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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 138 133 107
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.22% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 1.42% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£450 £383 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +39.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £43.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.04% +32.30%
Intrusion Detection
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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
447 492 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.36% 15.56% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 297 136
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 28
Average hourly rate £42.46 £22.50 £19.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.71% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £134.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Gloucestershire +2 7 £450 - 2
Bristol - 4 £550 - 2
Wiltshire -3 1 £375 -1.96%
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England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) Network Security
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) DNS
4 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (40.00%) ArcSight
4 8 (40.00%) Cyber Security
5 7 (35.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (35.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 7 (35.00%) SIEM
5 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (35.00%) VirtualBox
5 7 (35.00%) Computer Security
5 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
5 7 (35.00%) QA
5 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Metasploit
5 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
5 7 (35.00%) VPN
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (35.00%) SSL
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 7 (35.00%) IPsec
5 7 (35.00%) LAMP
5 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (35.00%) Nmap
5 7 (35.00%) Computer Forensics
5 7 (35.00%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) Network Security
3 8 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (40.00%) DNS
4 7 (35.00%) SSL
4 7 (35.00%) VPN
4 7 (35.00%) IPsec
4 7 (35.00%) VLAN
4 7 (35.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (25.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Security Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Network Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) WCF
2 1 (5.00%) AppFabric
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.00%) AS400
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Cyber Security
2 7 (35.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 7 (35.00%) Computer Forensics
2 7 (35.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (35.00%) Computer Security
2 7 (35.00%) SIEM
3 5 (25.00%) Web Design
3 5 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (10.00%) Content Management
6 2 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Security Management
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) ETL
7 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) VB
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
2 6 (30.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) ISEB
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CISM
4 1 (5.00%) GCIA
4 1 (5.00%) GSEC
4 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
2 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (35.00%) VMware ESXi
1 7 (35.00%) VirtualBox
2 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Snort
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Nmap
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) Juniper
3 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
6 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm