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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Intrusion Detection
Rank 496 537 483
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -54
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 109 44 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.084% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 0.63% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 33 34
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% +32.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £355 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £440 £315
% change year-on-year
-5.68% +39.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £34.50 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 - £15.00

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
7992 6938 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.70% 13.17% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4456 3791 3339
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £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 450 380 537
Average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +58 94 £415 -5.68% 35
South East +22 37 £413 -6.25% 10
Hampshire +27 26 £400 -9.09%
London +13 24 £520 +30.00% 11
Scotland 0 12 £375 -3.22%
Edinburgh - 12 £375 -
Basingstoke - 11 £385 -
City of London +8 9 £450 +24.13% 3
South West +6 8 £450 +6.50% 6
Berkshire +5 7 £359 -31.50% 5
West Midlands - 7 £401 - 2
Bristol +5 6 £398 +32.58%
North West -16 6 £500 - 3
West Yorkshire - 6 £415 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £415 - 1
Leeds - 6 £415 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £256 -
North East - 5 £256 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £256 -
Herefordshire - 4 £388 -
Manchester - 4 £500 - 2
Reading +9 3 £413 -25.00% 3
Malvern - 3 £450 -
Worcestershire - 3 £450 -
Hook - 3 £476 -
Surrey +3 2 £425 -5.55% 1
Winchester -6 2 £438 -0.56%
Southampton -7 2 £525 +23.52%
West Sussex - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 - -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 106 (57.92%) Firewall
2 94 (51.37%) Linux
3 74 (40.44%) Windows
4 56 (30.60%) Information Security
5 54 (29.51%) SIEM
6 50 (27.32%) UNIX
7 44 (24.04%) Cisco
8 41 (22.40%) CISSP
9 38 (20.77%) Network Security
9 38 (20.77%) Security Cleared
10 35 (19.13%) Incident Management
11 34 (18.58%) TCP/IP
12 30 (16.39%) Finance
13 29 (15.85%) Perl
14 27 (14.75%) Internet
14 27 (14.75%) Management Information System
15 26 (14.21%) Kalman Filter
16 25 (13.66%) Cyber Security
16 25 (13.66%) SC Cleared
16 25 (13.66%) Degree
17 24 (13.11%) ArcSight
17 24 (13.11%) Data Centre
18 23 (12.57%) PKI
18 23 (12.57%) Python
19 22 (12.02%) VMware
20 21 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
21 20 (10.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
21 20 (10.93%) PCI DSS
22 19 (10.38%) Vulnerability Management
22 19 (10.38%) SSL

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (6.56%) Apache
2 10 (5.46%) JBoss
3 9 (4.92%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.37%) nginx
5 6 (3.28%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.28%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.73%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.19%) FileNet
7 4 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.09%) Node.js
9 2 (1.09%) iPlanet
10 1 (0.55%) IIS
10 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.55%) CMS
10 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 13 (7.10%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.19%) MS Project
3 4 (2.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.65%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (4.37%) Amazon S3
2 8 (4.37%) Route 53
2 8 (4.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 5 (2.73%) IaaS
3 5 (2.73%) SaaS
3 5 (2.73%) PaaS
4 1 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.55%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 106 (57.92%) Firewall
2 38 (20.77%) Network Security
3 34 (18.58%) TCP/IP
4 27 (14.75%) Internet
5 19 (10.38%) SSL
6 17 (9.29%) DNS
7 16 (8.74%) Wireless
7 16 (8.74%) VPN
8 15 (8.20%) HTTP
9 13 (7.10%) LAN
10 12 (6.56%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (6.56%) Wireshark
11 11 (6.01%) WAN
12 10 (5.46%) LDAP
13 8 (4.37%) VLAN
14 7 (3.83%) SAN
14 7 (3.83%) IPsec
15 6 (3.28%) NAS
15 6 (3.28%) OSPF
16 5 (2.73%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.10%) MySQL
2 9 (4.92%) Redis
2 9 (4.92%) MongoDB
2 9 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.37%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (4.37%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.83%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.83%) Couchbase
4 7 (3.83%) SimpleDB
5 5 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.64%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.64%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.09%) Big Data
7 2 (1.09%) Sybase ASA
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.55%) MS Access
8 1 (0.55%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) Subversion
3 1 (0.55%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 30 (16.39%) Finance
2 16 (8.74%) Banking
3 11 (6.01%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.83%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.28%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.73%) Games
6 5 (2.73%) Legal
7 3 (1.64%) Military
8 2 (1.09%) Local Government
8 2 (1.09%) Publishing
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.55%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Billing
9 1 (0.55%) Retail
9 1 (0.55%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 54 (29.51%) Analyst
2 43 (23.50%) Security Analyst
3 34 (18.58%) Security Engineer
4 19 (10.38%) Architect
5 17 (9.29%) Network Engineer
6 13 (7.10%) Security Manager
7 12 (6.56%) Network Security Engineer
8 11 (6.01%) Consultant
8 11 (6.01%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (5.46%) ArcSight Engineer
9 10 (5.46%) Senior Security Analyst
10 9 (4.92%) Security Consultant
11 8 (4.37%) Incident Analyst
11 8 (4.37%) Security Specialist
12 7 (3.83%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.83%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 7 (3.83%) Operations Analyst
12 7 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.83%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (3.83%) Cloud Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.10%) Web Services
2 7 (3.83%) POSIX
3 6 (3.28%) OAuth
3 6 (3.28%) Middleware
4 4 (2.19%) Software Packaging
4 4 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.64%) JSP
5 3 (1.64%) Servlets
5 3 (1.64%) XML
5 3 (1.64%) J2EE
5 3 (1.64%) WebSockets
6 2 (1.09%) SAML
7 1 (0.55%) CSS
7 1 (0.55%) LAMP
7 1 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.75%) Management Information System
2 24 (13.11%) Data Centre
3 23 (12.57%) PKI
4 20 (10.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.83%) Mainframe
6 7 (3.83%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (3.28%) Statistics
7 6 (3.28%) AS400
8 5 (2.73%) CESG
9 4 (2.19%) DataPower
9 4 (2.19%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.64%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.64%) Taxonomies
10 3 (1.64%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.64%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.64%) Online Games
11 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 94 (51.37%) Linux
2 74 (40.44%) Windows
3 50 (27.32%) UNIX
4 14 (7.65%) Solaris
5 10 (5.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.37%) AIX
7 7 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.09%) CentOS
10 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.60%) Information Security
2 54 (29.51%) SIEM
3 35 (19.13%) Incident Management
4 26 (14.21%) Kalman Filter
5 25 (13.66%) Cyber Security
6 21 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (10.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (9.84%) ITIL
9 17 (9.29%) Configuration Management
9 17 (9.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 16 (8.74%) Analytics
10 16 (8.74%) Network Design
10 16 (8.74%) Security Management
11 15 (8.20%) Change Management
11 15 (8.20%) Malware Analysis
12 14 (7.65%) Change Control
13 13 (7.10%) Security Architecture
14 12 (6.56%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (6.56%) DevOps
15 11 (6.01%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.85%) Perl
2 23 (12.57%) Python
3 11 (6.01%) SQL
3 11 (6.01%) Java
4 10 (5.46%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.19%) PHP
6 2 (1.09%) C
7 1 (0.55%) C++
7 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.55%) VB
7 1 (0.55%) Ruby
7 1 (0.55%) Go
7 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 41 (22.40%) CISSP
2 38 (20.77%) Security Cleared
3 25 (13.66%) SC Cleared
3 25 (13.66%) Degree
4 17 (9.29%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (8.74%) GCIA
6 15 (8.20%) GCIH
7 12 (6.56%) DV Cleared
8 11 (6.01%) CCNA
9 10 (5.46%) CISM
10 7 (3.83%) PMP
10 7 (3.83%) PMI Certification
10 7 (3.83%) CCNP
10 7 (3.83%) GIAC
11 6 (3.28%) CEH
11 6 (3.28%) CCIE
12 5 (2.73%) CCSP
13 3 (1.64%) CCSA
13 3 (1.64%) CISA
13 3 (1.64%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.93%) PCI DSS
2 17 (9.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.92%) COBIT
4 7 (3.83%) SLA
4 7 (3.83%) QA
5 6 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (2.19%) COSO
7 3 (1.64%) BS7799
8 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.55%) HIPAA
System Software
1 15 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.10%) Snort
3 10 (5.46%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.55%) Xen
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.55%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (5.46%) Puppet
2 9 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.37%) HAProxy
3 8 (4.37%) Ansible
4 7 (3.83%) Salt
5 5 (2.73%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.09%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.09%) Nessus
6 2 (1.09%) Nmap
6 2 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.55%) Nagios
7 1 (0.55%) OPNET
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.55%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 44 (24.04%) Cisco
2 24 (13.11%) ArcSight
3 22 (12.02%) VMware
4 19 (10.38%) Oracle
5 17 (9.29%) Microsoft
6 15 (8.20%) IBM
6 15 (8.20%) Sourcefire
7 14 (7.65%) McAfee
8 12 (6.56%) Juniper
8 12 (6.56%) CheckPoint
9 11 (6.01%) HP
10 10 (5.46%) Symantec
11 9 (4.92%) F5
12 8 (4.37%) Splunk
12 8 (4.37%) Nokia
12 8 (4.37%) Red Hat
13 7 (3.83%) hybris
14 5 (2.73%) CA
14 5 (2.73%) Remedy
14 5 (2.73%) NetScout
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