The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 374 378 421
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +43
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 37 47 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.19% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 1.52% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 5
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£400 £460 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £599 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £270
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3159 3086 3555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.87% 12.22% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2040 2024 2170
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 88 170
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in London

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the London region.

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Trend in London

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Histogram in London

Intrusion Detection
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the London region.

Intrusion Detection Hourly Rate Trend in London

Intrusion Detection
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 30 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
City of London +35 17 £488 +2.90% 2
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 48 (82.76%) Firewall
2 23 (39.66%) TCP/IP
3 22 (37.93%) Network Security
4 19 (32.76%) CISSP
5 18 (31.03%) Finance
5 18 (31.03%) Information Security
6 16 (27.59%) Windows
6 16 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
7 15 (25.86%) UNIX
8 14 (24.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 13 (22.41%) DNS
10 12 (20.69%) Risk Management
11 11 (18.97%) Network Design
11 11 (18.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (18.97%) Open Source
12 10 (17.24%) Network+ Certification
12 10 (17.24%) VPN
12 10 (17.24%) Linux
12 10 (17.24%) CNA
12 10 (17.24%) Novell Certification
12 10 (17.24%) Cisco
13 9 (15.52%) Internet
13 9 (15.52%) ITIL
13 9 (15.52%) GIAC
13 9 (15.52%) GCIA
13 9 (15.52%) OSPF
13 9 (15.52%) BGP
13 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
14 8 (13.79%) Degree
14 8 (13.79%) Penetration Testing

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (3.45%) IIS
1 2 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
1 2 (3.45%) PaaS
1 2 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (82.76%) Firewall
2 23 (39.66%) TCP/IP
3 22 (37.93%) Network Security
4 13 (22.41%) DNS
5 10 (17.24%) VPN
6 9 (15.52%) Internet
6 9 (15.52%) OSPF
6 9 (15.52%) BGP
7 8 (13.79%) WAN
7 8 (13.79%) HSRP
8 7 (12.07%) HTTP
9 6 (10.34%) LAN
9 6 (10.34%) SSL
9 6 (10.34%) VLAN
9 6 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (8.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (8.62%) MPLS
11 4 (6.90%) Ethernet
11 4 (6.90%) Wireshark
11 4 (6.90%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.72%) Redis
2 1 (1.72%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) GCC
2 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Legal
3 6 (10.34%) Banking
4 4 (6.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.45%) Retail
6 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Security Analyst
3 12 (20.69%) Network Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Security Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Information Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Security Consultant
6 7 (12.07%) Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Security Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) IT Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Security Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Systems Designer
9 3 (5.17%) IT Security Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Designer
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Information Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) WebSockets
2 1 (1.72%) LAMP
2 1 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Open Source
2 9 (15.52%) Computer Science
3 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.62%) PKI
4 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) GIS
5 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.45%) Equities
6 1 (1.72%) CESG
6 1 (1.72%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.72%) RMADS
6 1 (1.72%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.59%) Windows
2 15 (25.86%) UNIX
3 10 (17.24%) Linux
4 5 (8.62%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.45%) Solaris
6 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.72%) Debian
6 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Information Security
2 16 (27.59%) Vulnerability Management
3 14 (24.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 12 (20.69%) Risk Management
5 11 (18.97%) Network Design
6 9 (15.52%) ITIL
7 8 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.07%) Data Protection
8 7 (12.07%) Information Assurance
9 6 (10.34%) Security Testing
10 5 (8.62%) Scrum
10 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
11 4 (6.90%) Load Balancing
11 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
12 3 (5.17%) Business Continuity
12 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
12 3 (5.17%) BCP
12 3 (5.17%) Validation
12 3 (5.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) C
3 2 (3.45%) Java
3 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.72%) Ruby
4 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.72%) Golang
4 1 (1.72%) Perl
4 1 (1.72%) C++
4 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (32.76%) CISSP
2 10 (17.24%) CNA
2 10 (17.24%) Novell Certification
2 10 (17.24%) Network+ Certification
3 9 (15.52%) GIAC
3 9 (15.52%) GCIA
4 8 (13.79%) Degree
5 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (10.34%) CCIE
6 6 (10.34%) CISM
6 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
7 5 (8.62%) CCNP
8 4 (6.90%) CCSP
8 4 (6.90%) CISA
9 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.72%) CEH
9 1 (1.72%) CCNA
9 1 (1.72%) ISEB
9 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.34%) PCI DSS
3 5 (8.62%) QA
4 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (3.45%) COBIT
6 1 (1.72%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.72%) HIPAA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) Snort
2 4 (6.90%) Nmap
3 1 (1.72%) Xen
3 1 (1.72%) UAG
3 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Nessus
2 2 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Cisco
2 6 (10.34%) Sun
3 5 (8.62%) Juniper
3 5 (8.62%) Blue Coat
4 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.17%) McAfee
6 2 (3.45%) Sourcefire
6 2 (3.45%) F5
6 2 (3.45%) Nokia
6 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.72%) Symantec
7 1 (1.72%) HP
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.72%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.72%) Brocade
7 1 (1.72%) Websense
7 1 (1.72%) VMware
7 1 (1.72%) Alcatel-Lucent