Period
to 25 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 25 September 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 519 325 473
Rank change year-on-year -194 +148 +70
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 30 32 106
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.089% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 2.08% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 87
10th Percentile £413 £480 £375
25th Percentile £525 £513 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £625 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £650 £650 £622
90th Percentile £755 £700 £675
England median daily rate £575 £550 £500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +1.52%

Intrusion Detection is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,213 1,535 4,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.50% 11.46% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,192 1,051 2,813
10th Percentile £293 £263 £208
25th Percentile £409 £375 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £463
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% +2.78%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £575
90th Percentile £725 £650 £662
England median daily rate £472 £442 £425
% change year-on-year +6.64% +4.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 25 108
10th Percentile £11.25 £15.80 £13.84
25th Percentile £13.25 £25.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate £22.00 £40.00 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -45.00% +86.05% +8.90%
75th Percentile £37.75 £49.50 £45.19
90th Percentile £52.75 £57.40 £52.88
England median hourly rate £20.51 £31.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -33.84% +26.53% +28.95%

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in London

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Intrusion Detection in London.

Daily rate trend for Intrusion Detection in London

Intrusion Detection
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Intrusion Detection in London over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Intrusion Detection in London

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Intrusion Detection in London.

Hourly rate trend for Intrusion Detection in London

Intrusion Detection
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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
Central London -69 2 £500 -9.09% 5
West London - 1 £575 -
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection 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 London region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 20 (66.67%) Finance
3 18 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (43.33%) Network Security
5 11 (36.67%) SIEM
5 11 (36.67%) Linux
5 11 (36.67%) Windows
6 10 (33.33%) VMware
6 10 (33.33%) Information Security
7 9 (30.00%) Python
7 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (26.67%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (26.67%) CISSP
9 7 (23.33%) Unix
9 7 (23.33%) AWS
9 7 (23.33%) Security Operations
10 6 (20.00%) Carbon Black
10 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
10 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 6 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
10 6 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (20.00%) VPN
10 6 (20.00%) McAfee
10 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (16.67%) GCP
11 5 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
11 5 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
11 5 (16.67%) Azure

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) AWS
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (16.67%) Azure
3 5 (16.67%) GCP
4 3 (10.00%) GitHub
4 3 (10.00%) GitHub Actions
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon Macie
5 2 (6.67%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (3.33%) IaaS
6 1 (3.33%) PaaS
6 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) Network Security
3 6 (20.00%) VPN
4 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.00%) LAN
5 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 3 (10.00%) Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) WLAN
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.33%) DNS
7 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (3.33%) SMTP
7 1 (3.33%) SSL
7 1 (3.33%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
1 2 (6.67%) Blockchain
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Social Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Police
5 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Security Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Blockchain Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Operational Security Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Security Operations Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Security Operations Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) SIEM Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) SIEM Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) SOC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Linux
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (36.67%) SIEM
3 10 (33.33%) Information Security
4 8 (26.67%) Identity Access Management
5 7 (23.33%) Security Operations
6 6 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
6 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
7 5 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
7 5 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (13.33%) Threat Intelligence
8 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 3 (10.00%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (10.00%) Time Management
9 3 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) Python
2 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) CISSP
2 3 (10.00%) CISM
3 2 (6.67%) CRISC
3 2 (6.67%) GIAC
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) CREST Certified
4 1 (3.33%) GCED
4 1 (3.33%) GCIA
4 1 (3.33%) GCIH
4 1 (3.33%) GREM
4 1 (3.33%) GSEC
4 1 (3.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) GDPR
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.33%) GRC
2 1 (3.33%) NCSC
2 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) VMware NSX
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Istio
1 3 (10.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (10.00%) QRadar
1 3 (10.00%) Terraform
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 2 (6.67%) CSIRT
3 1 (3.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (20.00%) Carbon Black
2 6 (20.00%) McAfee
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Google
3 3 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (10.00%) Splunk
4 2 (6.67%) Qualys
5 1 (3.33%) AlienVault
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft