The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intrusion Detection
UK
Rank 458 463 485
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +22
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 133 155 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.30% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.94% 2.10% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 103 59
Median daily rate £450 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £451
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
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 across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6858 7366 7533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.33% 14.48% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4166 4299 4257
Median daily rate £400 £398 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 368 423
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.90 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the UK.

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the UK.

Intrusion Detection Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 19 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
England +20 128 £450 -10.00% 33
London +31 70 £515 +3.00% 16
South East -3 30 £435 -25.95% 10
Hampshire +13 18 £420 -7.94% 1
Winchester +8 9 £438 +2.94%
City of London -2 9 £413 - 7
South West +17 7 £315 -10.00% 1
West Midlands -2 7 £375 -28.57%
Surrey +10 6 - - 1
Wiltshire +6 6 £315 -
Swindon - 6 £315 -
East of England +11 5 £220 -53.68%
Yorkshire +10 5 £500 +9.89% 2
West Yorkshire - 5 £500 - 2
Croydon - 5 £551 -
Scotland +27 4 £300 -41.46% 1
Edinburgh +26 4 £300 +9.09% 1
Shropshire - 4 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £463 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £463 - 3
Essex - 4 £220 -
Leeds - 3 £500 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £329 -
Telford - 3 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £329 -
North East - 3 £329 -
Oxfordshire -2 2 £500 +100.00% 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Leatherhead - 2 - -
Wakefield - 2 - -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 166 (64.84%) Firewall
2 105 (41.02%) SIEM
3 92 (35.94%) Information Security
4 88 (34.38%) TCP/IP
5 86 (33.59%) Linux
6 82 (32.03%) Network Security
6 82 (32.03%) Security Operations
7 76 (29.69%) Management Information System
8 75 (29.30%) Security Cleared
9 73 (28.52%) Cybersecurity
10 67 (26.17%) SC Cleared
11 66 (25.78%) Windows
12 58 (22.66%) SSL
13 57 (22.27%) PCI DSS
14 54 (21.09%) Unix
15 53 (20.70%) Vulnerability Management
15 53 (20.70%) Data Centre
16 51 (19.92%) LAN
17 48 (18.75%) WAN
18 46 (17.97%) Cisco
19 45 (17.58%) CISSP
19 45 (17.58%) Puppet
20 44 (17.19%) VPN
20 44 (17.19%) Penetration Testing
20 44 (17.19%) Security Operations Centre
21 43 (16.80%) VMware
22 41 (16.02%) DevOps
23 40 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
23 40 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
23 40 (15.63%) Incident Management

