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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 457 519 478
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -41
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 134 67 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.81% 0.90% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 42 44
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£450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £38.25 £43.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
-11.04% -
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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
7420 7485 6500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.99% 14.81% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4156 3601
Average daily rate £375 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 483 420 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Intrusion Detection Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 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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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 +13 40 £475 +18.75% 18
South East -1 38 £425 -5.55% 33
South West -1 11 £450 +17.64% 4
East Midlands -3 10 £375 -11.76% 1
Yorkshire -20 9 £500 - 2
North West -26 9 £500 - 2
East of England +13 8 £450 - 2
West Midlands +13 5 £450 +5.88% 1
Midlands +5 3 - -
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 131 (55.04%) Firewall
2 100 (42.02%) Windows
3 82 (34.45%) Linux
3 82 (34.45%) SIEM
4 74 (31.09%) Cisco
5 66 (27.73%) Network Security
6 61 (25.63%) Information Security
7 60 (25.21%) CISSP
8 49 (20.59%) Security Cleared
9 48 (20.17%) Cyber Security
10 47 (19.75%) Management Information System
11 43 (18.07%) VMware
12 42 (17.65%) UNIX
13 41 (17.23%) VPN
13 41 (17.23%) PKI
14 40 (16.81%) ITIL
15 39 (16.39%) TCP/IP
16 37 (15.55%) SSL
16 37 (15.55%) Kalman Filter
17 36 (15.13%) SC Cleared
17 36 (15.13%) Finance
18 34 (14.29%) Microsoft
18 34 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 34 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
18 34 (14.29%) ArcSight
19 33 (13.87%) Degree
20 31 (13.03%) PCI DSS
20 31 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure
21 28 (11.76%) Active Directory
22 27 (11.34%) Cisco Certification

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (4.20%) IIS
1 10 (4.20%) Apache
2 8 (3.36%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.94%) JBoss
3 7 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.52%) nginx
5 5 (2.10%) FileNet
5 5 (2.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (2.10%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.84%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.84%) Node.js
9 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (4.62%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.36%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.10%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.52%) Amazon S3
2 6 (2.52%) Route 53
2 6 (2.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (2.10%) SaaS
4 2 (0.84%) Office 365
4 2 (0.84%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.42%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (55.04%) Firewall
2 66 (27.73%) Network Security
3 41 (17.23%) VPN
4 39 (16.39%) TCP/IP
5 37 (15.55%) SSL
6 27 (11.34%) DNS
6 27 (11.34%) IPsec
7 25 (10.50%) Wireless
8 24 (10.08%) Internet
9 20 (8.40%) SAN
10 16 (6.72%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (6.30%) LDAP
12 14 (5.88%) HTTP
13 12 (5.04%) VLAN
14 9 (3.78%) Wireshark
14 9 (3.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (3.78%) LAN
14 9 (3.78%) WAN
14 9 (3.78%) DHCP
15 5 (2.10%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.04%) MySQL
3 9 (3.78%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.36%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.36%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.36%) Redis
5 7 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.52%) Couchbase
6 6 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (2.52%) SimpleDB
7 5 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.68%) Big Data
9 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.26%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.84%) Sybase ASA
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.94%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
General
1 36 (15.13%) Finance
2 15 (6.30%) Banking
3 11 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.94%) Military
5 6 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.10%) Legal
7 2 (0.84%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (28.15%) Analyst
2 57 (23.95%) Security Analyst
3 34 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 26 (10.92%) Network Engineer
4 26 (10.92%) Architect
5 24 (10.08%) Security Manager
6 17 (7.14%) Security Architect
7 16 (6.72%) Consultant
7 16 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (6.72%) Security Consultant
8 15 (6.30%) Security Specialist
9 13 (5.46%) Network Security Engineer
10 10 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (3.78%) Senior Security Analyst
11 9 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
12 8 (3.36%) Project Manager
13 7 (2.94%) Support Engineer
13 7 (2.94%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 7 (2.94%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.88%) Web Services
2 7 (2.94%) LAMP
3 6 (2.52%) POSIX
3 6 (2.52%) .NET
3 6 (2.52%) Middleware
4 5 (2.10%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (2.10%) Software Packaging
5 3 (1.26%) J2EE
5 3 (1.26%) XML
5 3 (1.26%) JSP
5 3 (1.26%) Servlets
5 3 (1.26%) WebSockets
6 2 (0.84%) Sensu
6 2 (0.84%) OAuth
6 2 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.84%) SOAP
6 2 (0.84%) SAML
7 1 (0.42%) HTML
7 1 (0.42%) WCF
7 1 (0.42%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.75%) Management Information System
2 41 (17.23%) PKI
3 25 (10.50%) Data Centre
4 21 (8.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 18 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.62%) Clustering
7 8 (3.36%) Visualisation
8 7 (2.94%) Mainframe
9 6 (2.52%) Cryptography
9 6 (2.52%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.52%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (2.10%) DataPower
10 5 (2.10%) AS400
11 3 (1.26%) Taxonomies
11 3 (1.26%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.84%) CESG
12 2 (0.84%) NHS
12 2 (0.84%) iSeries
12 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (42.02%) Windows
2 82 (34.45%) Linux
3 42 (17.65%) UNIX
4 18 (7.56%) AIX
5 16 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (5.04%) Solaris
8 10 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.42%) SUSE
9 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (34.45%) SIEM
2 61 (25.63%) Information Security
3 48 (20.17%) Cyber Security
4 40 (16.81%) ITIL
5 37 (15.55%) Kalman Filter
6 34 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 34 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 24 (10.08%) Project Management
8 23 (9.66%) Vulnerability Management
9 22 (9.24%) Security Management
10 21 (8.82%) PRINCE2
10 21 (8.82%) Analytics
11 20 (8.40%) Network Monitoring
11 20 (8.40%) Configuration Management
11 20 (8.40%) Incident Management
11 20 (8.40%) Security Architecture
12 17 (7.14%) Network Design
13 14 (5.88%) Network Architecture
13 14 (5.88%) Business Continuity
13 14 (5.88%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.92%) SQL
2 21 (8.82%) Perl
3 13 (5.46%) Python
4 12 (5.04%) Java
5 9 (3.78%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.68%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.26%) C
7 3 (1.26%) PHP
7 3 (1.26%) VB
8 2 (0.84%) C#
8 2 (0.84%) C++
9 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.42%) Go
Qualifications
1 60 (25.21%) CISSP
2 49 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 36 (15.13%) SC Cleared
4 33 (13.87%) Degree
5 27 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (7.56%) CISM
7 15 (6.30%) GCIA
7 15 (6.30%) GCIH
7 15 (6.30%) CEH
8 14 (5.88%) CCNA
9 11 (4.62%) DV Cleared
10 10 (4.20%) CISA
11 8 (3.36%) CCIE
11 8 (3.36%) CCNP
12 6 (2.52%) CCSE
12 6 (2.52%) CCSA
13 5 (2.10%) GIAC
13 5 (2.10%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (1.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.03%) PCI DSS
2 22 (9.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (6.72%) QA
4 11 (4.62%) COBIT
5 8 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (2.52%) SLA
7 4 (1.68%) COSO
8 3 (1.26%) BS7799
9 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 31 (13.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (11.76%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.72%) Snort
4 8 (3.36%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.36%) VMware Server
4 8 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.94%) VirtualBox
6 5 (2.10%) Squid
7 3 (1.26%) XenApp
8 2 (0.84%) Xen
8 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.42%) LXC
9 1 (0.42%) Firmware
9 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (6.72%) Nmap
2 12 (5.04%) Nessus
3 8 (3.36%) Puppet
3 8 (3.36%) Ansible
4 7 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.52%) HAProxy
5 6 (2.52%) Salt
6 5 (2.10%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.84%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.42%) Kibana
9 1 (0.42%) logstash
9 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.42%) Nagios
9 1 (0.42%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.42%) WSUS
9 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 74 (31.09%) Cisco
2 43 (18.07%) VMware
3 34 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 34 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 24 (10.08%) CheckPoint
5 23 (9.66%) Sourcefire
6 22 (9.24%) McAfee
7 20 (8.40%) Juniper
8 19 (7.98%) Symantec
9 18 (7.56%) Oracle
10 17 (7.14%) IBM
11 16 (6.72%) IronPort
12 13 (5.46%) Qualys
13 12 (5.04%) Blue Coat
13 12 (5.04%) Nokia
13 12 (5.04%) F5
14 11 (4.62%) Splunk
15 10 (4.20%) Imperva
15 10 (4.20%) HP
16 7 (2.94%) Remedy
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