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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 151 148 136
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 9 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.58% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 4.37% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 1
Median daily rate £400 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
-51.47% -14.46%
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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
534 595 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.14% 13.29% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 342 277
Median daily rate £415 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 68 52
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -11 7 £400 -20.00% 1
Merseyside - 4 £400 -
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 21 (75.00%) Information Security
2 20 (71.43%) Firewall
3 15 (53.57%) CISSP
4 14 (50.00%) Security Operations
5 13 (46.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (42.86%) SIEM
7 11 (39.29%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (32.14%) PKI
9 9 (32.14%) PCI DSS
9 9 (32.14%) WAN
9 9 (32.14%) Email Filtering
9 9 (32.14%) Web Filtering
10 8 (28.57%) LAN
10 8 (28.57%) Splunk
11 7 (25.00%) CEH
11 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (25.00%) VPN
11 7 (25.00%) GCIH
11 7 (25.00%) CISM
12 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
12 6 (21.43%) Wireless
12 6 (21.43%) Symantec
12 6 (21.43%) Linux
12 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
12 6 (21.43%) Data Loss Prevention
13 5 (17.86%) SANS
13 5 (17.86%) Case Management
13 5 (17.86%) ELK Stack
13 5 (17.86%) Open Source

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (71.43%) Firewall
2 9 (32.14%) WAN
3 8 (28.57%) LAN
4 7 (25.00%) VPN
5 6 (21.43%) Wireless
6 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
7 4 (14.29%) Network Security
7 4 (14.29%) SAN
7 4 (14.29%) VoIP
8 3 (10.71%) SSL
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (7.14%) FWSM
9 2 (7.14%) IPsec
9 2 (7.14%) OpenScape
9 2 (7.14%) WLAN
10 1 (3.57%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Redis
2 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Analyst
1 18 (64.29%) Security Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Security Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) TOGAF Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Malware Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) ELK Stack
2 3 (10.71%) RESTful
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) PKI
2 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.29%) Cyber Attack
4 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
5 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 4 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Information Security
2 14 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 13 (46.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 12 (42.86%) SIEM
5 11 (39.29%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (32.14%) Email Filtering
7 9 (32.14%) Web Filtering
8 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (21.43%) Data Loss Prevention
9 6 (21.43%) TOGAF
10 5 (17.86%) Case Management
10 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (17.86%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (17.86%) Open Source
10 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (14.29%) Patch Management
12 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
12 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
13 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) CISSP
2 7 (25.00%) CEH
2 7 (25.00%) CISM
2 7 (25.00%) GCIH
3 5 (17.86%) SANS
4 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) SSCP
5 2 (7.14%) CISA
6 1 (3.57%) CASP
6 1 (3.57%) CCIE
6 1 (3.57%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CSSLP
6 1 (3.57%) GIAC
6 1 (3.57%) GSEC
6 1 (3.57%) GSLC
6 1 (3.57%) GSNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Kibana
1 5 (17.86%) logstash
2 4 (14.29%) QRadar
2 4 (14.29%) RSA enVision
3 2 (7.14%) Cacti
4 1 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Splunk
2 6 (21.43%) Symantec
3 5 (17.86%) LogRhythm
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.29%) Apple
4 4 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (7.14%) Polycom
5 2 (7.14%) Siemens
6 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.57%) Sophos