Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Intrusion Detection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Intrusion Detection over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Intrusion Detection
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 166 158
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 +23
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 12 1 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.29% 0.023% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.56% 0.10% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 22
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £400 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -33.33% +26.65%
South East median daily rate £488 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +11.43% -2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Intrusion Detection is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 768 987 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.69% 22.94% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 491 526
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £234 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% -42.61% +64.29%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.40 £55.00 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.43 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.66% +11.70% +26.83%

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Intrusion Detection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in Berkshire

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Intrusion Detection in Berkshire

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intrusion Detection in Berkshire

Intrusion Detection
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 3 £638 - 1
Slough - 2 £538 -
Intrusion Detection
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 8 (66.67%) SIEM
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Network Security
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) Malware Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Splunk
4 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) EnCase
5 4 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Cyber Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
5 4 (33.33%) Analytics
6 3 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (25.00%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) McAfee
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco
6 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
6 3 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) Internet
7 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Network Security
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) NAS
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Business Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) SIEM Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Software Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Splunk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
2 3 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Cybercrime
4 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) SIEM
2 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Malware Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Cyber Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Server Patching
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) Information Security
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) EnCase
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Splunk
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
4 1 (8.33%) Intel
4 1 (8.33%) LogLogic
4 1 (8.33%) NetIQ
4 1 (8.33%) Qualys
4 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire