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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 499 486 518
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 102 84 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.22% 1.21% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 54 31
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£425 £460 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +31.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £258 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £564 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £383 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.03% +5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - -

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
8392 6967 8263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.43% 13.48% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4785 3843 3945
Average daily rate £360 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 461 595
Average hourly rate £22.77 £21.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 -23 92 £425 -7.60% 42
London -9 54 £425 -7.60% 11
City of London +28 19 £500 +3.62% 3
South East -13 14 £450 +20.00% 12
West Midlands -6 6 £425 - 5
Berkshire +8 5 £450 +125.00% 4
Yorkshire -6 5 - - 3
West Yorkshire -8 5 - - 3
South West -35 5 £450 +15.23% 10
Hampshire -16 4 £450 +14.28% 1
Slough - 4 £450 -
East of England -17 3 £525 -
Leeds - 3 - - 3
High Wycombe - 3 £350 - 1
Southampton - 3 £450 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 - 4
East Midlands +2 2 £413 -
North East -43 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £413 -
Surrey - 2 £550 - 2
Worcestershire - 2 £456 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 £413 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Midlands 0 1 - -
Knutsford - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 128 (71.51%) Firewall
2 76 (42.46%) Windows
3 62 (34.64%) Linux
3 62 (34.64%) TCP/IP
4 57 (31.84%) Network Security
5 55 (30.73%) CISSP
6 51 (28.49%) Information Security
7 46 (25.70%) UNIX
8 44 (24.58%) DNS
9 42 (23.46%) Management Information System
10 40 (22.35%) Finance
11 38 (21.23%) Risk Management
12 37 (20.67%) Vulnerability Management
13 35 (19.55%) SIEM
14 34 (18.99%) Cisco
15 33 (18.44%) HTTP
16 32 (17.88%) Internet
16 32 (17.88%) Information Assurance
17 31 (17.32%) Security Cleared
18 29 (16.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 28 (15.64%) Penetration Testing
20 27 (15.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 26 (14.53%) SC Cleared
21 26 (14.53%) GIAC
22 24 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
23 23 (12.85%) VPN
23 23 (12.85%) WAN
23 23 (12.85%) HSRP
24 22 (12.29%) ITIL
24 22 (12.29%) Agile Software Development

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 (5.03%) Apache
2 7 (3.91%) Node.js
2 7 (3.91%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.35%) nginx
4 4 (2.23%) IIS
5 3 (1.68%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.12%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.26%) MS Office
2 11 (6.15%) MS Excel
3 10 (5.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.68%) SaaS
2 3 (1.68%) PaaS
2 3 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.68%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.68%) IaaS
2 3 (1.68%) Route 53
3 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 128 (71.51%) Firewall
2 62 (34.64%) TCP/IP
3 57 (31.84%) Network Security
4 44 (24.58%) DNS
5 33 (18.44%) HTTP
6 32 (17.88%) Internet
7 23 (12.85%) VPN
7 23 (12.85%) WAN
7 23 (12.85%) HSRP
8 21 (11.73%) VLAN
9 20 (11.17%) BGP
9 20 (11.17%) OSPF
9 20 (11.17%) SSL
9 20 (11.17%) IPsec
10 19 (10.61%) HTTPS
11 15 (8.38%) MPLS
12 14 (7.82%) LAN
12 14 (7.82%) Wireshark
13 13 (7.26%) Reverse Proxy
14 12 (6.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.91%) Redis
2 7 (3.91%) MongoDB
2 7 (3.91%) MySQL
3 6 (3.35%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.12%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.12%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.12%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (3.91%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.23%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.68%) Metasploit
3 3 (1.68%) Subversion
4 2 (1.12%) GCC
General
1 40 (22.35%) Finance
2 13 (7.26%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.03%) Banking
4 8 (4.47%) Legal
5 7 (3.91%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.23%) Retail
7 2 (1.12%) Publishing
7 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (31.84%) Analyst
2 38 (21.23%) Security Analyst
3 32 (17.88%) Consultant
4 21 (11.73%) Architect
5 19 (10.61%) Security Consultant
6 18 (10.06%) Security Engineer
7 15 (8.38%) Network Support
8 14 (7.82%) Network Engineer
9 13 (7.26%) Security Architect
10 12 (6.70%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (6.70%) CLAS Consultant
11 11 (6.15%) IT Security Consultant
11 11 (6.15%) IT Consultant
12 9 (5.03%) Information Security Analyst
12 9 (5.03%) Information Analyst
13 6 (3.35%) Security Manager
13 6 (3.35%) Operations Analyst
13 6 (3.35%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (3.35%) Security Operations Analyst
14 5 (2.79%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.61%) Web Services
2 3 (1.68%) Middleware
3 2 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.12%) POSIX
3 2 (1.12%) JSP
3 2 (1.12%) WebSockets
3 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (0.56%) WPF
4 1 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.56%) LAMP
4 1 (0.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 42 (23.46%) Management Information System
2 21 (11.73%) PKI
3 16 (8.94%) CESG
3 16 (8.94%) Open Source
4 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (7.26%) Computer Science
6 11 (6.15%) CESG CLAS
7 8 (4.47%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.23%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.23%) RMADS
9 3 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.68%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.12%) GIS
10 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.12%) Equities
10 2 (1.12%) DataPower
10 2 (1.12%) SCADA
10 2 (1.12%) User Experience
11 1 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 76 (42.46%) Windows
2 62 (34.64%) Linux
3 46 (25.70%) UNIX
4 8 (4.47%) Solaris
5 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.79%) Debian
7 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.68%) CentOS
8 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.49%) Information Security
2 38 (21.23%) Risk Management
3 37 (20.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 35 (19.55%) SIEM
5 32 (17.88%) Information Assurance
6 29 (16.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 28 (15.64%) Penetration Testing
8 22 (12.29%) ITIL
8 22 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (10.06%) Network Monitoring
10 17 (9.50%) Kalman Filter
11 16 (8.94%) Network Design
11 16 (8.94%) Cyber Security
12 14 (7.82%) Protective Monitoring
12 14 (7.82%) Security Architecture
13 13 (7.26%) Incident Management
13 13 (7.26%) Change Management
14 12 (6.70%) Load Balancing
14 12 (6.70%) High Availability
15 11 (6.15%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.15%) SQL
2 9 (5.03%) Java
3 7 (3.91%) C
3 7 (3.91%) PHP
4 6 (3.35%) C++
4 6 (3.35%) Python
4 6 (3.35%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.35%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.79%) Ruby
6 3 (1.68%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.68%) Perl
7 1 (0.56%) Golang
7 1 (0.56%) C#
7 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (30.73%) CISSP
2 31 (17.32%) Security Cleared
3 26 (14.53%) SC Cleared
3 26 (14.53%) GIAC
4 24 (13.41%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (9.50%) Degree
6 16 (8.94%) CEH
7 15 (8.38%) GCIA
8 13 (7.26%) Network+ Certification
9 12 (6.70%) CCNA
9 12 (6.70%) CISM
10 11 (6.15%) CNA
10 11 (6.15%) Novell Certification
10 11 (6.15%) CCNP
11 10 (5.59%) SSCP
11 10 (5.59%) DV Cleared
12 9 (5.03%) CCSP
13 7 (3.91%) CCIE
14 6 (3.35%) GCIH
14 6 (3.35%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (7.82%) PCI DSS
3 11 (6.15%) QA
3 11 (6.15%) GPG13
4 6 (3.35%) COBIT
5 4 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.23%) JSP 440
6 3 (1.68%) SLA
7 1 (0.56%) HIPAA
System Software
1 19 (10.61%) Snort
2 8 (4.47%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.23%) Nmap
3 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.23%) Xen
4 3 (1.68%) Varnish
5 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (6.15%) Puppet
2 6 (3.35%) Nessus
2 6 (3.35%) OPNET
3 5 (2.79%) Ansible
3 5 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.79%) Nagios
4 3 (1.68%) HAProxy
4 3 (1.68%) Zenoss
4 3 (1.68%) CORE IMPACT
4 3 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.12%) Salt
6 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (18.99%) Cisco
2 17 (9.50%) Oracle
3 16 (8.94%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.94%) Sourcefire
4 14 (7.82%) Blue Coat
5 12 (6.70%) Sun
6 11 (6.15%) VMware
7 10 (5.59%) Juniper
7 10 (5.59%) CheckPoint
7 10 (5.59%) ArcSight
8 8 (4.47%) McAfee
8 8 (4.47%) Symantec
9 6 (3.35%) IBM
9 6 (3.35%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.35%) LogLogic
10 5 (2.79%) F5
11 4 (2.23%) Nokia
12 3 (1.68%) TippingPoint
12 3 (1.68%) HP
13 2 (1.12%) Sophos
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