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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Intrusion Detection
Rank 529 515 568
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +53
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 127 112 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.21% 0.089%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 1.39% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 73 36
Median daily rate £450 £415 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -5.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £415 £440
% change year-on-year
+5.18% -5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
8648 8054 7036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.86% 14.80% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5245 4486 3835
Median daily rate £390 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 384 469 398
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.30 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +3 123 £450 +5.88% 28
South East -9 42 £475 +15.15% 6
London -5 27 £525 +0.96% 10
North West -5 15 £500 - 5
Surrey +4 13 £481 +13.23% 1
South West -3 13 £375 -16.66% 4
Manchester -6 13 £500 - 1
Berkshire -3 11 £438 +21.95% 3
Hampshire -18 11 £550 +37.50% 1
West Midlands -9 9 £430 +7.36% 1
North East -40 8 £315 +22.92%
Bristol +1 7 £375 -5.71% 1
Reading +1 7 £403 -2.42% 2
Tyne and Wear -45 7 £320 +24.87%
Basingstoke -18 6 £702 +82.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne -45 6 £310 +20.97%
Telford - 6 £358 -
Shropshire - 6 £358 -
Yorkshire +8 5 £450 +8.43%
Gloucestershire +5 5 £363 -19.44% 2
South Yorkshire - 5 £450 -
Winchester -4 4 £488 +11.42%
Sheffield - 4 £438 -
Banbury - 4 £364 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £364 -
Worcestershire -10 3 £450 -
Worcester - 3 £450 -
Leatherhead - 3 £475 -
East Midlands +13 2 £500 - 1
Scotland -25 2 £375 - 1

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 153 (47.81%) Firewall
2 121 (37.81%) Information Security
3 114 (35.63%) Windows
4 95 (29.69%) SIEM
5 90 (28.13%) CISSP
6 87 (27.19%) Linux
7 81 (25.31%) TCP/IP
8 80 (25.00%) Security Operations
9 73 (22.81%) Cisco
10 70 (21.88%) ITIL
11 69 (21.56%) PCI DSS
12 68 (21.25%) Security Cleared
12 68 (21.25%) Network Security
12 68 (21.25%) SSL
13 62 (19.38%) Unix
14 60 (18.75%) Internet
14 60 (18.75%) SC Cleared
15 58 (18.13%) Data Centre
16 56 (17.50%) Management Information System
17 54 (16.88%) Cybersecurity
18 52 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
19 51 (15.94%) Incident Management
20 50 (15.63%) GCIA
21 49 (15.31%) VMware
22 47 (14.69%) HTTP
23 45 (14.06%) Penetration Testing
24 44 (13.75%) PKI
24 44 (13.75%) GCIH
24 44 (13.75%) Security Operations Centre
25 43 (13.44%) ArcSight

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 21 (6.56%) Node.js
2 10 (3.13%) Apache
2 10 (3.13%) JBoss
3 8 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.19%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (2.19%) WebLogic
4 7 (2.19%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (1.56%) IIS
6 4 (1.25%) FileNet
7 3 (0.94%) Confluence
7 3 (0.94%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.81%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.31%) MS Office
4 1 (0.31%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (2.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.81%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.38%) Office 365
4 9 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.81%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 9 (2.81%) Amazon ELB
4 9 (2.81%) Amazon S3
4 9 (2.81%) Amazon SQS
4 9 (2.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (2.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 9 (2.81%) CloudFront
4 9 (2.81%) Route 53
5 6 (1.88%) SaaS
6 4 (1.25%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (47.81%) Firewall
2 81 (25.31%) TCP/IP
3 68 (21.25%) Network Security
3 68 (21.25%) SSL
4 60 (18.75%) Internet
5 47 (14.69%) HTTP
6 42 (13.13%) LAN
7 33 (10.31%) DNS
8 29 (9.06%) DHCP
8 29 (9.06%) WAN
9 28 (8.75%) IPsec
10 24 (7.50%) VPN
11 22 (6.88%) MPLS
12 20 (6.25%) LDAP
12 20 (6.25%) Wireless
13 17 (5.31%) SNMP
14 16 (5.00%) Ethernet
14 16 (5.00%) SSH
15 15 (4.69%) SAN
15 15 (4.69%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.44%) MongoDB
2 22 (6.88%) Relational Database
3 21 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (6.56%) Redis
4 9 (2.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.94%) SQL Server
8 2 (0.63%) Big Data
8 2 (0.63%) MySQL
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (7.81%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.88%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.00%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.94%) JIRA
5 1 (0.31%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.31%) JUnit
5 1 (0.31%) Subversion
General
1 42 (13.13%) Finance
2 12 (3.75%) Retail
3 10 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.50%) Banking
5 7 (2.19%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.88%) Legal
7 5 (1.56%) Games
8 3 (0.94%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 108 (33.75%) Analyst
2 81 (25.31%) Security Analyst
3 39 (12.19%) Security Engineer
4 38 (11.88%) SOC Analyst
5 37 (11.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 33 (10.31%) Network Engineer
7 26 (8.13%) Consultant
8 23 (7.19%) Architect
9 21 (6.56%) Security Specialist
10 20 (6.25%) Security Consultant
11 16 (5.00%) Incident Analyst
11 16 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
11 16 (5.00%) Security Architect
11 16 (5.00%) Support Engineer
12 14 (4.38%) ArcSight Analyst
12 14 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
12 14 (4.38%) Senior Security Analyst
13 12 (3.75%) Security Support Engineer
14 11 (3.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 11 (3.44%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.88%) Sensu
2 18 (5.63%) 802.1X
3 14 (4.38%) .NET
4 10 (3.13%) Web Services
5 9 (2.81%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (2.50%) Software Packaging
7 7 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (1.88%) SAML
9 4 (1.25%) Middleware
10 3 (0.94%) J2EE
10 3 (0.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 3 (0.94%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.63%) XML
12 1 (0.31%) Django
12 1 (0.31%) Guice
12 1 (0.31%) Play Framework
12 1 (0.31%) REST
12 1 (0.31%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (0.31%) SOAP
12 1 (0.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 58 (18.13%) Data Centre
2 56 (17.50%) Management Information System
3 52 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (13.75%) PKI
4 44 (13.75%) Security Operations Centre
5 25 (7.81%) Cryptography
5 25 (7.81%) Cyberthreat
6 14 (4.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (3.75%) Driving Licence
8 9 (2.81%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.81%) DataPower
8 9 (2.81%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.50%) Private Cloud
10 7 (2.19%) IBM Mainframe
11 6 (1.88%) AS400
11 6 (1.88%) User Experience
12 5 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.56%) iPad
13 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 114 (35.63%) Windows
2 87 (27.19%) Linux
3 62 (19.38%) Unix
4 22 (6.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (5.63%) Windows Server
7 15 (4.69%) AIX
7 15 (4.69%) Windows 8
8 13 (4.06%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.81%) Solaris
10 7 (2.19%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.19%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.88%) Android
11 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.94%) CentOS
13 3 (0.94%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.63%) SUSE
14 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (37.81%) Information Security
2 95 (29.69%) SIEM
3 80 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 70 (21.88%) ITIL
5 54 (16.88%) Cybersecurity
6 51 (15.94%) Incident Management
7 45 (14.06%) Penetration Testing
8 39 (12.19%) DevOps
9 37 (11.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 33 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 32 (10.00%) Project Management
11 32 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 31 (9.69%) Security Management
13 30 (9.38%) Analytics
13 30 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
14 29 (9.06%) Change Management
15 28 (8.75%) Network Monitoring
16 24 (7.50%) OO
16 24 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (10.00%) Perl
2 31 (9.69%) Java
2 31 (9.69%) Python
3 23 (7.19%) PowerShell
4 22 (6.88%) Ruby
5 17 (5.31%) C++
6 13 (4.06%) SQL
7 8 (2.50%) Go
8 7 (2.19%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.25%) C#
9 4 (1.25%) PHP
10 3 (0.94%) VB
11 2 (0.63%) C
12 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 90 (28.13%) CISSP
2 68 (21.25%) Security Cleared
3 60 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 50 (15.63%) GCIA
5 44 (13.75%) GCIH
6 31 (9.69%) Degree
7 30 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (7.19%) CEH
9 22 (6.88%) CISM
10 20 (6.25%) CCNA
11 15 (4.69%) GIAC
11 15 (4.69%) GSEC
12 13 (4.06%) CCNP
13 8 (2.50%) CISA
14 7 (2.19%) GCED
15 4 (1.25%) CCDP
15 4 (1.25%) MCSE
15 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
15 4 (1.25%) SANS
16 3 (0.94%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (21.56%) PCI DSS
2 32 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (4.38%) COBIT
5 9 (2.81%) ISO27002
6 7 (2.19%) SLA
7 5 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (1.25%) COSO
8 4 (1.25%) SAS 70
9 2 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.63%) QA
10 1 (0.31%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.31%) ISO22301
System Software
1 26 (8.13%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.63%) Docker
4 13 (4.06%) ISA Server
4 13 (4.06%) UAG
5 4 (1.25%) Snort
6 3 (0.94%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.94%) vSphere
7 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.31%) NFS
8 1 (0.31%) Squid
8 1 (0.31%) Varnish
8 1 (0.31%) Xen
8 1 (0.31%) XenApp
8 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (12.19%) Puppet
2 28 (8.75%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (7.81%) QRadar
4 22 (6.88%) RSA Security Analytics
5 21 (6.56%) Ansible
6 19 (5.94%) Nessus
7 18 (5.63%) Nmap
8 17 (5.31%) Grafana
8 17 (5.31%) Kibana
8 17 (5.31%) logstash
8 17 (5.31%) Uchiwa
9 15 (4.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 14 (4.38%) WSUS
11 12 (3.75%) Salt
12 8 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
13 7 (2.19%) AirWatch
14 5 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
14 5 (1.56%) RSA Archer
15 4 (1.25%) BladeLogic
15 4 (1.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 73 (22.81%) Cisco
2 49 (15.31%) VMware
3 43 (13.44%) ArcSight
4 37 (11.56%) Intel Security
5 33 (10.31%) Splunk
6 29 (9.06%) CheckPoint
6 29 (9.06%) Microsoft
7 26 (8.13%) IBM
8 25 (7.81%) F5
9 19 (5.94%) Red Hat
10 18 (5.63%) Juniper
10 18 (5.63%) NetWitness
11 16 (5.00%) SolarWinds
12 15 (4.69%) Sourcefire
13 14 (4.38%) Forcepoint
13 14 (4.38%) HP
13 14 (4.38%) Symantec
14 13 (4.06%) Oracle
15 12 (3.75%) Sitecore
16 11 (3.44%) Fortinet
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