The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 116 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 16 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% - 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.42% - 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£445 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £273
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +37.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
+165.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
362 210 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 13.13% 8.52% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 100 115
Average daily rate £343 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £158 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 26
Average hourly rate £16.75 £28.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.22% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.20 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Intrusion Detection
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 9 £500 - 1
Glasgow - 7 £420 - 1
West Lothian - - - -
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) Management Information System
3 9 (50.00%) Internet
3 9 (50.00%) Oracle
3 9 (50.00%) UNIX
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
3 9 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (44.44%) CESG
4 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 8 (44.44%) GPG13
4 8 (44.44%) Protective Monitoring
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
5 7 (38.89%) CESG CLAS
6 6 (33.33%) Network Security
6 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
6 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (27.78%) LAN
7 5 (27.78%) WAN
7 5 (27.78%) CCSP
7 5 (27.78%) CISSP
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (27.78%) SIEM
7 5 (27.78%) CEH
7 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) GIAC

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 4 (22.22%) IIS
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 4 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 9 (50.00%) Internet
3 6 (33.33%) Network Security
4 5 (27.78%) LAN
4 5 (27.78%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
5 4 (22.22%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Consultant
2 9 (50.00%) CLAS Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (22.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Management Information System
2 8 (44.44%) CESG
3 7 (38.89%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
4 4 (22.22%) DataPower
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) Protective Monitoring
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (27.78%) SIEM
4 4 (22.22%) Information Management
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Workflow
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCSP
1 5 (27.78%) CISSP
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (27.78%) CEH
2 4 (22.22%) SSCP
2 4 (22.22%) GIAC
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) GPG13
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) IBM