Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 20 January 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 595 586 560
Rank change year-on-year -9 -26 +118
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 246 247 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 1.85% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 160 213
England median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £400 £328 £338
90th Percentile £650 £601 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
England median hourly rate - £16.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -51.47% -20.93%
UK median hourly rate - £16.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - -51.47% -14.47%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,286 13,350 13,835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.42% 14.84% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,652 8,163 8,108
England median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £213 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 675 851
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +7.32%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.55 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.25 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in England

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Intrusion Detection in England

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in England over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intrusion Detection in England

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intrusion Detection in England

Intrusion Detection
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 Intrusion Detection within the England region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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 -28 117 £513 -2.38% 19
North of England +39 37 £600 +50.00% 7
Midlands +15 35 £460 -3.16% 10
West Midlands +27 27 £460 +2.22% 5
North West +24 25 £638 +59.38% 6
South East -51 25 £500 +19.05% 10
South West +12 15 £500 +58.73% 1
East of England +1 15 - - 2
Yorkshire +7 11 £448 -10.50% 1
East Midlands - 8 £475 - 5
North East +43 1 - -
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 154 (62.60%) Firewall
2 95 (38.62%) SIEM
3 92 (37.40%) Cybersecurity
3 92 (37.40%) Information Security
4 80 (32.52%) Vulnerability Management
5 75 (30.49%) CISSP
6 68 (27.64%) Cisco
7 65 (26.42%) Security Operations
8 60 (24.39%) Kalman Filter
9 57 (23.17%) Network Security
10 56 (22.76%) Management Information System
11 49 (19.92%) Windows
11 49 (19.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 48 (19.51%) WAN
12 48 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
13 46 (18.70%) Finance
13 46 (18.70%) Amazon AWS
14 45 (18.29%) Security Cleared
15 44 (17.89%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 44 (17.89%) Threat Intelligence
16 42 (17.07%) SC Cleared
17 41 (16.67%) VPN
17 41 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
18 40 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
19 39 (15.85%) Malware Analysis
19 39 (15.85%) Penetration Testing
20 38 (15.45%) Microsoft
21 37 (15.04%) Linux
21 37 (15.04%) McAfee
21 37 (15.04%) Agile Software Development

