Period
to 27 January 2022

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 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 548 368 441
Rank change year-on-year -180 +73 +128
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 37 40 74
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.098% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 2.23% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 56
10th Percentile £400 £488 £319
25th Percentile £452 £528 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +3.63%
75th Percentile £638 £700 £550
90th Percentile £725 - £650
England median daily rate £550 £550 £478
% change year-on-year - +15.18% +2.14%

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 3,724 1,794 3,312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.90% 10.01% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,593 1,226 2,327
10th Percentile £300 £254 £183
25th Percentile £425 £375 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £435
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +9.20% -3.33%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £550
90th Percentile £750 £650 £650
England median daily rate £500 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 16 90
10th Percentile £12.30 £21.63 £14.00
25th Percentile £16.08 £22.88 £16.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.98 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -16.60% +46.22% -7.87%
75th Percentile £43.04 £52.75 £42.81
90th Percentile £63.20 £61.38 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -33.85% +54.76% +16.67%

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 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 27 January 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 -57 5 £600 +9.09% 1
West London -22 1 £575 -
South London - 1 £375 -
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 23 (62.16%) SIEM
2 19 (51.35%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (48.65%) Finance
4 17 (45.95%) Firewall
5 16 (43.24%) Linux
5 16 (43.24%) Network Security
6 15 (40.54%) Windows
6 15 (40.54%) Azure
7 14 (37.84%) AWS
8 11 (29.73%) Ansible
9 10 (27.03%) Security Operations
10 9 (24.32%) Social Skills
10 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (24.32%) VMware
11 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (21.62%) Python
12 7 (18.92%) Cisco
12 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
12 7 (18.92%) GCP
12 7 (18.92%) DevSecOps
12 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (18.92%) QRadar
13 6 (16.22%) Information Security
13 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (16.22%) PKI
13 6 (16.22%) CISSP
13 6 (16.22%) Service Management
13 6 (16.22%) Unix
14 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
14 5 (13.51%) Data Encryption

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 1 (2.70%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Azure
2 14 (37.84%) AWS
3 7 (18.92%) GCP
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon Macie
5 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) Network Security
3 4 (10.81%) HTTP
3 4 (10.81%) LAN
3 4 (10.81%) VPN
4 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
4 3 (8.11%) Kerberos
4 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.11%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) DHCP
5 2 (5.41%) DNS
5 2 (5.41%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) BGP
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) TACACS
6 1 (2.70%) WAAS
6 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
1 1 (2.70%) Blockchain
1 1 (2.70%) Data Lake
1 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Social Skills
3 5 (13.51%) Presentation Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Law
5 1 (2.70%) Police
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Security Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Security Architect
4 5 (13.51%) AWS Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Azure Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 5 (13.51%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Security Manager
6 3 (8.11%) DevSecOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Junior
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Junior Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) JSON
1 3 (8.11%) YAML
2 1 (2.70%) LAMP
2 1 (2.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) PKI
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Legacy Systems
2 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 2 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Linux
2 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) Unix
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (2.70%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) CentOS
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) SIEM
2 19 (51.35%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (27.03%) Security Operations
4 9 (24.32%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (18.92%) DevSecOps
5 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
6 6 (16.22%) Information Security
6 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Service Management
7 5 (13.51%) Data Encryption
7 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.51%) Network Virtualisation
8 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.11%) Project Management
9 3 (8.11%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (8.11%) Security Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Python
2 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) Ruby
3 2 (5.41%) Bash
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) CISSP
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CISM
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CCIE
3 1 (2.70%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) CEH
3 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.70%) CISA
3 1 (2.70%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (2.70%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.70%) SANS
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) NIST
2 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
3 2 (5.41%) GDPR
4 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.70%) HIPAA
4 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.70%) NCSC
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.81%) VMware NSX
4 2 (5.41%) Snort
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Ansible
2 7 (18.92%) QRadar
3 5 (13.51%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (10.81%) Nessus
5 2 (5.41%) Puppet
6 1 (2.70%) CSIRT
6 1 (2.70%) FreeIPA
6 1 (2.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) VMware
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco
3 4 (10.81%) CyberArk
3 4 (10.81%) Palo Alto
3 4 (10.81%) Qualys
3 4 (10.81%) Trend Micro
4 3 (8.11%) Atlassian
4 3 (8.11%) CrowdStrike
4 3 (8.11%) Forcepoint
4 3 (8.11%) Juniper
4 3 (8.11%) Rapid7
4 3 (8.11%) Symantec
4 3 (8.11%) Varonis
5 2 (5.41%) AlienVault
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix
5 2 (5.41%) McAfee
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.70%) BeyondTrust
6 1 (2.70%) F5
6 1 (2.70%) Google