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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intrusion Detection
England / North West
Rank 134 143 133
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 1 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.038% 0.39% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 2.59% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Median daily rate - £363 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £500 £451
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +10.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - -

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
403 580 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.46% 15.25% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 321 189
Median daily rate £375 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 38
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £152.25 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Cheshire +19 1 - -
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) SIEM
3 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (75.00%) Redis
3 6 (75.00%) Open Source
3 6 (75.00%) Splunk
3 6 (75.00%) CISSP
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 6 (75.00%) logstash
3 6 (75.00%) Kibana
3 6 (75.00%) ELK Stack
3 6 (75.00%) Security Operations
3 6 (75.00%) Case Management
3 6 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (62.50%) RSA enVision
4 5 (62.50%) QRadar
4 5 (62.50%) SANS
4 5 (62.50%) LogRhythm
4 5 (62.50%) Patch Management
4 5 (62.50%) IBM
4 5 (62.50%) VoIP
4 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 5 (62.50%) Unix
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Apple
4 5 (62.50%) SSCP

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) VoIP
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) IPsec
5 1 (12.50%) SSH
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Redis
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
1 7 (87.50%) Security Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Check Point Support
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall Support
5 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Security Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Splunk Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) ELK Stack
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) SIEM
2 6 (75.00%) Case Management
2 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (75.00%) Open Source
2 6 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (75.00%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (75.00%) Security Operations
3 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (62.50%) Patch Management
3 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (50.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 5 (62.50%) SANS
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SSCP
3 1 (12.50%) CASP
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CSSLP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Kibana
1 6 (75.00%) logstash
2 5 (62.50%) QRadar
2 5 (62.50%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Splunk
2 5 (62.50%) Apple
2 5 (62.50%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) LogRhythm
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto