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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 241 229 216
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 12 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.094% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.56% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
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£450 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £270 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1853 1433 1883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.88% 16.85% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 677 660
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £180 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 101 166
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.96% +19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
Berkshire +6 4 £450 +56.52% 2
Hampshire -19 4 £450 +20.00% 2
Surrey - 3 £550 - 1
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £350 - 2
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 13 (50.00%) Information Security
2 12 (46.15%) Network Security
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Firewall
3 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 9 (34.62%) SIEM
6 8 (30.77%) Security Architecture
6 8 (30.77%) Sourcefire
6 8 (30.77%) Snort
7 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
7 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
8 6 (23.08%) DNS
8 6 (23.08%) Solaris
8 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
9 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
9 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
9 5 (19.23%) ITIL
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco
10 4 (15.38%) SSL
10 4 (15.38%) VPN
10 4 (15.38%) UNIX
10 4 (15.38%) Internet
10 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
10 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
10 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
1 3 (11.54%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Firewall
1 12 (46.15%) Network Security
2 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
3 6 (23.08%) DNS
4 4 (15.38%) SSL
4 4 (15.38%) VPN
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (15.38%) Internet
5 3 (11.54%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
5 3 (11.54%) FTP
5 3 (11.54%) IPsec
6 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (7.69%) OSPF
6 2 (7.69%) BGP
6 2 (7.69%) HTTP
6 2 (7.69%) SMTP
6 2 (7.69%) LDAP
6 2 (7.69%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Security Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) IT Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) PKI
2 3 (11.54%) Smart Meter
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 6 (23.08%) Solaris
4 4 (15.38%) UNIX
4 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Debian
5 3 (11.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Information Security
2 9 (34.62%) SIEM
3 8 (30.77%) Security Architecture
4 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
6 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
6 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 4 (15.38%) Cyber Security
6 4 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) SABSA
7 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (11.54%) Database Security
7 3 (11.54%) SAP ESA
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
7 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PHP
1 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) CISSP
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.69%) GIAC
5 2 (7.69%) CCNP
6 1 (3.85%) MCSE
6 1 (3.85%) CCIE
6 1 (3.85%) GCIA
6 1 (3.85%) GCIH
6 1 (3.85%) CCSE
6 1 (3.85%) CEH
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.85%) CISA
6 1 (3.85%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Snort
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.54%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Nagios
1 3 (11.54%) Zenoss
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Sourcefire
2 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 3 (11.54%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper
5 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.85%) TippingPoint
6 1 (3.85%) F5
6 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
6 1 (3.85%) Nokia
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft