The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 132 113 134
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.20% 0.047% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 0.34% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£408 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £260
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year
+177.41% -
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
441 292 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.50% 13.63% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 148 196
Average daily rate £375 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £198 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 54
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.80 £19.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £96.90 £41.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Intrusion Detection
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £408 -
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) CISSP
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Content Management
5 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) Security Management
5 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
5 3 (21.43%) AS400
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (14.29%) C
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
6 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
6 2 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance Officer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Mainframe
1 3 (21.43%) AS400
1 3 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) RMADS
2 2 (14.29%) CESG
2 2 (14.29%) SCADA
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) Content Management
2 3 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Security Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 2 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Database Security
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
1 3 (21.43%) IBM
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper