The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 133 134 122
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 5 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.16% 0.25% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.78% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
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£398 £423 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.85% +22.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £349 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £574 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £440 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 - £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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
353 449 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.50% 14.09% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 253 193
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 20
Average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.55 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Intrusion Detection Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the South West region.

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Intrusion Detection
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the South West region.

Intrusion Detection Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Intrusion Detection
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 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
Bristol +7 5 £398 +32.58%
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (20.00%) CISSP
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 3 (20.00%) Snort
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Test Management
4 3 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Security
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (13.33%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) ArcSight

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 4 (26.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
General
1 2 (13.33%) Military
1 2 (13.33%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Research Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) AS400
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Information Security
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (20.00%) Test Management
1 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 3 (20.00%) Cyber Security
1 3 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Security
2 2 (13.33%) SIEM
2 2 (13.33%) Content Management
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Web Design
2 2 (13.33%) Security Management
2 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Snort
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Juniper
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (13.33%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) ArcSight
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk