Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 133 131
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 -9
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.20% 0.037% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 0.44% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £525 - £375
10th Percentile £513 - £363
90th Percentile £538 - £388
Scotland median daily rate £350 £550 £375
% change year-on-year -36.36% +46.67% -
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 243 227 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.18% 8.48% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 111 147
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £203 £210 £210
90th Percentile £549 £488 £477
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 £31.00 £11.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +162.93% -70.53%
10th Percentile £10.30 £30.50 £11.69
90th Percentile £32.50 £31.50 £11.90
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £31.93 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.67% -14.87% +130.77%

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) PKI
3 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Cyberattack
3 3 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
4 2 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
4 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (33.33%) Password Management
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Security Management
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Cyberattack
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (33.33%) Password Management
3 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 2 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional