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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 537 511 534
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 113 144 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 1.77% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 80 55
Median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £372 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £513 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £445
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £57.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +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
8517 8125 8263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.70% 13.90% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5198 4651 4438
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 510 463
Median hourly rate £32.25 £21.53 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.82% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 August 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 August 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 -38 110 £465 +3.33% 31
London -14 47 £538 +13.15% 16
South East +3 26 £488 +17.46% 10
Milton Keynes +33 23 £495 +41.42%
Buckinghamshire +32 23 £495 +41.42%
East of England +15 10 £425 -5.55%
North West +12 10 £350 -30.00% 5
Manchester -2 8 £350 -30.00% 3
South West +5 7 £365 -18.88%
Croydon -5 7 £495 -5.71%
Yorkshire +1 6 £460 +3.37%
Cambridgeshire +25 5 £475 -
Bristol -5 5 £365 -33.63%
City of London +23 4 £485 +10.74% 4
Cambridge +18 3 £475 -
Leeds +10 3 - -
South Yorkshire 0 3 £460 -3.15%
West Yorkshire 0 3 - -
Norfolk -1 3 £425 -15.00%
Norwich -4 3 £425 -15.00%
West Midlands -36 3 £450 -
Hertfordshire +12 2 £320 -20.00%
Gloucestershire 0 2 £350 -22.22%
Sheffield -8 2 £475 -
Feltham - 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £450 -
Malvern 0 1 £450 -
Surrey -3 1 £363 - 2
Worcestershire -6 1 £450 -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 145 (61.70%) Firewall
2 79 (33.62%) Security Operations
3 77 (32.77%) Information Security
4 76 (32.34%) Windows
5 75 (31.91%) SIEM
6 73 (31.06%) CISSP
7 62 (26.38%) Linux
7 62 (26.38%) Cybersecurity
8 55 (23.40%) PCI DSS
9 53 (22.55%) Security Cleared
10 51 (21.70%) Network Security
10 51 (21.70%) Cisco
11 47 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 45 (19.15%) Security Operations Centre
13 43 (18.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 42 (17.87%) Data Centre
15 41 (17.45%) Vulnerability Management
16 40 (17.02%) Management Information System
17 38 (16.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 37 (15.74%) TCP/IP
19 34 (14.47%) LAN
19 34 (14.47%) VMware
20 33 (14.04%) Finance
21 31 (13.19%) ITIL
21 31 (13.19%) PKI
22 30 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
22 30 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
23 29 (12.34%) Internet
23 29 (12.34%) DevOps
23 29 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure

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 8 (3.40%) JBoss
2 7 (2.98%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (2.98%) WebLogic
2 7 (2.98%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.98%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (2.13%) Apache
4 4 (1.70%) FileNet
4 4 (1.70%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.28%) Confluence
5 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.85%) IIS
6 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (3.40%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.98%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.55%) MS Project
4 1 (0.43%) MS Office
4 1 (0.43%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (2.98%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.68%) Office 365
4 9 (3.83%) Amazon ELB
4 9 (3.83%) Amazon S3
4 9 (3.83%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (3.83%) Route 53
5 6 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (2.55%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (2.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (2.55%) CloudFront
6 4 (1.70%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.28%) SaaS
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 145 (61.70%) Firewall
2 51 (21.70%) Network Security
3 37 (15.74%) TCP/IP
4 34 (14.47%) LAN
5 29 (12.34%) Internet
6 28 (11.91%) WAN
7 27 (11.49%) SSL
8 21 (8.94%) VPN
9 16 (6.81%) DNS
10 15 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (6.38%) HTTP
10 15 (6.38%) IPsec
11 14 (5.96%) Cisco ISE
12 13 (5.53%) Wireless
13 11 (4.68%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (4.68%) LDAP
14 10 (4.26%) DHCP
14 10 (4.26%) Ethernet
15 9 (3.83%) OSPF
15 9 (3.83%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.83%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (3.83%) MongoDB
1 9 (3.83%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (3.40%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (3.40%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.98%) MySQL
4 6 (2.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (2.13%) MariaDB
5 5 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.13%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.70%) Redis
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (5.96%) Jenkins
2 11 (4.68%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (1.70%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.28%) JIRA
5 2 (0.85%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.43%) Fiddler
General
1 33 (14.04%) Finance
2 7 (2.98%) Banking
2 7 (2.98%) Games
2 7 (2.98%) Legal
2 7 (2.98%) Retail
3 4 (1.70%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.28%) Military
4 3 (1.28%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) French Language
6 1 (0.43%) German Language
6 1 (0.43%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (32.77%) Analyst
2 55 (23.40%) Security Analyst
3 30 (12.77%) Security Engineer
4 29 (12.34%) Network Engineer
5 28 (11.91%) Consultant
6 26 (11.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 22 (9.36%) SOC Analyst
8 18 (7.66%) Security Consultant
9 16 (6.81%) Architect
10 15 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
11 14 (5.96%) Security Architect
12 13 (5.53%) Security Specialist
13 12 (5.11%) IT Analyst
13 12 (5.11%) IT Security Analyst
13 12 (5.11%) Security Manager
14 11 (4.68%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 11 (4.68%) Senior Network Engineer
15 10 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
15 10 (4.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
16 9 (3.83%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.11%) 802.1X
2 8 (3.40%) Software Packaging
3 7 (2.98%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (2.55%) Web Services
5 4 (1.70%) HTML
5 4 (1.70%) HTML5
5 4 (1.70%) Node.js
5 4 (1.70%) Sensu
6 3 (1.28%) .NET
7 2 (0.85%) J2EE
7 2 (0.85%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.85%) SAML
7 2 (0.85%) XML
8 1 (0.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.15%) Security Operations Centre
2 42 (17.87%) Data Centre
3 40 (17.02%) Management Information System
4 31 (13.19%) PKI
5 24 (10.21%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (8.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 10 (4.26%) Cryptography
8 8 (3.40%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (3.40%) DataPower
8 8 (3.40%) Private Cloud
9 7 (2.98%) N-Tier
10 6 (2.55%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.13%) Virtual Team
12 4 (1.70%) Clustering
12 4 (1.70%) Driving Licence
13 3 (1.28%) CESG
13 3 (1.28%) Cyber Attack
13 3 (1.28%) Equities
13 3 (1.28%) Fixed Income
13 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 76 (32.34%) Windows
2 62 (26.38%) Linux
3 26 (11.06%) Unix
4 14 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.26%) Windows Server
6 9 (3.83%) AIX
7 8 (3.40%) Solaris
7 8 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (2.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.70%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.28%) Android
11 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.85%) CentOS
12 2 (0.85%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (33.62%) Security Operations
2 77 (32.77%) Information Security
3 75 (31.91%) SIEM
4 62 (26.38%) Cybersecurity
5 41 (17.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 38 (16.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 31 (13.19%) ITIL
8 30 (12.77%) Penetration Testing
9 29 (12.34%) DevOps
10 28 (11.91%) Kalman Filter
10 28 (11.91%) Mentoring
11 26 (11.06%) Incident Management
12 24 (10.21%) Configuration Management
12 24 (10.21%) Security Architecture
13 21 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (8.51%) Change Management
15 16 (6.81%) Ethical Hacking
16 15 (6.38%) Computer Security
16 15 (6.38%) Network Design
16 15 (6.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.38%) Perl
2 13 (5.53%) Java
2 13 (5.53%) Python
2 13 (5.53%) SQL
3 11 (4.68%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.40%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.40%) C#
5 7 (2.98%) Ruby
6 5 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.70%) VB
8 3 (1.28%) PHP
9 2 (0.85%) C
9 2 (0.85%) C++
9 2 (0.85%) Go
9 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (31.06%) CISSP
2 53 (22.55%) Security Cleared
3 47 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 28 (11.91%) GCIH
5 26 (11.06%) CISM
6 23 (9.79%) GCIA
7 17 (7.23%) Degree
8 15 (6.38%) CEH
8 15 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (5.96%) GIAC
10 11 (4.68%) CISA
11 10 (4.26%) CCNA
12 8 (3.40%) DV Cleared
12 8 (3.40%) SANS
13 7 (2.98%) CCNP
13 7 (2.98%) GSEC
14 4 (1.70%) BC Cleared
14 4 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (1.70%) GCED
15 3 (1.28%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (23.40%) PCI DSS
2 43 (18.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.26%) COBIT
3 10 (4.26%) RMADS
4 3 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.28%) ISO27002
4 3 (1.28%) QA
4 3 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.85%) COSO
5 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.85%) SAS 70
System Software
1 29 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (10.21%) Active Directory
3 14 (5.96%) Docker
4 12 (5.11%) vSphere
5 5 (2.13%) Snort
6 4 (1.70%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.28%) Firmware
7 3 (1.28%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.28%) UAG
8 2 (0.85%) NFS
8 2 (0.85%) XenApp
8 2 (0.85%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.85%) XenServer
9 1 (0.43%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (10.64%) Puppet
2 18 (7.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 15 (6.38%) Nessus
4 14 (5.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 12 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (3.40%) RSA Security Analytics
7 7 (2.98%) QRadar
8 6 (2.55%) Ansible
8 6 (2.55%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (2.13%) WSUS
10 3 (1.28%) ArcSight ESM
10 3 (1.28%) Cacti
10 3 (1.28%) EnCase
10 3 (1.28%) Nagios
10 3 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.85%) Grafana
11 2 (0.85%) logstash
11 2 (0.85%) RSA Archer
11 2 (0.85%) Salt
11 2 (0.85%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 51 (21.70%) Cisco
2 34 (14.47%) VMware
3 24 (10.21%) ArcSight
4 22 (9.36%) CheckPoint
5 19 (8.09%) Microsoft
6 18 (7.66%) Oracle
7 16 (6.81%) Splunk
8 15 (6.38%) Forcepoint
9 13 (5.53%) Fortinet
10 12 (5.11%) Intel Security
10 12 (5.11%) Red Hat
11 11 (4.68%) AlienVault
11 11 (4.68%) IBM
11 11 (4.68%) Juniper
11 11 (4.68%) Sun
12 10 (4.26%) Cyber-Ark
12 10 (4.26%) F5
12 10 (4.26%) HP
12 10 (4.26%) Symantec
13 9 (3.83%) NetWitness
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £385 to £418 per day
Posted: 3 days ago