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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 473 505 516
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +11
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 141 144 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 1.81% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 102 87
Median daily rate £425 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.37% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £352 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year
-51.47% -

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
7452 7952 8182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.46% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4505 4665 4659
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 465 438
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.56 £22.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.11% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +15 136 £425 -12.37% 31
London +10 47 £475 -5.00% 13
South East +10 33 £420 -29.26% 11
Hampshire +30 23 £404 -19.25% 2
West Midlands -2 16 £450 -14.28% 3
Yorkshire +28 13 £500 +5.26% 2
Sheffield -6 11 £500 +4.16%
South Yorkshire -10 11 £500 +5.26%
Winchester - 9 £438 -
Shropshire - 9 £375 -
City of London -6 8 £425 - 7
Croydon - 8 £551 -
North West -21 7 £400 -15.78% 1
South West +9 6 £315 -21.25% 1
North East - 6 £320 -
Telford - 6 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £320 -
Edinburgh +21 5 £294 +6.81% 1
Scotland +6 5 £294 +6.81% 1
Wiltshire +3 5 £315 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £324 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £463 -
Swindon - 5 £315 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £463 -
Worcestershire +3 4 £475 +11.76% 1
Essex +2 4 £220 -21.42%
East of England -2 4 £220 -36.23%
Manchester -4 4 £400 +7.74% 1
Malvern -4 4 £475 +11.76% 1
Merseyside - 4 £400 -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 187 (75.10%) Firewall
2 110 (44.18%) SIEM
3 93 (37.35%) Security Operations
4 87 (34.94%) Cybersecurity
5 86 (34.54%) Information Security
6 79 (31.73%) Network Security
7 73 (29.32%) Linux
8 71 (28.51%) Management Information System
8 71 (28.51%) Security Cleared
9 64 (25.70%) Windows
10 63 (25.30%) SC Cleared
11 60 (24.10%) TCP/IP
12 59 (23.69%) LAN
13 57 (22.89%) WAN
13 57 (22.89%) CISSP
14 56 (22.49%) PCI DSS
15 53 (21.29%) Data Centre
15 53 (21.29%) Cisco
16 52 (20.88%) Security Operations Centre
17 50 (20.08%) Vulnerability Management
18 47 (18.88%) VPN
19 43 (17.27%) Unix
20 42 (16.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 42 (16.87%) Kalman Filter
21 40 (16.06%) SSL
22 38 (15.26%) Incident Management
23 34 (13.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
24 33 (13.25%) DNS
24 33 (13.25%) VMware
24 33 (13.25%) Analytical Skills

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 11 (4.42%) JBoss
2 9 (3.61%) IIS
3 8 (3.21%) FileNet
3 8 (3.21%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (3.21%) WebLogic
3 8 (3.21%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.21%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (2.01%) Apache
4 5 (2.01%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.61%) MS Project
3 2 (0.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.61%) SaaS
3 7 (2.81%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (2.81%) Amazon S3
3 7 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (2.81%) Route 53
4 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (1.61%) CloudFront
6 3 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.80%) Office 365
8 1 (0.40%) IaaS
8 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (75.10%) Firewall
2 79 (31.73%) Network Security
3 60 (24.10%) TCP/IP
4 59 (23.69%) LAN
5 57 (22.89%) WAN
6 47 (18.88%) VPN
7 40 (16.06%) SSL
8 33 (13.25%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (13.25%) DNS
9 29 (11.65%) Internet
10 25 (10.04%) IPsec
11 22 (8.84%) DHCP
12 21 (8.43%) MPLS
13 17 (6.83%) LDAP
14 16 (6.43%) HTTP
15 15 (6.02%) Wireless
16 14 (5.62%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (5.22%) Ethernet
18 11 (4.42%) OSPF
18 11 (4.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.61%) Redis
1 9 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.21%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (2.81%) Big Data
3 7 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.01%) MariaDB
4 5 (2.01%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.01%) MySQL
5 4 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.21%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.20%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.20%) Metasploit
2 3 (1.20%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.40%) Fiddler
General
1 28 (11.24%) Finance
2 11 (4.42%) Legal
3 9 (3.61%) Retail
4 8 (3.21%) Banking
5 7 (2.81%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.20%) Military
7 3 (1.20%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.80%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.80%) Games
8 2 (0.80%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 84 (33.73%) Analyst
2 60 (24.10%) Security Analyst
3 44 (17.67%) Security Engineer
4 35 (14.06%) Network Engineer
5 31 (12.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 24 (9.64%) Consultant
7 22 (8.84%) Network Security Engineer
8 18 (7.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (6.43%) Security Consultant
9 16 (6.43%) SOC Analyst
10 14 (5.62%) Security Specialist
11 12 (4.82%) Security Manager
12 10 (4.02%) Senior Network Engineer
13 9 (3.61%) Incident Analyst
13 9 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (3.61%) Operational Security Manager
13 9 (3.61%) Security Operations Manager
13 9 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (3.61%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 9 (3.61%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.02%) Web Services
2 14 (5.62%) 802.1X
3 8 (3.21%) Software Packaging
3 8 (3.21%) WebSphere MQ
4 7 (2.81%) ELK Stack
5 5 (2.01%) RESTful
6 4 (1.61%) .NET
6 4 (1.61%) AppFabric
6 4 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.61%) Middleware
6 4 (1.61%) WCF
7 3 (1.20%) HTML
7 3 (1.20%) HTML5
8 2 (0.80%) Node.js
8 2 (0.80%) SOAP
9 1 (0.40%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 71 (28.51%) Management Information System
2 53 (21.29%) Data Centre
3 52 (20.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 33 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (8.43%) PKI
6 17 (6.83%) Cryptography
7 12 (4.82%) Driving Licence
8 10 (4.02%) Cyber Attack
8 10 (4.02%) DataPower
9 8 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (3.21%) Private Cloud
10 7 (2.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (2.81%) Equities
10 7 (2.81%) Fixed Income
11 6 (2.41%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (2.01%) Computer Science
12 5 (2.01%) N-Tier
13 4 (1.61%) CESG
14 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
14 3 (1.20%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 73 (29.32%) Linux
2 64 (25.70%) Windows
3 43 (17.27%) Unix
4 16 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.82%) AIX
6 9 (3.61%) Solaris
7 7 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.20%) OpenVMS
9 3 (1.20%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.80%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.80%) zOS
11 1 (0.40%) VMS
11 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (44.18%) SIEM
2 93 (37.35%) Security Operations
3 87 (34.94%) Cybersecurity
4 86 (34.54%) Information Security
5 50 (20.08%) Vulnerability Management
6 42 (16.87%) Kalman Filter
7 38 (15.26%) Incident Management
8 31 (12.45%) Identity Access Management
8 31 (12.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 30 (12.05%) Change Management
10 25 (10.04%) Mentoring
10 25 (10.04%) Penetration Testing
11 24 (9.64%) ITIL
12 23 (9.24%) Patch Management
13 22 (8.84%) Computer Security
14 21 (8.43%) Project Management
15 20 (8.03%) DevOps
16 19 (7.63%) Configuration Management
16 19 (7.63%) Network Monitoring
17 18 (7.23%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.24%) SQL
2 15 (6.02%) Python
3 13 (5.22%) Perl
4 10 (4.02%) Java
5 7 (2.81%) C#
5 7 (2.81%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.61%) VB
7 3 (1.20%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.80%) Ruby
9 1 (0.40%) C
9 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 71 (28.51%) Security Cleared
2 63 (25.30%) SC Cleared
3 57 (22.89%) CISSP
4 30 (12.05%) CISM
5 28 (11.24%) GCIH
6 22 (8.84%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (8.43%) GIAC
8 18 (7.23%) SANS
9 17 (6.83%) GCIA
10 15 (6.02%) CCNA
11 14 (5.62%) CEH
12 13 (5.22%) CCNP
13 12 (4.82%) Degree
13 12 (4.82%) DV Cleared
14 8 (3.21%) BC Cleared
14 8 (3.21%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (3.21%) CCSA
15 7 (2.81%) CISA
15 7 (2.81%) CNA
15 7 (2.81%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (22.49%) PCI DSS
2 42 (16.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (5.62%) RMADS
4 8 (3.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (2.01%) QA
6 3 (1.20%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.80%) COBIT
7 2 (0.80%) COSO
7 2 (0.80%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.80%) SAS 70
System Software
1 30 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (8.43%) vSphere
3 19 (7.63%) Active Directory
4 11 (4.42%) Snort
5 5 (2.01%) Firmware
6 4 (1.61%) Docker
6 4 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.20%) NFS
7 3 (1.20%) RACF
8 1 (0.40%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (13.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 26 (10.44%) Nessus
3 25 (10.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 23 (9.24%) Puppet
5 8 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.81%) Kibana
6 7 (2.81%) logstash
6 7 (2.81%) QRadar
7 6 (2.41%) ArcSight ESM
7 6 (2.41%) RSA enVision
8 5 (2.01%) Ansible
8 5 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (2.01%) WSUS
9 4 (1.61%) RSA Security Analytics
10 3 (1.20%) Cacti
10 3 (1.20%) EnCase
10 3 (1.20%) Nagios
10 3 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.80%) Nmap
12 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 53 (21.29%) Cisco
2 33 (13.25%) VMware
3 21 (8.43%) AlienVault
4 18 (7.23%) CheckPoint
4 18 (7.23%) Microsoft
5 16 (6.43%) Oracle
5 16 (6.43%) Splunk
5 16 (6.43%) Sun
6 15 (6.02%) Fortinet
6 15 (6.02%) IBM
6 15 (6.02%) Juniper
7 14 (5.62%) ArcSight
7 14 (5.62%) Red Hat
8 13 (5.22%) LogRhythm
9 12 (4.82%) F5
9 12 (4.82%) HP
10 9 (3.61%) Sourcefire
11 8 (3.21%) Axway
11 8 (3.21%) Informatica
11 8 (3.21%) Siebel
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