The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 3 months to 28 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 163 194
Rank change year-on-year +4 +31  
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 7 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.059% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 0.42% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Median daily rate £500 £571 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.47% +69.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £552 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £587 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.50 - £57.50

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 340 471 737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.42% 13.99% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 1008 1569
Median daily rate £427 £469 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.90% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £594 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 23 43
Median hourly rate £24.86 £19.00 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.84% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £16.25 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.20 £32.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Intrusion Detection in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intrusion Detection in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intrusion Detection in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) CISSP
4 4 (50.00%) CNA
4 4 (50.00%) Novell Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) GCIA
4 4 (50.00%) GCIH
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (50.00%) GIAC
4 4 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
4 4 (50.00%) Network Design
4 4 (50.00%) SANS
4 4 (50.00%) Threat Detection
5 3 (37.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (25.00%) E-Discovery
6 2 (25.00%) Threat Management
6 2 (25.00%) Legal
6 2 (25.00%) Symantec

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Network Security
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Security Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Security Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Security Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Business Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Business Solution Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (12.50%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
3 4 (50.00%) Network Design
3 4 (50.00%) Threat Detection
4 2 (25.00%) E-Discovery
4 2 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (25.00%) Threat Management
5 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
5 1 (12.50%) Data Acquisition
5 1 (12.50%) Data Encryption
5 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security Governance
5 1 (12.50%) IT Audit
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Security Auditing
5 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
1 4 (50.00%) CNA
1 4 (50.00%) GCIA
1 4 (50.00%) GCIH
1 4 (50.00%) GIAC
1 4 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
1 4 (50.00%) Novell Certification
1 4 (50.00%) SANS
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) FedRAMP
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Splunk