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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 116 131 125
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 11 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.038% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.11% 0.30% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £433 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.62% +37.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 - -
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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
354 334 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.70% 12.64% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 142 146
Average daily rate £328 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £129 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 12
Average hourly rate £38.75 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 - 10 £375 - 1
Moray - 1 £425 -
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 25 (92.59%) Firewall
2 20 (74.07%) Linux
3 16 (59.26%) UNIX
4 15 (55.56%) Information Security
5 14 (51.85%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) ArcSight
6 9 (33.33%) SIEM
7 8 (29.63%) Network Security
7 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
7 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
7 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
7 8 (29.63%) Perl
7 8 (29.63%) Python
8 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
9 6 (22.22%) CISSP
9 6 (22.22%) Banking
9 6 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
10 5 (18.52%) Malware Detection\Protection
10 5 (18.52%) SABSA
10 5 (18.52%) Statistics
10 5 (18.52%) Security Architecture
10 5 (18.52%) GCIA
10 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
10 5 (18.52%) PMP
10 5 (18.52%) PMI Certification
11 4 (14.81%) Change Control
11 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (14.81%) Protective Monitoring
12 3 (11.11%) Time Management
12 3 (11.11%) SOA

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.41%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) Network Security
3 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Security Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Security Advisor
5 2 (7.41%) Security Monitoring Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technology Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) UNIX Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) OAuth
2 1 (3.70%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Statistics
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) CESG
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) UNIX
3 14 (51.85%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.70%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Information Security
2 9 (33.33%) SIEM
3 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
4 6 (22.22%) Malware Analysis
5 5 (18.52%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 5 (18.52%) SABSA
5 5 (18.52%) Security Architecture
5 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
6 4 (14.81%) Change Control
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.81%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (11.11%) Time Management
7 3 (11.11%) SOA
8 2 (7.41%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.70%) Zachman Framework
9 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (3.70%) MODAF
9 1 (3.70%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Perl
1 8 (29.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) CISSP
3 5 (18.52%) GCIA
3 5 (18.52%) PMP
3 5 (18.52%) PMI Certification
4 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nessus
1 1 (3.70%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) HP
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint