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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intrusion Detection
UK
Rank 467 436 527
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +91
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 127 197 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 2.60% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 144 56
Median daily rate £475 £455 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% -1.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £340 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £600 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - -

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
6820 7569 7658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.04% 14.55% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4245 4478 4214
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 314 442
Median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Intrusion Detection Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -18 123 £475 +4.39% 38
London +16 72 £488 +1.56% 16
South East -30 16 £451 +0.27% 11
South West +10 10 £315 -16.00% 1
North West +8 7 £425 +17.24% 4
West Midlands +8 7 £275 -47.61% 1
Hampshire -4 7 £420 +19.31% 1
Yorkshire +14 6 £500 +9.89% 1
Manchester +7 6 £425 +17.24% 1
Surrey +7 6 - - 2
Wiltshire - 6 £315 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £500 - 1
Swindon - 6 £315 -
Salford - 5 £425 -
Shropshire - 4 - -
East of England - 4 £385 - 4
Scotland +31 3 - -
Bristol +7 3 - - 1
City of London -4 3 £390 -25.71% 3
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £500 - 1
Telford - 3 - -
Oxfordshire 0 2 £500 +42.85% 1
Solihull - 2 - -
Wakefield - 2 - -
Twickenham - 2 £419 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Cheshire +20 1 - - 1
Warrington +18 1 - - 1

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 164 (62.36%) Firewall
2 104 (39.54%) Information Security
3 97 (36.88%) SIEM
4 96 (36.50%) Linux
5 87 (33.08%) TCP/IP
6 83 (31.56%) Network Security
7 77 (29.28%) Windows
8 75 (28.52%) Management Information System
9 72 (27.38%) Security Operations
10 70 (26.62%) Cybersecurity
11 69 (26.24%) Security Cleared
12 63 (23.95%) Unix
13 62 (23.57%) SC Cleared
14 58 (22.05%) SSL
15 57 (21.67%) Data Centre
16 53 (20.15%) PCI DSS
17 52 (19.77%) Penetration Testing
18 50 (19.01%) VPN
18 50 (19.01%) Vulnerability Management
19 47 (17.87%) Puppet
19 47 (17.87%) LAN
19 47 (17.87%) CISSP
20 45 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
21 44 (16.73%) WAN
22 43 (16.35%) DevOps
23 42 (15.97%) Configuration Management
24 41 (15.59%) Incident Management
25 40 (15.21%) Kalman Filter
25 40 (15.21%) Cisco
26 39 (14.83%) HTTP

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 12 (4.56%) IIS
2 11 (4.18%) JBoss
3 10 (3.80%) WebSphere
4 8 (3.04%) FileNet
4 8 (3.04%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (3.04%) WebLogic
4 8 (3.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (2.66%) Apache
5 7 (2.66%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.14%) Jetty
6 3 (1.14%) nginx
7 2 (0.76%) Mongrel
7 2 (0.76%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (1.90%) MS Project
2 3 (1.14%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 45 (17.11%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.56%) SaaS
3 9 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.04%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (3.04%) Amazon S3
4 8 (3.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (3.04%) Route 53
5 6 (2.28%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (1.52%) CloudFront
6 4 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (1.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.76%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.76%) Office 365
8 1 (0.38%) IaaS
8 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 164 (62.36%) Firewall
2 87 (33.08%) TCP/IP
3 83 (31.56%) Network Security
4 58 (22.05%) SSL
5 50 (19.01%) VPN
6 47 (17.87%) LAN
7 44 (16.73%) WAN
8 39 (14.83%) HTTP
8 39 (14.83%) Internet
9 36 (13.69%) DNS
10 26 (9.89%) DHCP
11 20 (7.60%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (7.60%) MPLS
11 20 (7.60%) Wireless
12 18 (6.84%) LDAP
13 17 (6.46%) IPsec
14 13 (4.94%) SSH
14 13 (4.94%) VoIP
15 11 (4.18%) OSPF
16 10 (3.80%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.31%) Redis
2 26 (9.89%) MongoDB
3 23 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (8.75%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.04%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (3.04%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (2.66%) Big Data
6 5 (1.90%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (1.52%) MySQL
8 3 (1.14%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.76%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 31 (11.79%) Jenkins
2 24 (9.13%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.52%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.14%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.76%) Travis CI
General
1 35 (13.31%) Finance
2 18 (6.84%) Banking
3 11 (4.18%) Retail
4 10 (3.80%) Legal
5 7 (2.66%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.52%) Marketing
7 3 (1.14%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.76%) Games
8 2 (0.76%) Military
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 77 (29.28%) Analyst
2 60 (22.81%) Security Analyst
3 32 (12.17%) Security Engineer
4 30 (11.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 27 (10.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 21 (7.98%) Network Engineer
7 19 (7.22%) Security Specialist
8 16 (6.08%) Consultant
9 12 (4.56%) Incident Analyst
9 12 (4.56%) Network Security Engineer
9 12 (4.56%) SOC Analyst
10 11 (4.18%) Security Manager
10 11 (4.18%) Security Officer
11 9 (3.42%) Security Consultant
12 8 (3.04%) Architect
12 8 (3.04%) Firewall Engineer
12 8 (3.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (3.04%) SIEM Analyst
12 8 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.66%) Security Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.13%) Node.js
2 23 (8.75%) Web Services
3 10 (3.80%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (3.42%) 802.1X
5 8 (3.04%) RESTful
5 8 (3.04%) Software Packaging
5 8 (3.04%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (2.28%) .NET
7 5 (1.90%) AppFabric
7 5 (1.90%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.90%) WCF
8 4 (1.52%) Middleware
9 2 (0.76%) Servlets
9 2 (0.76%) SOAP
9 2 (0.76%) XML
10 1 (0.38%) CGI
10 1 (0.38%) J2EE
10 1 (0.38%) Kafka
10 1 (0.38%) LAMP
10 1 (0.38%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 75 (28.52%) Management Information System
2 57 (21.67%) Data Centre
3 37 (14.07%) Security Operations Centre
4 36 (13.69%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (6.08%) PKI
6 14 (5.32%) Cyber Attack
7 12 (4.56%) Driving Licence
8 10 (3.80%) DataPower
8 10 (3.80%) iSeries
8 10 (3.80%) Tandem
9 9 (3.42%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (2.66%) Computer Science
11 7 (2.66%) Equities
11 7 (2.66%) Fixed Income
11 7 (2.66%) Private Cloud
12 6 (2.28%) Replication
13 4 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.38%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 96 (36.50%) Linux
2 77 (29.28%) Windows
3 63 (23.95%) Unix
4 20 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (4.56%) AIX
6 10 (3.80%) OpenVMS
7 9 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.28%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.52%) CentOS
10 4 (1.52%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.52%) Solaris
11 2 (0.76%) zOS
12 1 (0.38%) Debian
12 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (39.54%) Information Security
2 97 (36.88%) SIEM
3 72 (27.38%) Security Operations
4 70 (26.62%) Cybersecurity
5 52 (19.77%) Penetration Testing
6 50 (19.01%) Vulnerability Management
7 43 (16.35%) DevOps
8 42 (15.97%) Configuration Management
9 41 (15.59%) Incident Management
10 40 (15.21%) Kalman Filter
11 37 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
12 36 (13.69%) Open Source
12 36 (13.69%) Security Monitoring
13 33 (12.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 26 (9.89%) Identity Access Management
14 26 (9.89%) ITIL
15 25 (9.51%) Change Management
16 24 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (8.75%) Network Monitoring
18 20 (7.60%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.17%) Java
2 31 (11.79%) SQL
3 16 (6.08%) Python
4 11 (4.18%) Perl
5 7 (2.66%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.76%) PHP
8 1 (0.38%) C
8 1 (0.38%) C#
8 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (26.24%) Security Cleared
2 62 (23.57%) SC Cleared
3 47 (17.87%) CISSP
4 29 (11.03%) CISM
5 25 (9.51%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (9.51%) GCIH
6 22 (8.37%) SANS
7 18 (6.84%) GIAC
8 16 (6.08%) Degree
9 15 (5.70%) CCNA
10 10 (3.80%) CCNP
10 10 (3.80%) GCIA
10 10 (3.80%) SSCP
11 9 (3.42%) CCSA
11 9 (3.42%) CEH
12 7 (2.66%) CCSP
12 7 (2.66%) CNA
12 7 (2.66%) GCFA
12 7 (2.66%) Network+ Certification
12 7 (2.66%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (20.15%) PCI DSS
2 24 (9.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (1.90%) RMADS
5 4 (1.52%) QA
5 4 (1.52%) SLA
6 2 (0.76%) COBIT
6 2 (0.76%) COSO
6 2 (0.76%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.76%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.76%) SAS 70
7 1 (0.38%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (9.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (7.98%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.56%) Snort
3 12 (4.56%) vSphere
4 10 (3.80%) RACF
5 8 (3.04%) vCloud
6 4 (1.52%) Firmware
7 2 (0.76%) Gluster
7 2 (0.76%) NFS
7 2 (0.76%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.76%) Squid
7 2 (0.76%) Xen
8 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (17.87%) Puppet
2 27 (10.27%) Ansible
3 23 (8.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 23 (8.75%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 18 (6.84%) Nessus
5 16 (6.08%) QRadar
6 11 (4.18%) RSA enVision
7 10 (3.80%) Kibana
7 10 (3.80%) logstash
8 9 (3.42%) Nagios
9 8 (3.04%) Forum Sentry
9 8 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (2.66%) CSIRT
11 6 (2.28%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (1.90%) WSUS
13 4 (1.52%) RSA Security Analytics
13 4 (1.52%) Terraform
14 3 (1.14%) ArcSight ESM
14 3 (1.14%) HAProxy
14 3 (1.14%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 40 (15.21%) Cisco
2 36 (13.69%) VMware
3 24 (9.13%) Splunk
4 19 (7.22%) LogRhythm
5 18 (6.84%) IBM
6 16 (6.08%) Microsoft
6 16 (6.08%) Red Hat
6 16 (6.08%) Sun
7 13 (4.94%) AlienVault
7 13 (4.94%) CheckPoint
8 12 (4.56%) ArcSight
8 12 (4.56%) F5
8 12 (4.56%) HP
9 10 (3.80%) Apple
9 10 (3.80%) Sourcefire
10 9 (3.42%) Dell
10 9 (3.42%) Intel Security
10 9 (3.42%) Oracle
10 9 (3.42%) Palo Alto
11 8 (3.04%) Axway
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