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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 500 509 471
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -38
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 52 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 16
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£425 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +40.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50
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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
7022 6103 6369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.72% 13.23% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3862 3178 3163
Average daily rate £375 £374 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% +6.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 357 553
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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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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
London -5 23 £475 - 18
South East -25 9 £425 - 18
South West 0 7 £325 -23.26% 9
North West -15 4 £500 +33.33% 2
West Midlands - 4 £450 - 1
East of England +6 3 £413 +65.00%
Yorkshire -17 2 £413 - 3
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 75 (48.70%) Firewall
2 67 (43.51%) Linux
3 59 (38.31%) Windows
4 45 (29.22%) Information Security
5 44 (28.57%) CISSP
6 42 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 36 (23.38%) Cisco
7 36 (23.38%) Management Information System
7 36 (23.38%) SIEM
8 35 (22.73%) Finance
9 31 (20.13%) Network Security
10 26 (16.88%) Security Cleared
10 26 (16.88%) UNIX
11 24 (15.58%) HTTP
11 24 (15.58%) DNS
12 23 (14.94%) Degree
12 23 (14.94%) SC Cleared
13 22 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
13 22 (14.29%) WAN
14 21 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (13.64%) Incident Management
14 21 (13.64%) Cyber Security
15 20 (12.99%) VLAN
15 20 (12.99%) Internet
15 20 (12.99%) LAN
16 19 (12.34%) VPN
16 19 (12.34%) Change Management
16 19 (12.34%) CISM
16 19 (12.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 19 (12.34%) Penetration Testing

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 8 (5.19%) Node.js
2 6 (3.90%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.25%) Apache
4 4 (2.60%) nginx
5 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.55%) MS Office
2 7 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.55%) IaaS
2 7 (4.55%) SaaS
2 7 (4.55%) PaaS
3 4 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.60%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.60%) Route 53
4 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 75 (48.70%) Firewall
2 42 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 31 (20.13%) Network Security
4 24 (15.58%) HTTP
4 24 (15.58%) DNS
5 22 (14.29%) WAN
6 20 (12.99%) VLAN
6 20 (12.99%) Internet
6 20 (12.99%) LAN
7 19 (12.34%) VPN
8 18 (11.69%) IPsec
9 14 (9.09%) HTTPS
9 14 (9.09%) OSPF
9 14 (9.09%) HSRP
10 13 (8.44%) BGP
11 12 (7.79%) Wireless
11 12 (7.79%) MPLS
12 10 (6.49%) SAN
12 10 (6.49%) SSL
13 9 (5.84%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.84%) MongoDB
1 9 (5.84%) Redis
2 7 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.90%) MySQL
4 5 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.30%) SimpleDB
6 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.30%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.30%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.65%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 35 (22.73%) Finance
2 13 (8.44%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.79%) Financial Institution
4 11 (7.14%) Legal
5 7 (4.55%) Banking
6 6 (3.90%) Publishing
7 5 (3.25%) Games
8 3 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.30%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.65%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.65%) Law
10 1 (0.65%) Electronics
10 1 (0.65%) Retail
10 1 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 48 (31.17%) Analyst
2 39 (25.32%) Security Analyst
3 21 (13.64%) Architect
4 15 (9.74%) Security Manager
4 15 (9.74%) Security Engineer
5 14 (9.09%) Network Support
6 13 (8.44%) Network Engineer
7 10 (6.49%) Security Architect
8 9 (5.84%) Consultant
9 8 (5.19%) Security Consultant
9 8 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (3.90%) IT Security Analyst
11 6 (3.90%) Senior Security Analyst
11 6 (3.90%) Information Security Manager
11 6 (3.90%) Information Manager
11 6 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
12 5 (3.25%) Information Analyst
12 5 (3.25%) Security Specialist
12 5 (3.25%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.55%) Web Services
2 2 (1.30%) XML
2 2 (1.30%) POSIX
2 2 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.65%) J2EE
3 1 (0.65%) SOAP
3 1 (0.65%) JMS
3 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.38%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.39%) PKI
3 13 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.55%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.90%) Open Source
7 4 (2.60%) Online Games
8 3 (1.95%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.30%) CESG
9 2 (1.30%) User Experience
10 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.65%) iSeries
10 1 (0.65%) Equities
10 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.65%) SecurID
10 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.65%) Statistics
10 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 67 (43.51%) Linux
2 59 (38.31%) Windows
3 26 (16.88%) UNIX
4 10 (6.49%) Solaris
5 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.30%) AIX
7 2 (1.30%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.65%) SUSE
8 1 (0.65%) Debian
8 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.22%) Information Security
2 36 (23.38%) SIEM
3 22 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 21 (13.64%) Incident Management
4 21 (13.64%) Cyber Security
5 19 (12.34%) Change Management
5 19 (12.34%) Penetration Testing
6 18 (11.69%) ITIL
7 17 (11.04%) Vulnerability Management
7 17 (11.04%) Information Assurance
8 16 (10.39%) Security Architecture
9 14 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
10 13 (8.44%) ISMS
10 13 (8.44%) Risk Management
10 13 (8.44%) Security Management
11 12 (7.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 12 (7.79%) Network Design
11 12 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (7.14%) Load Balancing
12 11 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.19%) Java
2 7 (4.55%) PHP
3 6 (3.90%) SQL
4 5 (3.25%) Python
5 4 (2.60%) Perl
5 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.95%) Ruby
6 3 (1.95%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.95%) C++
7 2 (1.30%) C
7 2 (1.30%) Golang
8 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (28.57%) CISSP
2 26 (16.88%) Security Cleared
3 23 (14.94%) Degree
3 23 (14.94%) SC Cleared
4 21 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (12.34%) CISM
6 15 (9.74%) CCNA
7 13 (8.44%) CCNP
8 11 (7.14%) GCIA
8 11 (7.14%) GCIH
9 10 (6.49%) GIAC
10 8 (5.19%) DV Cleared
11 7 (4.55%) CEH
12 6 (3.90%) CCIE
12 6 (3.90%) CISMP
12 6 (3.90%) EnCE
13 5 (3.25%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (2.60%) CISA
14 4 (2.60%) CCSP
14 4 (2.60%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (7.79%) PCI DSS
3 10 (6.49%) COBIT
4 6 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (3.25%) SLA
6 3 (1.95%) QA
7 1 (0.65%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.65%) COSO
System Software
1 13 (8.44%) Snort
2 6 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.25%) Xen
4 4 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.65%) KVM
5 1 (0.65%) UAG
5 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (7.79%) Puppet
2 7 (4.55%) Ansible
2 7 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.60%) HAProxy
4 3 (1.95%) Nessus
5 2 (1.30%) Nagios
5 2 (1.30%) CORE IMPACT
5 2 (1.30%) Salt
6 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 36 (23.38%) Cisco
2 19 (12.34%) Sourcefire
3 17 (11.04%) Microsoft
4 14 (9.09%) VMware
5 13 (8.44%) Juniper
6 12 (7.79%) Symantec
7 11 (7.14%) F5
8 9 (5.84%) CheckPoint
9 8 (5.19%) McAfee
9 8 (5.19%) Blue Coat
10 7 (4.55%) MobileIron
10 7 (4.55%) Qualys
10 7 (4.55%) Oracle
10 7 (4.55%) HP
11 6 (3.90%) Nokia
12 5 (3.25%) Splunk
12 5 (3.25%) ArcSight
12 5 (3.25%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.25%) Brocade
13 4 (2.60%) IBM
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