Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Host Intrusion Detection System skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Host Intrusion Detection System over the 6 months to 27 November 2021 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.

Host-Based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 737 511 724
Rank change year-on-year -226 +213 +102
Contract jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 23 6 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.020% 0.043%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.20% 0.12% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 20
10th Percentile " " £456
25th Percentile £475 £325 £509
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £350 £555
Median % change year-on-year +64.29% -36.94% -3.48%
75th Percentile £659 £450 £625
90th Percentile £694 £510 £653
UK median daily rate £575 £350 £555
% change year-on-year +64.29% -36.94% -3.48%

Host Intrusion Detection System is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 11,347 4,971 10,977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 16.10% 16.24% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,261 3,472 7,618
10th Percentile £350 £313 £263
25th Percentile £456 £405 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £638 £588 £600
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 104 250
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.50 £12.44
25th Percentile £16.00 £14.88 £14.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -6.98% +22.86% -
75th Percentile £46.50 £39.00 £25.00
90th Percentile £63.70 £59.25 £48.04
UK median hourly rate £22.28 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.98% +25.00% +2.86%

Host Intrusion Detection System
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Host Intrusion Detection System as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Host Intrusion Detection System in England

Host Intrusion Detection System
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System in England.

Daily rate trend for Host Intrusion Detection System in England

Host Intrusion Detection System
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System in England over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Host Intrusion Detection System in England

Host Intrusion Detection System
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System within the England region over the 6 months to 27 November 2021. 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
London -191 10 £600 +71.43% 5
South East -79 8 £500 -
South West -51 3 £725 +61.11%
Host Intrusion Detection System
UK

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 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 England region with a requirement for Host Intrusion Detection System.

1 17 (73.91%) AWS
2 16 (69.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 14 (60.87%) Social Skills
3 14 (60.87%) Open Source
4 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (47.83%) Security Architecture
5 11 (47.83%) Security Monitoring
6 9 (39.13%) Firewall
7 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
7 8 (34.78%) Internet
7 8 (34.78%) Public Sector
7 8 (34.78%) Terraform
8 7 (30.43%) ITIL
9 6 (26.09%) Information Security
9 6 (26.09%) Azure
9 6 (26.09%) Security Operations
10 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes
10 5 (21.74%) Security Hardening
10 5 (21.74%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (21.74%) Dynatrace
10 5 (21.74%) GitLab
10 5 (21.74%) CoreOS
10 5 (21.74%) Ansible
10 5 (21.74%) Docker
10 5 (21.74%) DevOps
10 5 (21.74%) Hortonworks
10 5 (21.74%) GitHub
10 5 (21.74%) Go
10 5 (21.74%) HAProxy
10 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell

Host Intrusion Detection System
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 17 (73.91%) AWS
2 6 (26.09%) Azure
3 5 (21.74%) GitHub
4 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.35%) AWS Direct Connect
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) PaaS
4 1 (4.35%) Route 53
4 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 8 (34.78%) Internet
3 5 (21.74%) VPN
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (13.04%) DNS
4 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (13.04%) IPsec
4 3 (13.04%) SSL
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
1 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Git (software)
1 5 (21.74%) GitLab
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
General
1 14 (60.87%) Social Skills
2 8 (34.78%) Public Sector
3 4 (17.39%) Finance
4 3 (13.04%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Architect
2 10 (43.48%) Security Architect
3 8 (34.78%) AWS Architect
4 6 (26.09%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (21.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (17.39%) Consultant
7 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
8 2 (8.70%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (8.70%) Head of Infrastructure
8 2 (8.70%) Head of IT
8 2 (8.70%) Head of IT Infrastructure
8 2 (8.70%) Head of IT Security
8 2 (8.70%) Head of Security
8 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
8 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) AWS Consultant
9 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (13.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) PKI
2 3 (13.04%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) CoreOS
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Open Source
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) Security Architecture
3 11 (47.83%) Security Monitoring
4 8 (34.78%) Risk Management
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) Information Security
6 6 (26.09%) Security Operations
7 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 5 (21.74%) DevOps
7 5 (21.74%) Security Hardening
8 4 (17.39%) SIEM
8 4 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (13.04%) OSINT
9 3 (13.04%) Patch Management
9 3 (13.04%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (13.04%) Security Patching
9 3 (13.04%) Threat Intelligence
9 3 (13.04%) Threat Management
9 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
1 5 (21.74%) Go
1 5 (21.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) AWS Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CISSP
3 2 (8.70%) CCIE
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) CCSA
3 2 (8.70%) CCSE
3 2 (8.70%) CCSP
3 2 (8.70%) CEH
3 2 (8.70%) CISA
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CISM
3 2 (8.70%) CSSLP
3 2 (8.70%) GIAC
3 2 (8.70%) GSEC
3 2 (8.70%) JNCIA
3 2 (8.70%) JNCIP
3 2 (8.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (13.04%) GDPR
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (13.04%) NIST
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
2 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (69.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (34.78%) Terraform
3 5 (21.74%) Ansible
3 5 (21.74%) HAProxy
3 5 (21.74%) Kubernetes
3 5 (21.74%) Puppet
4 1 (4.35%) Packer
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Dynatrace
1 5 (21.74%) Hortonworks
2 4 (17.39%) Palo Alto
3 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Juniper
3 3 (13.04%) LogLogic
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk
4 1 (4.35%) Tufin