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 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 230 239 207
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -32
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 31 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.33% 0.13% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 0.69% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 15
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£425 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £425 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £484
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1748 1734 1564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 18.85% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 773 689
Average daily rate £360 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £470 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 95 127
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.91 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
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 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 31 July 2015.

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 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
Hampshire +2 18 £425 -1.73% 4
Berkshire +10 7 £315 -36.84%
West Sussex - 3 - -
Surrey -1 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 - 1
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 43 (72.88%) Firewall
2 31 (52.54%) Linux
3 30 (50.85%) Information Security
4 25 (42.37%) Windows
5 22 (37.29%) Kalman Filter
6 21 (35.59%) SIEM
6 21 (35.59%) Cisco
7 17 (28.81%) Data Centre
8 16 (27.12%) PKI
9 15 (25.42%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (23.73%) CheckPoint
10 14 (23.73%) Perl
11 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
11 13 (22.03%) McAfee
12 12 (20.34%) CISSP
12 12 (20.34%) Database Security
12 12 (20.34%) Cyber Security
12 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
13 11 (18.64%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (18.64%) Finance
13 11 (18.64%) Wireless
13 11 (18.64%) Security Management
14 10 (16.95%) VMware
14 10 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (15.25%) PCI DSS
15 9 (15.25%) Network Security
15 9 (15.25%) Degree
15 9 (15.25%) Change Management
15 9 (15.25%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.08%) MS Project
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 43 (72.88%) Firewall
2 13 (22.03%) TCP/IP
3 11 (18.64%) Wireless
3 11 (18.64%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (15.25%) Network Security
4 9 (15.25%) SSL
4 9 (15.25%) HTTP
5 8 (13.56%) VPN
6 5 (8.47%) IPsec
7 4 (6.78%) DNS
7 4 (6.78%) LAN
7 4 (6.78%) WAN
7 4 (6.78%) Internet
8 3 (5.08%) TACACS
8 3 (5.08%) SSH
9 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (3.39%) IPv6
9 2 (3.39%) SMTP
9 2 (3.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) MySQL
2 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.08%) Data Mining
2 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Security Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) Security Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Network Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Security Specialist
5 8 (13.56%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Senior Security Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) ArcSight Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Security Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (5.08%) Security Manager
9 3 (5.08%) IT Security Specialist
9 3 (5.08%) Incident Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Cyber Security Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Security Operations Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Network Security Consultant
10 2 (3.39%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) Data Centre
2 16 (27.12%) PKI
3 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.17%) AS400
4 6 (10.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (10.17%) Mainframe
4 6 (10.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.08%) Taxonomies
7 2 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.39%) CESG
7 2 (3.39%) NHS
8 1 (1.69%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 31 (52.54%) Linux
2 25 (42.37%) Windows
3 7 (11.86%) UNIX
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.47%) Solaris
6 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.08%) AIX
8 2 (3.39%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Information Security
2 22 (37.29%) Kalman Filter
3 21 (35.59%) SIEM
4 15 (25.42%) Vulnerability Management
5 12 (20.34%) Database Security
5 12 (20.34%) Cyber Security
6 11 (18.64%) Security Management
7 10 (16.95%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (15.25%) Change Management
9 8 (13.56%) Incident Management
9 8 (13.56%) Analytics
10 7 (11.86%) Performance Monitoring
10 7 (11.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (10.17%) Network Design
11 6 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (10.17%) Digital Forensics
11 6 (10.17%) Content Management
11 6 (10.17%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) Perl
2 5 (8.47%) Python
3 4 (6.78%) PHP
4 3 (5.08%) SQL
4 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.39%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) CISSP
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.25%) Degree
3 7 (11.86%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (8.47%) CCNP
5 4 (6.78%) CCSP
5 4 (6.78%) GCIA
6 3 (5.08%) GCIH
6 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.08%) CCNA
7 2 (3.39%) CCIE
7 2 (3.39%) PMP
7 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
7 2 (3.39%) CISA
7 2 (3.39%) CISM
7 2 (3.39%) CCSA
7 2 (3.39%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) PCI DSS
2 6 (10.17%) SLA
3 4 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (5.08%) COBIT
4 3 (5.08%) COSO
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Cisco
2 14 (23.73%) CheckPoint
3 13 (22.03%) McAfee
4 10 (16.95%) VMware
5 7 (11.86%) Remedy
5 7 (11.86%) Nokia
5 7 (11.86%) Imperva
6 6 (10.17%) NetScout
6 6 (10.17%) IBM
7 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.47%) ArcSight
8 3 (5.08%) TippingPoint
8 3 (5.08%) HP
8 3 (5.08%) Tripwire
8 3 (5.08%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.39%) F5
9 2 (3.39%) Crossbeam
10 1 (1.69%) Splunk
10 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.69%) Juniper