Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Network Intrusion Detection System skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Intrusion Detection System over the 6 months to 29 May 2020 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.

Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS)
UK > England
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 550 775 825
Rank change year-on-year +225 +50 -40
Contract jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 22 48 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.053% 0.058% 0.052%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.35% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 22
Median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £436 £414 £409
90th Percentile £575 £700 £613
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £550
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Network 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 6,216 12,504 12,132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.95% 15.06% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,128 8,371 8,136
Median daily rate £500 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.01% +7.61%
10th Percentile £287 £313 £288
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 302 289
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.00 £11.81
90th Percentile £47.28 £49.95 £50.70
Median hourly rate £23.35 £20.41 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.37% +7.43% -17.39%

Network Intrusion Detection System
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Intrusion Detection System in England

Network Intrusion Detection System
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for Network Intrusion Detection System in England

Network Intrusion Detection System
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System in England over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Network Intrusion Detection System in England

Network Intrusion Detection System
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System in England.

Hourly rate trend for Network Intrusion Detection System in England

Network 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 Network Intrusion Detection System within the England region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. 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 +154 8 £500 -13.98%
South West - 7 £495 -
North of England - 4 £513 -
South East +123 2 £500 +11.11%
Yorkshire - 2 - -
North West - 2 £513 -
Network Intrusion Detection System
UK

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Network 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 Network Intrusion Detection System.

1 17 (77.27%) SIEM
2 14 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (59.09%) Network Security
4 12 (54.55%) Linux
4 12 (54.55%) Windows
5 11 (50.00%) Firewall
5 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (40.91%) SaaS
6 9 (40.91%) Security Architecture
6 9 (40.91%) Banking
6 9 (40.91%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (40.91%) Data Security
6 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
6 9 (40.91%) SAML
6 9 (40.91%) X.509
6 9 (40.91%) Server Hardening
6 9 (40.91%) Architectural Design
7 8 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (31.82%) Snort
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 7 (31.82%) Critical Success Factor
9 6 (27.27%) Analytics
10 5 (22.73%) DNS
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
10 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
10 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
10 5 (22.73%) OSSEC

Network 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 (22.73%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) SaaS
2 5 (22.73%) AWS
2 5 (22.73%) AWS CloudTrail
2 5 (22.73%) Azure
2 5 (22.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Network Security
2 11 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (40.91%) X.509
4 8 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (22.73%) DNS
5 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
6 3 (13.64%) IPv6
7 2 (9.09%) FTP
7 2 (9.09%) HTTP
7 2 (9.09%) Internet
7 2 (9.09%) IPsec
7 2 (9.09%) LAN
7 2 (9.09%) Link 16
7 2 (9.09%) SMTP
7 2 (9.09%) SSL
7 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.09%) tcpdump
7 2 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (40.91%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Military
3 2 (9.09%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Security Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 8 (36.36%) Security Architect
3 7 (31.82%) Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Consultant
4 6 (27.27%) Security Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Security Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Data Scientist
6 2 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) SOC Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) SAML
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Public Cloud
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) CAN bus
3 2 (9.09%) CESG
3 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 2 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) SIEM
2 14 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (40.91%) Architectural Design
3 9 (40.91%) Data Security
3 9 (40.91%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (40.91%) Security Architecture
3 9 (40.91%) Server Hardening
4 7 (31.82%) Critical Success Factor
5 6 (27.27%) Analytics
6 5 (22.73%) Anomaly Detection
6 5 (22.73%) Data Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Data Development
6 5 (22.73%) Data Science
6 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
7 4 (18.18%) Network Architecture
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.64%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (13.64%) Validation
9 2 (9.09%) DevSecOps
9 2 (9.09%) Sensor Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C
2 3 (13.64%) MATLAB
2 3 (13.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) CEH
2 2 (9.09%) CREST Certified
2 2 (9.09%) GIAC
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (31.82%) Snort
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) OSSEC
2 1 (4.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Splunk
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter