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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intrusion Detection
England / South West
Rank 125 135 127
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 2.02% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £315 £350 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £260 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £383 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £451
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - -

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
339 396 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.18% 13.23% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 249 216
Median daily rate £368 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.08% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 49
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.46 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire +6 6 £315 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) Sourcefire
2 6 (85.71%) Snort
2 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (85.71%) Defect Management
2 6 (85.71%) Threat Modelling
3 5 (71.43%) AppFabric
3 5 (71.43%) Test Planning
3 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
3 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) IIS
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) ETL
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) ISEB
4 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (57.14%) CISM
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 4 (57.14%) Information Security
4 4 (57.14%) CHECK Team Member
4 4 (57.14%) CREST Certified

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (71.43%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Security Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Test Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Perimeter Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) AppFabric
1 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
1 5 (71.43%) WCF
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Defect Management
1 6 (85.71%) Threat Modelling
2 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
2 5 (71.43%) ETL
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Planning
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) CHECK Team Member
2 4 (57.14%) CISM
2 4 (57.14%) CREST Certified
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Snort
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Sourcefire
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft