Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 18 August 2019 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
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 253 288 253
Rank change year-on-year +35 -35 +15
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 24 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.29% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.67% 1.14% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 8
Central London median daily rate £475 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £375 £436 £379
90th Percentile £775 £575 £679
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London 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 Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 899 1,136 877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.83% 12.37% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 875 643
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +0.56%
10th Percentile £202 £194 £181
90th Percentile £650 £638 £635
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 24
Central London median hourly rate £32.50 £19.50 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -7.82% +11.34%
10th Percentile £13.90 £14.60 £13.01
90th Percentile £44.80 £35.08 £31.05
London median hourly rate £24.50 £20.02 £20.58
% change year-on-year +22.41% -2.73% +7.65%

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in Central London

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Intrusion Detection in Central London

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in Central London over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intrusion Detection in Central London

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intrusion Detection in Central London

Intrusion Detection
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
City of London +28 17 £475 -2.56% 3
West End of London - 3 £750 -
City of Westminster - 3 £750 -
Intrusion Detection
London

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 16 (66.67%) Linux
1 16 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Unix
4 9 (37.50%) WAN
4 9 (37.50%) Finance
5 8 (33.33%) Information Security
5 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (29.17%) Network Security
6 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (29.17%) SIEM
6 7 (29.17%) CISSP
7 6 (25.00%) MySQL
7 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 6 (25.00%) Puppet
7 6 (25.00%) DevOps
7 6 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 6 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
7 6 (25.00%) Secure Coding
7 6 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (25.00%) Terraform
8 5 (20.83%) Kubernetes
8 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
8 5 (20.83%) Technology Roadmap
8 5 (20.83%) CyberArk
8 5 (20.83%) Ansible
8 5 (20.83%) Docker
8 5 (20.83%) Office 365

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) Office 365
3 4 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (12.50%) Amazon S3
4 3 (12.50%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Flow
4 3 (12.50%) Power Platform
4 3 (12.50%) PowerApps
4 3 (12.50%) Serverless
5 2 (8.33%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (8.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (8.33%) CloudFront
5 2 (8.33%) Route 53
5 2 (8.33%) SaaS
6 1 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (4.17%) IaaS
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) WAN
3 7 (29.17%) Network Security
4 3 (12.50%) HTTP
4 3 (12.50%) HTTPS
4 3 (12.50%) IPsec
4 3 (12.50%) LAN
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.17%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.17%) Converged Networks
6 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.17%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) MPLS
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) SMTP
6 1 (4.17%) SSL
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Arabic Language
2 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
1 6 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 3 (12.50%) Applications Support Manager
3 3 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 3 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support
3 3 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Platform Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Support Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Unix Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Unix Support
3 3 (12.50%) Unix Support Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) ArcSight Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (4.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.50%) BYOD
3 3 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 10 (41.67%) Unix
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Information Security
2 7 (29.17%) SIEM
3 6 (25.00%) DevOps
3 6 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 6 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (25.00%) Secure Coding
3 6 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
4 5 (20.83%) Technology Roadmap
5 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Decision-Making
6 3 (12.50%) Microservices
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 2 (8.33%) Architectural Design
7 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
8 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Python
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Go
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) CISSP
3 2 (8.33%) MCSA
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) AWS Certification
4 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.17%) CCDA
4 1 (4.17%) CCDP
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CISM
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) GCIA
4 1 (4.17%) GCIH
4 1 (4.17%) SANS
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Docker
2 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
1 6 (25.00%) Terraform
2 5 (20.83%) Ansible
2 5 (20.83%) Kubernetes
3 3 (12.50%) Consul
3 3 (12.50%) Packer
4 1 (4.17%) CSIRT
4 1 (4.17%) Graphite
4 1 (4.17%) Nagios
4 1 (4.17%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) CyberArk
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) ArcSight
3 3 (12.50%) Darktrace
4 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.33%) Splunk
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.17%) Proofpoint