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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intrusion Detection
England / South East
Rank 210 198 248
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +50
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 30 55 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.42% 0.66% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.97% 3.33% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 3
Median daily rate £435 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £303 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £494 £451
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +9.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - -

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
1526 1654 1879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 19.81% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 898 911
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 100 111
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.96 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +11 18 £420 -7.94%
Surrey +15 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £463 - 3
Oxfordshire +3 2 £500 +100.00% 1
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 37 (72.55%) Firewall
2 31 (60.78%) Data Centre
3 28 (54.90%) Information Security
4 27 (52.94%) PCI DSS
5 19 (37.25%) Management Information System
6 17 (33.33%) ITIL
6 17 (33.33%) Windows
7 16 (31.37%) DNS
7 16 (31.37%) CISSP
7 16 (31.37%) Internet
7 16 (31.37%) SIEM
8 15 (29.41%) Change Management
9 14 (27.45%) MPLS
9 14 (27.45%) Cisco
9 14 (27.45%) Computer Security
10 13 (25.49%) Problem Management
10 13 (25.49%) Capacity Management
10 13 (25.49%) Security Patching
10 13 (25.49%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
10 13 (25.49%) Project Management
10 13 (25.49%) DHCP
10 13 (25.49%) Cryptography
10 13 (25.49%) PKI
10 13 (25.49%) Incident Management
11 12 (23.53%) GCIH
11 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
11 12 (23.53%) Linux
11 12 (23.53%) SSL
11 12 (23.53%) Driving Licence

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.80%) IIS
2 4 (7.84%) Apache
2 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) Jetty
4 1 (1.96%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.92%) MS Project
1 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) SaaS
2 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.96%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 37 (72.55%) Firewall
2 16 (31.37%) DNS
2 16 (31.37%) Internet
3 14 (27.45%) MPLS
4 13 (25.49%) DHCP
5 12 (23.53%) SSL
5 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 10 (19.61%) Network Security
7 9 (17.65%) VPN
8 8 (15.69%) LAN
8 8 (15.69%) WAN
9 7 (13.73%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (11.76%) IPsec
10 6 (11.76%) SSH
11 5 (9.80%) Ethernet
11 5 (9.80%) HSRP
11 5 (9.80%) ICMP
11 5 (9.80%) PSTN
11 5 (9.80%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Redis
2 2 (3.92%) MariaDB
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Marketing
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Security Specialist
3 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Network Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Security Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Security Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Consultant
7 4 (7.84%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Security Operations Specialist
8 3 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) CISSP Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 4 (7.84%) Middleware
3 3 (5.88%) Web Services
4 2 (3.92%) SOAP
5 1 (1.96%) CGI
5 1 (1.96%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.96%) Kafka
5 1 (1.96%) LAMP
5 1 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (60.78%) Data Centre
2 19 (37.25%) Management Information System
3 13 (25.49%) Cryptography
3 13 (25.49%) PKI
4 12 (23.53%) Driving Licence
5 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (9.80%) Replication
8 4 (7.84%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (3.92%) DataPower
11 1 (1.96%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (23.53%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.84%) AIX
5 4 (7.84%) Solaris
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.96%) Debian
7 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (54.90%) Information Security
2 17 (33.33%) ITIL
3 16 (31.37%) SIEM
4 15 (29.41%) Change Management
5 14 (27.45%) Computer Security
6 13 (25.49%) Capacity Management
6 13 (25.49%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (25.49%) Incident Management
6 13 (25.49%) Problem Management
6 13 (25.49%) Project Management
6 13 (25.49%) Security Patching
7 12 (23.53%) Security Operations
8 11 (21.57%) Database Security
8 11 (21.57%) Ethical Hacking
8 11 (21.57%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (19.61%) Email Filtering
9 10 (19.61%) Web Filtering
10 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (15.69%) Server Hardening
11 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) Python
2 6 (11.76%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.84%) VB
4 3 (5.88%) Perl
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) CISSP
2 12 (23.53%) GCIH
3 10 (19.61%) GIAC
4 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 7 (13.73%) CCNP
5 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (13.73%) CISM
5 7 (13.73%) Degree
6 6 (11.76%) CCNA
6 6 (11.76%) GCIA
7 5 (9.80%) CEH
8 3 (5.88%) RHCSA
9 2 (3.92%) SANS
10 1 (1.96%) CCSA
10 1 (1.96%) CCSE
10 1 (1.96%) CCSP
10 1 (1.96%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.96%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (52.94%) PCI DSS
2 8 (15.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 8 (15.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.92%) COBIT
3 2 (3.92%) COSO
3 2 (3.92%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (3.92%) SAS 70
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) Snort
4 2 (3.92%) Gluster
5 1 (1.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.96%) Docker
5 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Puppet
2 5 (9.80%) WSUS
3 4 (7.84%) Nagios
3 4 (7.84%) RSA Security Analytics
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.92%) Ansible
5 2 (3.92%) CSIRT
5 2 (3.92%) Nessus
6 1 (1.96%) Cacti
6 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.96%) Kibana
6 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.96%) logstash
6 1 (1.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.96%) QRadar
6 1 (1.96%) RSA enVision
6 1 (1.96%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco
2 7 (13.73%) VMware
3 6 (11.76%) F5
3 6 (11.76%) Intel Security
4 5 (9.80%) Cyberoam
4 5 (9.80%) HP
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.88%) Splunk
6 2 (3.92%) Apple
6 2 (3.92%) arcserve
6 2 (3.92%) Google
6 2 (3.92%) NetWitness
6 2 (3.92%) Percona
7 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (1.96%) Juniper
7 1 (1.96%) Polycom
7 1 (1.96%) Qualys
7 1 (1.96%) Siemens