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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 533 518 557
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +39
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 116 152 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.91% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 92 53
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £371 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £20.75 £34.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.97% -14.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £34.00 £37.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £34.00 £42.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £34.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
-51.47% -14.46%

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
8193 7947 8558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.49% 13.71% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4997 4557 4739
Median daily rate £400 £377 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 552 480
Median hourly rate £27.09 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -14 111 £463 +2.77% 26
London -1 46 £550 +15.78% 12
South East +9 30 £475 +11.76% 8
Buckinghamshire +36 17 £485 +38.57%
Milton Keynes +27 17 £485 +38.57%
North West +11 11 £400 -15.78%
Croydon -4 10 £495 -5.71%
Manchester +1 8 £388 -22.50%
Hampshire -11 8 £362 -14.82% 1
Yorkshire +9 6 £446 -10.75% 2
West Midlands -16 6 £450 -7.21% 3
East of England +8 5 £450 +12.50% 1
South Yorkshire +3 5 £446 -10.75% 1
City of London +3 4 £402 -8.22% 6
Sheffield +1 4 £448 -10.50% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £475 -
Merseyside - 4 £400 -
South West +12 3 £365 -18.88%
Bristol +3 3 £365 -33.63%
Southport - 3 £400 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £310 -
Cambridge - 3 £475 -
North East - 3 £310 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £310 -
Surrey +14 2 £413 -
Malvern 0 2 £450 -7.21%
Worcestershire -3 2 £450 -7.21%
Feltham - 2 - -
Salford - 2 £400 -
Warwickshire - 2 £450 -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 162 (65.06%) Firewall
2 95 (38.15%) SIEM
3 90 (36.14%) Security Operations
4 87 (34.94%) Information Security
5 78 (31.33%) CISSP
6 77 (30.92%) Windows
7 73 (29.32%) Cybersecurity
8 72 (28.92%) Linux
9 61 (24.50%) Security Cleared
10 59 (23.69%) PCI DSS
10 59 (23.69%) Cisco
11 58 (23.29%) Network Security
12 54 (21.69%) Management Information System
13 53 (21.29%) SC Cleared
14 49 (19.68%) Data Centre
15 48 (19.28%) Vulnerability Management
16 47 (18.88%) LAN
16 47 (18.88%) Security Operations Centre
17 44 (17.67%) TCP/IP
17 44 (17.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 43 (17.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 42 (16.87%) WAN
20 36 (14.46%) Finance
20 36 (14.46%) VMware
21 34 (13.65%) VMware Infrastructure
22 33 (13.25%) Kalman Filter
22 33 (13.25%) Unix
23 32 (12.85%) ITIL
23 32 (12.85%) Mentoring
24 31 (12.45%) Incident Management

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 10 (4.02%) JBoss
2 9 (3.61%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (3.61%) WebLogic
2 9 (3.61%) WebSphere
2 9 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (2.41%) FileNet
4 5 (2.01%) Apache
5 4 (1.61%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.20%) Confluence
6 3 (1.20%) IIS
6 3 (1.20%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (4.02%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.21%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (3.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.42%) Office 365
4 8 (3.21%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (3.21%) Amazon S3
4 8 (3.21%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (3.21%) Route 53
5 5 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 5 (2.01%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (2.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (2.01%) CloudFront
5 5 (2.01%) SaaS
6 4 (1.61%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.40%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) PaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 162 (65.06%) Firewall
2 58 (23.29%) Network Security
3 47 (18.88%) LAN
4 44 (17.67%) TCP/IP
5 42 (16.87%) WAN
6 31 (12.45%) SSL
6 31 (12.45%) VPN
7 26 (10.44%) Internet
8 22 (8.84%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (8.03%) DNS
10 18 (7.23%) IPsec
11 15 (6.02%) HTTP
11 15 (6.02%) Wireless
12 14 (5.62%) Cisco ISE
12 14 (5.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (5.62%) DHCP
13 13 (5.22%) Ethernet
13 13 (5.22%) LDAP
14 12 (4.82%) MPLS
15 10 (4.02%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.02%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (2.81%) MySQL
3 7 (2.81%) Redis
4 6 (2.41%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (2.01%) MariaDB
5 5 (2.01%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.01%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.01%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.20%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.40%) Big Data
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.42%) Jenkins
2 8 (3.21%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.61%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.20%) JIRA
5 1 (0.40%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.40%) Metasploit
General
1 36 (14.46%) Finance
2 8 (3.21%) Legal
3 7 (2.81%) Banking
4 5 (2.01%) Retail
5 4 (1.61%) Games
5 4 (1.61%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.20%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.20%) Military
7 2 (0.80%) Marketing
8 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 86 (34.54%) Analyst
2 61 (24.50%) Security Analyst
3 33 (13.25%) Network Engineer
3 33 (13.25%) Security Engineer
4 28 (11.24%) Consultant
