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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 540 525 527
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 120 149 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.37% 1.87% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 84 53
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £334 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £57.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
- +33.72%

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
8753 7956 7528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 13.95% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5332 4551 3996
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 437 487 433
Median hourly rate £28.88 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.85% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.73 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -40 119 £450 +2.85% 29
London -2 35 £500 +17.64% 15
South East -2 31 £491 +19.09% 4
Milton Keynes +31 20 £495 +46.66%
Buckinghamshire +30 20 £495 +41.42%
North West +1 17 £500 - 5
Manchester -1 14 £500 - 4
South West +2 13 £370 -17.77% 2
East of England +21 10 £425 -5.55%
Bristol +5 8 £370 -
Yorkshire -3 8 £448 +7.83% 2
Cambridgeshire +18 5 £475 -
Surrey +3 5 £525 -
Gloucestershire -6 5 £363 -19.44%
South Yorkshire - 5 £448 -
City of London +36 4 £485 +10.74% 3
West Midlands -40 4 £450 -
Cambridge +16 3 £475 -
Norfolk 0 3 £425 -15.00%
Leeds -4 3 - - 2
Norwich -7 3 £425 -15.00%
West Yorkshire -10 3 - - 2
Sheffield - 3 £450 -
Hertfordshire +16 2 £320 -20.00%
Hampshire -14 2 £419 -1.52%
Peterborough - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £381 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £450 -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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.

1 167 (59.01%) Firewall
2 100 (35.34%) Windows
3 96 (33.92%) Information Security
4 88 (31.10%) CISSP
5 80 (28.27%) SIEM
6 76 (26.86%) Security Operations
7 72 (25.44%) Linux
8 66 (23.32%) Cisco
9 65 (22.97%) Cybersecurity
10 59 (20.85%) Network Security
10 59 (20.85%) ITIL
11 58 (20.49%) Security Cleared
12 57 (20.14%) Data Centre
13 56 (19.79%) PCI DSS
14 52 (18.37%) SC Cleared
15 50 (17.67%) TCP/IP
15 50 (17.67%) Security Operations Centre
16 46 (16.25%) Internet
17 43 (15.19%) Management Information System
18 41 (14.49%) Unix
18 41 (14.49%) PKI
18 41 (14.49%) Incident Management
19 40 (14.13%) Finance
20 39 (13.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 38 (13.43%) SSL
22 37 (13.07%) GCIH
23 36 (12.72%) CheckPoint
24 35 (12.37%) LAN
24 35 (12.37%) Penetration Testing
24 35 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 10 (3.53%) JBoss
2 8 (2.83%) Apache
3 7 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (2.47%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.41%) FileNet
5 3 (1.06%) Confluence
5 3 (1.06%) IIS
5 3 (1.06%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (2.83%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.47%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.12%) MS Project
4 1 (0.35%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (2.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.24%) Office 365
4 10 (3.53%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (3.53%) Amazon S3
4 10 (3.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (3.53%) Route 53
5 7 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (2.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (2.47%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (2.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (2.47%) CloudFront
6 5 (1.77%) SaaS
7 4 (1.41%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.35%) IaaS
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 167 (59.01%) Firewall
2 59 (20.85%) Network Security
3 50 (17.67%) TCP/IP
4 46 (16.25%) Internet
5 38 (13.43%) SSL
6 35 (12.37%) LAN
7 29 (10.25%) WAN
8 25 (8.83%) DNS
9 23 (8.13%) IPsec
10 21 (7.42%) Wireless
11 20 (7.07%) VPN
12 19 (6.71%) HTTP
13 18 (6.36%) DHCP
14 17 (6.01%) Ethernet
14 17 (6.01%) MPLS
14 17 (6.01%) SAN
15 16 (5.65%) LDAP
16 15 (5.30%) SNMP
17 14 (4.95%) Cisco ISE
18 13 (4.59%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.59%) MongoDB
1 13 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (4.24%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.53%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (2.83%) Redis
5 7 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (2.47%) MySQL
6 5 (1.77%) MariaDB
6 5 (1.77%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (5.65%) Jenkins
2 15 (5.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.41%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.06%) JIRA
4 3 (1.06%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.35%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.35%) Fiddler
General
1 40 (14.13%) Finance
2 10 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.83%) Retail
4 7 (2.47%) Banking
4 7 (2.47%) Games
4 7 (2.47%) Legal
5 5 (1.77%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.06%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.71%) French Language
7 2 (0.71%) German Language
7 2 (0.71%) Military
8 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.35%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 91 (32.16%) Analyst
2 67 (23.67%) Security Analyst
3 32 (11.31%) Consultant
3 32 (11.31%) Network Engineer
3 32 (11.31%) Security Engineer
3 32 (11.31%) SOC Analyst
4 31 (10.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (8.13%) Security Consultant
6 21 (7.42%) Architect
7 17 (6.01%) Security Specialist
8 15 (5.30%) Security Architect
9 13 (4.59%) IT Analyst
9 13 (4.59%) IT Security Analyst
10 12 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
11 11 (3.89%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 11 (3.89%) Information Analyst
11 11 (3.89%) Information Security Analyst
12 10 (3.53%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (3.53%) Security Operations Analyst
12 10 (3.53%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.71%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.83%) Node.js
2 8 (2.83%) Sensu
2 8 (2.83%) Software Packaging
3 7 (2.47%) .NET
3 7 (2.47%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (1.77%) SAML
5 4 (1.41%) HTML
5 4 (1.41%) HTML5
5 4 (1.41%) Web Services
6 3 (1.06%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.71%) J2EE
7 2 (0.71%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.71%) XML
8 1 (0.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 57 (20.14%) Data Centre
2 50 (17.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 43 (15.19%) Management Information System
4 41 (14.49%) PKI
5 27 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (6.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 17 (6.01%) Cryptography
8 8 (2.83%) DataPower
8 8 (2.83%) N-Tier
8 8 (2.83%) Private Cloud
9 7 (2.47%) Cyberthreat
9 7 (2.47%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.12%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.12%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.77%) iPad
12 4 (1.41%) CESG
12 4 (1.41%) Clustering
12 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.41%) Replication
12 4 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 100 (35.34%) Windows
2 72 (25.44%) Linux
3 41 (14.49%) Unix
4 22 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (5.65%) Windows Server
7 15 (5.30%) Windows 8
8 13 (4.59%) Windows 7
9 11 (3.89%) AIX
10 9 (3.18%) Solaris
11 8 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.41%) Android
13 4 (1.41%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.41%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.71%) CentOS
14 2 (0.71%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.71%) SUSE
14 2 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (33.92%) Information Security
2 80 (28.27%) SIEM
3 76 (26.86%) Security Operations
4 65 (22.97%) Cybersecurity
5 59 (20.85%) ITIL
6 41 (14.49%) Incident Management
7 39 (13.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 35 (12.37%) Penetration Testing
9 34 (12.01%) Vulnerability Management
10 32 (11.31%) DevOps
11 29 (10.25%) Mentoring
12 28 (9.89%) Change Management
13 26 (9.19%) Configuration Management
14 25 (8.83%) Network Monitoring
15 23 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (8.13%) Computer Security
15 23 (8.13%) Project Management
15 23 (8.13%) Security Architecture
16 21 (7.42%) Analytics
16 21 (7.42%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.77%) Perl
2 18 (6.36%) Python
3 17 (6.01%) Java
4 14 (4.95%) PowerShell
5 13 (4.59%) SQL
6 11 (3.89%) Ruby
7 8 (2.83%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.47%) C#
9 6 (2.12%) C++
9 6 (2.12%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.77%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.06%) PHP
11 3 (1.06%) VB
12 2 (0.71%) Go
13 1 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 88 (31.10%) CISSP
2 58 (20.49%) Security Cleared
3 52 (18.37%) SC Cleared
4 37 (13.07%) GCIH
5 29 (10.25%) GCIA
6 26 (9.19%) CISM
7 24 (8.48%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (7.77%) CEH
9 18 (6.36%) Degree
10 17 (6.01%) GIAC
11 16 (5.65%) CCNA
12 13 (4.59%) CISA
13 12 (4.24%) CCNP
14 7 (2.47%) SANS
15 6 (2.12%) GSEC
16 5 (1.77%) DV Cleared
17 4 (1.41%) GCED
17 4 (1.41%) MCSE
17 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
18 3 (1.06%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (19.79%) PCI DSS
2 35 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.24%) COBIT
3 12 (4.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.12%) SLA
5 4 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (1.06%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.71%) COSO
7 2 (0.71%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.71%) QA
7 2 (0.71%) SAS 70
System Software
1 26 (9.19%) Active Directory
2 21 (7.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.36%) Docker
4 9 (3.18%) ISA Server
4 9 (3.18%) UAG
5 5 (1.77%) Snort
6 4 (1.41%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.41%) vSphere
7 3 (1.06%) Firmware
7 3 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.71%) NFS
8 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.71%) XenApp
8 2 (0.71%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.71%) XenServer
9 1 (0.35%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (10.95%) Puppet
2 17 (6.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 17 (6.01%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (5.30%) RSA Security Analytics
4 10 (3.53%) WSUS
5 9 (3.18%) QRadar
6 8 (2.83%) Ansible
7 6 (2.12%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (2.12%) Grafana
7 6 (2.12%) Kibana
7 6 (2.12%) logstash
7 6 (2.12%) Nessus
7 6 (2.12%) RSA Archer
7 6 (2.12%) Salt
7 6 (2.12%) Uchiwa
8 5 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.41%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.41%) Nagios
10 3 (1.06%) Cacti
10 3 (1.06%) Nmap
Vendors
1 66 (23.32%) Cisco
2 36 (12.72%) CheckPoint
3 31 (10.95%) VMware
4 28 (9.89%) ArcSight
4 28 (9.89%) Intel Security
5 25 (8.83%) Juniper
5 25 (8.83%) Microsoft
6 20 (7.07%) Splunk
7 19 (6.71%) Oracle
8 17 (6.01%) F5
8 17 (6.01%) Forcepoint
8 17 (6.01%) Red Hat
9 16 (5.65%) NetWitness
9 16 (5.65%) SolarWinds
10 14 (4.95%) IBM
10 14 (4.95%) Symantec
11 13 (4.59%) Fortinet
12 12 (4.24%) Sourcefire
13 11 (3.89%) Sun
14 10 (3.53%) HP
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