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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 225 233 196
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -37
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 33 12 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.35% 0.13% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 0.70% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 16
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£400 £440 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £425 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £528 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £448 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.26% +27.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £43.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+33.72% +186.66%
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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
1762 1711 1537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.83% 19.10% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 862 741 648
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £461 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 93 162
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £13.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 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 3 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 +13 19 £400 -7.51% 1
Berkshire +22 9 £315 -42.72% 3
West Sussex - 3 - -
Surrey -8 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £450 - 5
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 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 34 (64.15%) Firewall
2 30 (56.60%) Linux
3 24 (45.28%) Windows
3 24 (45.28%) Information Security
4 19 (35.85%) Cisco
4 19 (35.85%) SIEM
4 19 (35.85%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (28.30%) Data Centre
5 15 (28.30%) PKI
6 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
7 13 (24.53%) Perl
8 12 (22.64%) CISSP
8 12 (22.64%) McAfee
8 12 (22.64%) Finance
8 12 (22.64%) Cyber Security
9 11 (20.75%) Vulnerability Management
9 11 (20.75%) Security Management
9 11 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (20.75%) CheckPoint
9 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
9 11 (20.75%) HTTP
10 10 (18.87%) SSL
10 10 (18.87%) Wireless
10 10 (18.87%) VMware
10 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (18.87%) PCI DSS
11 9 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (16.98%) Analytics
11 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
11 9 (16.98%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 (16.98%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.55%) MS Project
2 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (64.15%) Firewall
2 11 (20.75%) HTTP
2 11 (20.75%) TCP/IP
3 10 (18.87%) SSL
3 10 (18.87%) Wireless
4 9 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (11.32%) VPN
6 5 (9.43%) DNS
6 5 (9.43%) Internet
6 5 (9.43%) LAN
6 5 (9.43%) WAN
6 5 (9.43%) Network Security
7 4 (7.55%) tcpdump
7 4 (7.55%) IPsec
7 4 (7.55%) SSH
7 4 (7.55%) Wireshark
8 3 (5.66%) SMTP
8 3 (5.66%) LDAP
8 3 (5.66%) FTP
9 2 (3.77%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.66%) Data Mining
2 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Financial Institution
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Security Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Security Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Security Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Network Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Security Specialist
6 5 (9.43%) ArcSight Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Incident Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) IT Security Specialist
9 2 (3.77%) Security Operations Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) IT Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) XML
1 4 (7.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) PKI
1 15 (28.30%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.32%) AS400
3 6 (11.32%) Mainframe
3 6 (11.32%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (5.66%) CESG
6 3 (5.66%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.89%) Economics
7 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (56.60%) Linux
2 24 (45.28%) Windows
3 7 (13.21%) UNIX
3 7 (13.21%) Solaris
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.55%) AIX
6 2 (3.77%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) Information Security
2 19 (35.85%) SIEM
2 19 (35.85%) Kalman Filter
3 12 (22.64%) Cyber Security
4 11 (20.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 11 (20.75%) Penetration Testing
4 11 (20.75%) Security Management
5 9 (16.98%) Change Management
5 9 (16.98%) Analytics
6 8 (15.09%) Incident Management
6 8 (15.09%) Database Security
7 7 (13.21%) Digital Forensics
8 6 (11.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (11.32%) Content Management
8 6 (11.32%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.43%) Information Security Management
9 5 (9.43%) Network Design
9 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) Perl
2 5 (9.43%) Python
3 4 (7.55%) PHP
4 3 (5.66%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.64%) CISSP
3 9 (16.98%) Degree
4 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (11.32%) CCNP
6 5 (9.43%) CCSP
6 5 (9.43%) GCIA
7 4 (7.55%) GCIH
7 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.55%) CCNA
8 3 (5.66%) CCSE
8 3 (5.66%) CCSA
9 2 (3.77%) CCIE
9 2 (3.77%) PMP
9 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.89%) CISA
10 1 (1.89%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.43%) SLA
3 4 (7.55%) COSO
3 4 (7.55%) COBIT
4 3 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) Snort
3 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (35.85%) Cisco
2 12 (22.64%) McAfee
3 11 (20.75%) CheckPoint
4 10 (18.87%) VMware
5 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
6 6 (11.32%) IBM
6 6 (11.32%) Nokia
6 6 (11.32%) ArcSight
7 5 (9.43%) Imperva
7 5 (9.43%) NetScout
7 5 (9.43%) Remedy
8 4 (7.55%) Sourcefire
9 3 (5.66%) TippingPoint
9 3 (5.66%) HP
10 2 (3.77%) Tripwire
10 2 (3.77%) F5
10 2 (3.77%) Splunk
11 1 (1.89%) Fortinet