Period
to 11 November 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 11 November 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 739 819 832
Rank change year-on-year +80 +13 -51
Contract jobs citing Network Intrusion Detection System 45 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.059% 0.053% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 0.36% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 18
England median daily rate £550 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
10th Percentile £468 £408 £489
90th Percentile £678 £675 £625
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -
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 11,087 13,562 11,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.57% 14.54% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,592 9,262 7,521
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £269 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 368 258
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.25 £10.84
90th Percentile £52.29 £46.83 £47.60
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -24.73%

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 11 November 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 11 November 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 +77 29 £570 +12.32% 2
North West - 7 £506 -
North of England - 7 £506 -
South West - 5 £519 -
Midlands +42 1 £463 +23.33% 1
West Midlands +41 1 £463 +23.33%
South East +17 1 £600 -
East of England - 1 £413 -
Network Intrusion Detection System
UK

For the 6 months to 11 November 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 34 (75.56%) Linux
1 34 (75.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 28 (62.22%) Security Hardening
2 28 (62.22%) Puppet
3 27 (60.00%) Ansible
3 27 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 27 (60.00%) AWS
3 27 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 24 (53.33%) Python
4 24 (53.33%) SC Cleared
5 23 (51.11%) Bash Shell
6 22 (48.89%) Docker
6 22 (48.89%) GitLab
7 21 (46.67%) Git (software)
8 18 (40.00%) Data Centre
9 17 (37.78%) Windows
10 16 (35.56%) VPN
10 16 (35.56%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (35.56%) DV Cleared
10 16 (35.56%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (33.33%) Security Architecture
12 14 (31.11%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (31.11%) Elastic Stack
13 13 (28.89%) DevOps
13 13 (28.89%) SIEM
14 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
14 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (26.67%) Ubuntu
14 12 (26.67%) VMware
14 12 (26.67%) Windows Server

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 6 (13.33%) nginx
2 4 (8.89%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 27 (60.00%) AWS
2 14 (31.11%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (13.33%) GitHub
3 6 (13.33%) SaaS
4 5 (11.11%) AWS CloudTrail
5 4 (8.89%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) VPN
2 11 (24.44%) Firewall
3 10 (22.22%) Network Security
4 6 (13.33%) X.509
5 5 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (8.89%) Link 16
6 4 (8.89%) Wireless
7 2 (4.44%) DNS
7 2 (4.44%) HTTP
8 1 (2.22%) FTP
8 1 (2.22%) ICMP
8 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.22%) POP3
8 1 (2.22%) SMTP
8 1 (2.22%) SSH
8 1 (2.22%) SSL
8 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.22%) tcpdump
8 1 (2.22%) Telnet
8 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) Amazon RDS
1 16 (35.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 22 (48.89%) GitLab
2 21 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
4 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.22%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (13.33%) Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Military
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Security Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) AWS DevOps
7 2 (4.44%) Developer
7 2 (4.44%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.44%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) IT Security Manager
7 2 (4.44%) IT Security Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (13.33%) SAML
3 2 (4.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (8.89%) CAN bus
3 4 (8.89%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (8.89%) PKI
4 3 (6.67%) Cyberattack
5 2 (4.44%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (2.22%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Linux
2 17 (37.78%) Windows
3 12 (26.67%) Ubuntu
3 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.44%) CoreOS
5 1 (2.22%) Kali Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Security Hardening
2 27 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 15 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 13 (28.89%) DevOps
4 13 (28.89%) SIEM
5 12 (26.67%) Server Management
6 7 (15.56%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (13.33%) Architectural Design
7 6 (13.33%) Critical Success Factor
7 6 (13.33%) Data Security
7 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (13.33%) Open Source
7 6 (13.33%) Server Hardening
7 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.11%) Analytics
8 5 (11.11%) Security Operations
8 5 (11.11%) Use Case
9 4 (8.89%) Validation
9 4 (8.89%) Visualisation
9 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) Python
2 23 (51.11%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.11%) Ruby
4 4 (8.89%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) Go
6 1 (2.22%) AWK
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) sed
6 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 16 (35.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) CEH
4 1 (2.22%) CISM
4 1 (2.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.89%) RMADS
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) Docker
2 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 12 (26.67%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (22.22%) Snort
4 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 34 (75.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 28 (62.22%) Puppet
3 27 (60.00%) Ansible
4 6 (13.33%) HAProxy
4 6 (13.33%) Kubernetes
4 6 (13.33%) Terraform
5 4 (8.89%) OSSEC
6 1 (2.22%) Core Impact
6 1 (2.22%) Kibana
6 1 (2.22%) logstash
6 1 (2.22%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.22%) QRadar
6 1 (2.22%) Suricata
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) VMware
2 2 (4.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.22%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Splunk