The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 483 539 491
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -48
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 146 76 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.85% 1.00% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 49 40
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£445 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £345 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £57.50 £39.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.65% +165.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £39.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+44.65% +165.00%

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
7874 7610 7018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.80% 13.92% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4511 4058 3620
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 416 473
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Intrusion Detection Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England +59 142 £445 -1.11% 30
London +13 42 £425 -2.85% 12
South East +5 30 £413 -8.33% 6
Hampshire +8 18 £425 -1.73% 4
South West +7 15 £450 +10.42% 3
City of London -4 15 £425 -2.85% 1
East Midlands +3 12 £430 -26.87% 3
North West -11 12 £500 - 1
Manchester -5 10 £500 - 1
East of England +10 9 £450 -
Gloucestershire +1 8 £450 - 3
West Yorkshire - 8 £415 -
West Midlands - 8 £450 - 2
Yorkshire - 8 £415 -
Derbyshire -1 7 £375 -36.22% 2
Cheltenham - 7 £450 - 2
Berkshire +10 6 £315 -36.84%
Malvern - 6 £450 - 2
Basingstoke - 6 £388 -
Derby - 6 - -
Worcestershire - 6 £450 - 2
Slough +3 5 £315 -36.68%
Winchester -8 5 £438 -0.56%
Bristol - 5 £550 -
Edinburgh -11 4 - - 4
Scotland -12 4 - - 4
Bradford - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 £415 -
Nottingham - 4 £485 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £485 -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 138 (57.50%) Firewall
2 104 (43.33%) Windows
2 104 (43.33%) Linux
3 73 (30.42%) SIEM
4 67 (27.92%) Cisco
4 67 (27.92%) Network Security
5 62 (25.83%) Information Security
6 57 (23.75%) UNIX
7 54 (22.50%) CISSP
8 48 (20.00%) Cyber Security
9 46 (19.17%) TCP/IP
10 45 (18.75%) Security Cleared
11 43 (17.92%) Management Information System
12 42 (17.50%) PKI
13 40 (16.67%) Finance
14 39 (16.25%) ITIL
15 37 (15.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 36 (15.00%) VMware
17 35 (14.58%) PCI DSS
18 34 (14.17%) Degree
19 33 (13.75%) Penetration Testing
19 33 (13.75%) Kalman Filter
19 33 (13.75%) VPN
20 32 (13.33%) SC Cleared
21 30 (12.50%) ArcSight
21 30 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
22 29 (12.08%) SSL
23 27 (11.25%) DNS
23 27 (11.25%) Sourcefire
24 26 (10.83%) Wireless

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (4.58%) Apache
2 9 (3.75%) Tomcat
2 9 (3.75%) JBoss
3 7 (2.92%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.92%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.92%) nginx
4 6 (2.50%) IIS
4 6 (2.50%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (2.08%) FileNet
6 4 (1.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.25%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.83%) iPlanet
8 2 (0.83%) Node.js
9 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (5.42%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.08%) MS Project
4 2 (0.83%) MS Office
5 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.92%) SaaS
2 7 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (2.92%) Amazon S3
2 7 (2.92%) Route 53
2 7 (2.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.25%) IaaS
3 3 (1.25%) PaaS
4 2 (0.83%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.42%) Office 365
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 138 (57.50%) Firewall
2 67 (27.92%) Network Security
3 46 (19.17%) TCP/IP
4 33 (13.75%) VPN
5 29 (12.08%) SSL
6 27 (11.25%) DNS
7 26 (10.83%) Wireless
7 26 (10.83%) Internet
8 18 (7.50%) IPsec
9 16 (6.67%) HTTP
10 15 (6.25%) LDAP
10 15 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (5.00%) VLAN
11 12 (5.00%) LAN
11 12 (5.00%) WAN
12 11 (4.58%) SAN
12 11 (4.58%) Wireshark
13 9 (3.75%) DHCP
14 6 (2.50%) NAS
15 5 (2.08%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.83%) MySQL
2 10 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.75%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.75%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.75%) Redis
4 8 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 7 (2.92%) SimpleDB
5 7 (2.92%) Couchbase
5 7 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (2.08%) Big Data
6 5 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.25%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.25%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.83%) Sybase ASA
9 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.42%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (3.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.92%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (16.67%) Finance
2 18 (7.50%) Banking
3 11 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.92%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.92%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.50%) Legal
6 5 (2.08%) Military
7 3 (1.25%) Games
8 2 (0.83%) Local Government
9 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.42%) Retail
9 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 69 (28.75%) Analyst
2 59 (24.58%) Security Analyst
3 43 (17.92%) Security Engineer
4 26 (10.83%) Security Manager
5 24 (10.00%) Architect
6 20 (8.33%) Network Engineer
7 15 (6.25%) Security Specialist
8 14 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.42%) Security Consultant
9 13 (5.42%) Network Security Engineer
9 13 (5.42%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (5.42%) Consultant
10 12 (5.00%) Security Architect
10 12 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
11 10 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 9 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
13 8 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (3.33%) Project Manager
14 7 (2.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.08%) Web Services
2 7 (2.92%) POSIX
2 7 (2.92%) LAMP
3 6 (2.50%) .NET
3 6 (2.50%) Middleware
4 5 (2.08%) Software Packaging
4 5 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.67%) OAuth
5 4 (1.67%) XML
6 3 (1.25%) JSP
6 3 (1.25%) Servlets
6 3 (1.25%) J2EE
6 3 (1.25%) WebSockets
7 2 (0.83%) Sensu
7 2 (0.83%) SOAP
7 2 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.83%) SAML
8 1 (0.42%) HTML
8 1 (0.42%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.92%) Management Information System
2 42 (17.50%) PKI
3 26 (10.83%) Data Centre
4 24 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 18 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.17%) Mainframe
7 9 (3.75%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (3.33%) AS400
9 7 (2.92%) Statistics
9 7 (2.92%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.50%) Clustering
10 6 (2.50%) Cryptography
11 5 (2.08%) DataPower
12 4 (1.67%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.25%) Public Cloud
13 3 (1.25%) CESG
13 3 (1.25%) Taxonomies
13 3 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
14 2 (0.83%) SCADA
14 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 104 (43.33%) Windows
1 104 (43.33%) Linux
2 57 (23.75%) UNIX
3 16 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (5.83%) Solaris
5 12 (5.00%) AIX
5 12 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (4.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.83%) CentOS
9 1 (0.42%) SUSE
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.42%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (30.42%) SIEM
2 62 (25.83%) Information Security
3 48 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 39 (16.25%) ITIL
5 37 (15.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 33 (13.75%) Penetration Testing
6 33 (13.75%) Kalman Filter
7 26 (10.83%) Vulnerability Management
8 22 (9.17%) Analytics
8 22 (9.17%) Incident Management
8 22 (9.17%) Security Management
9 21 (8.75%) Configuration Management
10 18 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
11 17 (7.08%) Security Architecture
11 17 (7.08%) Project Management
11 17 (7.08%) PRINCE2
12 16 (6.67%) TOGAF
13 15 (6.25%) Network Design
14 13 (5.42%) Business Continuity
14 13 (5.42%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.17%) Perl
2 17 (7.08%) SQL
3 14 (5.83%) Python
4 12 (5.00%) Java
5 9 (3.75%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.67%) PHP
7 3 (1.25%) VB
7 3 (1.25%) C
7 3 (1.25%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.83%) C#
8 2 (0.83%) C++
9 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.42%) Go
Qualifications
1 54 (22.50%) CISSP
2 45 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 34 (14.17%) Degree
4 32 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 30 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (8.33%) CCNA
7 16 (6.67%) CISM
8 14 (5.83%) GCIH
9 13 (5.42%) GCIA
10 12 (5.00%) DV Cleared
11 10 (4.17%) CEH
11 10 (4.17%) CCNP
11 10 (4.17%) CISA
12 8 (3.33%) CCSE
12 8 (3.33%) CCSA
13 7 (2.92%) CCIE
14 6 (2.50%) CCSP
14 6 (2.50%) GIAC
15 5 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
16 4 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (14.58%) PCI DSS
2 24 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (6.25%) QA
4 13 (5.42%) COBIT
5 11 (4.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (2.92%) SLA
7 4 (1.67%) COSO
8 3 (1.25%) BS7799
9 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 25 (10.42%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.67%) Snort
4 8 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.92%) VirtualBox
6 5 (2.08%) Squid
7 4 (1.67%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.83%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.83%) Xen
8 2 (0.83%) XenApp
9 1 (0.42%) vSphere
9 1 (0.42%) Firmware
9 1 (0.42%) LXC
Systems Management
1 17 (7.08%) Nmap
2 13 (5.42%) Nessus
3 9 (3.75%) Puppet
3 9 (3.75%) Ansible
4 8 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.92%) HAProxy
5 7 (2.92%) Salt
6 5 (2.08%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.83%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.42%) Kibana
9 1 (0.42%) logstash
9 1 (0.42%) OPNET
9 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.42%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.42%) Nagios
Vendors
1 67 (27.92%) Cisco
2 36 (15.00%) VMware
3 30 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 27 (11.25%) Sourcefire
5 26 (10.83%) Microsoft
6 21 (8.75%) Oracle
6 21 (8.75%) Juniper
6 21 (8.75%) CheckPoint
7 19 (7.92%) McAfee
7 19 (7.92%) IBM
8 17 (7.08%) Symantec
9 12 (5.00%) Nokia
10 11 (4.58%) Splunk
11 10 (4.17%) F5
11 10 (4.17%) Imperva
11 10 (4.17%) HP
11 10 (4.17%) Qualys
12 9 (3.75%) Blue Coat
13 8 (3.33%) Red Hat
13 8 (3.33%) IronPort
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