The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 136 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 4 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.62% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.31% 4.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 0
Average daily rate
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- £445 -
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 £57.50 £39.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+44.65% +156.45%
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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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
305 368 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.56% 13.33% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 200 104
Average daily rate £310 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £187 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £472 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% -17.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the Scotland region.

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Intrusion Detection
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Edinburgh -14 4 - - 4
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) UNIX
4 7 (46.67%) Network Security
5 6 (40.00%) Statistics
6 5 (33.33%) Change Control
6 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) Malware Analysis
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
8 3 (20.00%) Time Management
8 3 (20.00%) Information Security
8 3 (20.00%) Windows
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle
9 2 (13.33%) MS Office
9 2 (13.33%) JBoss
9 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
9 2 (13.33%) SOA
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
9 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
9 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (13.33%) VMware
9 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (13.33%) OAuth
9 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
9 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
9 2 (13.33%) Malware Detection\Protection

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (13.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Network Security
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Security Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Security Advisor
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Statistics
2 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (6.67%) CESG
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (6.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Time Management
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 2 (13.33%) SABSA
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
1 1 (6.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
1 2 (13.33%) FireEye
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint