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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intrusion Detection
London / City of London
Rank 154 155 188
Rank change year-on-year +1 +33  
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 1 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.033% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 1.02% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £400 £525 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.80% -2.32%  
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 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 346 392 684
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 11.42% 11.79% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 291 501
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £26.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.92% +39.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £19.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.73 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Intrusion Detection
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

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

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

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 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 City of London region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
1 9 (90.00%) Network Security
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (70.00%) CISSP
4 6 (60.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (50.00%) GCIA
5 5 (50.00%) GCIH
5 5 (50.00%) Fixed Income
5 5 (50.00%) Financial Institution
5 5 (50.00%) Equities
5 5 (50.00%) Retail
5 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
5 5 (50.00%) Network Design
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) Unix
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) Sun
5 5 (50.00%) Legal
5 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (50.00%) GIAC
5 5 (50.00%) CISM
5 5 (50.00%) CNA
5 5 (50.00%) Novell Certification
5 5 (50.00%) Threat Detection

Intrusion Detection
Top Related 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 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) Network Security
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) HTTP
6 1 (10.00%) IPv6
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) MRTG
6 1 (10.00%) OSPF
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Redis
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 5 (50.00%) Legal
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Head of DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Digital
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Head of Technical Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (50.00%) Equities
1 5 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (50.00%) Network Design
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 5 (50.00%) Threat Detection
4 3 (30.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) Software Audit
5 2 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) CISM
2 5 (50.00%) CNA
2 5 (50.00%) GCIA
2 5 (50.00%) GCIH
2 5 (50.00%) GIAC
2 5 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Novell Certification
2 5 (50.00%) SANS
3 2 (20.00%) CCSP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
2 1 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Sun
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (10.00%) VMware