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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank - - 130
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £383 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.03% +5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -
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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
457 425 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.01% 15.37% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 204 179
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 41 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.05 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 30 October 2014. 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 - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
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England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) IronPort
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Security Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) WinForms
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Identity Management
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IronPort
1 2 (50.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee
1 2 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft