Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 527 521 526
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 -18
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 112 87 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.06% 1.39% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 44 57
London median daily rate £500 £515 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +8.42% +11.76%
10th Percentile £389 £384 £364
90th Percentile £645 £650 £600
England median daily rate £488 £445 £475
% change year-on-year +9.55% -6.32% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £25.00 -
England median hourly rate - £25.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year - -45.36% +6.40%

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 5446 6281 5810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.55% 13.89% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3652 4102 3843
London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +6.01% +6.00%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £219
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 143 174
London median hourly rate £19.84 £19.00 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.39% +0.80% +1.89%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.25 £50.00 £44.63
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

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 22 November 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 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 22 November 2017. 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 0 16 £463 +8.82% 5
South London -42 3 - -
West London -6 1 - - 1
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 58 (51.79%) Information Security
2 50 (44.64%) Firewall
2 50 (44.64%) SIEM
3 47 (41.96%) Vulnerability Management
4 43 (38.39%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (37.50%) Finance
5 42 (37.50%) CISSP
6 36 (32.14%) Windows
7 35 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 32 (28.57%) Management Information System
9 29 (25.89%) CISM
10 28 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
11 27 (24.11%) PCI DSS
12 25 (22.32%) Network Security
12 25 (22.32%) Security Operations
13 24 (21.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 21 (18.75%) Incident Management
14 21 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 20 (17.86%) ITIL
15 20 (17.86%) Cisco
16 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
16 19 (16.96%) TCP/IP
16 19 (16.96%) Linux
16 19 (16.96%) Penetration Testing
17 18 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (16.07%) Unix
17 18 (16.07%) VPN
18 17 (15.18%) WAN
18 17 (15.18%) SAN
18 17 (15.18%) CISA

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 4 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (8.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 9 (8.04%) Amazon S3
4 6 (5.36%) Office 365
5 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (4.46%) SaaS
6 3 (2.68%) IaaS
7 2 (1.79%) PaaS
8 1 (0.89%) Akamai
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.89%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 50 (44.64%) Firewall
2 25 (22.32%) Network Security
3 19 (16.96%) TCP/IP
4 18 (16.07%) VPN
5 17 (15.18%) SAN
5 17 (15.18%) WAN
6 14 (12.50%) LAN
7 13 (11.61%) NAS
8 12 (10.71%) DNS
9 11 (9.82%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (6.25%) Internet
11 4 (3.57%) BGP
11 4 (3.57%) DHCP
11 4 (3.57%) HTTP
12 3 (2.68%) SSL
13 2 (1.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 2 (1.79%) Junos
13 2 (1.79%) Wireless
14 1 (0.89%) IPsec
14 1 (0.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.89%) Big Data
3 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.89%) FxCop
2 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.89%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 42 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Legal
3 5 (4.46%) Banking
4 4 (3.57%) German Language
5 3 (2.68%) Automotive
6 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.89%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (20.54%) Analyst
2 19 (16.96%) Security Analyst
2 19 (16.96%) Security Engineer
3 17 (15.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (14.29%) Security Specialist
5 13 (11.61%) Security Manager
6 11 (9.82%) IT Security Specialist
7 10 (8.93%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (8.93%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (8.04%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Consultant
10 7 (6.25%) Network Engineer
10 7 (6.25%) Security Consultant
10 7 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 7 (6.25%) Senior Security Specialist
11 6 (5.36%) Architect
11 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
12 5 (4.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 5 (4.46%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (3.57%) Software Packaging
3 3 (2.68%) Web Services
4 1 (0.89%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.89%) Middleware
4 1 (0.89%) OAuth
4 1 (0.89%) OpenID
4 1 (0.89%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.89%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 24 (21.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 16 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.36%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (4.46%) NHS
7 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.57%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (3.57%) PKI
7 4 (3.57%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.68%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (2.68%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.89%) CCTV
10 1 (0.89%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.89%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.89%) Replication
10 1 (0.89%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.89%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.14%) Windows
2 19 (16.96%) Linux
3 18 (16.07%) Unix
4 9 (8.04%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.79%) Information Security
2 50 (44.64%) SIEM
3 47 (41.96%) Vulnerability Management
4 43 (38.39%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
6 25 (22.32%) Security Operations
7 21 (18.75%) Incident Management
8 20 (17.86%) ITIL
9 19 (16.96%) Penetration Testing
10 18 (16.07%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (15.18%) Mobile Device Management
12 15 (13.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 14 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
14 13 (11.61%) Data Protection
15 10 (8.93%) Change Management
15 10 (8.93%) Migration
15 10 (8.93%) Patch Management
16 9 (8.04%) Project Management
16 9 (8.04%) Security Architecture
16 9 (8.04%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.39%) SQL
2 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.57%) Perl
4 3 (2.68%) Python
4 3 (2.68%) Ruby
5 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (37.50%) CISSP
2 29 (25.89%) CISM
3 17 (15.18%) CISA
4 10 (8.93%) CRISC
5 9 (8.04%) Degree
6 8 (7.14%) CEH
7 7 (6.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
7 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (4.46%) CCNP
9 5 (4.46%) GCIA
9 5 (4.46%) GCIH
9 5 (4.46%) MCSE
10 4 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (3.57%) GIAC
10 4 (3.57%) ISACA
10 4 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 4 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (3.57%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (24.11%) PCI DSS
3 21 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 7 (6.25%) RMADS
5 4 (3.57%) COBIT
5 4 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.89%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.89%) GDPR
7 1 (0.89%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.89%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.89%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.89%) PMO
7 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (0.89%) Snort
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 14 (12.50%) Nessus
2 9 (8.04%) Ansible
2 9 (8.04%) CSIRT
3 8 (7.14%) Terraform
4 7 (6.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (4.46%) QRadar
6 4 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (3.57%) Nmap
7 2 (1.79%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (17.86%) Cisco
2 19 (16.96%) Microsoft
3 16 (14.29%) VMware
4 9 (8.04%) CheckPoint
5 8 (7.14%) AlienVault
6 7 (6.25%) Splunk
7 6 (5.36%) Bloomberg
7 6 (5.36%) Juniper
7 6 (5.36%) LogRhythm
7 6 (5.36%) McAfee
7 6 (5.36%) Palo Alto
8 5 (4.46%) Oracle
8 5 (4.46%) Sybase
9 4 (3.57%) CyberArk
9 4 (3.57%) EMC
9 4 (3.57%) F5
9 4 (3.57%) NetApp
10 3 (2.68%) Qualys
10 3 (2.68%) Sophos
10 3 (2.68%) Sun