5 24 (9.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 18 (7.23%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 18 (7.23%) Security Consultant
6 18 (7.23%) SOC Analyst
7 16 (6.43%) Architect
7 16 (6.43%) Network Security Engineer
8 14 (5.62%) Security Architect
9 13 (5.22%) Security Manager
10 12 (4.82%) Incident Analyst
10 12 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (4.82%) Senior Network Engineer
11 11 (4.42%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 11 (4.42%) IT Analyst
11 11 (4.42%) IT Security Analyst
12 10 (4.02%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.02%) 802.1X
2 10 (4.02%) Software Packaging
2 10 (4.02%) Web Services
3 9 (3.61%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (2.41%) ELK Stack
5 5 (2.01%) Middleware
6 4 (1.61%) HTML
6 4 (1.61%) HTML5
6 4 (1.61%) RESTful
7 2 (0.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.80%) SAML
7 2 (0.80%) XML
8 1 (0.40%) .NET
8 1 (0.40%) J2EE
8 1 (0.40%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.69%) Management Information System
2 49 (19.68%) Data Centre
3 47 (18.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 29 (11.65%) PKI
5 28 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (7.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 14 (5.62%) Cryptography
8 10 (4.02%) Cyber Attack
8 10 (4.02%) DataPower
8 10 (4.02%) Private Cloud
9 7 (2.81%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.81%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.81%) N-Tier
10 6 (2.41%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.61%) CESG
11 4 (1.61%) Clustering
11 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.61%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.20%) iPad
12 3 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 77 (30.92%) Windows
2 72 (28.92%) Linux
3 33 (13.25%) Unix
4 16 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (5.62%) AIX
6 11 (4.42%) Solaris
7 9 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.81%) Windows Server
10 6 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.61%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.80%) CentOS
12 2 (0.80%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.80%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.40%) Android
13 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (38.15%) SIEM
2 90 (36.14%) Security Operations
3 87 (34.94%) Information Security
4 73 (29.32%) Cybersecurity
5 48 (19.28%) Vulnerability Management
6 44 (17.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 33 (13.25%) Kalman Filter
8 32 (12.85%) ITIL
8 32 (12.85%) Mentoring
9 31 (12.45%) Incident Management
10 27 (10.84%) DevOps
10 27 (10.84%) Penetration Testing
11 26 (10.44%) Change Management
12 24 (9.64%) Configuration Management
13 22 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (8.84%) Patch Management
13 22 (8.84%) Security Architecture
14 19 (7.63%) Computer Security
15 18 (7.23%) Project Management
15 18 (7.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.43%) SQL
2 13 (5.22%) Perl
2 13 (5.22%) Python
3 11 (4.42%) Java
4 9 (3.61%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.21%) Bash Shell
5 8 (3.21%) C#
6 4 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.61%) Ruby
6 4 (1.61%) VB
7 2 (0.80%) C
7 2 (0.80%) PHP
7 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 78 (31.33%) CISSP
2 61 (24.50%) Security Cleared
3 53 (21.29%) SC Cleared
4 28 (11.24%) GCIH
5 26 (10.44%) CISM
6 22 (8.84%) GCIA
7 19 (7.63%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (7.23%) Degree
9 15 (6.02%) CEH
10 13 (5.22%) CCNA
10 13 (5.22%) GIAC
10 13 (5.22%) SANS
11 11 (4.42%) DV Cleared
12 10 (4.02%) CCNP
12 10 (4.02%) CISA
13 7 (2.81%) BC Cleared
13 7 (2.81%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (2.01%) GSEC
14 5 (2.01%) SSCP
15 3 (1.20%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (23.69%) PCI DSS
2 43 (17.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (5.22%) RMADS
4 7 (2.81%) COBIT
5 4 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (1.61%) QA
6 3 (1.20%) COSO
6 3 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.20%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.80%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.80%) ISO27002
System Software
1 34 (13.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (9.64%) Active Directory
3 16 (6.43%) vSphere
4 12 (4.82%) Docker
5 6 (2.41%) Snort
6 4 (1.61%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.20%) Firmware
8 2 (0.80%) NFS
8 2 (0.80%) XenApp
8 2 (0.80%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.80%) XenServer
9 1 (0.40%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (9.24%) Puppet
2 22 (8.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 18 (7.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 17 (6.83%) Nessus
5 11 (4.42%) RSA Security Analytics
6 10 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.21%) QRadar
8 6 (2.41%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (2.41%) Kibana
8 6 (2.41%) logstash
8 6 (2.41%) RSA enVision
9 5 (2.01%) ArcSight ESM
10 3 (1.20%) Ansible
10 3 (1.20%) Cacti
10 3 (1.20%) Nagios
10 3 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.20%) WSUS
11 2 (0.80%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.80%) SCCM
11 2 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (23.69%) Cisco
2 36 (14.46%) VMware
3 23 (9.24%) CheckPoint
4 22 (8.84%) ArcSight
5 21 (8.43%) Oracle
6 20 (8.03%) Microsoft
6 20 (8.03%) Splunk
7 16 (6.43%) IBM
8 15 (6.02%) AlienVault
8 15 (6.02%) Forcepoint
8 15 (6.02%) Fortinet
9 14 (5.62%) Red Hat
9 14 (5.62%) Sun
10 13 (5.22%) F5
10 13 (5.22%) Intel Security
11 12 (4.82%) Juniper
11 12 (4.82%) LogRhythm
12 11 (4.42%) HP
13 10 (4.02%) Cyber-Ark
13 10 (4.02%) Symantec
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