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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 223 232 242
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 58 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.60% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% 1.38% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 10
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £390 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £518 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £415 £440
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -5.68%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2045 2035 1728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.23% 20.44% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1149 990 760
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 101 118
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.54 £135.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Berkshire +25 24 £425 +3.03% 2
Surrey +1 13 £475 +11.76%
Hampshire -6 13 £500 +17.64%
Oxfordshire - 4 £364 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Kent - 1 £575 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 59 (49.17%) Firewall
2 53 (44.17%) CISSP
3 43 (35.83%) Windows
3 43 (35.83%) SIEM
4 40 (33.33%) Internet
4 40 (33.33%) Information Security
5 39 (32.50%) PCI DSS
5 39 (32.50%) Security Operations
6 34 (28.33%) PKI
7 30 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 28 (23.33%) Linux
9 26 (21.67%) GCIH
9 26 (21.67%) Microsoft
10 25 (20.83%) TCP/IP
10 25 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
11 24 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 24 (20.00%) Security Management
11 24 (20.00%) Incident Management
12 23 (19.17%) Degree
12 23 (19.17%) GCIA
12 23 (19.17%) Cisco
12 23 (19.17%) ITIL
13 22 (18.33%) Management Information System
14 21 (17.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 21 (17.50%) Network Architecture
14 21 (17.50%) Identity Management
15 20 (16.67%) VMware
15 20 (16.67%) Analytics
16 19 (15.83%) Mentoring
16 19 (15.83%) RSA Security Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 9 (7.50%) Apache
2 3 (2.50%) JBoss
2 3 (2.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.67%) IIS
3 2 (1.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.83%) MS Project
2 7 (5.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (49.17%) Firewall
2 40 (33.33%) Internet
3 25 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 19 (15.83%) SSL
5 17 (14.17%) WAN
6 16 (13.33%) LAN
6 16 (13.33%) Wireless
7 15 (12.50%) Wireless Security
8 14 (11.67%) MPLS
9 13 (10.83%) DNS
10 12 (10.00%) DHCP
10 12 (10.00%) IPsec
10 12 (10.00%) Network Security
10 12 (10.00%) SAN
11 11 (9.17%) VPN
12 10 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (8.33%) LDAP
13 9 (7.50%) ADSL
13 9 (7.50%) ISDN
14 8 (6.67%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.83%) MySQL
2 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.83%) JUnit
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.83%) Subversion
General
1 14 (11.67%) Finance
2 4 (3.33%) Banking
3 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
Job Titles
1 50 (41.67%) Analyst
2 27 (22.50%) Security Analyst
3 22 (18.33%) Security Engineer
4 19 (15.83%) Incident Analyst
5 17 (14.17%) Support Engineer
6 13 (10.83%) Consultant
7 12 (10.00%) Security Support Engineer
7 12 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
8 10 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (7.50%) Network Engineer
10 8 (6.67%) Security Consultant
10 8 (6.67%) Security Specialist
11 7 (5.83%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 7 (5.83%) Field Engineer
11 7 (5.83%) Network Security Engineer
12 6 (5.00%) Network Support
12 6 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
12 6 (5.00%) SIEM Analyst
13 5 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
13 5 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 6 (5.00%) SAML
3 3 (2.50%) Middleware
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (1.67%) JSF
5 1 (0.83%) .NET
5 1 (0.83%) Django
5 1 (0.83%) Guice
5 1 (0.83%) J2EE
5 1 (0.83%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.83%) REST
5 1 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.83%) Sensu
5 1 (0.83%) SOAP
5 1 (0.83%) Spring
5 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (28.33%) PKI
2 30 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 22 (18.33%) Management Information System
4 18 (15.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (13.33%) Cryptography
6 12 (10.00%) Driving Licence
7 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (5.83%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (5.00%) Mainframe
10 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
10 5 (4.17%) Smart Meter
11 4 (3.33%) AS400
11 4 (3.33%) Client/Server
11 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
11 4 (3.33%) iPad
12 3 (2.50%) N-Tier
12 3 (2.50%) Private Cloud
12 3 (2.50%) Replication
13 2 (1.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 43 (35.83%) Windows
2 28 (23.33%) Linux
3 16 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.50%) Unix
5 8 (6.67%) Solaris
6 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.00%) AIX
8 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (35.83%) SIEM
2 40 (33.33%) Information Security
3 39 (32.50%) Security Operations
4 25 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 24 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 24 (20.00%) Security Management
6 23 (19.17%) ITIL
7 21 (17.50%) Identity Management
7 21 (17.50%) Network Architecture
7 21 (17.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 20 (16.67%) Analytics
9 19 (15.83%) Mentoring
10 17 (14.17%) Project Management
11 16 (13.33%) Change Management
12 13 (10.83%) Computer Security
13 12 (10.00%) Capacity Management
13 12 (10.00%) Problem Management
13 12 (10.00%) Security Patching
14 11 (9.17%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.67%) Python
2 6 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.33%) C#
3 4 (3.33%) Perl
3 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.50%) PHP
4 3 (2.50%) VB
5 2 (1.67%) C
5 2 (1.67%) Java
6 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.83%) Ruby
6 1 (0.83%) Scala
6 1 (0.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (44.17%) CISSP
2 26 (21.67%) GCIH
3 23 (19.17%) Degree
3 23 (19.17%) GCIA
4 16 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 13 (10.83%) CEH
6 12 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 11 (9.17%) CCNA
7 11 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (6.67%) CISM
9 7 (5.83%) GIAC
10 4 (3.33%) CISA
10 4 (3.33%) MCSE
10 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.50%) RHCSA
12 2 (1.67%) CCNP
13 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.83%) PMP
13 1 (0.83%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (32.50%) PCI DSS
2 12 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (7.50%) COBIT
5 5 (4.17%) ISO27002
6 4 (3.33%) COSO
6 4 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (3.33%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.83%) QA
7 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (12.50%) ISA Server
1 15 (12.50%) UAG
2 14 (11.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) NFS
4 1 (0.83%) vSphere
4 1 (0.83%) XenApp
4 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (15.83%) RSA Security Analytics
2 16 (13.33%) WSUS
3 5 (4.17%) Puppet
3 5 (4.17%) vRealize
4 4 (3.33%) ArcSight ESM
4 4 (3.33%) Nagios
5 3 (2.50%) Data Guard
5 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (2.50%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.83%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.83%) SCCM
6 1 (0.83%) Simpana
Vendors
1 26 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (19.17%) Cisco
3 20 (16.67%) VMware
4 15 (12.50%) F5
4 15 (12.50%) NetWitness
5 14 (11.67%) Red Hat
6 10 (8.33%) ArcSight
6 10 (8.33%) HP
6 10 (8.33%) Intel Security
7 9 (7.50%) IBM
8 8 (6.67%) Cyberoam
8 8 (6.67%) Splunk
9 7 (5.83%) LogRhythm
10 6 (5.00%) Qualys
11 5 (4.17%) NetIQ
11 5 (4.17%) Novell
11 5 (4.17%) Q1 Labs
11 5 (4.17%) Symantec
11 5 (4.17%) Tripwire
12 4 (3.33%) CheckPoint