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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 215 239 208
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -31
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 36 9 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.10% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.07% 0.56% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 13
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.67% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £508 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £440 £333
% change year-on-year
-5.96% +32.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 - £15.00
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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
1736 1612 1539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.19% 17.95% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 679 623
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 101 164
Average hourly rate £32.75 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.36% -29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +21 26 £400 -9.09% 1
Berkshire +9 7 £359 -31.50% 8
West Sussex - 2 - -
Surrey +12 1 £425 -5.55%
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (60.00%) Firewall
2 26 (57.78%) Linux
3 21 (46.67%) Windows
4 18 (40.00%) Information Security
4 18 (40.00%) SIEM
5 17 (37.78%) Kalman Filter
5 17 (37.78%) Cisco
6 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
6 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
7 13 (28.89%) PKI
7 13 (28.89%) Perl
8 12 (26.67%) McAfee
8 12 (26.67%) Finance
9 11 (24.44%) Cyber Security
10 10 (22.22%) HTTP
11 9 (20.00%) MS Visio
11 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
11 9 (20.00%) Change Management
11 9 (20.00%) Wireless
11 9 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (20.00%) Analytics
12 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
12 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
12 8 (17.78%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (17.78%) Security Management
12 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
12 8 (17.78%) SSL
13 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
13 7 (15.56%) Solaris
13 7 (15.56%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 27 (60.00%) Firewall
2 10 (22.22%) HTTP
3 9 (20.00%) Wireless
3 9 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
4 8 (17.78%) SSL
5 5 (11.11%) LAN
5 5 (11.11%) WAN
5 5 (11.11%) VPN
5 5 (11.11%) DNS
6 4 (8.89%) tcpdump
6 4 (8.89%) Wireshark
6 4 (8.89%) Network Security
6 4 (8.89%) SSH
6 4 (8.89%) IPsec
6 4 (8.89%) Internet
7 3 (6.67%) LDAP
7 3 (6.67%) SMTP
7 3 (6.67%) FTP
8 2 (4.44%) IPX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
1 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.67%) Data Mining
1 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Security Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) ArcSight Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Incident Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Security Specialist
6 4 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Security Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) IT Security Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Middleware
2 3 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
2 13 (28.89%) PKI
3 7 (15.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.89%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (8.89%) AS400
4 4 (8.89%) Mainframe
5 3 (6.67%) CESG
5 3 (6.67%) Taxonomies
5 3 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.22%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Linux
2 21 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) Solaris
3 7 (15.56%) UNIX
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.89%) AIX
6 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Information Security
1 18 (40.00%) SIEM
2 17 (37.78%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (24.44%) Cyber Security
4 9 (20.00%) Change Management
4 9 (20.00%) Analytics
5 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
5 8 (17.78%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Security Management
6 7 (15.56%) Database Security
6 7 (15.56%) Digital Forensics
7 6 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (11.11%) Network Design
8 5 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.89%) Network Architecture
9 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.89%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Perl
2 5 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (6.67%) PHP
3 3 (6.67%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) CISSP
3 7 (15.56%) Degree
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.33%) CCNP
5 5 (11.11%) CCSP
5 5 (11.11%) GCIA
6 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.89%) GCIH
6 4 (8.89%) CCNA
7 3 (6.67%) CCSA
7 3 (6.67%) CCSE
8 2 (4.44%) CCIE
9 1 (2.22%) PMP
9 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) PCI DSS
2 5 (11.11%) SLA
3 4 (8.89%) COBIT
3 4 (8.89%) COSO
4 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Snort
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Cisco
2 12 (26.67%) McAfee
3 9 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.56%) VMware
5 6 (13.33%) ArcSight
5 6 (13.33%) Nokia
6 5 (11.11%) Remedy
6 5 (11.11%) NetScout
6 5 (11.11%) Imperva
7 4 (8.89%) Sourcefire
7 4 (8.89%) IBM
8 2 (4.44%) F5
8 2 (4.44%) Splunk
9 1 (2.22%) HP
9 1 (2.22%) Tripwire
9 1 (2.22%) TippingPoint