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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 503 468 540
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +72
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 69 85 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 1.29% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 48 23
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +29.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £581 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £270
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - -
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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
7615 6603 8361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.81% 13.70% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4293 3673 3897
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 378 624
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.63 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +4 37 £400 -13.04% 9
South East -1 17 £474 +20.31% 6
South West -18 6 £383 +14.95% 3
East Midlands +8 3 £425 -
West Midlands -21 2 £425 +15.25% 1
Yorkshire +1 1 - - 2
North West -8 1 - -
East of England -22 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - - - - 3
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 80 (74.77%) Firewall
2 40 (37.38%) Network Security
3 38 (35.51%) Information Security
4 35 (32.71%) CISSP
5 34 (31.78%) Windows
6 30 (28.04%) Finance
7 27 (25.23%) TCP/IP
8 26 (24.30%) Vulnerability Management
9 24 (22.43%) Linux
10 23 (21.50%) Risk Management
11 22 (20.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 21 (19.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 21 (19.63%) UNIX
13 20 (18.69%) Security Cleared
14 18 (16.82%) DNS
15 17 (15.89%) Cisco
15 17 (15.89%) Management Information System
16 16 (14.95%) Penetration Testing
17 15 (14.02%) SC Cleared
17 15 (14.02%) PCI DSS
18 14 (13.08%) ITIL
19 13 (12.15%) Internet
20 12 (11.21%) Network Design
20 12 (11.21%) PKI
20 12 (11.21%) Incident Management
20 12 (11.21%) VPN
20 12 (11.21%) Data Protection
20 12 (11.21%) Open Source
21 11 (10.28%) Security Architecture
21 11 (10.28%) SIEM

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (5.61%) Apache
2 4 (3.74%) nginx
2 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (4.67%) MS Office
2 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.87%) SaaS
2 2 (1.87%) PaaS
2 2 (1.87%) IaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Route 53
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 80 (74.77%) Firewall
2 40 (37.38%) Network Security
3 27 (25.23%) TCP/IP
4 18 (16.82%) DNS
5 13 (12.15%) Internet
6 12 (11.21%) VPN
7 11 (10.28%) WAN
7 11 (10.28%) OSPF
7 11 (10.28%) BGP
8 9 (8.41%) SSL
8 9 (8.41%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (7.48%) HSRP
9 8 (7.48%) LAN
10 7 (6.54%) Wireshark
10 7 (6.54%) HTTP
11 6 (5.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (5.61%) MPLS
12 5 (4.67%) VLAN
12 5 (4.67%) Wireless
12 5 (4.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) MySQL
2 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.93%) SimpleDB
3 1 (0.93%) Redis
3 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Subversion
1 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.80%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.87%) GCC
General
1 30 (28.04%) Finance
2 9 (8.41%) Banking
3 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.54%) Legal
4 6 (5.61%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (33.64%) Analyst
2 23 (21.50%) Security Analyst
3 16 (14.95%) Consultant
4 15 (14.02%) Network Engineer
4 15 (14.02%) Security Consultant
5 14 (13.08%) Architect
6 13 (12.15%) Security Engineer
7 10 (9.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (9.35%) Security Architect
8 8 (7.48%) IT Consultant
8 8 (7.48%) Information Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) IT Security Consultant
8 8 (7.48%) Information Security Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.61%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) Security Manager
10 4 (3.74%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.74%) Security Specialist
11 3 (2.80%) Operations Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.61%) Web Services
2 2 (1.87%) WebSockets
2 2 (1.87%) Middleware
3 1 (0.93%) WinForms
3 1 (0.93%) LAMP
3 1 (0.93%) WPF
3 1 (0.93%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) Management Information System
2 12 (11.21%) PKI
2 12 (11.21%) Open Source
3 9 (8.41%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.48%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.74%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.80%) CESG
6 3 (2.80%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (2.80%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.80%) AS400
6 3 (2.80%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.80%) RMADS
7 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.87%) GIS
7 2 (1.87%) SCADA
7 2 (1.87%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.87%) Equities
8 1 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.93%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.78%) Windows
2 24 (22.43%) Linux
3 21 (19.63%) UNIX
4 8 (7.48%) Solaris
5 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.74%) Debian
7 3 (2.80%) CentOS
8 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.51%) Information Security
2 26 (24.30%) Vulnerability Management
3 23 (21.50%) Risk Management
4 22 (20.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 16 (14.95%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (13.08%) ITIL
7 12 (11.21%) Network Design
7 12 (11.21%) Incident Management
7 12 (11.21%) Data Protection
8 11 (10.28%) Security Architecture
8 11 (10.28%) SIEM
8 11 (10.28%) Information Assurance
9 10 (9.35%) Security Management
9 10 (9.35%) Security Testing
10 9 (8.41%) Load Balancing
11 8 (7.48%) Cyber Security
11 8 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (6.54%) Database Security
13 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.48%) C
1 8 (7.48%) SQL
2 5 (4.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.74%) PHP
3 4 (3.74%) C++
4 3 (2.80%) Ruby
4 3 (2.80%) Python
4 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.93%) Java
5 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.93%) Perl
5 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.93%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (32.71%) CISSP
2 20 (18.69%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.02%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.35%) CNA
4 10 (9.35%) Novell Certification
4 10 (9.35%) Degree
4 10 (9.35%) Network+ Certification
4 10 (9.35%) GIAC
5 9 (8.41%) GCIA
5 9 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (7.48%) CCNP
6 8 (7.48%) CISM
7 7 (6.54%) DV Cleared
8 6 (5.61%) CCIE
9 5 (4.67%) CISA
10 4 (3.74%) CCSP
10 4 (3.74%) CCNA
10 4 (3.74%) CEH
11 1 (0.93%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (14.02%) PCI DSS
3 10 (9.35%) QA
4 5 (4.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.80%) JSP 440
5 3 (2.80%) COBIT
6 1 (0.93%) HIPAA
System Software
1 10 (9.35%) Snort
2 7 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.74%) Nmap
5 3 (2.80%) Varnish
6 1 (0.93%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.93%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Puppet
1 4 (3.74%) Nagios
1 4 (3.74%) Nessus
2 3 (2.80%) Zenoss
3 2 (1.87%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.93%) Salt
4 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Cisco
2 10 (9.35%) Juniper
3 9 (8.41%) Sourcefire
4 7 (6.54%) VMware
4 7 (6.54%) Blue Coat
4 7 (6.54%) CheckPoint
5 6 (5.61%) Sun
5 6 (5.61%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.61%) McAfee
6 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.74%) F5
7 4 (3.74%) Symantec
8 3 (2.80%) Nokia
8 3 (2.80%) IBM
9 2 (1.87%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.87%) Oracle
9 2 (1.87%) Sophos
9 2 (1.87%) IronPort
10 1 (0.93%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.93%) BT
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