Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 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.

Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 807 799 749
Rank change year-on-year -8 -50 +80
Contract jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 46 28 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.032% 0.13%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 0.29% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 92
England median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £422 £475 £407
90th Percentile £613 £615 £625
UK median daily rate £525 £520 £500
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +11.11%
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 12,717 9,712 11,336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.38% 11.07% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,533 6,457 7,422
England median daily rate £488 £468 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 355 216 238
England median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -20.45% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.22 £12.43
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.00 £51.08
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -15.56% +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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 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 -37 34 £514 -2.14% 2
South West +11 6 £575 +17.95% 1
South East - 5 £550 - 2
Midlands -12 1 £550 - 1
West Midlands -25 1 £550 -
Network Intrusion Detection System
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 35 (76.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 32 (69.57%) Docker
2 32 (69.57%) Kubernetes
2 32 (69.57%) Security Hardening
2 32 (69.57%) Linux
3 28 (60.87%) Configuration Management
3 28 (60.87%) Ansible
4 27 (58.70%) DevOps
5 26 (56.52%) Elastic Stack
6 25 (54.35%) Prometheus
6 25 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (54.35%) Artifactory
6 25 (54.35%) HAProxy
7 24 (52.17%) nginx
8 23 (50.00%) Open Source
9 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
9 22 (47.83%) Puppet
9 22 (47.83%) Sysdig
10 21 (45.65%) CoreOS
11 20 (43.48%) SC Cleared
11 20 (43.48%) Git (software)
11 20 (43.48%) Python
12 19 (41.30%) GitHub
12 19 (41.30%) GitLab
13 18 (39.13%) Kafka
13 18 (39.13%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (39.13%) Hadoop
13 18 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (36.96%) Ruby

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 24 (52.17%) nginx
2 18 (39.13%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (13.04%) Apache Pig
3 6 (13.04%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 25 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (41.30%) GitHub
3 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (13.04%) Quay.io
4 6 (13.04%) SaaS
5 2 (4.35%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.17%) IaaS
6 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) TCP/IP
2 8 (17.39%) Firewall
3 7 (15.22%) DNS
3 7 (15.22%) Network Security
3 7 (15.22%) VPN
4 6 (13.04%) ICMP
5 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (8.70%) LAN
5 4 (8.70%) WAN
6 2 (4.35%) DMZ
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.17%) Internet
7 1 (2.17%) Multicast
7 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) Hadoop
1 18 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (15.22%) Big Data
2 7 (15.22%) NoSQL
3 6 (13.04%) Apache Hive
3 6 (13.04%) Flink
3 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 6 (13.04%) MySQL
3 6 (13.04%) Neo4j
3 6 (13.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (54.35%) Artifactory
2 20 (43.48%) Git (software)
3 19 (41.30%) GitLab
4 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
4 6 (13.04%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Big Data Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Senior DevOps
2 7 (15.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Design Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Platform Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Security Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Information Officer
6 2 (4.35%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (4.35%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (56.52%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (39.13%) Kafka
3 6 (13.04%) Samza
4 5 (10.87%) LEMP Stack
4 5 (10.87%) SAML
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.17%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Linux
2 21 (45.65%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Security Hardening
2 28 (60.87%) Configuration Management
3 27 (58.70%) DevOps
4 23 (50.00%) Open Source
5 18 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (23.91%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.22%) Information Security
8 7 (15.22%) SIEM
9 6 (13.04%) Build Automation
9 6 (13.04%) Data Security
9 6 (13.04%) ETL
9 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
9 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 6 (13.04%) Security Architecture
9 6 (13.04%) Server Hardening
9 6 (13.04%) Software Delivery
10 4 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (8.70%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) Python
2 17 (36.96%) Ruby
3 14 (30.43%) Bash Shell
3 14 (30.43%) SQL
4 13 (28.26%) Go
5 6 (13.04%) Java
5 6 (13.04%) Scala
6 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) Security Cleared
2 20 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) CISSP
4 3 (6.52%) CISA
4 3 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (6.52%) Degree
5 2 (4.35%) CEH
5 2 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (4.35%) GIAC
6 1 (2.17%) CISM
6 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) MCSE
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 32 (69.57%) Docker
2 12 (26.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 12 (26.09%) etcd
2 12 (26.09%) flannel
3 8 (17.39%) SkyDNS
4 7 (15.22%) Ceph
4 7 (15.22%) GlusterFS
5 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.17%) Snort
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (76.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 32 (69.57%) Kubernetes
3 28 (60.87%) Ansible
4 25 (54.35%) HAProxy
4 25 (54.35%) Prometheus
5 22 (47.83%) Puppet
5 22 (47.83%) Sysdig
6 12 (26.09%) Kibana
6 12 (26.09%) logstash
7 8 (17.39%) rkt
8 7 (15.22%) Graphite
9 6 (13.04%) Ambari
9 6 (13.04%) Consul
9 6 (13.04%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (13.04%) Terraform
10 2 (4.35%) CSIRT
11 1 (2.17%) Nessus
11 1 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (2.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Hortonworks
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Juniper
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Forcepoint
4 2 (4.35%) Proofpoint
5 1 (2.17%) AlienVault
5 1 (2.17%) F5
5 1 (2.17%) IronPort
5 1 (2.17%) McAfee
5 1 (2.17%) Symantec
5 1 (2.17%) VMware