Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 2020 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 352 507 529
Rank change year-on-year +155 +22 +16
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 27 85 92
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.58% 2.04% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 75 61
Median daily rate £550 £526 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.56% +5.20% +11.11%
10th Percentile £369 £416 £403
90th Percentile £649 £700 £575
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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 1,704 4,161 5,610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.02% 10.40% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,095 2,790 3,906
Median daily rate £463 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £255 £213 £206
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 108 160
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.25% +27.50% -
10th Percentile £17.10 £14.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.58 £53.75 £50.25
Median hourly rate £34.45 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +53.10% +12.50% +10.80%

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 5 August 2020.

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 5 August 2020. 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 +116 10 £550 +10.00% 4
West London +61 2 £600 -
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, 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 15 (55.56%) Firewall
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) SIEM
3 12 (44.44%) Information Security
4 11 (40.74%) Windows
4 11 (40.74%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (37.04%) Security Operations
5 10 (37.04%) Linux
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) Unix
7 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 6 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (18.52%) CyberArk
8 5 (18.52%) DevOps
8 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (18.52%) ArcSight
8 5 (18.52%) Patch Management
8 5 (18.52%) Threat Modelling
8 5 (18.52%) Secure Coding
8 5 (18.52%) HTTP
8 5 (18.52%) IPsec
8 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
8 5 (18.52%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (18.52%) Qualys
9 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
9 4 (14.81%) AWS
9 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (14.81%) McAfee

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 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 3 (11.11%) Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (11.11%) OpenShift
3 2 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (7.41%) Office 365
3 2 (7.41%) Serverless
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (3.70%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.70%) GCP
4 1 (3.70%) Route 53
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (18.52%) HTTP
3 5 (18.52%) IPsec
4 4 (14.81%) HTTPS
5 3 (11.11%) LAN
5 3 (11.11%) WAN
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security
6 2 (7.41%) Wireless
6 2 (7.41%) WLAN
7 1 (3.70%) DNS
7 1 (3.70%) IKE
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) Intranet
7 1 (3.70%) L2TP
7 1 (3.70%) SMTP
7 1 (3.70%) SSH
7 1 (3.70%) VLAN
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Security Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Security Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Security Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) CyberArk Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Junior
4 2 (7.41%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Junior Financial Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Junior Security Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) MooTools
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) SIEM
2 12 (44.44%) Information Security
3 11 (40.74%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (37.04%) Security Operations
5 6 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (18.52%) DevOps
6 5 (18.52%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (18.52%) Patch Management
6 5 (18.52%) Secure Coding
6 5 (18.52%) Threat Modelling
6 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.81%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (14.81%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (11.11%) High Availability
8 3 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 3 (11.11%) OWASP
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) Python
1 1 (3.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CISSP
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (3.70%) CCSP
2 1 (3.70%) CISA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CISM
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
3 3 (11.11%) GDPR
4 2 (7.41%) NIST
5 1 (3.70%) COBIT
5 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Kubernetes
1 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Graphite
2 2 (7.41%) Nagios
2 2 (7.41%) Prometheus
2 2 (7.41%) Terraform
3 1 (3.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) ArcSight
2 5 (18.52%) CyberArk
2 5 (18.52%) Qualys
3 4 (14.81%) McAfee
4 3 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.70%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper
5 1 (3.70%) SAP