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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 505 565 503
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -62
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 89 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.063% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 0.48% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 19 23
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£425 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £370 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £433 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.62% +37.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average 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
8185 7226 7463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.69% 13.09% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4470 3816 3720
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 399 579
Average hourly rate £28.75 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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 +40 75 £425 - 52
South East +9 27 £425 -3.40% 18
London +14 22 £525 +40.00% 15
Hampshire +7 19 £425 -1.73% 4
Scotland +15 11 £375 - 1
Edinburgh - 10 £375 - 1
West Midlands - 9 £401 -
City of London +22 7 £520 +43.44% 6
South West +4 7 £401 -5.20% 10
Basingstoke - 7 £385 - 2
Bristol +8 5 £398 +32.58%
Berkshire -2 5 £413 -21.24% 9
Herefordshire - 5 £376 -
Winchester -6 4 £413 -6.25%
North West -17 4 £500 - 5
Worcestershire - 4 £450 -
Reading +3 3 £413 -25.00% 6
Southampton -7 3 £525 +23.52% 1
Malvern - 3 £450 -
Surrey -4 2 £425 -3.40% 1
West Yorkshire -10 2 £414 -
Gloucestershire -12 2 £450 - 6
Manchester -12 2 £500 - 4
Leeds -14 2 £414 -
Yorkshire -16 2 £414 -
North East - 2 £256 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £425 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £425 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £256 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £256 -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 99 (54.40%) Firewall
2 81 (44.51%) Linux
3 64 (35.16%) Windows
3 64 (35.16%) Information Security
4 59 (32.42%) SIEM
5 48 (26.37%) CISSP
6 44 (24.18%) Cisco
7 43 (23.63%) UNIX
8 42 (23.08%) Security Cleared
9 38 (20.88%) Incident Management
10 36 (19.78%) Network Security
11 34 (18.68%) Management Information System
12 31 (17.03%) Finance
12 31 (17.03%) TCP/IP
12 31 (17.03%) SC Cleared
13 28 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
14 26 (14.29%) Degree
15 25 (13.74%) Penetration Testing
16 23 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
17 22 (12.09%) Perl
17 22 (12.09%) ArcSight
18 21 (11.54%) Cyber Security
19 20 (10.99%) Internet
19 20 (10.99%) Security Management
19 20 (10.99%) VMware
20 18 (9.89%) Microsoft
20 18 (9.89%) ITIL
20 18 (9.89%) LAN
21 17 (9.34%) SSL
21 17 (9.34%) Python

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.75%) Apache
3 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.20%) JBoss
4 3 (1.65%) nginx
4 3 (1.65%) Node.js
5 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.10%) FileNet
5 2 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.55%) IIS
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.55%) CMS
6 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (3.30%) MS Visio
1 6 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.65%) MS Project
2 3 (1.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.85%) IaaS
2 7 (3.85%) SaaS
2 7 (3.85%) PaaS
3 3 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.65%) Route 53
3 3 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.65%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 99 (54.40%) Firewall
2 36 (19.78%) Network Security
3 31 (17.03%) TCP/IP
4 20 (10.99%) Internet
5 18 (9.89%) LAN
6 17 (9.34%) SSL
7 16 (8.79%) VPN
8 14 (7.69%) DNS
8 14 (7.69%) HTTP
8 14 (7.69%) WAN
9 11 (6.04%) SAN
9 11 (6.04%) Wireless
9 11 (6.04%) Wireshark
10 10 (5.49%) LDAP
11 9 (4.95%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (3.85%) NAS
12 7 (3.85%) VLAN
13 6 (3.30%) IP Telephony
13 6 (3.30%) OSPF
13 6 (3.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.75%) MySQL
1 5 (2.75%) Redis
1 5 (2.75%) MongoDB
2 4 (2.20%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.65%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.65%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.10%) SimpleDB
4 2 (1.10%) Big Data
4 2 (1.10%) Couchbase
4 2 (1.10%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.55%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) Subversion
3 1 (0.55%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 31 (17.03%) Finance
2 16 (8.79%) Banking
3 9 (4.95%) Financial Institution
3 9 (4.95%) Legal
4 8 (4.40%) Publishing
5 7 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.30%) Games
7 5 (2.75%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.10%) Military
9 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.55%) Law
9 1 (0.55%) Local Government
9 1 (0.55%) Billing
9 1 (0.55%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 62 (34.07%) Analyst
2 48 (26.37%) Security Analyst
3 30 (16.48%) Security Engineer
4 21 (11.54%) Architect
5 19 (10.44%) Network Engineer
6 15 (8.24%) Security Manager
6 15 (8.24%) Senior Analyst
7 13 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
7 13 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (4.40%) Information Security Manager
8 8 (4.40%) Information Manager
9 7 (3.85%) Consultant
9 7 (3.85%) Security Architect
10 6 (3.30%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (3.30%) Security Operations Analyst
10 6 (3.30%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 6 (3.30%) Security Specialist
10 6 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.30%) Operations Analyst
11 5 (2.75%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.85%) Web Services
2 4 (2.20%) J2EE
3 3 (1.65%) JSP
3 3 (1.65%) Servlets
3 3 (1.65%) Middleware
3 3 (1.65%) WebSockets
4 2 (1.10%) OAuth
4 2 (1.10%) Software Packaging
4 2 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.10%) XML
4 2 (1.10%) POSIX
5 1 (0.55%) JMS
5 1 (0.55%) CSS
5 1 (0.55%) SOAP
5 1 (0.55%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (18.68%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.24%) PKI
3 11 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.85%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.30%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (3.30%) Statistics
6 6 (3.30%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.75%) AS400
7 5 (2.75%) CESG
8 4 (2.20%) Online Games
8 4 (2.20%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.65%) Open Source
9 3 (1.65%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.10%) DataPower
11 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.55%) Economics
11 1 (0.55%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.55%) User Experience
11 1 (0.55%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 81 (44.51%) Linux
2 64 (35.16%) Windows
3 43 (23.63%) UNIX
4 11 (6.04%) Solaris
5 9 (4.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.85%) AIX
8 4 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.10%) CentOS
9 2 (1.10%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.55%) SUSE
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (35.16%) Information Security
2 59 (32.42%) SIEM
3 38 (20.88%) Incident Management
4 28 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
5 25 (13.74%) Penetration Testing
6 21 (11.54%) Cyber Security
7 20 (10.99%) Security Management
8 18 (9.89%) ITIL
9 17 (9.34%) Vulnerability Management
10 16 (8.79%) Security Architecture
11 14 (7.69%) Change Management
11 14 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 13 (7.14%) Malware Analysis
13 12 (6.59%) Information Security Management
14 11 (6.04%) TOGAF
14 11 (6.04%) Analytics
14 11 (6.04%) Computer Security
14 11 (6.04%) Digital Forensics
14 11 (6.04%) Change Control
15 10 (5.49%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.09%) Perl
2 17 (9.34%) Python
3 8 (4.40%) Java
4 6 (3.30%) SQL
5 5 (2.75%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.20%) PHP
7 2 (1.10%) C
8 1 (0.55%) C++
8 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.55%) Ruby
8 1 (0.55%) Go
8 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (26.37%) CISSP
2 42 (23.08%) Security Cleared
3 31 (17.03%) SC Cleared
4 26 (14.29%) Degree
5 23 (12.64%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (9.34%) CCNA
6 17 (9.34%) GCIA
7 16 (8.79%) GCIH
8 13 (7.14%) CCNP
8 13 (7.14%) CISM
9 10 (5.49%) DV Cleared
10 8 (4.40%) GIAC
11 7 (3.85%) PMP
11 7 (3.85%) PMI Certification
11 7 (3.85%) CEH
12 6 (3.30%) EnCE
12 6 (3.30%) CCIE
13 5 (2.75%) CCSP
14 4 (2.20%) CISMP
15 3 (1.65%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (9.34%) PCI DSS
2 9 (4.95%) COBIT
3 7 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.20%) QA
5 3 (1.65%) SLA
5 3 (1.65%) COSO
6 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.55%) BS7799
6 1 (0.55%) HIPAA
System Software
1 16 (8.79%) Snort
2 10 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.49%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.10%) Xen
4 1 (0.55%) Firmware
4 1 (0.55%) KVM
4 1 (0.55%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (3.85%) Puppet
2 5 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.20%) Ansible
4 3 (1.65%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.65%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.10%) Salt
5 2 (1.10%) Nessus
6 1 (0.55%) Nagios
6 1 (0.55%) OPNET
6 1 (0.55%) Nmap
6 1 (0.55%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 44 (24.18%) Cisco
2 22 (12.09%) ArcSight
3 20 (10.99%) VMware
4 18 (9.89%) Microsoft
5 16 (8.79%) Sourcefire
6 15 (8.24%) Juniper
7 13 (7.14%) Symantec
8 12 (6.59%) McAfee
8 12 (6.59%) IBM
8 12 (6.59%) Oracle
9 11 (6.04%) F5
10 8 (4.40%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.85%) HP
12 5 (2.75%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.75%) MobileIron
12 5 (2.75%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.75%) Splunk
12 5 (2.75%) TippingPoint
12 5 (2.75%) Qualys
13 4 (2.20%) Brocade
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