber Security
9 17 (9.77%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (9.20%) Load Balancing
11 15 (8.62%) ISMS
11 15 (8.62%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (8.62%) Kalman Filter
11 15 (8.62%) Security Architecture
12 14 (8.05%) Configuration Management
13 12 (6.90%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.32%) SQL
2 9 (5.17%) Java
2 9 (5.17%) PHP
3 8 (4.60%) C
3 8 (4.60%) Python
4 7 (4.02%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.45%) Ruby
5 6 (3.45%) C++
6 5 (2.87%) Perl
7 4 (2.30%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.15%) Golang
9 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (33.33%) CISSP
2 32 (18.39%) Security Cleared
3 29 (16.67%) Degree
4 27 (15.52%) SC Cleared
5 20 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (10.34%) CISM
7 17 (9.77%) GIAC
8 16 (9.20%) GCIA
8 16 (9.20%) CCNP
9 13 (7.47%) Network+ Certification
10 12 (6.90%) CCNA
11 11 (6.32%) CNA
11 11 (6.32%) Novell Certification
12 10 (5.75%) DV Cleared
13 9 (5.17%) CEH
13 9 (5.17%) CCIE
13 9 (5.17%) GCIH
14 6 (3.45%) CISMP
14 6 (3.45%) EnCE
14 6 (3.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (8.05%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.17%) QA
4 7 (4.02%) COBIT
5 5 (2.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (2.30%) SLA
7 2 (1.15%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.57%) HIPAA
System Software
1 17 (9.77%) Snort
2 8 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.87%) Xen
3 5 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.30%) Nmap
5 3 (1.72%) Varnish
6 2 (1.15%) UAG
7 1 (0.57%) KVM
7 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (8.62%) Puppet
2 8 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.45%) Nagios
3 6 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (3.45%) Nessus
3 6 (3.45%) Ansible
4 4 (2.30%) HAProxy
5 3 (1.72%) Zenoss
6 2 (1.15%) Salt
7 1 (0.57%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (19.54%) Cisco
2 18 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.05%) VMware
3 14 (8.05%) Blue Coat
4 13 (7.47%) Sourcefire
5 11 (6.32%) Juniper
6 10 (5.75%) F5
7 9 (5.17%) Symantec
8 7 (4.02%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.02%) CheckPoint
8 7 (4.02%) Oracle
8 7 (4.02%) MobileIron
9 6 (3.45%) Sun
10 5 (2.87%) McAfee
10 5 (2.87%) TippingPoint
10 5 (2.87%) Nokia
11 4 (2.30%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.30%) HP
12 3 (1.72%) SAP
12 3 (1.72%) Splunk
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