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills 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 13 (5.08%) IIS
2 12 (4.69%) JBoss
3 10 (3.91%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.52%) Apache
4 9 (3.52%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.13%) FileNet
5 8 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 8 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.17%) Jetty
6 3 (1.17%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.17%) nginx
7 2 (0.78%) Mongrel
8 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (1.95%) MS Project
2 3 (1.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 40 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.08%) SaaS
3 8 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.95%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (1.95%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.95%) Route 53
7 4 (1.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (1.56%) Amazon SQS
7 4 (1.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 4 (1.56%) CloudFront
7 4 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.78%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.39%) IaaS
9 1 (0.39%) Office 365
9 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 166 (64.84%) Firewall
2 88 (34.38%) TCP/IP
3 82 (32.03%) Network Security
4 58 (22.66%) SSL
5 51 (19.92%) LAN
6 48 (18.75%) WAN
7 44 (17.19%) VPN
8 37 (14.45%) HTTP
9 36 (14.06%) DNS
10 31 (12.11%) Internet
11 30 (11.72%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (10.55%) DHCP
13 21 (8.20%) MPLS
14 18 (7.03%) IPsec
14 18 (7.03%) LDAP
15 11 (4.30%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (4.30%) SSH
16 10 (3.91%) Ethernet
16 10 (3.91%) OSPF
16 10 (3.91%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.50%) Redis
2 26 (10.16%) MongoDB
3 23 (8.98%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (8.98%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (2.73%) Big Data
6 5 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (1.95%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.17%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.78%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (11.33%) Jenkins
2 24 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.17%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.78%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
General
1 32 (12.50%) Finance
2 14 (5.47%) Banking
3 11 (4.30%) Retail
4 9 (3.52%) Legal
5 7 (2.73%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.56%) Marketing
6 4 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.17%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.78%) Games
9 1 (0.39%) Automotive
9 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 75 (29.30%) Analyst
2 56 (21.88%) Security Analyst
3 36 (14.06%) Security Engineer
4 32 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 28 (10.94%) Network Engineer
6 25 (9.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (7.03%) Network Security Engineer
8 16 (6.25%) Consultant
9 15 (5.86%) Security Manager
10 14 (5.47%) Security Specialist
11 13 (5.08%) Incident Analyst
11 13 (5.08%) SOC Analyst
12 10 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.91%) Security Consultant
13 9 (3.52%) Firewall Engineer
13 9 (3.52%) Operational Security Manager
13 9 (3.52%) Security Operations Manager
14 8 (3.13%) SIEM Analyst
14 8 (3.13%) Support Engineer
14 8 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.38%) Node.js
2 16 (6.25%) Web Services
3 9 (3.52%) 802.1X
4 8 (3.13%) Software Packaging
4 8 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (2.73%) ELK Stack
6 6 (2.34%) .NET
7 5 (1.95%) AppFabric
7 5 (1.95%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.95%) RESTful
7 5 (1.95%) WCF
8 4 (1.56%) Middleware
9 2 (0.78%) Servlets
9 2 (0.78%) SOAP
10 1 (0.39%) CGI
10 1 (0.39%) HTML
10 1 (0.39%) HTML5
10 1 (0.39%) J2EE
10 1 (0.39%) Kafka
10 1 (0.39%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (29.69%) Management Information System
2 53 (20.70%) Data Centre
3 44 (17.19%) Security Operations Centre
4 37 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (7.03%) Cryptography
6 14 (5.47%) Driving Licence
7 13 (5.08%) PKI
8 10 (3.91%) Cyber Attack
8 10 (3.91%) DataPower
8 10 (3.91%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (3.13%) iSeries
9 8 (3.13%) Private Cloud
9 8 (3.13%) Tandem
10 7 (2.73%) Equities
10 7 (2.73%) Fixed Income
11 6 (2.34%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (1.95%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.95%) Replication
13 3 (1.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (1.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 86 (33.59%) Linux
2 66 (25.78%) Windows
3 54 (21.09%) Unix
4 19 (7.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.69%) AIX
6 10 (3.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.13%) OpenVMS
8 7 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.95%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.56%) Solaris
11 2 (0.78%) zOS
12 1 (0.39%) CentOS
12 1 (0.39%) Debian
12 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (41.02%) SIEM
2 92 (35.94%) Information Security
3 82 (32.03%) Security Operations
4 73 (28.52%) Cybersecurity
5 53 (20.70%) Vulnerability Management
6 44 (17.19%) Penetration Testing
7 41 (16.02%) DevOps
8 40 (15.63%) Incident Management
8 40 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
9 37 (14.45%) Configuration Management
10 35 (13.67%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (12.50%) Open Source
12 31 (12.11%) Security Monitoring
13 30 (11.72%) Identity Access Management
14 29 (11.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 26 (10.16%) Change Management
16 24 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (9.38%) ITIL
16 24 (9.38%) Patch Management
17 21 (8.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.50%) Java
2 30 (11.72%) SQL
3 15 (5.86%) Python
4 12 (4.69%) Perl
5 5 (1.95%) C#
5 5 (1.95%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.56%) VB
7 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.78%) C
8 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (29.30%) Security Cleared
2 67 (26.17%) SC Cleared
3 45 (17.58%) CISSP
4 30 (11.72%) CISM
5 28 (10.94%) GCIH
6 21 (8.20%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (8.20%) GIAC
7 16 (6.25%) CCNA
8 15 (5.86%) GCIA
8 15 (5.86%) SANS
9 12 (4.69%) CEH
10 11 (4.30%) Degree
11 10 (3.91%) CCNP
11 10 (3.91%) DV Cleared
12 9 (3.52%) CCSA
13 8 (3.13%) BC Cleared
13 8 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
14 7 (2.73%) GCFA
14 7 (2.73%) MCP
14 7 (2.73%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (22.27%) PCI DSS
2 34 (13.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (5.47%) RMADS
4 10 (3.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.95%) QA
6 3 (1.17%) ISO27002
6 3 (1.17%) SLA
7 2 (0.78%) COBIT
7 2 (0.78%) COSO
7 2 (0.78%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.78%) SAS 70
System Software
1 33 (12.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.98%) Active Directory
3 21 (8.20%) vSphere
4 10 (3.91%) Snort
5 8 (3.13%) RACF
5 8 (3.13%) vCloud
6 4 (1.56%) Firmware
7 2 (0.78%) Docker
7 2 (0.78%) Gluster
7 2 (0.78%) NFS
7 2 (0.78%) Xen
8 1 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.39%) Squid
Systems Management
1 45 (17.58%) Puppet
2 33 (12.89%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 28 (10.94%) Ansible
4 25 (9.77%) Nessus
5 22 (8.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 11 (4.30%) QRadar
7 8 (3.13%) Nagios
7 8 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (2.73%) CSIRT
8 7 (2.73%) Kibana
8 7 (2.73%) logstash
9 6 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (2.34%) RSA enVision
9 6 (2.34%) WSUS
10 4 (1.56%) ArcSight ESM
10 4 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (1.56%) RSA Security Analytics
11 2 (0.78%) EnCase
11 2 (0.78%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.78%) Nmap
Vendors
1 46 (17.97%) Cisco
2 43 (16.80%) VMware
3 21 (8.20%) AlienVault
4 19 (7.42%) Splunk
5 17 (6.64%) Red Hat
6 16 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 16 (6.25%) Sun
7 15 (5.86%) CheckPoint
8 14 (5.47%) IBM
9 13 (5.08%) ArcSight
9 13 (5.08%) HP
10 12 (4.69%) LogRhythm
11 11 (4.30%) Fortinet
12 10 (3.91%) F5
12 10 (3.91%) Juniper
13 9 (3.52%) Oracle
14 8 (3.13%) Axway
14 8 (3.13%) Informatica
14 8 (3.13%) Siebel
14 8 (3.13%) Sourcefire
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