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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 503 500 566
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +66
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 136 143 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 1.77% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 77 45
Median daily rate £450 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £415 £445
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £57.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year
- +33.72%

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
8693 8075 7383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.26% 14.38% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5261 4522 3965
Median daily rate £390 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 488 404
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.83% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +7 132 £450 +5.88% 32
South East +14 42 £475 +18.75% 5
London -13 28 £475 - 13
North West +5 19 £500 - 4
Manchester +9 16 £500 - 4
South West +4 15 £375 -16.66% 3
Buckinghamshire +22 12 £510 +13.33%
Milton Keynes - 12 £510 -
Bristol +9 9 £375 -25.00% 2
Surrey +6 9 £475 -
Hampshire -4 9 £500 +25.00% 2
East of England +11 7 £388 -13.88%
Yorkshire -1 7 £450 +8.43% 2
West Midlands -22 7 £450 - 2
Berkshire -5 5 £380 +20.63% 2
Gloucestershire -6 5 £363 -19.44% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £364 -
Banbury - 5 £364 -
Winchester +4 4 £488 +11.42%
Basingstoke -12 4 £726 +87.35% 1
North East -59 4 £325 +26.82%
Tyne and Wear -60 4 £325 +26.82%
South Yorkshire - 4 £450 - 1
Telford - 4 £380 -
Shropshire - 4 £380 -
Cambridgeshire +15 3 £388 -
West Yorkshire -3 3 - - 1
Reading -5 3 £380 -7.87% 2
Leeds -7 3 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -66 3 £335 +30.82%

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (53.82%) Firewall
2 108 (35.88%) Windows
3 106 (35.22%) Information Security
4 91 (30.23%) CISSP
5 86 (28.57%) Linux
6 79 (26.25%) SIEM
7 74 (24.58%) Security Operations
8 68 (22.59%) Security Cleared
9 67 (22.26%) Cisco
10 63 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
11 62 (20.60%) ITIL
12 61 (20.27%) TCP/IP
13 60 (19.93%) PCI DSS
13 60 (19.93%) SC Cleared
14 58 (19.27%) Network Security
14 58 (19.27%) Data Centre
15 55 (18.27%) Internet
16 50 (16.61%) Unix
17 49 (16.28%) SSL
18 47 (15.61%) Security Operations Centre
19 46 (15.28%) Penetration Testing
20 45 (14.95%) PKI
20 45 (14.95%) VMware
20 45 (14.95%) Management Information System
21 42 (13.95%) Finance
21 42 (13.95%) Incident Management
22 40 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
23 39 (12.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
24 38 (12.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
24 38 (12.62%) Puppet

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 (3.32%) Apache
1 10 (3.32%) JBoss
2 7 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (2.33%) WebLogic
2 7 (2.33%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.33%) FileNet
4 4 (1.33%) IIS
4 4 (1.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.00%) Confluence
5 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (2.66%) MS Excel
1 8 (2.66%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.99%) MS Project
3 1 (0.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (2.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.29%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.32%) Office 365
4 10 (3.32%) Amazon ELB
4 10 (3.32%) Amazon S3
4 10 (3.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 10 (3.32%) Route 53
5 8 (2.66%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.66%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 8 (2.66%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (2.66%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 8 (2.66%) CloudFront
6 5 (1.66%) SaaS
7 4 (1.33%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 162 (53.82%) Firewall
2 61 (20.27%) TCP/IP
3 58 (19.27%) Network Security
4 55 (18.27%) Internet
5 49 (16.28%) SSL
6 37 (12.29%) LAN
7 31 (10.30%) HTTP
8 29 (9.63%) DNS
9 28 (9.30%) WAN
10 27 (8.97%) IPsec
11 23 (7.64%) VPN
12 22 (7.31%) Wireless
13 21 (6.98%) DHCP
14 20 (6.64%) LDAP
15 19 (6.31%) SAN
16 18 (5.98%) MPLS
17 15 (4.98%) Ethernet
17 15 (4.98%) SNMP
18 13 (4.32%) Wireless Security
19 11 (3.65%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.64%) MongoDB
2 19 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (6.31%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.65%) Redis
4 10 (3.32%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (2.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.33%) MySQL
6 7 (2.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.66%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.66%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (7.31%) Git (software)
1 22 (7.31%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.33%) Metasploit
3 4 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.00%) JIRA
4 3 (1.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.33%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.33%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.33%) JUnit
5 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 42 (13.95%) Finance
2 11 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.32%) Retail
4 7 (2.33%) Banking
4 7 (2.33%) Legal
5 6 (1.99%) Games
6 5 (1.66%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.00%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.66%) French Language
8 2 (0.66%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.33%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (31.56%) Analyst
2 74 (24.58%) Security Analyst
3 37 (12.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 34 (11.30%) Security Engineer
5 33 (10.96%) SOC Analyst
6 29 (9.63%) Consultant
6 29 (9.63%) Network Engineer
7 22 (7.31%) Architect
8 21 (6.98%) Security Specialist
9 20 (6.64%) Security Consultant
10 15 (4.98%) Security Architect
11 14 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
12 13 (4.32%) Senior Security Analyst
13 12 (3.99%) IT Analyst
13 12 (3.99%) IT Security Analyst
13 12 (3.99%) Support Engineer
14 10 (3.32%) AWS DevOps
14 10 (3.32%) AWS Engineer
14 10 (3.32%) Cloud Engineer
14 10 (3.32%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.65%) 802.1X
2 15 (4.98%) Sensu
3 14 (4.65%) Node.js
4 13 (4.32%) .NET
5 8 (2.66%) Software Packaging
6 7 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (1.99%) SAML
8 4 (1.33%) Web Services
9 3 (1.00%) HTML
9 3 (1.00%) HTML5
9 3 (1.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 2 (0.66%) J2EE
10 2 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.66%) XML
11 1 (0.33%) Django
11 1 (0.33%) Guice
11 1 (0.33%) Middleware
11 1 (0.33%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (0.33%) SOAP
11 1 (0.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 58 (19.27%) Data Centre
2 47 (15.61%) Security Operations Centre
3 45 (14.95%) Management Information System
3 45 (14.95%) PKI
4 33 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (6.98%) Cryptography
6 17 (5.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 13 (4.32%) Cyberthreat
8 9 (2.99%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.99%) DataPower
8 9 (2.99%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.66%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.66%) N-Tier
9 8 (2.66%) Private Cloud
9 8 (2.66%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.99%) AS400
10 6 (1.99%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (1.66%) iPad
11 5 (1.66%) User Experience
12 4 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 108 (35.88%) Windows
2 86 (28.57%) Linux
3 50 (16.61%) Unix
4 22 (7.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (5.98%) Windows Server
7 15 (4.98%) Windows 8
8 13 (4.32%) Windows 7
9 11 (3.65%) AIX
10 9 (2.99%) Solaris
11 8 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.66%) Android
12 5 (1.66%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.33%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.00%) CentOS
14 3 (1.00%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.66%) SUSE
15 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (35.22%) Information Security
2 79 (26.25%) SIEM
3 74 (24.58%) Security Operations
4 63 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
5 62 (20.60%) ITIL
6 46 (15.28%) Penetration Testing
7 42 (13.95%) Incident Management
8 39 (12.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 38 (12.62%) DevOps
10 35 (11.63%) Vulnerability Management
11 31 (10.30%) Configuration Management
12 29 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (8.97%) Security Management
14 26 (8.64%) Change Management
15 25 (8.31%) Network Monitoring
15 25 (8.31%) Project Management
16 23 (7.64%) Analytics
16 23 (7.64%) Kalman Filter
17 22 (7.31%) Security Architecture
18 21 (6.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.63%) Perl
2 26 (8.64%) Python
3 24 (7.97%) Java
4 21 (6.98%) PowerShell
5 19 (6.31%) Ruby
6 13 (4.32%) SQL
7 12 (3.99%) C++
8 8 (2.66%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.33%) C#
9 7 (2.33%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.33%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.33%) PHP
11 3 (1.00%) VB
12 2 (0.66%) C
12 2 (0.66%) Go
13 1 (0.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 91 (30.23%) CISSP
2 68 (22.59%) Security Cleared
3 60 (19.93%) SC Cleared
4 35 (11.63%) GCIH
5 32 (10.63%) GCIA
6 25 (8.31%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (8.31%) CISM
7 22 (7.31%) Degree
8 20 (6.64%) CEH
9 16 (5.32%) CCNA
9 16 (5.32%) GIAC
10 13 (4.32%) CISA
11 12 (3.99%) CCNP
12 8 (2.66%) GSEC
13 6 (1.99%) SANS
14 4 (1.33%) CCDP
14 4 (1.33%) DV Cleared
14 4 (1.33%) GCED
14 4 (1.33%) MCSE
14 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (19.93%) PCI DSS
2 38 (12.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.99%) COBIT
3 12 (3.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (2.99%) ISO27002
5 6 (1.99%) SLA
6 5 (1.66%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.66%) COSO
7 2 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.66%) QA
7 2 (0.66%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.33%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.33%) ISO22301
System Software
1 27 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 23 (7.64%) Docker
3 22 (7.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.65%) ISA Server
4 11 (3.65%) UAG
5 6 (1.99%) Snort
6 4 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.33%) vSphere
7 3 (1.00%) NFS
7 3 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.66%) Firmware
8 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.66%) XenApp
8 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.66%) XenServer
9 1 (0.33%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.33%) Squid
9 1 (0.33%) Varnish
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (12.62%) Puppet
2 25 (8.31%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (5.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 15 (4.98%) RSA Security Analytics
5 14 (4.65%) Ansible
6 13 (4.32%) QRadar
7 12 (3.99%) Grafana
7 12 (3.99%) Kibana
7 12 (3.99%) logstash
7 12 (3.99%) Salt
7 12 (3.99%) Uchiwa
7 12 (3.99%) WSUS
8 9 (2.99%) Nessus
9 7 (2.33%) Nmap
10 6 (1.99%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (1.99%) RSA Archer
11 4 (1.33%) BladeLogic
11 4 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.33%) Nagios
11 4 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 67 (22.26%) Cisco
2 45 (14.95%) VMware
3 32 (10.63%) ArcSight
4 31 (10.30%) Intel Security
5 29 (9.63%) CheckPoint
6 28 (9.30%) Microsoft
7 25 (8.31%) IBM
7 25 (8.31%) Splunk
8 19 (6.31%) F5
8 19 (6.31%) Juniper
8 19 (6.31%) Red Hat
9 18 (5.98%) Oracle
10 16 (5.32%) Forcepoint
10 16 (5.32%) SolarWinds
11 15 (4.98%) NetWitness
11 15 (4.98%) Symantec
12 14 (4.65%) Sourcefire
13 13 (4.32%) HP
14 12 (3.99%) Sitecore
15 11 (3.65%) Sun
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