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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 489 532 576
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +44
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 152 100 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.18% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 1.19% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 68 24
Median daily rate £450 £420 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £440
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 -

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
8602 8400 7333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.48% 15.01% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5229 4565 3897
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 474 402
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +36 146 £450 +5.88% 30
South East +20 59 £450 +5.88% 10
London +10 51 £480 -7.69% 10
Berkshire +20 24 £425 +3.03% 3
Reading +16 18 £425 +3.03% 2
Surrey +9 15 £475 +11.76% 1
Hampshire +2 12 £500 +21.21% 3
North West -7 11 £500 - 6
Manchester -1 9 £488 -2.50% 2
North East -29 8 £315 +22.92%
West Midlands -13 7 £430 +7.36% 1
Tyne and Wear -36 7 £320 +24.87%
Basingstoke -10 6 £702 +82.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne -35 6 £310 +20.97%
Leatherhead - 5 £475 -
Yorkshire +3 4 £463 +11.44%
South West -1 4 £383 -3.83% 2
Winchester -3 4 £488 +21.87%
Banbury - 4 £364 -
Telford - 4 £358 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £364 -
Shropshire - 4 £358 - 1
Worcester +1 3 £450 -
Bristol -4 3 £380 -4.46%
Worcestershire -6 3 £450 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £450 -
Sheffield - 3 £450 -
City of London +36 2 £495 +2.06% 1
Chiswick - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 149 (46.13%) Firewall
2 117 (36.22%) Information Security
3 109 (33.75%) Windows
4 92 (28.48%) SIEM
5 90 (27.86%) CISSP
6 89 (27.55%) Linux
7 85 (26.32%) TCP/IP
8 83 (25.70%) Security Operations
9 74 (22.91%) SSL
10 68 (21.05%) Cisco
11 67 (20.74%) Security Cleared
12 65 (20.12%) ITIL
13 64 (19.81%) Network Security
13 64 (19.81%) PCI DSS
14 60 (18.58%) Unix
15 59 (18.27%) Management Information System
15 59 (18.27%) SC Cleared
16 57 (17.65%) Internet
17 56 (17.34%) Cybersecurity
18 52 (16.10%) VMware
19 51 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
19 51 (15.79%) Data Centre
20 50 (15.48%) GCIA
20 50 (15.48%) HTTP
21 49 (15.17%) ArcSight
21 49 (15.17%) Incident Management
22 47 (14.55%) Penetration Testing
23 45 (13.93%) PKI
23 45 (13.93%) LAN
23 45 (13.93%) Security Operations Centre

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 24 (7.43%) Node.js
2 10 (3.10%) Apache
2 10 (3.10%) JBoss
3 7 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (1.55%) IIS
5 4 (1.24%) FileNet
6 3 (0.93%) Confluence
6 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.79%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.38%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.10%) Office 365
4 9 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (2.79%) Amazon ELB
4 9 (2.79%) Amazon S3
4 9 (2.79%) Amazon SQS
4 9 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (2.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 9 (2.79%) CloudFront
4 9 (2.79%) Route 53
5 6 (1.86%) SaaS
6 4 (1.24%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 149 (46.13%) Firewall
2 85 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 74 (22.91%) SSL
4 64 (19.81%) Network Security
5 57 (17.65%) Internet
6 50 (15.48%) HTTP
7 45 (13.93%) LAN
8 36 (11.15%) WAN
9 34 (10.53%) DNS
10 33 (10.22%) IPsec
11 30 (9.29%) DHCP
12 27 (8.36%) VPN
13 25 (7.74%) Wireless
14 22 (6.81%) MPLS
15 20 (6.19%) LDAP
15 20 (6.19%) SAN
16 18 (5.57%) Wireless Security
17 16 (4.95%) Ethernet
17 16 (4.95%) SSH
18 15 (4.64%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.98%) MongoDB
2 25 (7.74%) Relational Database
3 24 (7.43%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (7.43%) Redis
4 9 (2.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (2.79%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.17%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.24%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.62%) Big Data
8 2 (0.62%) MySQL
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (8.67%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.74%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.95%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.93%) JIRA
5 1 (0.31%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.31%) JUnit
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 36 (11.15%) Finance
2 12 (3.72%) Retail
3 10 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.86%) Banking
5 6 (1.86%) Legal
6 4 (1.24%) Games
7 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.31%) French Language
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 114 (35.29%) Analyst
2 84 (26.01%) Security Analyst
3 40 (12.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (11.76%) SOC Analyst
5 35 (10.84%) Security Engineer
6 30 (9.29%) Network Engineer
7 28 (8.67%) Consultant
8 22 (6.81%) Security Consultant
8 22 (6.81%) Security Specialist
9 21 (6.50%) ArcSight Analyst
10 19 (5.88%) Incident Analyst
10 19 (5.88%) Support Engineer
11 16 (4.95%) Architect
12 15 (4.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 13 (4.02%) Cisco Engineer
13 13 (4.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 13 (4.02%) Network Security Engineer
13 13 (4.02%) Senior Analyst
13 13 (4.02%) Senior Security Analyst
14 12 (3.72%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (7.43%) Sensu
2 20 (6.19%) 802.1X
3 15 (4.64%) .NET
4 11 (3.41%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (3.41%) Web Services
5 8 (2.48%) Software Packaging
6 7 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (1.86%) SAML
8 4 (1.24%) Middleware
8 4 (1.24%) Regular Expression
9 3 (0.93%) J2EE
9 3 (0.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (0.62%) JSF
10 2 (0.62%) XML
11 1 (0.31%) Django
11 1 (0.31%) Guice
11 1 (0.31%) Play Framework
11 1 (0.31%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.31%) SOAP
11 1 (0.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (18.27%) Management Information System
2 51 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 45 (13.93%) PKI
3 45 (13.93%) Security Operations Centre
4 32 (9.91%) Cyberthreat
5 26 (8.05%) Cryptography
6 13 (4.02%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.79%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.79%) DataPower
7 9 (2.79%) Mainframe
8 8 (2.48%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.48%) Smart Meter
9 7 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (1.86%) AS400
10 6 (1.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.86%) User Experience
11 5 (1.55%) iPad
12 4 (1.24%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 109 (33.75%) Windows
2 89 (27.55%) Linux
3 60 (18.58%) Unix
4 26 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (5.57%) Windows Server
5 18 (5.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (4.64%) AIX
7 14 (4.33%) Windows 8
8 13 (4.02%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.79%) Solaris
9 9 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (2.17%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.17%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.86%) Android
12 4 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.93%) CentOS
14 2 (0.62%) SUSE
15 1 (0.31%) MVS
15 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (36.22%) Information Security
2 92 (28.48%) SIEM
3 83 (25.70%) Security Operations
4 65 (20.12%) ITIL
5 56 (17.34%) Cybersecurity
6 49 (15.17%) Incident Management
7 47 (14.55%) Penetration Testing
8 42 (13.00%) DevOps
9 41 (12.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 36 (11.15%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (10.84%) Configuration Management
11 35 (10.84%) Project Management
11 35 (10.84%) Security Management
12 32 (9.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (8.98%) Network Monitoring
14 28 (8.67%) Root Cause Analysis
14 28 (8.67%) Vulnerability Management
15 27 (8.36%) Open Source
16 26 (8.05%) Analytics
16 26 (8.05%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (10.53%) Java
2 33 (10.22%) Perl
2 33 (10.22%) Python
3 23 (7.12%) PowerShell
3 23 (7.12%) Ruby
4 18 (5.57%) C++
5 17 (5.26%) SQL
6 9 (2.79%) Go
7 7 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.55%) PHP
9 4 (1.24%) C#
10 3 (0.93%) C
10 3 (0.93%) VB
11 2 (0.62%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 90 (27.86%) CISSP
2 67 (20.74%) Security Cleared
3 59 (18.27%) SC Cleared
4 50 (15.48%) GCIA
5 43 (13.31%) GCIH
6 33 (10.22%) Degree
7 29 (8.98%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (7.43%) CISM
9 22 (6.81%) CEH
10 20 (6.19%) CCNA
11 15 (4.64%) GIAC
11 15 (4.64%) GSEC
12 12 (3.72%) CCNP
13 7 (2.17%) CISA
13 7 (2.17%) GCED
14 4 (1.24%) MCSE
14 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.24%) SANS
15 3 (0.93%) CCDP
15 3 (0.93%) CNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (19.81%) PCI DSS
2 25 (7.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (3.41%) COBIT
5 9 (2.79%) ISO27002
6 7 (2.17%) SLA
7 5 (1.55%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (1.24%) COSO
8 4 (1.24%) SAS 70
9 3 (0.93%) QA
10 2 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.31%) FIPS 140-2
11 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.31%) ISO22301
System Software
1 22 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.88%) Docker
2 19 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.95%) ISA Server
3 16 (4.95%) UAG
4 5 (1.55%) Snort
5 3 (0.93%) vSphere
6 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.31%) NFS
7 1 (0.31%) Squid
7 1 (0.31%) Varnish
7 1 (0.31%) Xen
7 1 (0.31%) XenApp
7 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 42 (13.00%) Puppet
2 28 (8.67%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (7.74%) QRadar
4 24 (7.43%) Ansible
5 22 (6.81%) RSA Security Analytics
6 19 (5.88%) Nessus
7 18 (5.57%) Grafana
7 18 (5.57%) Kibana
7 18 (5.57%) logstash
7 18 (5.57%) Nmap
7 18 (5.57%) Uchiwa
8 17 (5.26%) WSUS
9 12 (3.72%) Salt
10 8 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (2.17%) AirWatch
12 5 (1.55%) ArcSight ESM
12 5 (1.55%) RSA Archer
12 5 (1.55%) vRealize
13 4 (1.24%) BladeLogic
13 4 (1.24%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 68 (21.05%) Cisco
2 52 (16.10%) VMware
3 49 (15.17%) ArcSight
4 40 (12.38%) Intel Security
5 37 (11.46%) Microsoft
6 32 (9.91%) Splunk
7 27 (8.36%) IBM
8 26 (8.05%) CheckPoint
9 25 (7.74%) F5
10 23 (7.12%) Red Hat
11 20 (6.19%) HP
12 18 (5.57%) NetWitness
13 17 (5.26%) Juniper
14 16 (4.95%) SolarWinds
15 15 (4.64%) Symantec
16 14 (4.33%) Sourcefire
17 13 (4.02%) Oracle
18 12 (3.72%) Qualys
18 12 (3.72%) Sitecore
19 11 (3.41%) Sun
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