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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 335 363 393
Rank change year-on-year +28 +30  
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 67 63 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.28% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 2.22% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 14
Median daily rate £450 £480 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £426 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £561 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - £34.50

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2430 2843 2922
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.46% 12.75% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1935 1877
Median daily rate £450 £425 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 54 85
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.81% +6.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £12.60 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in London

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Intrusion Detection in London

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intrusion Detection in London

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection in London.

Contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
West End of London - 2 £325 -
City of London -11 1 £400 -23.80% 7
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 57 (47.50%) Firewall
1 57 (47.50%) Information Security
2 53 (44.17%) TCP/IP
3 50 (41.67%) Network Security
4 49 (40.83%) Penetration Testing
5 45 (37.50%) Windows
5 45 (37.50%) Linux
6 40 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 35 (29.17%) SIEM
8 33 (27.50%) Unix
9 32 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 32 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (25.83%) Security Operations
11 29 (24.17%) SSL
12 27 (22.50%) Configuration Management
12 27 (22.50%) Kalman Filter
13 26 (21.67%) DevOps
13 26 (21.67%) Puppet
13 26 (21.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 26 (21.67%) Security Cleared
14 25 (20.83%) SC Cleared
14 25 (20.83%) Open Source
14 25 (20.83%) CISSP
15 24 (20.00%) MongoDB
16 23 (19.17%) Node.js
16 23 (19.17%) Jenkins
16 23 (19.17%) HTTP
16 23 (19.17%) Java
16 23 (19.17%) Ansible
17 22 (18.33%) PostgreSQL

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 2 (1.67%) Apache
1 2 (1.67%) IIS
1 2 (1.67%) Jetty
1 2 (1.67%) Mongrel
1 2 (1.67%) nginx
1 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 32 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (2.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.50%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 3 (2.50%) CloudFront
4 3 (2.50%) Route 53
5 2 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.67%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.67%) Office 365
6 1 (0.83%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 57 (47.50%) Firewall
2 53 (44.17%) TCP/IP
3 50 (41.67%) Network Security
4 29 (24.17%) SSL
5 23 (19.17%) HTTP
6 14 (11.67%) LAN
6 14 (11.67%) WAN
7 13 (10.83%) Internet
8 12 (10.00%) Wireless
9 10 (8.33%) DNS
9 10 (8.33%) VPN
10 9 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (6.67%) TACACS
12 7 (5.83%) DHCP
13 6 (5.00%) IPv6
13 6 (5.00%) OSPF
13 6 (5.00%) WLAN
14 5 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
14 5 (4.17%) MRTG
14 5 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 22 (18.33%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (18.33%) Redis
2 22 (18.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (19.17%) Jenkins
2 21 (17.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.67%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (14.17%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Legal
3 8 (6.67%) Banking
3 8 (6.67%) Retail
4 6 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.67%) Games
5 2 (1.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 35 (29.17%) Analyst
2 33 (27.50%) Security Analyst
3 15 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 14 (11.67%) Security Officer
5 13 (10.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.50%) SIEM Analyst
6 9 (7.50%) SOC Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 8 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Administrator
9 6 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Head of DevOps
9 6 (5.00%) Information Officer
9 6 (5.00%) Information Security Officer
9 6 (5.00%) Operational Security Manager
9 6 (5.00%) Security Manager
9 6 (5.00%) Security Operations Manager
9 6 (5.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) IT Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (19.17%) Node.js
2 4 (3.33%) Web Services
3 2 (1.67%) Servlets
4 1 (0.83%) .NET
4 1 (0.83%) Core Data
4 1 (0.83%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 20 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 10 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.67%) iSeries
5 8 (6.67%) Tandem
6 6 (5.00%) Equities
6 6 (5.00%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.83%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.83%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 45 (37.50%) Linux
1 45 (37.50%) Windows
2 33 (27.50%) Unix
3 9 (7.50%) Mac OS X
4 8 (6.67%) OpenVMS
5 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.50%) Information Security
2 49 (40.83%) Penetration Testing
3 35 (29.17%) SIEM
4 32 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 31 (25.83%) Security Operations
6 27 (22.50%) Configuration Management
6 27 (22.50%) Kalman Filter
7 26 (21.67%) DevOps
7 26 (21.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 25 (20.83%) Open Source
9 22 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
11 17 (14.17%) Identity Access Management
12 16 (13.33%) ITIL
12 16 (13.33%) Risk Management
13 14 (11.67%) Security Management
13 14 (11.67%) Security Monitoring
14 13 (10.83%) Software Delivery
15 12 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.17%) Java
2 14 (11.67%) SQL
3 3 (2.50%) Python
4 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.83%) C
5 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (21.67%) Security Cleared
2 25 (20.83%) CISSP
2 25 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 17 (14.17%) CISM
4 16 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (12.50%) SANS
6 11 (9.17%) CCSP
7 10 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 10 (8.33%) Degree
8 9 (7.50%) GCIH
8 9 (7.50%) GIAC
9 7 (5.83%) GCIA
10 6 (5.00%) CNA
10 6 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (5.00%) Novell Certification
11 5 (4.17%) CCIE
11 5 (4.17%) CCNA
12 3 (2.50%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.83%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.83%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.83%) RMADS
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.67%) RACF
2 8 (6.67%) vCloud
3 7 (5.83%) vSphere
4 3 (2.50%) Firmware
5 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.67%) Snort
5 2 (1.67%) Squid
5 2 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (21.67%) Puppet
2 23 (19.17%) Ansible
3 9 (7.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (7.50%) Nessus
4 7 (5.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (4.17%) Nagios
6 4 (3.33%) CSIRT
6 4 (3.33%) QRadar
7 3 (2.50%) EnCase
8 2 (1.67%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.67%) OSSEC
8 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (1.67%) yum
9 1 (0.83%) ArcSight ESM
9 1 (0.83%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.83%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) VMware
2 17 (14.17%) Cisco
3 16 (13.33%) Dell
4 11 (9.17%) Splunk
5 9 (7.50%) CheckPoint
5 9 (7.50%) LogRhythm
5 9 (7.50%) Rapid7
6 8 (6.67%) Symantec
7 7 (5.83%) AlienVault
7 7 (5.83%) ArcSight
8 6 (5.00%) Sun
9 5 (4.17%) Infoblox
9 5 (4.17%) Lumension
9 5 (4.17%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.33%) Palo Alto
11 3 (2.50%) FireEye
11 3 (2.50%) HEAT Software
11 3 (2.50%) Intel Security
11 3 (2.50%) Riverbed
11 3 (2.50%) Ruckus Wireless
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