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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 235 232 229
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 26 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.78% 2.36% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 13
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £345 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £555 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
-51.47% -14.46%
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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
1463 1696 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.80% 17.18% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 928 870
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 108 97
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +63.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Buckinghamshire +32 12 £480 +37.14%
Hampshire -5 9 £362 -14.82% 2
Surrey +10 2 £413 - 2
Thames Valley - 2 £700 -
Berkshire +5 1 £400 -13.97% 4
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 44 (64.71%) Firewall
2 34 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 32 (47.06%) Security Operations
4 28 (41.18%) Information Security
5 27 (39.71%) CISSP
6 23 (33.82%) Security Operations Centre
7 22 (32.35%) Mentoring
8 21 (30.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 21 (30.88%) Windows
9 19 (27.94%) Security Cleared
10 18 (26.47%) PCI DSS
10 18 (26.47%) SC Cleared
10 18 (26.47%) Cisco
11 17 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 16 (23.53%) ITIL
13 15 (22.06%) Finance
14 14 (20.59%) SIEM
14 14 (20.59%) PKI
15 13 (19.12%) Ethical Hacking
15 13 (19.12%) Management Information System
15 13 (19.12%) GCIA
15 13 (19.12%) GCIH
15 13 (19.12%) Linux
16 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
16 12 (17.65%) Active Directory
16 12 (17.65%) Internet
17 11 (16.18%) Change Management
18 10 (14.71%) SSL
18 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
19 9 (13.24%) LAN

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 2 (2.94%) Apache
1 2 (2.94%) IIS
1 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Project
1 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (64.71%) Firewall
2 12 (17.65%) Internet
2 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 10 (14.71%) SSL
4 9 (13.24%) LAN
4 9 (13.24%) WAN
5 8 (11.76%) DHCP
5 8 (11.76%) DNS
5 8 (11.76%) MPLS
6 7 (10.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (10.29%) IPsec
6 7 (10.29%) Network Security
6 7 (10.29%) VPN
7 6 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (8.82%) Ethernet
8 5 (7.35%) HTTP
8 5 (7.35%) SSH
9 4 (5.88%) ADSL
9 4 (5.88%) ISDN
9 4 (5.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.47%) Redis
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Analyst
2 14 (20.59%) Consultant
3 13 (19.12%) SOC Analyst
4 11 (16.18%) Security Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Incident Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Security Consultant
6 7 (10.29%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Network Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Security Operations Specialist
7 6 (8.82%) Security Specialist
7 6 (8.82%) SOC Consultant
8 5 (7.35%) Architect
8 5 (7.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 5 (7.35%) Operations Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Security Architect
8 5 (7.35%) Security Operations Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Security Manager
10 3 (4.41%) IT Security Architect
10 3 (4.41%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.29%) 802.1X
2 5 (7.35%) Middleware
3 3 (4.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.94%) SAML
4 2 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (1.47%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.82%) Security Operations Centre
2 17 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 14 (20.59%) PKI
4 13 (19.12%) Management Information System
5 9 (13.24%) Cryptography
6 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (7.35%) Driving Licence
8 4 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (4.41%) iPad
9 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
10 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (1.47%) Cyber Attack
11 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
11 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) Windows
2 13 (19.12%) Linux
3 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.35%) AIX
4 5 (7.35%) Solaris
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.41%) Unix
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.94%) CentOS
7 2 (2.94%) Kali Linux
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 32 (47.06%) Security Operations
3 28 (41.18%) Information Security
4 22 (32.35%) Mentoring
5 21 (30.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 16 (23.53%) ITIL
7 14 (20.59%) SIEM
8 13 (19.12%) Ethical Hacking
9 11 (16.18%) Change Management
10 9 (13.24%) Analytics
10 9 (13.24%) Incident Management
11 8 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (10.29%) Computer Security
12 7 (10.29%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (8.82%) Capacity Management
13 6 (8.82%) Digital Forensics
13 6 (8.82%) Problem Management
13 6 (8.82%) Project Management
13 6 (8.82%) Security Patching
13 6 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.35%) Python
2 4 (5.88%) C#
2 4 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.88%) VB
3 2 (2.94%) PHP
3 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (39.71%) CISSP
2 19 (27.94%) Security Cleared
3 18 (26.47%) SC Cleared
4 13 (19.12%) GCIA
4 13 (19.12%) GCIH
5 7 (10.29%) CCNA
5 7 (10.29%) CEH
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (10.29%) Degree
6 6 (8.82%) CISM
7 4 (5.88%) CCNP
7 4 (5.88%) GIAC
8 2 (2.94%) CISA
8 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.47%) MCSE
9 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.47%) SANS
9 1 (1.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (26.47%) PCI DSS
2 7 (10.29%) COBIT
3 6 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (4.41%) COSO
4 3 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (4.41%) SAS 70
5 2 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (2.94%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.94%) Snort
4 2 (2.94%) XenApp
4 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (4.41%) Nessus
3 2 (2.94%) Puppet
3 2 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.94%) WSUS
4 1 (1.47%) Cacti
4 1 (1.47%) Kibana
4 1 (1.47%) logstash
4 1 (1.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.47%) QRadar
4 1 (1.47%) RSA Archer
4 1 (1.47%) RSA enVision
4 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Cisco
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.24%) VMware
4 8 (11.76%) Intel Security
5 7 (10.29%) NetWitness
6 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.35%) F5
7 4 (5.88%) Cyberoam
8 3 (4.41%) Qualys
9 2 (2.94%) arcserve
9 2 (2.94%) Citrix
9 2 (2.94%) HP
9 2 (2.94%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle
9 2 (2.94%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.94%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.47%) Apple
10 1 (1.47%) Juniper
10 1 (1.47%) Siemens