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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 513 490 529
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +39
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 70 75 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 1.15% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 26
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£425 £388 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +42.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £541 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £268
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +40.18%
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 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+32.30% -
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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
7522 6544 8246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.60% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3631 3818
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 380 641
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +21 36 £400 -17.52% 10
South East -18 15 £450 +20.00% 5
South West -29 7 £383 +39.09% 1
East Midlands +4 4 £425 -
North West -16 4 - - 1
Yorkshire -1 1 - - 1
West Midlands -17 1 £425 +15.25% 2
East of England -28 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 78 (73.58%) Firewall
2 34 (32.08%) Network Security
3 31 (29.25%) Information Security
3 31 (29.25%) Windows
4 30 (28.30%) CISSP
5 27 (25.47%) Finance
6 24 (22.64%) TCP/IP
7 23 (21.70%) Vulnerability Management
8 22 (20.75%) Linux
9 21 (19.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
11 19 (17.92%) Risk Management
12 18 (16.98%) UNIX
12 18 (16.98%) DNS
13 17 (16.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 16 (15.09%) Penetration Testing
14 16 (15.09%) Cisco
14 16 (15.09%) Management Information System
14 16 (15.09%) SIEM
15 15 (14.15%) PCI DSS
15 15 (14.15%) SC Cleared
16 12 (11.32%) Data Protection
16 12 (11.32%) PKI
16 12 (11.32%) Internet
16 12 (11.32%) Open Source
17 11 (10.38%) VPN
17 11 (10.38%) ITIL
17 11 (10.38%) Incident Management
18 10 (9.43%) Snort
18 10 (9.43%) QA

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (5.66%) Apache
2 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.77%) nginx
3 2 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (0.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (4.72%) MS Office
2 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.94%) Route 53
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 78 (73.58%) Firewall
2 34 (32.08%) Network Security
3 24 (22.64%) TCP/IP
4 18 (16.98%) DNS
5 12 (11.32%) Internet
6 11 (10.38%) VPN
7 10 (9.43%) WAN
7 10 (9.43%) OSPF
7 10 (9.43%) BGP
8 9 (8.49%) SSL
9 8 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (7.55%) HSRP
10 7 (6.60%) Wireshark
10 7 (6.60%) HTTP
10 7 (6.60%) LAN
11 6 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (4.72%) tcpdump
12 5 (4.72%) VLAN
12 5 (4.72%) SMTP
12 5 (4.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) MySQL
2 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.94%) SimpleDB
3 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.94%) Redis
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.94%) Couchbase
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Subversion
1 3 (2.83%) Metasploit
1 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.89%) GCC
General
1 27 (25.47%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Banking
3 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.72%) Legal
5 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Local Government
6 1 (0.94%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (36.79%) Analyst
2 21 (19.81%) Security Analyst
3 15 (14.15%) Network Engineer
4 13 (12.26%) Security Engineer
5 12 (11.32%) Consultant
5 12 (11.32%) Security Consultant
6 10 (9.43%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (9.43%) Architect
7 7 (6.60%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Information Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) IT Security Consultant
8 6 (5.66%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) IT Consultant
8 6 (5.66%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Security Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Security Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Security Manager
10 4 (3.77%) Security Specialist
10 4 (3.77%) Network Analyst
11 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) Web Services
2 2 (1.89%) WebSockets
2 2 (1.89%) Middleware
3 1 (0.94%) LAMP
3 1 (0.94%) WinForms
3 1 (0.94%) WPF
3 1 (0.94%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.09%) Management Information System
2 12 (11.32%) PKI
2 12 (11.32%) Open Source
3 8 (7.55%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.83%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (2.83%) RMADS
5 3 (2.83%) CESG
5 3 (2.83%) AS400
5 3 (2.83%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.83%) Smart Meter
5 3 (2.83%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.89%) SCADA
6 2 (1.89%) GIS
7 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.94%) Firmware
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.94%) Clustering
7 1 (0.94%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 31 (29.25%) Windows
2 22 (20.75%) Linux
3 18 (16.98%) UNIX
4 8 (7.55%) Solaris
5 5 (4.72%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.77%) Debian
7 3 (2.83%) CentOS
8 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (29.25%) Information Security
2 23 (21.70%) Vulnerability Management
3 21 (19.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 19 (17.92%) Risk Management
5 16 (15.09%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (15.09%) SIEM
6 12 (11.32%) Data Protection
7 11 (10.38%) Incident Management
7 11 (10.38%) ITIL
8 10 (9.43%) Security Management
8 10 (9.43%) Security Testing
9 9 (8.49%) Load Balancing
9 9 (8.49%) Network Design
10 8 (7.55%) Information Assurance
11 7 (6.60%) Cyber Security
12 6 (5.66%) Security Architecture
12 6 (5.66%) Database Security
13 5 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (4.72%) Scrum
13 5 (4.72%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.55%) C
2 6 (5.66%) SQL
3 5 (4.72%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.77%) PHP
4 4 (3.77%) C++
5 3 (2.83%) Python
5 3 (2.83%) Ruby
5 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.94%) Java
6 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.94%) Perl
6 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (28.30%) CISSP
2 20 (18.87%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.15%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.49%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.55%) CNA
5 8 (7.55%) Novell Certification
5 8 (7.55%) Network+ Certification
5 8 (7.55%) GIAC
5 8 (7.55%) Degree
6 7 (6.60%) GCIA
6 7 (6.60%) DV Cleared
6 7 (6.60%) CCNP
7 6 (5.66%) CCIE
7 6 (5.66%) CISM
8 4 (3.77%) CEH
8 4 (3.77%) CCSP
8 4 (3.77%) CCNA
9 3 (2.83%) CISA
10 1 (0.94%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (14.15%) PCI DSS
3 10 (9.43%) QA
4 5 (4.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.83%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.94%) HIPAA
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) Snort
2 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.66%) Active Directory
4 4 (3.77%) Nmap
5 3 (2.83%) Varnish
6 1 (0.94%) UAG
6 1 (0.94%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Nessus
1 4 (3.77%) Puppet
1 4 (3.77%) Nagios
2 3 (2.83%) Zenoss
3 2 (1.89%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.94%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.94%) Salt
4 1 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (15.09%) Cisco
2 10 (9.43%) Juniper
3 8 (7.55%) Sourcefire
4 7 (6.60%) VMware
4 7 (6.60%) Blue Coat
5 6 (5.66%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.66%) McAfee
6 5 (4.72%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.72%) Sun
7 4 (3.77%) Symantec
8 3 (2.83%) IBM
8 3 (2.83%) F5
9 2 (1.89%) IronPort
9 2 (1.89%) Nokia
9 2 (1.89%) Sophos
10 1 (0.94%) Websense
10 1 (0.94%) Radware
10 1 (0.94%) Oracle
10 1 (0.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
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