Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 6 months to 23 February 2018 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 100 135
Rank change year-on-year -31 +35 -22
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.40% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.55% 3.17% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £369 £294 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.53% +6.82% -46.34%
10th Percentile £322 £269 £263
90th Percentile £518 £323 £288
Scotland median daily rate £369 £294 £513
% change year-on-year +25.53% -42.68% +13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Intrusion Detection is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 275 221 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.36% 12.49% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 116 104
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £200 £198 £223
90th Percentile £588 £519 £488
Scotland median daily rate £368 £340 £360
% change year-on-year +8.09% -5.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £52.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.92% +103.92% -10.53%
10th Percentile £15.80 £14.28 £14.73
90th Percentile £17.41 £52.17 £37.55
Scotland median hourly rate £17.18 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -18.19% -1.18% -29.17%

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Intrusion Detection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in Edinburgh

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Intrusion Detection in Edinburgh

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intrusion Detection in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (57.14%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) Forensic Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) ISMS
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) Database Security
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
4 3 (42.86%) Data Security
4 3 (42.86%) Security Management
4 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) CESG
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) PaaS
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) IaaS
5 2 (28.57%) SMTP
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) PHP

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (28.57%) IaaS
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) SMTP
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Information Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Security Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) CESG
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (57.14%) Forensic Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Data Security
3 3 (42.86%) Database Security
3 3 (42.86%) Information Security Management
3 3 (42.86%) ISMS
3 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (42.86%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop