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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 158 132 127
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 9 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.21% 0.13% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 0.87% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £43.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.04% +32.30%
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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
537 460 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.42% 14.91% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 239 182
Average daily rate £375 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £205 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £439 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 43
Average hourly rate £17.33 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.97% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.58 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 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 -13 8 £500 - 2
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 9 (60.00%) Symantec
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) TOGAF
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) CISSP
4 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (26.67%) SIEM
5 3 (20.00%) Kaspersky
5 3 (20.00%) Qualys
5 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (20.00%) Sophos
5 3 (20.00%) GIAC
6 2 (13.33%) CEH
6 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (6.67%) Information Security
7 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (6.67%) WSUS
7 1 (6.67%) SCADA
7 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (6.67%) Document Management
7 1 (6.67%) SABSA
7 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) 802.1X

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

For the 6 months to 28 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) IPsec
2 1 (6.67%) HSRP
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) 802.11
2 1 (6.67%) MPLS
2 1 (6.67%) OSPF
2 1 (6.67%) BGP
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
1 7 (46.67%) Security Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
1 1 (6.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (26.67%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Management
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) SABSA
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) GIAC
3 2 (13.33%) CEH
4 1 (6.67%) CCIE
4 1 (6.67%) CCNP
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) CISA
4 1 (6.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (20.00%) Sophos
2 3 (20.00%) Qualys
2 3 (20.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft