Period
to 15 December 2019

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 15 December 2019 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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 447 567 525
Rank change year-on-year +120 -42 +7
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 90 72 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.45% 1.44% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 44 75
London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -2.91%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £345
90th Percentile £663 £572 £613
England median daily rate £490 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +3.16% -5.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 3,671 5,009 5,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.93% 10.78% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,512 3,434 3,722
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £180 £200 £210
90th Percentile £650 £640 £625
England median daily rate £413 £425 £405
% change year-on-year -2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 129 147
London median hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +28.34% -1.58%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £12.65
90th Percentile £50.00 £54.79 £47.83
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% -15.56%

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Intrusion Detection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 15 December 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 15 December 2019. 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 +68 25 £400 -20.99% 11
West London +35 9 £525 +12.90% 4
East London - 1 £650 - 4
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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 38 (42.22%) Firewall
2 31 (34.44%) Windows
3 29 (32.22%) Linux
4 28 (31.11%) Microsoft
5 27 (30.00%) Security Operations
6 26 (28.89%) Finance
6 26 (28.89%) Information Security
7 25 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (26.67%) Management Information System
8 24 (26.67%) LAN
8 24 (26.67%) WAN
8 24 (26.67%) SIEM
9 22 (24.44%) Python
10 21 (23.33%) Unix
11 20 (22.22%) SQL
12 18 (20.00%) Office 365
13 17 (18.89%) Network Security
13 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
13 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
14 16 (17.78%) Perl
14 16 (17.78%) SharePoint
14 16 (17.78%) CISSP
14 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (17.78%) JIRA
14 16 (17.78%) SC Cleared
14 16 (17.78%) Confluence
14 16 (17.78%) Patch Management
14 16 (17.78%) Power Platform
14 16 (17.78%) PowerApps
14 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Flow

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 16 (17.78%) Confluence
1 16 (17.78%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.44%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.22%) Commerce Server
3 2 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.00%) Office 365
2 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Flow
2 16 (17.78%) Power Platform
2 16 (17.78%) PowerApps
3 15 (16.67%) Azure
4 12 (13.33%) AWS
5 4 (4.44%) PaaS
6 3 (3.33%) GCP
7 2 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (2.22%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.22%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (2.22%) CloudFront
7 2 (2.22%) Route 53
7 2 (2.22%) SaaS
8 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (42.22%) Firewall
2 24 (26.67%) LAN
2 24 (26.67%) WAN
3 17 (18.89%) Network Security
4 11 (12.22%) IPsec
5 10 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 9 (10.00%) VPN
6 9 (10.00%) Wireless
7 6 (6.67%) BGP
7 6 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (6.67%) Cisco IPT
7 6 (6.67%) IP Telephony
7 6 (6.67%) OSPF
7 6 (6.67%) VoIP
7 6 (6.67%) WLAN
8 5 (5.56%) DNS
8 5 (5.56%) HTTP
8 5 (5.56%) HTTPS
8 5 (5.56%) Multicast
8 5 (5.56%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.33%) MySQL
3 4 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.33%) Redis
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (17.78%) JIRA
2 5 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.44%) Subversion
4 2 (2.22%) Burp Suite
4 2 (2.22%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (28.89%) Finance
2 4 (4.44%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Arabic Language
4 1 (1.11%) Electronics
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (23.33%) Analyst
2 17 (18.89%) Security Engineer
3 15 (16.67%) Support Manager
4 12 (13.33%) Applications Support
5 11 (12.22%) Applications Manager
5 11 (12.22%) Applications Support Manager
6 9 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) Network Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Security Analyst
8 7 (7.78%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (7.78%) SOC Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Architect
9 6 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Security Manager
11 4 (4.44%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (4.44%) Senior Network Support
11 4 (4.44%) Senior Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.22%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) CSS
2 2 (2.22%) HTML
2 2 (2.22%) Node.js
3 1 (1.11%) LDAP
3 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.33%) Clustering
5 3 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.22%) User Experience
7 1 (1.11%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.11%) FMCG
7 1 (1.11%) PKI
7 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (34.44%) Windows
2 29 (32.22%) Linux
3 21 (23.33%) Unix
4 9 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.44%) CentOS
5 4 (4.44%) Ubuntu
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) Security Operations
2 26 (28.89%) Information Security
3 25 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (26.67%) SIEM
5 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (17.78%) Patch Management
6 15 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 15 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
7 14 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (14.44%) ITIL
9 12 (13.33%) Security Architecture
10 10 (11.11%) Technology Roadmap
11 8 (8.89%) Ethical Hacking
11 8 (8.89%) Secure Coding
11 8 (8.89%) Threat Modelling
11 8 (8.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 7 (7.78%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (7.78%) Threat Intelligence
13 6 (6.67%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.44%) Python
2 20 (22.22%) SQL
3 16 (17.78%) Perl
4 5 (5.56%) C
5 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.22%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.22%) C#
7 1 (1.11%) C++
7 1 (1.11%) Go
7 1 (1.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.78%) CISSP
2 16 (17.78%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.33%) MCSA
3 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (12.22%) CCNP
4 11 (12.22%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (12.22%) Degree
5 8 (8.89%) GIAC
6 7 (7.78%) CISM
7 6 (6.67%) CEH
7 6 (6.67%) GCIA
7 6 (6.67%) GCIH
8 5 (5.56%) GSEC
8 5 (5.56%) SANS
9 3 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (3.33%) Master's Degree
10 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.11%) CCNA
11 1 (1.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.89%) NIST
3 6 (6.67%) NIST 800
4 5 (5.56%) PCI DSS
5 4 (4.44%) GDPR
6 3 (3.33%) COBIT
7 2 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (2.22%) QA
8 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.44%) Docker
3 4 (4.44%) pfSense
3 4 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.22%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Ansible
1 4 (4.44%) Nagios
1 4 (4.44%) WSUS
2 3 (3.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (3.33%) Terraform
3 2 (2.22%) Nessus
3 2 (2.22%) Nmap
3 2 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.11%) CSIRT
4 1 (1.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 28 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (13.33%) Cisco
4 9 (10.00%) ArcSight
5 7 (7.78%) Palo Alto
6 6 (6.67%) HP
6 6 (6.67%) VMware
7 5 (5.56%) Splunk
8 4 (4.44%) Atlassian
8 4 (4.44%) Citrix
8 4 (4.44%) Juniper
8 4 (4.44%) Meraki
8 4 (4.44%) NEC
9 2 (2.22%) AlienVault
9 2 (2.22%) CyberArk
9 2 (2.22%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (2.22%) Google
9 2 (2.22%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.11%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.11%) IBM