The table below looks at the statistics for Intrusion Detection skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 3 months to 22 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intrusion Detection
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.082% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.17% 0.74% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +23.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £494 £451
% change year-on-year
-18.98% +9.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
322 270 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.65% 11.07% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 129 138
Median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 42
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

Intrusion Detection
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the West Midlands region.

Intrusion Detection Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Intrusion Detection
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection across the West Midlands region.

Intrusion Detection Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Intrusion Detection
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Shropshire - 4 £375 -
Solihull - 2 - -
Birmingham - 1 £275 -
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 18 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (72.73%) Firewall
3 15 (68.18%) Linux
4 14 (63.64%) VPN
4 14 (63.64%) SIEM
4 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
5 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
6 11 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
7 10 (45.45%) Identity Access Management
7 10 (45.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 10 (45.45%) Disk Encryption
7 10 (45.45%) Forensic Analysis
7 10 (45.45%) Data Analysis
8 9 (40.91%) Incident Management
9 8 (36.36%) Unix
10 7 (31.82%) Windows
10 7 (31.82%) MCP
10 7 (31.82%) CCNA
10 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (31.82%) Information Security
10 7 (31.82%) GCIH
10 7 (31.82%) GCFA
10 7 (31.82%) CEH
10 7 (31.82%) High Availability
10 7 (31.82%) CCSA
10 7 (31.82%) Security Monitoring
11 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (27.27%) Security Operations
11 6 (27.27%) Big Data
11 6 (27.27%) LogRhythm

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) VPN
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security
4 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 3 (13.64%) IPsec
4 3 (13.64%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) SSH
5 2 (9.09%) SSL
5 2 (9.09%) VLAN
6 1 (4.55%) BGP
6 1 (4.55%) DSL
6 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.55%) FTP
6 1 (4.55%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) OSPF
6 1 (4.55%) SNMP
6 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.55%) WAN
6 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Big Data
General
1 2 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Security Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Incident Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SIEM Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) SIEM Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Unix
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (63.64%) SIEM
3 11 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
4 10 (45.45%) Data Analysis
4 10 (45.45%) Disk Encryption
4 10 (45.45%) Forensic Analysis
4 10 (45.45%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (40.91%) Incident Management
6 7 (31.82%) High Availability
6 7 (31.82%) Information Security
6 7 (31.82%) Security Monitoring
7 6 (27.27%) Protective Monitoring
7 6 (27.27%) Security Operations
8 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (4.55%) Change Management
10 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) CCNA
3 7 (31.82%) CCSA
3 7 (31.82%) CEH
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (31.82%) GCFA
3 7 (31.82%) GCIH
3 7 (31.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Firmware
1 1 (4.55%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) LogRhythm
2 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.09%) F5
2 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
2 2 (9.09%) Juniper
2 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Splunk