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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 369 373 359
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 27 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% 1.00% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £450 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £583 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2766 2593 2840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 11.77% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1776 1628 1768
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 72 143
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -30.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

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 26 February 2015.

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 26 February 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
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 10 £500 - 2
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 47 (51.65%) Firewall
2 36 (39.56%) CISSP
3 35 (38.46%) Windows
3 35 (38.46%) Linux
4 31 (34.07%) Finance
5 30 (32.97%) Information Security
5 30 (32.97%) TCP/IP
6 28 (30.77%) Management Information System
7 21 (23.08%) Network Security
8 20 (21.98%) VLAN
9 19 (20.88%) HTTP
10 17 (18.68%) WAN
10 17 (18.68%) DNS
10 17 (18.68%) Degree
11 16 (17.58%) Cisco
11 16 (17.58%) Change Management
12 15 (16.48%) CISM
12 15 (16.48%) LAN
12 15 (16.48%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (16.48%) SIEM
12 15 (16.48%) HSRP
13 14 (15.38%) Information Assurance
13 14 (15.38%) Incident Management
13 14 (15.38%) VPN
13 14 (15.38%) UNIX
13 14 (15.38%) HTTPS
13 14 (15.38%) Internet
13 14 (15.38%) OSPF
13 14 (15.38%) IPsec
13 14 (15.38%) Network Monitoring

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 5 (5.49%) Node.js
2 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.10%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) Apache
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.69%) MS Office
3 6 (6.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) SaaS
1 7 (7.69%) PaaS
1 7 (7.69%) IaaS
2 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.10%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 47 (51.65%) Firewall
2 30 (32.97%) TCP/IP
3 21 (23.08%) Network Security
4 20 (21.98%) VLAN
5 19 (20.88%) HTTP
6 17 (18.68%) WAN
6 17 (18.68%) DNS
7 15 (16.48%) LAN
7 15 (16.48%) HSRP
8 14 (15.38%) HTTPS
8 14 (15.38%) VPN
8 14 (15.38%) IPsec
8 14 (15.38%) Internet
8 14 (15.38%) OSPF
9 13 (14.29%) BGP
10 11 (12.09%) MPLS
11 10 (10.99%) Wireless
12 7 (7.69%) IP Telephony
12 7 (7.69%) WLAN
12 7 (7.69%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
1 5 (5.49%) Redis
1 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.20%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
1 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.10%) Subversion
2 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.10%) Metasploit
General
1 31 (34.07%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Financial Institution
3 9 (9.89%) Legal
4 6 (6.59%) Publishing
4 6 (6.59%) Banking
5 5 (5.49%) Games
6 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Online Betting
8 1 (1.10%) Law
8 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (31.87%) Analyst
2 26 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 14 (15.38%) Network Support
4 13 (14.29%) Security Manager
5 10 (10.99%) Architect
6 6 (6.59%) Network Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Information Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (5.49%) Information Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.49%) Information Security Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) IT Security Architect
8 4 (4.40%) IT Risk Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.30%) Web Services
2 2 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.89%) Computer Science
2 9 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.79%) PKI
4 7 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 6 (6.59%) Open Source
6 4 (4.40%) Online Games
7 1 (1.10%) iSeries
7 1 (1.10%) Statistics
7 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.10%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.10%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 35 (38.46%) Linux
1 35 (38.46%) Windows
2 14 (15.38%) UNIX
3 3 (3.30%) Solaris
4 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.10%) Debian
5 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) Information Security
2 16 (17.58%) Change Management
3 15 (16.48%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (16.48%) SIEM
4 14 (15.38%) Information Assurance
4 14 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (15.38%) Incident Management
5 13 (14.29%) ISMS
6 10 (10.99%) Security Architecture
6 10 (10.99%) ITIL
7 9 (9.89%) Service Delivery
7 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.89%) Security Management
7 9 (9.89%) Risk Management
7 9 (9.89%) Network Design
7 9 (9.89%) Computer Security
7 9 (9.89%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (8.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 8 (8.79%) Information Security Management
8 8 (8.79%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.59%) Java
2 4 (4.40%) SQL
3 2 (2.20%) Golang
4 1 (1.10%) Python
4 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.10%) Perl
4 1 (1.10%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (39.56%) CISSP
2 17 (18.68%) Degree
3 15 (16.48%) CISM
4 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
4 12 (13.19%) Security Cleared
5 11 (12.09%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (9.89%) GIAC
6 9 (9.89%) GCIA
6 9 (9.89%) GCIH
7 6 (6.59%) CEH
7 6 (6.59%) CISMP
7 6 (6.59%) CCIE
7 6 (6.59%) EnCE
8 5 (5.49%) CCNA
8 5 (5.49%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (4.40%) CCNP
9 4 (4.40%) CISA
10 3 (3.30%) JNCIA
10 3 (3.30%) CNA
10 3 (3.30%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.59%) COBIT
3 5 (5.49%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.40%) SLA
5 3 (3.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.10%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Xen
2 3 (3.30%) Snort
3 1 (1.10%) Nmap
3 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.10%) UAG
3 1 (1.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Puppet
2 6 (6.59%) Ansible
3 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.20%) Nagios
4 1 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.10%) Nessus
4 1 (1.10%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Cisco
2 9 (9.89%) Juniper
3 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.79%) Blue Coat
4 7 (7.69%) MobileIron
5 5 (5.49%) VMware
5 5 (5.49%) F5
5 5 (5.49%) Sourcefire
5 5 (5.49%) Brocade
5 5 (5.49%) Nokia
6 4 (4.40%) HP
7 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.30%) McAfee
8 2 (2.20%) Avaya
8 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.10%) Akamai
9 1 (1.10%) Symantec
9 1 (1.10%) Citrix
9 1 (1.10%) NetApp
9 1 (1.10%) Adobe