The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intrusion Detection
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 79 70
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.56% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +1.75% +0.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - £34.50

Intrusion Detection is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 67 195 140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 12.48% 20.08% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 122 69
Median daily rate £338 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.58% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 18
Median hourly rate £17.00 £27.05 £17.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.15% +51.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.84 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in Cheshire

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Intrusion Detection in Cheshire

Intrusion Detection
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Check Point Support
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Support
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto