Period
to 20 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Distributed Denial-of-Service in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Distributed Denial-of-Service over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 204 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +212
Contract jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.12% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
East of England median daily rate £425 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% - -
England median daily rate £575 £488 £488
% change year-on-year +17.95% - +10.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Distributed Denial-of-Service is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,641 1,688 1,599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.27% 33.26% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 961 889
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £209 £191 £200
90th Percentile £588 £569 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 116 131
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £24.25 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.84% +3.19% -5.65%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.43 £12.75
90th Percentile £49.65 £52.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +7.99%

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Distributed Denial-of-Service as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the East of England

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Distributed Denial-of-Service in the East of England

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire - 6 £425 - 1
Distributed Denial-of-Service
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 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 East of England region with a requirement for Distributed Denial-of-Service.

1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) IPFIX
3 2 (33.33%) Nmap
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) OpenVPN
3 2 (33.33%) GISP
3 2 (33.33%) OSCP
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (33.33%) GIAC
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) SAML
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) OAuth
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source

Distributed Denial-of-Service
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IPFIX
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) OpenVPN
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Service Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) GIAC
1 2 (33.33%) GISP
1 2 (33.33%) OSCP
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nmap