Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 628 595 636
Rank change year-on-year -33 +41 +108
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 175 284 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 1.80% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 209 147
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £338 £335 £320
90th Percentile £588 £577 £539
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
England median hourly rate £65.75 - £57.50
10th Percentile £54.85 - £26.05
90th Percentile £67.78 - £58.75
UK median hourly rate £65.75 - £46.00

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 12214 15769 15174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.94% 15.52% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7343 9727 8619
England median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £206
90th Percentile £583 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 696 693 867
England median hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.00% +21.95% +9.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -22.00% +21.95% +7.89%

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 24 July 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 6 months to 24 July 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 6 months to 24 July 2017. 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 +8 73 £450 -8.16% 9
South East -31 40 £450 - 6
South West +5 25 £400 +6.67% 3
North of England +44 23 £425 -5.56% 8
North West +16 13 £425 -12.82% 5
Midlands +17 7 £363 -19.44% 2
East of England -10 7 £550 +29.41% 1
West Midlands +29 6 £325 -27.78% 1
Yorkshire +23 6 £425 -5.56% 1
North East +54 4 £398 +26.19% 2
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 100 (57.14%) Firewall
2 73 (41.71%) Information Security
3 68 (38.86%) CISSP
4 60 (34.29%) Network Security
5 59 (33.71%) SIEM
6 53 (30.29%) Management Information System
7 45 (25.71%) Linux
8 44 (25.14%) Windows
9 40 (22.86%) Vulnerability Management
10 39 (22.29%) Cybersecurity
11 38 (21.71%) Security Cleared
11 38 (21.71%) ITIL
11 38 (21.71%) TCP/IP
12 34 (19.43%) Kalman Filter
13 32 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
13 32 (18.29%) Internet
14 31 (17.71%) VPN
15 30 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
16 29 (16.57%) Unix
16 29 (16.57%) Cisco
17 28 (16.00%) PCI DSS
18 27 (15.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
19 26 (14.86%) Splunk
20 24 (13.71%) SC Cleared
20 24 (13.71%) Security Operations
20 24 (13.71%) Wireless
20 24 (13.71%) CISM
21 23 (13.14%) Risk Assessment
21 23 (13.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
22 22 (12.57%) Finance

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 5 (2.86%) JBoss
2 4 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (2.29%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.71%) FileNet
4 2 (1.14%) IIS
5 1 (0.57%) Apache
5 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.14%) Amazon S3
4 8 (4.57%) SaaS
5 7 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (4.00%) Route 53
6 4 (2.29%) IaaS
6 4 (2.29%) Office 365
6 4 (2.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.71%) PaaS
8 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 100 (57.14%) Firewall
2 60 (34.29%) Network Security
3 38 (21.71%) TCP/IP
4 32 (18.29%) Internet
5 31 (17.71%) VPN
6 24 (13.71%) Wireless
7 21 (12.00%) WAN
8 19 (10.86%) DNS
9 15 (8.57%) LAN
9 15 (8.57%) VoIP
10 9 (5.14%) BGP
10 9 (5.14%) DHCP
11 8 (4.57%) HTTP
11 8 (4.57%) SSL
12 5 (2.86%) Ethernet
12 5 (2.86%) IPv6
12 5 (2.86%) LDAP
12 5 (2.86%) MPLS
13 4 (2.29%) ISDN
13 4 (2.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.29%) Redis
3 2 (1.14%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.86%) Metasploit
2 5 (2.86%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (12.57%) Finance
2 4 (2.29%) Banking
3 3 (1.71%) Legal
3 3 (1.71%) Publishing
3 3 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 51 (29.14%) Analyst
2 45 (25.71%) Security Analyst
3 32 (18.29%) Security Engineer
4 19 (10.86%) Network Engineer
4 19 (10.86%) Security Specialist
5 16 (9.14%) Consultant
6 13 (7.43%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (7.43%) Security Consultant
7 12 (6.86%) SOC Analyst
8 10 (5.71%) Administrator
8 10 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) Architect
9 9 (5.14%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) Security Officer
10 8 (4.57%) IT Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) IT Security Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Perimeter Security Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) SIEM Analyst
11 7 (4.00%) IT Security Specialist
11 7 (4.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.29%) Web Services
2 5 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (2.29%) RESTful
3 4 (2.29%) Software Packaging
3 4 (2.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.71%) XML
5 1 (0.57%) .NET
5 1 (0.57%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 53 (30.29%) Management Information System
2 16 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 13 (7.43%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.86%) Cyber Attack
6 10 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (5.71%) PKI
7 7 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (3.43%) CCTV
9 5 (2.86%) Private Cloud
10 4 (2.29%) DataPower
10 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.29%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.71%) NHS
11 3 (1.71%) Streaming Video
11 3 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (1.14%) Replication
13 1 (0.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 45 (25.71%) Linux
2 44 (25.14%) Windows
3 29 (16.57%) Unix
4 9 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (4.57%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.86%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.29%) AIX
7 4 (2.29%) CentOS
8 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.57%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (41.71%) Information Security
2 59 (33.71%) SIEM
3 40 (22.86%) Vulnerability Management
4 39 (22.29%) Cybersecurity
5 38 (21.71%) ITIL
6 34 (19.43%) Kalman Filter
7 30 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
8 27 (15.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 24 (13.71%) Security Operations
10 23 (13.14%) Risk Assessment
11 21 (12.00%) Incident Management
12 20 (11.43%) Data Loss Prevention
13 17 (9.71%) Service Management
14 16 (9.14%) Identity Access Management
14 16 (9.14%) Security Monitoring
15 15 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (8.57%) Web Filtering
16 14 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (8.00%) Project Planning
17 13 (7.43%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.29%) Perl
1 11 (6.29%) Python
2 7 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (3.43%) Java
3 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.43%) SQL
4 4 (2.29%) C
4 4 (2.29%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.71%) PHP
5 3 (1.71%) Ruby
6 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 68 (38.86%) CISSP
2 38 (21.71%) Security Cleared
3 32 (18.29%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (13.71%) CISM
4 24 (13.71%) SC Cleared
5 21 (12.00%) CCNA
5 21 (12.00%) Degree
6 20 (11.43%) SANS
7 13 (7.43%) Computer Science Degree
7 13 (7.43%) DV Cleared
8 11 (6.29%) CCIE
9 10 (5.71%) GCIH
10 9 (5.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 9 (5.14%) CEH
10 9 (5.14%) GCIA
11 8 (4.57%) CCSP
11 8 (4.57%) CISA
11 8 (4.57%) SSCP
12 7 (4.00%) CRISC
12 7 (4.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 23 (13.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (3.43%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (2.86%) PMO
6 4 (2.29%) COBIT
7 3 (1.71%) QA
7 3 (1.71%) SLA
8 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.57%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.57%) GDPR
9 1 (0.57%) HIPAA
System Software
1 10 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.29%) vSphere
4 2 (1.14%) Snort
5 1 (0.57%) Firmware
5 1 (0.57%) RACF
5 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (6.86%) Puppet
1 12 (6.86%) QRadar
2 9 (5.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (5.14%) Nessus
2 9 (5.14%) Terraform
3 6 (3.43%) Nagios
4 5 (2.86%) RSA enVision
5 4 (2.29%) Forum Sentry
5 4 (2.29%) Kibana
5 4 (2.29%) logstash
5 4 (2.29%) Nmap
5 4 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.29%) WMI
6 3 (1.71%) CSIRT
6 3 (1.71%) EnCase
6 3 (1.71%) SCOM
7 2 (1.14%) Ansible
7 2 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.14%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 29 (16.57%) Cisco
2 26 (14.86%) Splunk
3 17 (9.71%) LogRhythm
4 15 (8.57%) Juniper
4 15 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.43%) Palo Alto
6 10 (5.71%) Dell
7 9 (5.14%) ArcSight
7 9 (5.14%) CheckPoint
7 9 (5.14%) HP
7 9 (5.14%) IBM
8 8 (4.57%) Forcepoint
8 8 (4.57%) Rapid7
9 7 (4.00%) McAfee
9 7 (4.00%) Qualys
9 7 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.00%) VMware
10 5 (2.86%) Oracle
11 4 (2.29%) Apple
11 4 (2.29%) Sun
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