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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 486 523 507
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -16
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 145 89 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 1.09% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 52 38
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£450 £448 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% +15.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £328 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £38.25 £43.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% +32.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £37.80 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £43.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.04% +32.30%

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
8211 8177 7143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.82% 14.69% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4684 4427 3853
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 £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 532 442 415
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +45 144 £450 +5.88% 55
London +11 44 £475 +18.75% 14
South East -6 38 £425 -10.29% 29
Hampshire +12 28 £425 - 10
City of London -7 14 £450 - 1
South West +1 12 £450 +17.64% 4
East Midlands -1 11 £430 +1.17% 1
Yorkshire -21 10 £500 - 1
North West -24 10 £500 - 3
East of England +13 8 £450 -
Manchester -10 8 £500 - 2
Derbyshire +3 7 £375 -36.22%
West Midlands +3 7 £450 +5.88% 3
Gloucestershire +2 7 £450 - 1
West Yorkshire -23 7 - -
Winchester - 7 £425 - 1
Bradford - 7 - -
Derby - 6 - -
Cheltenham - 6 £450 -
Portsmouth - 6 £550 -
Slough +4 5 £390 -21.60%
Worcestershire +2 5 £450 +5.88%
Berkshire -1 5 £390 -21.60% 4
Malvern -2 5 £450 +5.88%
Andover - 4 £425 - 1
Basingstoke - 4 £385 -
Bristol - 4 £550 - 3
Midlands +5 3 - -
Hertfordshire +5 3 £400 -
Nottinghamshire -6 3 £485 +17.57% 1

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 148 (57.81%) Firewall
2 107 (41.80%) Windows
3 98 (38.28%) Linux
4 84 (32.81%) SIEM
5 75 (29.30%) Cisco
6 72 (28.13%) Network Security
7 70 (27.34%) Information Security
8 65 (25.39%) CISSP
9 52 (20.31%) UNIX
10 51 (19.92%) Security Cleared
11 49 (19.14%) Cyber Security
11 49 (19.14%) Management Information System
12 48 (18.75%) VMware
13 44 (17.19%) TCP/IP
14 42 (16.41%) VPN
15 41 (16.02%) PKI
16 40 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
17 39 (15.23%) ITIL
18 38 (14.84%) SSL
19 37 (14.45%) Finance
19 37 (14.45%) SC Cleared
20 36 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
20 36 (14.06%) Kalman Filter
20 36 (14.06%) ArcSight
21 35 (13.67%) Microsoft
22 34 (13.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
22 34 (13.28%) Degree
22 34 (13.28%) PCI DSS
23 29 (11.33%) Active Directory
24 28 (10.94%) DNS

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 10 (3.91%) Apache
2 9 (3.52%) IIS
2 9 (3.52%) JBoss
3 8 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.73%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.73%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.34%) nginx
6 5 (1.95%) FileNet
6 5 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.95%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.17%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.78%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.78%) Node.js
10 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (5.08%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.95%) MS Project
4 2 (0.78%) MS Office
5 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.34%) Amazon S3
2 6 (2.34%) Route 53
2 6 (2.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (1.95%) SaaS
4 2 (0.78%) Office 365
4 2 (0.78%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.39%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) IaaS
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 148 (57.81%) Firewall
2 72 (28.13%) Network Security
3 44 (17.19%) TCP/IP
4 42 (16.41%) VPN
5 38 (14.84%) SSL
6 28 (10.94%) DNS
7 27 (10.55%) IPsec
8 24 (9.38%) Wireless
8 24 (9.38%) Internet
9 19 (7.42%) SAN
10 15 (5.86%) HTTP
10 15 (5.86%) LDAP
10 15 (5.86%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (4.69%) VLAN
12 10 (3.91%) Wireshark
13 9 (3.52%) LAN
13 9 (3.52%) WAN
13 9 (3.52%) DHCP
14 8 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
15 5 (1.95%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.69%) MySQL
3 9 (3.52%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.13%) Redis
5 7 (2.73%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.34%) Couchbase
6 6 (2.34%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (2.34%) SimpleDB
7 5 (1.95%) Big Data
7 5 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.17%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.17%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.78%) Sybase ASA
10 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.73%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (14.45%) Finance
2 18 (7.03%) Banking
3 11 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.73%) Financial Institution
4 7 (2.73%) Military
5 6 (2.34%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.34%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.78%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (28.13%) Analyst
2 62 (24.22%) Security Analyst
3 42 (16.41%) Security Engineer
4 28 (10.94%) Architect
5 27 (10.55%) Network Engineer
6 24 (9.38%) Security Manager
7 20 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (7.03%) Security Consultant
8 18 (7.03%) Consultant
9 17 (6.64%) Security Architect
10 15 (5.86%) Network Security Engineer
10 15 (5.86%) Security Specialist
11 13 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (4.69%) Senior Security Analyst
13 9 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
14 8 (3.13%) Project Manager
15 7 (2.73%) Support Engineer
15 7 (2.73%) Operations Analyst
15 7 (2.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.47%) Web Services
2 7 (2.73%) LAMP
3 6 (2.34%) POSIX
3 6 (2.34%) .NET
3 6 (2.34%) Middleware
4 5 (1.95%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (1.95%) Software Packaging
5 4 (1.56%) OAuth
6 3 (1.17%) WebSockets
6 3 (1.17%) J2EE
6 3 (1.17%) XML
6 3 (1.17%) JSP
6 3 (1.17%) Servlets
7 2 (0.78%) SOAP
7 2 (0.78%) SAML
7 2 (0.78%) Sensu
7 2 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.39%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (19.14%) Management Information System
2 41 (16.02%) PKI
3 24 (9.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 24 (9.38%) Data Centre
4 19 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.30%) Mainframe
6 10 (3.91%) Clustering
6 10 (3.91%) IBM Mainframe
7 9 (3.52%) AS400
8 7 (2.73%) Statistics
8 7 (2.73%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.73%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.34%) Cryptography
10 5 (1.95%) DataPower
11 3 (1.17%) CESG
11 3 (1.17%) Taxonomies
11 3 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.78%) NHS
12 2 (0.78%) iSeries
12 2 (0.78%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 107 (41.80%) Windows
2 98 (38.28%) Linux
3 52 (20.31%) UNIX
4 18 (7.03%) AIX
5 16 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.69%) Solaris
8 11 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.39%) SUSE
10 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (32.81%) SIEM
2 70 (27.34%) Information Security
3 49 (19.14%) Cyber Security
4 40 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
5 39 (15.23%) ITIL
6 36 (14.06%) Kalman Filter
7 34 (13.28%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 27 (10.55%) Vulnerability Management
9 26 (10.16%) Security Management
10 24 (9.38%) Project Management
11 22 (8.59%) Analytics
11 22 (8.59%) Security Architecture
12 21 (8.20%) Incident Management
13 20 (7.81%) Configuration Management
13 20 (7.81%) PRINCE2
13 20 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
14 17 (6.64%) Network Design
15 15 (5.86%) TOGAF
16 14 (5.47%) Business Continuity
16 14 (5.47%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.77%) SQL
2 22 (8.59%) Perl
3 14 (5.47%) Python
4 12 (4.69%) Java
5 9 (3.52%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.17%) C
7 3 (1.17%) PHP
7 3 (1.17%) VB
8 2 (0.78%) C#
8 2 (0.78%) C++
9 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.39%) Go
Qualifications
1 65 (25.39%) CISSP
2 51 (19.92%) Security Cleared
3 37 (14.45%) SC Cleared
4 34 (13.28%) Degree
5 27 (10.55%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (7.03%) CISM
7 16 (6.25%) GCIA
7 16 (6.25%) GCIH
7 16 (6.25%) CEH
8 15 (5.86%) CCNA
9 11 (4.30%) DV Cleared
10 10 (3.91%) CISA
11 8 (3.13%) CCNP
12 7 (2.73%) CCIE
13 6 (2.34%) CCSE
13 6 (2.34%) GIAC
13 6 (2.34%) CCSA
14 5 (1.95%) Check Point Certification
15 4 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.28%) PCI DSS
2 23 (8.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (6.25%) QA
4 11 (4.30%) COBIT
5 8 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (2.34%) SLA
7 4 (1.56%) COSO
8 3 (1.17%) BS7799
9 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 36 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (11.33%) Active Directory
3 17 (6.64%) Snort
4 8 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.73%) VirtualBox
5 7 (2.73%) VMware Server
6 5 (1.95%) Squid
7 3 (1.17%) XenApp
8 2 (0.78%) Xen
8 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.39%) LXC
9 1 (0.39%) Firmware
9 1 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (6.25%) Nmap
2 12 (4.69%) Nessus
3 8 (3.13%) Puppet
3 8 (3.13%) Ansible
4 7 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.34%) HAProxy
5 6 (2.34%) Salt
6 5 (1.95%) CA Single Sign-On
7 4 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.78%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.39%) logstash
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.39%) Nagios
9 1 (0.39%) OPNET
9 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.39%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.39%) WSUS
9 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (29.30%) Cisco
2 48 (18.75%) VMware
3 36 (14.06%) ArcSight
4 35 (13.67%) Microsoft
5 24 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 23 (8.98%) Sourcefire
7 22 (8.59%) McAfee
8 21 (8.20%) IBM
9 20 (7.81%) Oracle
10 19 (7.42%) Juniper
10 19 (7.42%) Symantec
11 16 (6.25%) IronPort
12 13 (5.08%) Qualys
13 12 (4.69%) Blue Coat
13 12 (4.69%) Nokia
14 11 (4.30%) F5
14 11 (4.30%) Splunk
15 10 (3.91%) Imperva
15 10 (3.91%) HP
16 8 (3.13%) Red Hat
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