Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 370 435 561
Rank change year-on-year +65 +126 -37
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 40 74 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.22% 2.23% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 58 44
Median daily rate £550 £500 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.44% -6.59%
10th Percentile £485 £319 £313
90th Percentile £700 £645 £584
England median daily rate £550 £490 £468
% change year-on-year +12.24% +4.81% -6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.38 £77.50 -
% change year-on-year -76.29% - -

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 1,801 3,312 4,645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.95% 11.13% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,222 2,327 3,200
Median daily rate £475 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £260 £183 £200
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 90 112
Median hourly rate £29.98 £20.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.22% -7.87% +22.93%
10th Percentile £21.63 £14.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £61.38 £50.00 £47.46
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +54.76% +16.67% -2.37%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +83 11 £550 +46.67% 2
West London +35 3 - -
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 26 (65.00%) SIEM
2 23 (57.50%) Security Operations
3 22 (55.00%) Finance
4 21 (52.50%) ArcSight
5 20 (50.00%) Firewall
6 18 (45.00%) CyberArk
7 16 (40.00%) Information Security
8 15 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
8 15 (37.50%) Qualys
8 15 (37.50%) Secure Coding
8 15 (37.50%) Threat Modelling
9 14 (35.00%) Windows
10 13 (32.50%) Unix
10 13 (32.50%) McAfee
10 13 (32.50%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (32.50%) Patch Management
11 12 (30.00%) Linux
12 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (27.50%) DevSecOps
13 10 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (25.00%) MySQL
13 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 10 (25.00%) CISSP
14 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
14 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
14 8 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
15 7 (17.50%) HTTP
15 7 (17.50%) HTTPS
15 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (17.50%) IPsec

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon S3
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon SQS
1 3 (7.50%) AWS
1 3 (7.50%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (7.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 3 (7.50%) CloudFront
1 3 (7.50%) OpenShift
1 3 (7.50%) Route 53
2 1 (2.50%) Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.50%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 20 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.50%) HTTP
3 7 (17.50%) HTTPS
3 7 (17.50%) IPsec
4 3 (7.50%) Network Security
5 1 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) LAN
5 1 (2.50%) VPN
5 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) MySQL
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Security Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) SIEM Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) ArcSight Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) CyberArk Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) IT Manager
6 4 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (10.00%) IT Security Project Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Security Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
6 4 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Information Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) SailPoint
2 3 (7.50%) CSS
2 3 (7.50%) HTML
2 3 (7.50%) jQuery
2 3 (7.50%) MooTools
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Over-the-Top Content
2 3 (7.50%) User Experience
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Cyberattack
4 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Unix
3 12 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) SIEM
2 23 (57.50%) Security Operations
3 16 (40.00%) Information Security
4 15 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 15 (37.50%) Secure Coding
4 15 (37.50%) Threat Modelling
5 13 (32.50%) Patch Management
5 13 (32.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (27.50%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (27.50%) DevSecOps
7 10 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (15.00%) Privileged Access Management
10 6 (15.00%) Security Architecture
11 5 (12.50%) Project Management
11 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
12 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
12 4 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) CISSP
2 7 (17.50%) CISM
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.00%) CISA
4 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (7.50%) CEH
5 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 3 (7.50%) GCIA
5 3 (7.50%) GCIH
5 3 (7.50%) GIAC
6 2 (5.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (5.00%) CCNP
6 2 (5.00%) CCSP
6 2 (5.00%) GSEC
7 1 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (2.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (12.50%) COBIT
3 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (7.50%) NIST
5 2 (5.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (5.00%) GDPR
6 1 (2.50%) ISO 31000
6 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
6 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
1 3 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.00%) QRadar
3 1 (2.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) ArcSight
2 18 (45.00%) CyberArk
3 15 (37.50%) Qualys
4 13 (32.50%) McAfee
5 6 (15.00%) Symantec
6 4 (10.00%) Carbon Black
6 4 (10.00%) Darktrace
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle
7 3 (7.50%) Sybase
8 1 (2.50%) Google
8 1 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) Imperva
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) Splunk