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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 30 June 2022 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 553 475 380
Rank change year-on-year -78 -95 +163
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 36 29 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.091% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.16% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 18
10th Percentile £460 £431 £276
25th Percentile £524 £531 £364
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £650 £535
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +21.50% -6.96%
75th Percentile £647 £700 £584
90th Percentile £725 £725 £641
England median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 3,821 2,502 1,890
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.70% 9.19% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,714 1,725 1,301
10th Percentile £313 £300 £250
25th Percentile £450 £400 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £453
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +10.50% -4.74%
75th Percentile £656 £600 £575
90th Percentile £750 £690 £663
England median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 23 48
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.45 £15.03
25th Percentile £23.91 £21.44 £19.49
Median hourly rate £27.50 £36.50 £41.50
Median % change year-on-year -24.66% -12.05% +93.02%
75th Percentile £46.00 £51.88 £48.06
90th Percentile £67.50 £75.40 £53.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.56 £21.50
% change year-on-year +6.10% +9.59% +7.50%

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 30 June 2022.

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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -32 1 £550 - 1
South London - 1 £500 -
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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 22 (61.11%) Firewall
1 22 (61.11%) Azure
1 22 (61.11%) AWS
2 17 (47.22%) SIEM
3 13 (36.11%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (33.33%) CISSP
5 11 (30.56%) Network Security
6 10 (27.78%) Windows
6 10 (27.78%) Mobile App
6 10 (27.78%) Security Operations
6 10 (27.78%) Social Skills
7 9 (25.00%) CI/CD
7 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (25.00%) Linux
7 9 (25.00%) Agile
7 9 (25.00%) CEH
7 9 (25.00%) JSON
8 8 (22.22%) JIRA
8 8 (22.22%) CISM
8 8 (22.22%) Finance
8 8 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (22.22%) Security Architecture
8 8 (22.22%) ForgeRock
8 8 (22.22%) Ansible
8 8 (22.22%) DevOps
8 8 (22.22%) Microservices
8 8 (22.22%) QRadar
9 7 (19.44%) Data Loss Prevention
9 7 (19.44%) Application Security
9 7 (19.44%) CloudBees

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (19.44%) Cloud Foundry
1 7 (19.44%) Confluence
2 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 22 (61.11%) AWS
1 22 (61.11%) Azure
2 7 (19.44%) CloudBees
2 7 (19.44%) GitHub
2 7 (19.44%) IaaS
2 7 (19.44%) OpenShift
2 7 (19.44%) PaaS
3 4 (11.11%) GCP
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (5.56%) Azure Sentinel
5 2 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.78%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) Firewall
2 11 (30.56%) Network Security
3 3 (8.33%) HTTP
3 3 (8.33%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
4 2 (5.56%) LAN
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) BGP
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) ICMP
5 1 (2.78%) Multicast
5 1 (2.78%) VoIP
5 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (22.22%) JIRA
3 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
3 7 (19.44%) SonarQube
General
1 10 (27.78%) Social Skills
2 8 (22.22%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Law
3 4 (11.11%) Presentation Skills
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.78%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Architect
1 10 (27.78%) Security Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) AWS Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Azure Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 4 (11.11%) GCP Architect
3 4 (11.11%) SIEM Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Tester
4 3 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) JSON
2 7 (19.44%) REST
2 7 (19.44%) SOAP
3 5 (13.89%) jQuery
3 5 (13.89%) React
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
4 2 (5.56%) Spring Boot
4 2 (5.56%) YAML
5 1 (2.78%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) PKI
3 3 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) Legacy Systems
4 2 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.78%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.78%) FMCG
5 1 (2.78%) NHS
5 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 9 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) Unix
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) SIEM
2 13 (36.11%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (27.78%) Security Operations
4 9 (25.00%) Agile
4 9 (25.00%) CI/CD
5 8 (22.22%) DevOps
5 8 (22.22%) Microservices
5 8 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 8 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (19.44%) Application Security
6 7 (19.44%) Data Loss Prevention
6 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
6 7 (19.44%) Information Security
7 6 (16.67%) Threat Management
8 5 (13.89%) DevSecOps
8 5 (13.89%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 5 (13.89%) Software Delivery
8 5 (13.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (8.33%) Bash
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) Ruby
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) Search Processing Language
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) CISSP
2 9 (25.00%) CEH
3 8 (22.22%) CISM
4 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
4 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
5 4 (11.11%) SANS
6 3 (8.33%) Degree
6 3 (8.33%) Master's Degree
7 2 (5.56%) CREST Certified
7 2 (5.56%) GCED
7 2 (5.56%) GCIH
7 2 (5.56%) GIAC
7 2 (5.56%) GREM
8 1 (2.78%) CCNA
8 1 (2.78%) CCNP
8 1 (2.78%) CISA
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.78%) CRISC
8 1 (2.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) GDPR
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) NIST
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) OpenAM
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 8 (22.22%) Ansible
1 8 (22.22%) QRadar
2 4 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (8.33%) CSIRT
3 3 (8.33%) Nessus
4 2 (5.56%) Kubernetes
4 2 (5.56%) Puppet
5 1 (2.78%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (2.78%) MIIS
5 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) ForgeRock
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Splunk
3 5 (13.89%) Trend Micro
3 5 (13.89%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) CyberArk
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco
5 3 (8.33%) CrowdStrike
5 3 (8.33%) Forcepoint
5 3 (8.33%) Qualys
5 3 (8.33%) Rapid7
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec
5 3 (8.33%) Varonis
6 2 (5.56%) AlienVault
6 2 (5.56%) Atlassian
6 2 (5.56%) BiZZdesign
6 2 (5.56%) McAfee
7 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.78%) Juniper
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat