Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 776 808 767
Rank change year-on-year +32 -41 +44
Contract jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 67 38 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.041% 0.067%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.50% 0.34% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 41
England median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - -4.55%
10th Percentile £410 £443 £338
90th Percentile £700 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -4.76% - -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England 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 13,532 11,287 9,768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.90% 12.12% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,090 7,705 6,318
England median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £272 £275
90th Percentile £663 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 253 242
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.53
90th Percentile £47.42 £47.42 £49.15
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -

Network Intrusion Detection System
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Network Intrusion Detection System as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Intrusion Detection System in England

Network Intrusion Detection System
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System in England over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Intrusion Detection System in England

Network Intrusion Detection System
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor 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 15 February 2019. 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 +24 47 £575 +2.22% 1
South East +23 18 £450 -18.18%
Midlands 0 2 £413 -13.16% 5
West Midlands -17 2 £413 -13.16% 4
Network Intrusion Detection System
UK

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 58 (86.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 44 (65.67%) Linux
3 39 (58.21%) Security Hardening
4 38 (56.72%) Docker
5 37 (55.22%) Ansible
5 37 (55.22%) GitHub
5 37 (55.22%) GitLab
6 35 (52.24%) CoreOS
6 35 (52.24%) Puppet
7 34 (50.75%) Configuration Management
7 34 (50.75%) Artifactory
7 34 (50.75%) HAProxy
8 33 (49.25%) Elastic Stack
8 33 (49.25%) Python
8 33 (49.25%) Security Cleared
8 33 (49.25%) Git (software)
8 33 (49.25%) nginx
9 32 (47.76%) Ruby
9 32 (47.76%) Sysdig
9 32 (47.76%) Prometheus
9 32 (47.76%) Go
9 32 (47.76%) Data Centre
10 31 (46.27%) SQL
11 29 (43.28%) Bash Shell
11 29 (43.28%) Graphite
11 29 (43.28%) SkyDNS
11 29 (43.28%) rkt
11 29 (43.28%) etcd
11 29 (43.28%) flannel
12 28 (41.79%) PostgreSQL

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 33 (49.25%) nginx
2 4 (5.97%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.48%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.48%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 37 (55.22%) GitHub
2 25 (37.31%) Quay.io
3 17 (25.37%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (16.42%) Mimecast
5 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (7.46%) Akamai
7 4 (5.97%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (5.97%) IaaS
7 4 (5.97%) PaaS
7 4 (5.97%) SaaS
8 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) DNS
1 13 (19.40%) Firewall
2 12 (17.91%) LAN
3 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
4 7 (10.45%) WAN
5 4 (5.97%) Multicast
5 4 (5.97%) Network Security
6 3 (4.48%) DMZ
6 3 (4.48%) ICMP
6 3 (4.48%) VPN
7 2 (2.99%) HTTP
7 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.49%) Internet
8 1 (1.49%) SSL
8 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.79%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (40.30%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.46%) Big Data
4 3 (4.48%) Apache Hive
4 3 (4.48%) Flink
4 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.48%) MySQL
4 3 (4.48%) Neo4j
4 3 (4.48%) Redis
5 1 (1.49%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 37 (55.22%) GitLab
2 34 (50.75%) Artifactory
3 33 (49.25%) Git (software)
4 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.48%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.46%) Advertising
3 2 (2.99%) Electronics
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Law
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Systems Engineer
2 20 (29.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (19.40%) Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) IT Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) IT Security Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Security Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (5.97%) Architect
7 4 (5.97%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.97%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Network Security Specialist
8 3 (4.48%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (49.25%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (5.97%) Web Services
3 3 (4.48%) Kafka
3 3 (4.48%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (4.48%) Samza
4 1 (1.49%) .NET
4 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (47.76%) Data Centre
2 15 (22.39%) Management Information System
3 11 (16.42%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (8.96%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (65.67%) Linux
2 35 (52.24%) CoreOS
3 11 (16.42%) Windows
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.49%) CentOS
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (58.21%) Security Hardening
2 34 (50.75%) Configuration Management
3 22 (32.84%) DevOps
4 21 (31.34%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (25.37%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (25.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (22.39%) Information Security
7 14 (20.90%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (20.90%) Security Architecture
8 12 (17.91%) Computer Science
8 12 (17.91%) Patch Management
9 11 (16.42%) Collaborative Working
9 11 (16.42%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (14.93%) Open Source
11 7 (10.45%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (8.96%) SIEM
13 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.97%) Security Monitoring
13 4 (5.97%) Service Design
13 4 (5.97%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) Python
2 32 (47.76%) Go
2 32 (47.76%) Ruby
3 31 (46.27%) SQL
4 29 (43.28%) Bash Shell
5 12 (17.91%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.48%) Java
6 3 (4.48%) Scala
7 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (49.25%) Security Cleared
2 23 (34.33%) SC Cleared
3 17 (25.37%) DV Cleared
4 12 (17.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (17.91%) Degree
4 12 (17.91%) GIAC
5 11 (16.42%) CEH
5 11 (16.42%) CISA
5 11 (16.42%) CISSP
5 11 (16.42%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (5.97%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.97%) MCSE
6 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.48%) CCIE
7 3 (4.48%) CCIE Data Center
7 3 (4.48%) HP ASE
8 1 (1.49%) CCNP
8 1 (1.49%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (56.72%) Docker
2 29 (43.28%) etcd
2 29 (43.28%) flannel
2 29 (43.28%) SkyDNS
3 27 (40.30%) Ceph
4 26 (38.81%) GlusterFS
5 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.49%) Snort
Systems Management
1 58 (86.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 37 (55.22%) Ansible
3 35 (52.24%) Puppet
4 34 (50.75%) HAProxy
5 32 (47.76%) Prometheus
5 32 (47.76%) Sysdig
6 29 (43.28%) Graphite
6 29 (43.28%) rkt
7 15 (22.39%) Kubernetes
8 3 (4.48%) Ambari
8 3 (4.48%) Consul
8 3 (4.48%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (4.48%) Nessus
8 3 (4.48%) Terraform
9 2 (2.99%) CSIRT
10 1 (1.49%) EnCase
10 1 (1.49%) Kibana
10 1 (1.49%) Linux-HA
10 1 (1.49%) logstash
10 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Proofpoint
2 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.94%) Cisco
4 5 (7.46%) HP
4 5 (7.46%) Palo Alto
5 4 (5.97%) F5
5 4 (5.97%) Forcepoint
5 4 (5.97%) Juniper
6 3 (4.48%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.48%) Splunk
7 2 (2.99%) SAP
8 1 (1.49%) Cellebrite
8 1 (1.49%) Nuix