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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Intrusion Detection
Rank 525 500 565
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +65
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 87 86 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 1.20% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 48 22
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£450 £421 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.01% +38.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £581 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £269
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +39.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - -

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
8424 7141 8923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 13.53% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4660 3880 4041
Average daily rate £363 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 415 683
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -21 72 £450 +7.01% 24
London +6 39 £425 -7.60% 11
City of London +35 19 £475 -2.56% 4
South East +8 18 £450 +9.09% 7
Scotland - 10 £500 -
Berkshire +10 7 £474 +14.15% 4
Edinburgh - 7 £650 -
Hampshire -11 6 - - 1
South West -40 6 £383 +14.95% 2
Slough - 5 £474 - 2
East Midlands +3 3 £425 -
Swindon -4 3 £383 -2.04%
Wiltshire -7 3 £383 -2.04%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 -
Glasgow - 3 £443 -
Surrey -6 2 £538 +27.97%
West Midlands -21 2 £425 +15.25%
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 2
Reading +11 1 £500 +20.48% 1
West Yorkshire +4 1 - - 2
Derbyshire +3 1 £588 -
Leeds +1 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -1 1 - - 2
North West -8 1 - -
East of England -22 1 - -
Wales - 1 £450 -
Worcestershire - 1 £425 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £450 -

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 107 (77.54%) Firewall
2 50 (36.23%) Network Security
3 47 (34.06%) Windows
4 45 (32.61%) CISSP
5 41 (29.71%) Information Security
6 37 (26.81%) TCP/IP
7 35 (25.36%) Finance
8 34 (24.64%) Risk Management
9 33 (23.91%) UNIX
10 32 (23.19%) Management Information System
11 31 (22.46%) Vulnerability Management
12 29 (21.01%) Internet
12 29 (21.01%) Linux
13 27 (19.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 26 (18.84%) Security Cleared
15 24 (17.39%) DNS
16 23 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 22 (15.94%) Information Assurance
18 21 (15.22%) Cisco
19 20 (14.49%) SC Cleared
19 20 (14.49%) SIEM
20 18 (13.04%) Web Services
20 18 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
20 18 (13.04%) GIAC
21 17 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (12.32%) ITIL
21 17 (12.32%) WAN
22 15 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
22 15 (10.87%) PKI
22 15 (10.87%) CESG

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (5.80%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.35%) Apache
2 6 (4.35%) IIS
3 4 (2.90%) nginx
3 4 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (2.90%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.90%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Office
2 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.45%) SaaS
2 2 (1.45%) PaaS
2 2 (1.45%) IaaS
3 1 (0.72%) Route 53
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 107 (77.54%) Firewall
2 50 (36.23%) Network Security
3 37 (26.81%) TCP/IP
4 29 (21.01%) Internet
5 24 (17.39%) DNS
6 17 (12.32%) WAN
7 14 (10.14%) VPN
8 13 (9.42%) LAN
8 13 (9.42%) Reverse Proxy
9 12 (8.70%) OSPF
9 12 (8.70%) BGP
10 11 (7.97%) SSL
11 10 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (7.25%) HTTP
12 9 (6.52%) HSRP
13 8 (5.80%) Wireshark
14 7 (5.07%) Wireless
14 7 (5.07%) MPLS
15 6 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (4.35%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.80%) Oracle Database
1 8 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (3.62%) MySQL
3 2 (1.45%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.45%) Redis
3 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.72%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.72%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.17%) Subversion
2 3 (2.17%) Metasploit
3 2 (1.45%) GCC
4 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (25.36%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Banking
3 7 (5.07%) Legal
3 7 (5.07%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.90%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (31.16%) Analyst
2 32 (23.19%) Consultant
3 26 (18.84%) Security Analyst
4 19 (13.77%) Security Consultant
5 15 (10.87%) Network Engineer
5 15 (10.87%) Architect
5 15 (10.87%) Security Engineer
6 12 (8.70%) CLAS Consultant
7 11 (7.97%) Security Architect
7 11 (7.97%) IT Security Consultant
7 11 (7.97%) IT Consultant
8 10 (7.25%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) Information Security Analyst
9 8 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.80%) Information Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
11 5 (3.62%) Security Manager
11 5 (3.62%) Security Operations Analyst
12 4 (2.90%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.04%) Web Services
2 4 (2.90%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (2.90%) JSP
2 4 (2.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.17%) Middleware
4 2 (1.45%) WebSockets
5 1 (0.72%) WPF
5 1 (0.72%) WinForms
5 1 (0.72%) LAMP
5 1 (0.72%) POSIX
5 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.19%) Management Information System
2 15 (10.87%) PKI
2 15 (10.87%) CESG
3 13 (9.42%) Open Source
4 11 (7.97%) CESG CLAS
5 9 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 9 (6.52%) Mobile App
6 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.62%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.90%) Smart Meter
8 4 (2.90%) DataPower
8 4 (2.90%) RMADS
9 3 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (2.17%) AS400
9 3 (2.17%) Mainframe
9 3 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (1.45%) GIS
10 2 (1.45%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.45%) Equities
10 2 (1.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 47 (34.06%) Windows
2 33 (23.91%) UNIX
3 29 (21.01%) Linux
4 8 (5.80%) Solaris
5 5 (3.62%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.90%) Debian
7 3 (2.17%) CentOS
8 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.71%) Information Security
2 34 (24.64%) Risk Management
3 31 (22.46%) Vulnerability Management
4 27 (19.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 22 (15.94%) Information Assurance
6 20 (14.49%) SIEM
7 18 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (12.32%) ITIL
9 13 (9.42%) Security Architecture
9 13 (9.42%) Protective Monitoring
10 12 (8.70%) Data Protection
10 12 (8.70%) Incident Management
10 12 (8.70%) Network Design
11 11 (7.97%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (7.25%) Security Testing
12 10 (7.25%) E-Commerce
12 10 (7.25%) Security Management
13 9 (6.52%) Load Balancing
13 9 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.80%) C
1 8 (5.80%) SQL
2 6 (4.35%) Java
3 5 (3.62%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.90%) C++
4 4 (2.90%) PHP
5 3 (2.17%) Ruby
5 3 (2.17%) Python
5 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.72%) Perl
6 1 (0.72%) C#
6 1 (0.72%) Golang
Qualifications
1 45 (32.61%) CISSP
2 26 (18.84%) Security Cleared
3 20 (14.49%) SC Cleared
4 18 (13.04%) GIAC
5 15 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (8.70%) GCIA
7 10 (7.25%) CNA
7 10 (7.25%) Novell Certification
7 10 (7.25%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (7.25%) CEH
7 10 (7.25%) Degree
8 9 (6.52%) CCSP
9 8 (5.80%) DV Cleared
9 8 (5.80%) CCNP
9 8 (5.80%) CISM
10 6 (4.35%) CCIE
11 5 (3.62%) CISA
11 5 (3.62%) SSCP
11 5 (3.62%) CCNA
12 3 (2.17%) GCFW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (10.87%) PCI DSS
3 11 (7.97%) GPG13
4 10 (7.25%) QA
5 5 (3.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (2.90%) JSP 440
7 3 (2.17%) COBIT
8 1 (0.72%) HIPAA
System Software
1 11 (7.97%) Snort
2 7 (5.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.35%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.90%) Nmap
5 3 (2.17%) Varnish
6 1 (0.72%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.72%) Xen
6 1 (0.72%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) Nagios
1 5 (3.62%) Puppet
2 4 (2.90%) Nessus
3 3 (2.17%) Zenoss
4 2 (1.45%) CORE IMPACT
4 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.72%) OPNET
5 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.72%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.72%) Ansible
5 1 (0.72%) Salt
5 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (15.22%) Cisco
2 14 (10.14%) Oracle
3 12 (8.70%) Juniper
3 12 (8.70%) Sourcefire
4 10 (7.25%) CheckPoint
5 9 (6.52%) IBM
6 8 (5.80%) Blue Coat
6 8 (5.80%) VMware
7 7 (5.07%) Sun
8 6 (4.35%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.35%) McAfee
9 5 (3.62%) Symantec
10 4 (2.90%) F5
11 3 (2.17%) Nokia
11 3 (2.17%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.45%) Trend Micro
12 2 (1.45%) IronPort
12 2 (1.45%) Sophos
12 2 (1.45%) Fortinet
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