Intrusion Detection
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 9 (3.66%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.63%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.81%) IIS
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.41%) FileNet
4 1 (0.41%) JBoss
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 46 (18.70%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.28%) Amazon S3
4 10 (4.07%) Office 365
4 10 (4.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (3.66%) IaaS
6 8 (3.25%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (1.63%) Akamai
7 4 (1.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.63%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.81%) SaaS
9 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.41%) PaaS
9 1 (0.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 154 (62.60%) Firewall
2 57 (23.17%) Network Security
3 48 (19.51%) WAN
4 41 (16.67%) VPN
5 35 (14.23%) TCP/IP
6 29 (11.79%) Internet
7 22 (8.94%) LAN
8 20 (8.13%) SAN
8 20 (8.13%) Wireless
9 19 (7.72%) BGP
9 19 (7.72%) DNS
10 18 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (6.91%) NAS
12 16 (6.50%) HTTP
13 13 (5.28%) MPLS
14 11 (4.47%) OSPF
15 9 (3.66%) Intranet
15 9 (3.66%) VLAN
16 8 (3.25%) FTP
16 8 (3.25%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.85%) Relational Database
1 7 (2.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.22%) Power BI
4 2 (0.81%) Big Data
5 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.41%) MySQL
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.85%) Metasploit
2 4 (1.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.63%) Subversion
3 2 (0.81%) FxCop
3 2 (0.81%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (18.70%) Finance
2 13 (5.28%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.25%) Legal
4 6 (2.44%) Banking
5 4 (1.63%) German Language
5 4 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.22%) Automotive
7 2 (0.81%) Marketing
7 2 (0.81%) Publishing
8 1 (0.41%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (30.49%) Analyst
2 56 (22.76%) Security Analyst
3 41 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 39 (15.85%) Network Engineer
5 29 (11.79%) Senior Analyst
6 23 (9.35%) Senior Security Analyst
7 21 (8.54%) Operations Analyst
7 21 (8.54%) Security Operations Analyst
8 20 (8.13%) Architect
9 18 (7.32%) Consultant
9 18 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (7.32%) Security Manager
10 17 (6.91%) Security Specialist
11 16 (6.50%) Security Consultant
12 14 (5.69%) AWS Engineer
12 14 (5.69%) Network Security Engineer
13 13 (5.28%) Cloud Engineer
13 13 (5.28%) Senior Operations Analyst
14 12 (4.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 12 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.66%) JSON
1 9 (3.66%) Node.js
1 9 (3.66%) Web Services
2 6 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (2.03%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.63%) LDAP
4 4 (1.63%) Middleware
5 3 (1.22%) SAML
6 2 (0.81%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.41%) CSS
7 1 (0.41%) OAuth
7 1 (0.41%) OpenID
7 1 (0.41%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.41%) WAP
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (22.76%) Management Information System
2 40 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (10.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 22 (8.94%) Cyberattack
5 20 (8.13%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (6.50%) Data Centre
7 14 (5.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 9 (3.66%) CESG
8 9 (3.66%) PKI
9 7 (2.85%) Public Cloud
10 6 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.63%) Cyber Defence
11 4 (1.63%) Fintech
12 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.81%) Cybercrime
12 2 (0.81%) NHS
12 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.81%) Replication
12 2 (0.81%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 49 (19.92%) Windows
2 37 (15.04%) Linux
3 29 (11.79%) Unix
4 14 (5.69%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.63%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.41%) AIX
6 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (38.62%) SIEM
2 92 (37.40%) Cybersecurity
2 92 (37.40%) Information Security
3 80 (32.52%) Vulnerability Management
4 65 (26.42%) Security Operations
5 60 (24.39%) Kalman Filter
6 44 (17.89%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 44 (17.89%) Threat Intelligence
7 41 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
8 39 (15.85%) Malware Analysis
8 39 (15.85%) Penetration Testing
9 37 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (13.82%) ITIL
11 32 (13.01%) Data Protection
12 28 (11.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 28 (11.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 27 (10.98%) Security Management
14 26 (10.57%) Data Loss Prevention
15 23 (9.35%) Digital Forensics
15 23 (9.35%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.54%) SQL
2 12 (4.88%) Python
3 11 (4.47%) Java
4 9 (3.66%) COBOL
4 9 (3.66%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.85%) Perl
6 5 (2.03%) Ruby
7 2 (0.81%) C
8 1 (0.41%) C++
8 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.41%) VB
8 1 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (30.49%) CISSP
2 48 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
3 45 (18.29%) Security Cleared
4 42 (17.07%) SC Cleared
5 33 (13.41%) CISM
6 29 (11.79%) CCNP
7 24 (9.76%) GIAC
8 15 (6.10%) CEH
8 15 (6.10%) CISA
8 15 (6.10%) GCIA
8 15 (6.10%) GCIH
8 15 (6.10%) SANS
9 14 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (4.88%) Degree
10 12 (4.88%) MCSE
11 11 (4.47%) CCNA
12 10 (4.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 10 (4.07%) GSEC
13 9 (3.66%) CREST Certified
13 9 (3.66%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (19.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (12.60%) PCI DSS
3 19 (7.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 11 (4.47%) RMADS
5 9 (3.66%) CESG Infosec
5 9 (3.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (2.03%) GDPR
6 5 (2.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.81%) COBIT
8 2 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.41%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.41%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.41%) NIST 800
9 1 (0.41%) PMO
9 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.13%) Active Directory
3 13 (5.28%) vSphere
4 2 (0.81%) IAG
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.41%) Snort
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (13.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 23 (9.35%) Nessus
3 16 (6.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 15 (6.10%) FortiGate
5 12 (4.88%) Ansible
5 12 (4.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 11 (4.47%) QRadar
7 10 (4.07%) IBM BigFix
8 9 (3.66%) Terraform
9 8 (3.25%) Nagios
9 8 (3.25%) SCOM
10 7 (2.85%) Nmap
11 6 (2.44%) CSIRT
11 6 (2.44%) Puppet
12 5 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (1.63%) EMC NetWorker
13 4 (1.63%) EnCase
14 3 (1.22%) ArcSight ESM
15 2 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 1 (0.41%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 68 (27.64%) Cisco
2 38 (15.45%) Microsoft
3 37 (15.04%) McAfee
4 35 (14.23%) CheckPoint
4 35 (14.23%) F5
5 31 (12.60%) HP
6 26 (10.57%) IBM
7 22 (8.94%) Fortinet
7 22 (8.94%) VMware
8 18 (7.32%) Blue Coat
8 18 (7.32%) BMC
9 17 (6.91%) Symantec
10 15 (6.10%) ArcSight
11 14 (5.69%) Aruba
11 14 (5.69%) Juniper
12 13 (5.28%) AlienVault
13 10 (4.07%) FireEye
13 10 (4.07%) Oracle
13 10 (4.07%) Palo Alto
13 10 (4.07%) Splunk