The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 140 132 117
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 12 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.13% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.45% 1.00% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£500 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +18.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £43.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +177.41%
Intrusion Detection
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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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
490 399 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.34% 12.84% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 194 180
Average daily rate £350 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £448 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -28.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Intrusion Detection
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Intrusion Detection Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Intrusion Detection
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
Manchester -1 10 £500 - 2
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (62.50%) Symantec
2 8 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
4 5 (31.25%) CISSP
5 4 (25.00%) SIEM
6 3 (18.75%) Qualys
6 3 (18.75%) GIAC
6 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (18.75%) Sophos
6 3 (18.75%) Kaspersky
7 2 (12.50%) CISM
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (12.50%) Information Security
7 2 (12.50%) CEH
7 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (6.25%) SCADA
8 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
8 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
8 1 (6.25%) SABSA
8 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) 802.1X

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) IPsec
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
2 1 (6.25%) HSRP
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) 802.11
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) OSPF
2 1 (6.25%) BGP
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
1 8 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Security Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Account Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
4 1 (6.25%) SABSA
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) GIAC
3 2 (12.50%) CEH
3 2 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CISA
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Symantec
2 3 (18.75%) Sophos
2 3 (18.75%) Qualys
2 3 (18.75%) Kaspersky
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco