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 3 months to 28 April 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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 483 473 537
Rank change year-on-year -10 +64  
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 100 153 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 1.99% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 118 58
Median daily rate £425 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £340 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 - £34.50

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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5999 7694 7590
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.79% 14.98% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3640 4751 4196
Median daily rate £405 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.51% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £342
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 295 406
Median hourly rate £24.86 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.38% -5.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in England over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 28 April 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
London +9 36 £425 -11.45% 10
South East -16 24 £450 - 4
South West +13 20 £400 +1.91% 2
North West +37 12 £425 -10.52% 2
East of England -3 4 £569 +62.50% 3
West Midlands +17 2 - -
Yorkshire +19 1 £550 +18.91% 1
Midlands - 1 £400 -
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 England region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 142 (60.68%) Firewall
2 91 (38.89%) Information Security
3 83 (35.47%) Network Security
4 77 (32.91%) TCP/IP
5 74 (31.62%) Linux
6 65 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 64 (27.35%) Management Information System
8 63 (26.92%) Windows
9 61 (26.07%) SIEM
10 58 (24.79%) CISSP
10 58 (24.79%) Penetration Testing
11 56 (23.93%) Kalman Filter
12 54 (23.08%) SC Cleared
13 52 (22.22%) PCI DSS
14 49 (20.94%) Amazon AWS
15 48 (20.51%) Internet
15 48 (20.51%) Security Operations
16 45 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management
16 45 (19.23%) Unix
17 44 (18.80%) Data Centre
18 41 (17.52%) VPN
19 40 (17.09%) SSL
20 38 (16.24%) Puppet
21 37 (15.81%) DNS
21 37 (15.81%) ITIL
22 36 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 35 (14.96%) Cisco Certification
23 35 (14.96%) Configuration Management
24 34 (14.53%) DevOps
25 31 (13.25%) Cisco

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 10 (4.27%) IIS
2 6 (2.56%) Apache
2 6 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.14%) JBoss
4 4 (1.71%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.28%) Jetty
5 3 (1.28%) nginx
6 2 (0.85%) FileNet
6 2 (0.85%) Mongrel
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.85%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 49 (20.94%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.27%) SaaS
4 9 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (3.42%) Amazon ELB
5 8 (3.42%) Amazon S3
5 8 (3.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (3.42%) Route 53
6 5 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (1.28%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (1.28%) CloudFront
8 3 (1.28%) Office 365
9 2 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.85%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.43%) Datadog
10 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 142 (60.68%) Firewall
2 83 (35.47%) Network Security
3 77 (32.91%) TCP/IP
4 48 (20.51%) Internet
5 41 (17.52%) VPN
6 40 (17.09%) SSL
7 37 (15.81%) DNS
8 30 (12.82%) WAN
9 27 (11.54%) LAN
10 26 (11.11%) HTTP
10 26 (11.11%) Wireless
11 20 (8.55%) DHCP
12 14 (5.98%) VoIP
13 13 (5.56%) BGP
13 13 (5.56%) MPLS
14 12 (5.13%) LDAP
15 11 (4.70%) OSPF
16 10 (4.27%) IPsec
17 8 (3.42%) Ethernet
17 8 (3.42%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.54%) Redis
2 23 (9.83%) MongoDB
3 21 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (2.14%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.71%) MySQL
7 3 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.85%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (12.39%) Jenkins
2 22 (9.40%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.14%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.85%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.43%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (10.68%) Finance
2 12 (5.13%) Banking
3 8 (3.42%) Retail
4 6 (2.56%) Legal
5 3 (1.28%) Publishing
5 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.85%) Games
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
6 2 (0.85%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (24.36%) Analyst
2 49 (20.94%) Security Analyst
3 45 (19.23%) Security Engineer
4 28 (11.97%) Network Engineer
5 22 (9.40%) Security Specialist
6 21 (8.97%) Network Security Engineer
7 19 (8.12%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
9 15 (6.41%) Security Officer
10 13 (5.56%) Administrator
10 13 (5.56%) SIEM Analyst
11 12 (5.13%) Security Manager
12 9 (3.85%) Architect
12 9 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.85%) IT Engineer
12 9 (3.85%) IT Security Engineer
12 9 (3.85%) Perimeter Security Engineer
12 9 (3.85%) Vulnerability Analyst
13 8 (3.42%) AWS Engineer
13 8 (3.42%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.40%) Node.js
2 20 (8.55%) Web Services
3 7 (2.99%) .NET
4 5 (2.14%) AppFabric
4 5 (2.14%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.14%) WCF
5 4 (1.71%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (1.71%) RESTful
6 3 (1.28%) XML
7 2 (0.85%) 802.1X
7 2 (0.85%) Servlets
7 2 (0.85%) SOAP
7 2 (0.85%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.43%) CGI
8 1 (0.43%) Core Data
8 1 (0.43%) J2EE
8 1 (0.43%) Kafka
8 1 (0.43%) LAMP
8 1 (0.43%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 64 (27.35%) Management Information System
2 44 (18.80%) Data Centre
3 25 (10.68%) Security Operations Centre
4 18 (7.69%) PKI
5 15 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.56%) Computer Science
7 10 (4.27%) Cyber Attack
8 8 (3.42%) iSeries
8 8 (3.42%) Tandem
9 7 (2.99%) Replication
10 6 (2.56%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (2.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (1.71%) DataPower
12 4 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (1.28%) Public Cloud
14 2 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
14 2 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
14 2 (0.85%) Equities
14 2 (0.85%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 74 (31.62%) Linux
2 63 (26.92%) Windows
3 45 (19.23%) Unix
4 15 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (5.13%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.42%) OpenVMS
6 8 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.14%) CentOS
7 5 (2.14%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.85%) AIX
10 1 (0.43%) Debian
10 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (38.89%) Information Security
2 61 (26.07%) SIEM
3 58 (24.79%) Penetration Testing
4 56 (23.93%) Kalman Filter
5 48 (20.51%) Security Operations
6 45 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management
7 37 (15.81%) ITIL
8 36 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 35 (14.96%) Configuration Management
10 34 (14.53%) DevOps
11 30 (12.82%) Open Source
12 29 (12.39%) Web Filtering
13 27 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
14 26 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
15 25 (10.68%) Email Filtering
16 22 (9.40%) Incident Management
17 21 (8.97%) Identity Access Management
18 20 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (8.12%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.11%) Java
2 16 (6.84%) SQL
3 12 (5.13%) Python
4 8 (3.42%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 6 (2.56%) Perl
7 4 (1.71%) C
8 3 (1.28%) PHP
9 1 (0.43%) C++
9 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 58 (24.79%) CISSP
3 54 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 35 (14.96%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (12.39%) CISM
6 24 (10.26%) SANS
7 22 (9.40%) Degree
8 17 (7.26%) CCNA
9 16 (6.84%) GCIH
10 15 (6.41%) CCSP
11 14 (5.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 14 (5.98%) GIAC
12 11 (4.70%) DV Cleared
13 9 (3.85%) CCIE
14 7 (2.99%) GCIA
15 6 (2.56%) CREST Certified
16 5 (2.14%) CCNP
16 5 (2.14%) ISEB
16 5 (2.14%) ISTQB
16 5 (2.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 21 (8.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.43%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.43%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.43%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (7.26%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.27%) Snort
4 8 (3.42%) RACF
4 8 (3.42%) vCloud
5 6 (2.56%) vSphere
6 4 (1.71%) Firmware
7 2 (0.85%) Gluster
7 2 (0.85%) Squid
7 2 (0.85%) Xen
8 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.43%) Docker
8 1 (0.43%) NFS
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (16.24%) Puppet
2 24 (10.26%) Ansible
3 14 (5.98%) Nagios
4 11 (4.70%) QRadar
5 10 (4.27%) Nessus
6 9 (3.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 8 (3.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (2.14%) RSA enVision
9 5 (2.14%) Terraform
10 4 (1.71%) CSIRT
10 4 (1.71%) Kibana
10 4 (1.71%) logstash
11 3 (1.28%) EnCase
11 3 (1.28%) HAProxy
11 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (1.28%) SCOM
11 3 (1.28%) WSUS
12 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 31 (13.25%) Cisco
2 24 (10.26%) VMware
3 22 (9.40%) Splunk
4 18 (7.69%) Juniper
4 18 (7.69%) LogRhythm
5 17 (7.26%) Palo Alto
6 16 (6.84%) Dell
7 14 (5.98%) CheckPoint
7 14 (5.98%) Microsoft
8 12 (5.13%) Rapid7
9 10 (4.27%) ArcSight
9 10 (4.27%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.42%) Forcepoint
10 8 (3.42%) Sourcefire
11 7 (2.99%) AlienVault
11 7 (2.99%) HP
11 7 (2.99%) IBM
12 6 (2.56%) Symantec
13 5 (2.14%) Apple
13 5 (2.14%) Fortinet
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