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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 484 516 468
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -48
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 87 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.088% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.67% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 33
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£475 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £358 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £593 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £406
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.50

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
7319 6447 7117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.61% 13.20% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3421 3411
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 378 636
Average hourly rate £23.75 £18.60 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.68% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 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
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 29 January 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 +10 70 £475 -2.56% 44
London +34 45 £500 -1.23% 22
Scotland +7 16 £451 -
City of London +17 14 £500 - 5
South West - 9 £383 - 1
South East -15 7 £475 +26.66% 17
Edinburgh - 7 £513 -
Hampshire -17 5 £475 +26.66% 4
Wiltshire - 5 £315 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £450 - 1
Swindon - 4 £315 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 £406 - 1
North West 0 2 - - 1
Manchester -1 2 - -
East of England -2 1 £400 +60.00%
West Yorkshire -6 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -10 1 - - 2
Leeds -12 1 - - 2
Southampton - 1 £475 - 1
Essex - 1 £400 -
Gloucester - 1 £450 -
Basingstoke - 1 £550 -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Chester - - - -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 111 (59.04%) Firewall
2 81 (43.09%) Linux
3 80 (42.55%) Windows
4 70 (37.23%) Information Security
5 68 (36.17%) CISSP
6 59 (31.38%) TCP/IP
7 48 (25.53%) SIEM
8 47 (25.00%) Network Security
9 45 (23.94%) Management Information System
10 42 (22.34%) Cisco
10 42 (22.34%) UNIX
11 37 (19.68%) Finance
12 33 (17.55%) Security Cleared
13 31 (16.49%) Degree
13 31 (16.49%) DNS
14 30 (15.96%) SC Cleared
15 28 (14.89%) HTTP
16 27 (14.36%) Incident Management
16 27 (14.36%) Vulnerability Management
17 25 (13.30%) Cisco Certification
17 25 (13.30%) Internet
17 25 (13.30%) Penetration Testing
18 24 (12.77%) Risk Management
19 23 (12.23%) Snort
20 22 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 22 (11.70%) GCIA
20 22 (11.70%) Information Assurance
21 21 (11.17%) Security Architecture
21 21 (11.17%) GIAC
21 21 (11.17%) SSL

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (4.79%) Node.js
1 9 (4.79%) Apache
2 7 (3.72%) nginx
3 5 (2.66%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.66%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.06%) JBoss
4 2 (1.06%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.32%) MS Office
3 9 (4.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.19%) SaaS
2 6 (3.19%) PaaS
2 6 (3.19%) IaaS
3 4 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.13%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.13%) Route 53
4 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.53%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 111 (59.04%) Firewall
2 59 (31.38%) TCP/IP
3 47 (25.00%) Network Security
4 31 (16.49%) DNS
5 28 (14.89%) HTTP
6 25 (13.30%) Internet
7 21 (11.17%) SSL
8 20 (10.64%) VLAN
9 19 (10.11%) VPN
9 19 (10.11%) OSPF
10 18 (9.57%) BGP
10 18 (9.57%) IPsec
10 18 (9.57%) HSRP
11 17 (9.04%) Wireshark
11 17 (9.04%) WAN
12 15 (7.98%) HTTPS
12 15 (7.98%) LAN
13 12 (6.38%) MPLS
13 12 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (4.79%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.79%) MongoDB
1 9 (4.79%) Redis
2 7 (3.72%) Relational Database
2 7 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (3.72%) MySQL
3 4 (2.13%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.06%) SimpleDB
4 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.06%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.06%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (4.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.19%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.13%) Subversion
4 2 (1.06%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.53%) GCC
5 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 37 (19.68%) Finance
2 15 (7.98%) Legal
3 14 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 12 (6.38%) Financial Institution
5 10 (5.32%) Banking
6 8 (4.26%) Publishing
7 3 (1.60%) Games
7 3 (1.60%) Retail
7 3 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (32.45%) Analyst
2 47 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 26 (13.83%) Architect
4 22 (11.70%) Security Engineer
5 17 (9.04%) Consultant
5 17 (9.04%) Network Engineer
6 15 (7.98%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (7.45%) Security Manager
7 14 (7.45%) Network Support
8 12 (6.38%) Security Consultant
8 12 (6.38%) Security Architect
9 10 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) Information Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) Information Security Analyst
10 8 (4.26%) Senior Security Analyst
11 7 (3.72%) Information Manager
11 7 (3.72%) Information Security Manager
11 7 (3.72%) Enterprise Architect
12 6 (3.19%) IT Consultant
12 6 (3.19%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.32%) Web Services
2 2 (1.06%) POSIX
2 2 (1.06%) OAuth
2 2 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.53%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.53%) WebSockets
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
3 1 (0.53%) SOAP
3 1 (0.53%) J2EE
3 1 (0.53%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.94%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 15 (7.98%) PKI
4 13 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.32%) Open Source
6 8 (4.26%) CESG
7 7 (3.72%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.13%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.60%) User Experience
9 3 (1.60%) Online Games
9 3 (1.60%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.06%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.06%) RMADS
10 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.53%) iSeries
11 1 (0.53%) Equities
11 1 (0.53%) Replication
11 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.53%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 81 (43.09%) Linux
2 80 (42.55%) Windows
3 42 (22.34%) UNIX
4 8 (4.26%) Solaris
4 8 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.13%) Debian
6 4 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.60%) CentOS
7 3 (1.60%) AIX
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.53%) SUSE
8 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (37.23%) Information Security
2 48 (25.53%) SIEM
3 27 (14.36%) Incident Management
3 27 (14.36%) Vulnerability Management
4 25 (13.30%) Penetration Testing
5 24 (12.77%) Risk Management
6 22 (11.70%) Information Assurance
7 21 (11.17%) Security Architecture
8 19 (10.11%) Cyber Security
8 19 (10.11%) Kalman Filter
8 19 (10.11%) Change Management
9 18 (9.57%) ITIL
10 17 (9.04%) Network Design
11 15 (7.98%) Security Management
12 14 (7.45%) Load Balancing
12 14 (7.45%) Network Monitoring
13 13 (6.91%) ISMS
13 13 (6.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 13 (6.91%) Configuration Management
14 12 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.45%) Python
2 12 (6.38%) Perl
3 9 (4.79%) PHP
3 9 (4.79%) SQL
4 8 (4.26%) Java
5 5 (2.66%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.66%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.13%) C
6 4 (2.13%) C++
6 4 (2.13%) Ruby
7 2 (1.06%) Golang
8 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 68 (36.17%) CISSP
2 33 (17.55%) Security Cleared
3 31 (16.49%) Degree
4 30 (15.96%) SC Cleared
5 25 (13.30%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (11.70%) GCIA
7 21 (11.17%) GIAC
8 19 (10.11%) CISM
9 16 (8.51%) CCNA
9 16 (8.51%) GCIH
10 15 (7.98%) CCNP
11 13 (6.91%) CEH
12 12 (6.38%) Network+ Certification
13 10 (5.32%) CNA
13 10 (5.32%) Novell Certification
14 9 (4.79%) CCIE
15 7 (3.72%) DV Cleared
16 6 (3.19%) CISMP
16 6 (3.19%) EnCE
17 5 (2.66%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.85%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.79%) COBIT
4 5 (2.66%) QA
5 4 (2.13%) SLA
5 4 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.06%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.06%) GPG13
7 1 (0.53%) COSO
7 1 (0.53%) HIPAA
System Software
1 23 (12.23%) Snort
2 7 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.66%) Xen
5 4 (2.13%) Nmap
6 3 (1.60%) Varnish
7 2 (1.06%) UAG
8 1 (0.53%) KVM
8 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (7.98%) Puppet
2 8 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.72%) Nessus
4 6 (3.19%) Ansible
5 5 (2.66%) OPNET
5 5 (2.66%) Nagios
6 4 (2.13%) HAProxy
7 3 (1.60%) Zenoss
8 2 (1.06%) CORE IMPACT
8 2 (1.06%) Salt
9 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 42 (22.34%) Cisco
2 20 (10.64%) ArcSight
3 19 (10.11%) Microsoft
4 15 (7.98%) VMware
4 15 (7.98%) Sourcefire
5 13 (6.91%) Juniper
6 12 (6.38%) Oracle
7 11 (5.85%) Symantec
8 10 (5.32%) McAfee
8 10 (5.32%) Sun
8 10 (5.32%) F5
9 9 (4.79%) Blue Coat
9 9 (4.79%) HP
10 8 (4.26%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.72%) MobileIron
11 7 (3.72%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.19%) Nokia
13 5 (2.66%) Splunk
13 5 (2.66%) LogLogic
13 5 (2.66%) Qualys
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