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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 152 137 133
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 15 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.22% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.49% 1.61% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 0
Median daily rate £500 £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £415 £440
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 -
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
603 498 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.41% 13.68% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 234 180
Median daily rate £378 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 55 31
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 May 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 May 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 -4 13 £500 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £300 - 3
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England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 19 (61.29%) Firewall
2 17 (54.84%) Information Security
3 15 (48.39%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (41.94%) LAN
5 12 (38.71%) Network Security
6 11 (35.48%) SIEM
6 11 (35.48%) Security Operations
6 11 (35.48%) VPN
7 10 (32.26%) SSL
7 10 (32.26%) Cisco
7 10 (32.26%) IPsec
8 9 (29.03%) DNS
8 9 (29.03%) DHCP
8 9 (29.03%) Palo Alto
9 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (25.81%) Change Control
9 8 (25.81%) VLAN
9 8 (25.81%) SSH
10 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
10 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
10 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
11 6 (19.35%) Email Filtering
11 6 (19.35%) Web Filtering
11 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
11 6 (19.35%) PKI
11 6 (19.35%) CISSP
11 6 (19.35%) Symantec
11 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (16.13%) CEH

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:

Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) LAN
3 12 (38.71%) Network Security
4 11 (35.48%) VPN
5 10 (32.26%) IPsec
5 10 (32.26%) SSL
6 9 (29.03%) DHCP
6 9 (29.03%) DNS
7 8 (25.81%) SSH
7 8 (25.81%) VLAN
8 5 (16.13%) WAN
9 4 (12.90%) tcpdump
9 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
10 3 (9.68%) Wireless
11 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (6.45%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (6.45%) Cisco Wireless
11 2 (6.45%) FWSM
11 2 (6.45%) Internet
11 2 (6.45%) SAN
General
1 3 (9.68%) Banking
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
1 10 (32.26%) Security Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Security Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Security Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Security Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Designer
6 3 (9.68%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) TOGAF Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) PKI
2 5 (16.13%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Information Security
2 15 (48.39%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (35.48%) Security Operations
3 11 (35.48%) SIEM
4 8 (25.81%) Change Control
4 8 (25.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (22.58%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (19.35%) Email Filtering
6 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (19.35%) TOGAF
6 6 (19.35%) Web Filtering
7 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
7 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (9.68%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (6.45%) Coaching
9 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (6.45%) ITIL
9 2 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Perl
1 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) CISSP
3 5 (16.13%) CEH
4 4 (12.90%) CISM
4 4 (12.90%) GCIH
5 3 (9.68%) CCNP
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (9.68%) GIAC
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) GCFA
6 1 (3.23%) GCFE
6 1 (3.23%) GREM
6 1 (3.23%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Palo Alto
3 6 (19.35%) Symantec
4 5 (16.13%) Fortinet
5 4 (12.90%) F5
5 4 (12.90%) IBM
5 4 (12.90%) Sourcefire
6 3 (9.68%) Splunk
7 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) Kaspersky
7 1 (3.23%) Sophos