Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 19 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 102 80
Rank change year-on-year +11 -22 -
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.51% 0.066% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 0.47% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Birmingham median daily rate £363 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.96% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 269 212 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.30% 13.94% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 135 114
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £205 £168
90th Percentile £494 £533 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £381 £350
% change year-on-year -1.64% +8.93% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -3.23% -13.89%
10th Percentile £9.98 £10.69 £10.73
90th Percentile £31.10 £26.00 £20.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.60% +22.86% -12.50%

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in Birmingham

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Intrusion Detection in Birmingham

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intrusion Detection in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 7 (87.50%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
2 6 (75.00%) Infoblox
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) Network Design
4 4 (50.00%) SIEM
4 4 (50.00%) Junos
5 3 (37.50%) Akamai
5 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (37.50%) Multicast
5 3 (37.50%) Meru Networks
5 3 (37.50%) AppDynamics
5 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (37.50%) Brocade
5 3 (37.50%) Video\Live Streaming
5 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (37.50%) Akamai
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) Junos
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (37.50%) BGP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (37.50%) IPsec
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) Multicast
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
1 4 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) ISMS
3 1 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Threat Detection
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CCNP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Nagios
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) Infoblox
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) AppDynamics
4 3 (37.50%) Aruba
4 3 (37.50%) Brocade
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
4 3 (37.50%) Meru Networks
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
4 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) 3Com
5 1 (12.50%) Radware