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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 139 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% - 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.72% - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£408 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 - £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 - £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £406
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.25
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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
465 304 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.23% 12.89% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 151 186
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £443 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 33 34
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.60 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 - 1 - - 2
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Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) CISSP
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
4 3 (21.43%) Test Management
4 3 (21.43%) C
4 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
4 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
4 3 (21.43%) Snort
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) SCADA
5 2 (14.29%) Legal
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) CESG
6 1 (7.14%) Banking
6 1 (7.14%) Billing
6 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
6 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
6 1 (7.14%) RMADS

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Big Data
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) IT Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) SCADA
2 1 (7.14%) RMADS
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Test Management
1 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CISSP
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
2 2 (14.29%) F5
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk