Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 186 205
Rank change year-on-year -4 +19 +5
Contract jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.18% 0.021% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.065% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
East of England median daily rate - £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.75% -
England median daily rate £500 £510 £450
% change year-on-year -1.96% +13.33% -
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 1615 1531 1587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 31.89% 31.86% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 845 836
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +2.67%
10th Percentile £197 £180 £189
90th Percentile £575 £538 £556
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 130 181
East of England median hourly rate £38.26 £32.14 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.06% +42.82% +1.12%
10th Percentile £12.44 £11.33 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.88 £42.50
England median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £19.22
% change year-on-year +6.50% +4.06% +9.83%

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 15 December 2017. 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
Hertfordshire - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 - - 5
Distributed Denial-of-Service
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Distributed Denial-of-Service 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 East of England region with a requirement for Distributed Denial-of-Service.

1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
2 5 (55.56%) CompTIA Security+
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 5 (55.56%) CISM
2 5 (55.56%) Unix
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) VLAN
2 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) GIAC
3 4 (44.44%) Billing
3 4 (44.44%) Network Design
3 4 (44.44%) Nokia
3 4 (44.44%) SS7
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
3 4 (44.44%) Tekelec
3 4 (44.44%) Diameter Protocol
3 4 (44.44%) Value-Added Service
3 4 (44.44%) VoWiFi
3 4 (44.44%) OSCP
3 4 (44.44%) High Availability
3 4 (44.44%) MVNO
3 4 (44.44%) VoLTE

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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) VLAN
3 4 (44.44%) Diameter Protocol
3 4 (44.44%) MVNO
3 4 (44.44%) SS7
3 4 (44.44%) Value-Added Service
3 4 (44.44%) VoLTE
3 4 (44.44%) VoWiFi
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Design Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Linux
1 5 (55.56%) Unix
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (55.56%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) High Availability
3 4 (44.44%) Network Design
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (11.11%) Security Operations
6 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISM
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
1 5 (55.56%) CompTIA Security+
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) GIAC
2 4 (44.44%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Nokia
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Tekelec