The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 183 254 232
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -22
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 63 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.74% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.58% 0.45% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 7 4
Average daily rate £450 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £451 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.86% +20.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Intrusion Detection
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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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1758 1991 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.53% 20.87% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 961 638
Average daily rate £352 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 125
Average hourly rate £43.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.65 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Intrusion Detection
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the South East region.

Intrusion Detection Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Intrusion Detection
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +24 26 £352 -21.77% 1
Berkshire - 22 £563 - 7
Surrey +3 13 £600 +20.00% 4
M4 Corridor - 5 £288 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £350 - 2
Sussex - 2 £313 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 45 (47.37%) Firewall
2 44 (46.32%) CISSP
2 44 (46.32%) SIEM
3 36 (37.89%) Security Operations
4 31 (32.63%) Windows
5 30 (31.58%) Management Information System
5 30 (31.58%) Information Security
6 29 (30.53%) PCI DSS
7 28 (29.47%) SSL
8 27 (28.42%) Cisco
9 25 (26.32%) Internet
9 25 (26.32%) Linux
10 24 (25.26%) VMware
10 24 (25.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 24 (25.26%) Data Centre
11 21 (22.11%) Network Architecture
11 21 (22.11%) Degree
12 20 (21.05%) Security Cleared
12 20 (21.05%) IPsec
12 20 (21.05%) TCP/IP
12 20 (21.05%) VPN
13 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 19 (20.00%) ITIL
13 19 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 19 (20.00%) Incident Management
13 19 (20.00%) Mentoring
14 18 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (18.95%) PKI
14 18 (18.95%) Project Management
14 18 (18.95%) WAN

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (6.32%) Apache
2 3 (3.16%) JBoss
2 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.11%) IIS
4 1 (1.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.26%) MS Project
2 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (47.37%) Firewall
2 28 (29.47%) SSL
3 25 (26.32%) Internet
4 20 (21.05%) IPsec
4 20 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 20 (21.05%) VPN
5 18 (18.95%) WAN
6 17 (17.89%) LAN
7 16 (16.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (14.74%) MPLS
8 14 (14.74%) SAN
9 13 (13.68%) DNS
10 12 (12.63%) DHCP
11 11 (11.58%) Network Security
12 10 (10.53%) HTTP
13 9 (9.47%) ADSL
13 9 (9.47%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (9.47%) ISDN
14 8 (8.42%) HSRP
14 8 (8.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) MySQL
1 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.05%) JUnit
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 13 (13.68%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Military
5 1 (1.05%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (43.16%) Analyst
2 19 (20.00%) Incident Analyst
2 19 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 18 (18.95%) Security Analyst
3 18 (18.95%) Security Engineer
4 15 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (11.58%) Network Support
5 11 (11.58%) Network Support Engineer
6 10 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 9 (9.47%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (9.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (9.47%) Security Support Engineer
7 9 (9.47%) SOC Analyst
8 8 (8.42%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Architect
9 6 (6.32%) Cisco Support
9 6 (6.32%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.32%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) 802.1X
2 5 (5.26%) Middleware
3 3 (3.16%) JSF
3 3 (3.16%) SAML
4 1 (1.05%) .NET
4 1 (1.05%) Django
4 1 (1.05%) Guice
4 1 (1.05%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.05%) REST
4 1 (1.05%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.05%) Sensu
4 1 (1.05%) SOAP
4 1 (1.05%) Spring
4 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 24 (25.26%) Data Centre
3 18 (18.95%) PKI
4 16 (16.84%) Security Operations Centre
5 12 (12.63%) Cryptography
5 12 (12.63%) Driving Licence
6 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (4.21%) AS400
8 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (4.21%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (4.21%) Mainframe
8 4 (4.21%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.05%) CESG
9 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.05%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.63%) Windows
2 25 (26.32%) Linux
3 13 (13.68%) AIX
3 13 (13.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (12.63%) Windows Server
5 8 (8.42%) Solaris
6 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.21%) Unix
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (46.32%) SIEM
2 36 (37.89%) Security Operations
3 30 (31.58%) Information Security
4 24 (25.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 21 (22.11%) Network Architecture
6 19 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 19 (20.00%) ITIL
6 19 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 19 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 18 (18.95%) Project Management
8 17 (17.89%) Change Management
9 16 (16.84%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (15.79%) Security Management
11 13 (13.68%) Analytics
11 13 (13.68%) Computer Security
12 12 (12.63%) Capacity Management
12 12 (12.63%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (12.63%) Problem Management
12 12 (12.63%) Security Patching
13 9 (9.47%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.26%) Python
2 3 (3.16%) C
2 3 (3.16%) Perl
2 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.11%) C#
3 2 (2.11%) PHP
3 2 (2.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.11%) SQL
4 1 (1.05%) Java
4 1 (1.05%) Ruby
4 1 (1.05%) Scala
4 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (46.32%) CISSP
2 21 (22.11%) Degree
3 20 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 17 (17.89%) SC Cleared
5 16 (16.84%) GCIH
6 13 (13.68%) GCIA
7 10 (10.53%) CEH
7 10 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (8.42%) CCNA
9 5 (5.26%) GIAC
10 3 (3.16%) DV Cleared
10 3 (3.16%) RHCSA
11 2 (2.11%) CCNP
11 2 (2.11%) CISM
11 2 (2.11%) SANS
12 1 (1.05%) CISMP
12 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
12 1 (1.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (30.53%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.26%) COBIT
2 5 (5.26%) COSO
2 5 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.26%) ISO27002
2 5 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (5.26%) SAS 70
3 4 (4.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (3.16%) QA
5 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.37%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.32%) ISA Server
3 6 (6.32%) UAG
4 1 (1.05%) NFS
4 1 (1.05%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) RSA Security Analytics
2 7 (7.37%) WSUS
3 5 (5.26%) Puppet
3 5 (5.26%) vRealize
4 4 (4.21%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.05%) Endace
6 1 (1.05%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.05%) Nagios
6 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.05%) Simpana
Vendors
1 27 (28.42%) Cisco
2 24 (25.26%) VMware
3 19 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.58%) F5
4 11 (11.58%) IBM
4 11 (11.58%) Red Hat
5 10 (10.53%) ArcSight
5 10 (10.53%) HP
6 9 (9.47%) LogRhythm
7 8 (8.42%) Cyberoam
7 8 (8.42%) IronPort
8 7 (7.37%) Intel Security
9 5 (5.26%) NetIQ
9 5 (5.26%) NetWitness
9 5 (5.26%) Novell
9 5 (5.26%) Q1 Labs
9 5 (5.26%) Splunk
9 5 (5.26%) Symantec
9 5 (5.26%) Tripwire
10 3 (3.16%) Qualys
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