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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 146 138 129
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 17 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.95% 2.29% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
Median daily rate £500 £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £445
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
- +33.72%
Intrusion Detection
England

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
576 480 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.36% 13.00% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 242 187
Median daily rate £383 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 15 £500 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £300 -
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 18 (64.29%) Information Security
2 16 (57.14%) Firewall
3 13 (46.43%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (42.86%) Security Operations
5 11 (39.29%) SIEM
6 10 (35.71%) LAN
7 9 (32.14%) CISSP
8 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (25.00%) PKI
9 7 (25.00%) Network Security
9 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 7 (25.00%) Email Filtering
9 7 (25.00%) Web Filtering
9 7 (25.00%) Cisco
10 6 (21.43%) Symantec
10 6 (21.43%) WAN
10 6 (21.43%) VPN
10 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
10 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
10 6 (21.43%) CEH
11 5 (17.86%) Palo Alto
11 5 (17.86%) DNS
11 5 (17.86%) SSL
11 5 (17.86%) DHCP
11 5 (17.86%) GCIH
11 5 (17.86%) CISM
11 5 (17.86%) IPsec
11 5 (17.86%) Security Operations Centre

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) LAN
3 7 (25.00%) Network Security
4 6 (21.43%) VPN
4 6 (21.43%) WAN
5 5 (17.86%) DHCP
5 5 (17.86%) DNS
5 5 (17.86%) IPsec
5 5 (17.86%) SSL
6 4 (14.29%) SSH
6 4 (14.29%) tcpdump
6 4 (14.29%) VLAN
6 4 (14.29%) Wireshark
7 3 (10.71%) SAN
8 2 (7.14%) LDAP
8 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.14%) Wireless
9 1 (3.57%) FTP
9 1 (3.57%) HTTP
9 1 (3.57%) SMTP
General
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
1 13 (46.43%) Security Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Security Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) TOGAF Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Malware Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) SOC Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) SOC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) PKI
2 5 (17.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Information Security
2 13 (46.43%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (42.86%) Security Operations
4 11 (39.29%) SIEM
5 8 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (25.00%) Email Filtering
6 7 (25.00%) Web Filtering
7 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
8 4 (14.29%) Change Control
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
9 3 (10.71%) Coaching
9 3 (10.71%) Protective Monitoring
9 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
10 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Perl
1 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) CISSP
2 6 (21.43%) CEH
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) CISM
3 5 (17.86%) GCIH
4 3 (10.71%) GIAC
5 2 (7.14%) CCNP
5 2 (7.14%) CISA
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) GCFA
6 1 (3.57%) GCFE
6 1 (3.57%) GREM
6 1 (3.57%) GSEC
6 1 (3.57%) GSLC
6 1 (3.57%) GSNA
6 1 (3.57%) OSCP
6 1 (3.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) Symantec
3 5 (17.86%) Palo Alto
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
4 4 (14.29%) Sourcefire
5 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
5 3 (10.71%) Splunk
6 2 (7.14%) F5
6 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
7 1 (3.57%) Sophos