The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 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
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 124 142
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18  
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.086% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 1.54% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £569 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £319 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £57.50
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 East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 473 390 608
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 20.35% 15.30% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 228 322
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 61
Median hourly rate £17.50 £40.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +31.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £17.15 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Intrusion Detection
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 Intrusion Detection in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Intrusion Detection in the East of England

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intrusion Detection in the East of England

Intrusion Detection
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 Intrusion Detection within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norfolk -1 1 £588 +38.23%
Bedfordshire - 1 £550 -
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Route 53
2 2 (40.00%) Terraform
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) IaaS

Intrusion Detection
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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (40.00%) Route 53
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) CyberArk Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) EAM
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Password Management
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Becrypt
2 1 (20.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) Tufin
2 1 (20.00%) VMware