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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 389 397 403
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6  
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 29 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 0.91% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 21
Median daily rate £475 £504 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.70% +0.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £634 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £66.50 - £57.50

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 2246 2965 3125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.98% 13.87% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1499 2020 2020
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 93
Median hourly rate £24.93 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.31% +15.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
City of London +8 7 £500 -12.47% 2
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 60 (61.86%) Information Security
2 47 (48.45%) Firewall
3 43 (44.33%) Windows
4 40 (41.24%) Penetration Testing
4 40 (41.24%) Network Security
5 37 (38.14%) Linux
6 35 (36.08%) CISSP
6 35 (36.08%) Management Information System
7 32 (32.99%) SIEM
8 30 (30.93%) TCP/IP
9 26 (26.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 25 (25.77%) ITIL
10 25 (25.77%) Unix
11 23 (23.71%) Kalman Filter
12 19 (19.59%) Configuration Management
12 19 (19.59%) Risk Assessment
12 19 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
13 18 (18.56%) Vulnerability Management
13 18 (18.56%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (18.56%) HTTP
13 18 (18.56%) Identity Access Management
14 17 (17.53%) CISM
14 17 (17.53%) PCI DSS
15 16 (16.49%) Degree
15 16 (16.49%) Open Source
15 16 (16.49%) Puppet
15 16 (16.49%) Dell
15 16 (16.49%) SSL
15 16 (16.49%) SANS
16 15 (15.46%) Security Monitoring

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 (2.06%) Apache
1 2 (2.06%) IIS
1 2 (2.06%) Jetty
1 2 (2.06%) Mongrel
1 2 (2.06%) nginx
1 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.06%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.59%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.28%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.12%) Office 365
3 4 (4.12%) SaaS
4 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.06%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) IaaS
5 1 (1.03%) PaaS
5 1 (1.03%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (48.45%) Firewall
2 40 (41.24%) Network Security
3 30 (30.93%) TCP/IP
4 18 (18.56%) HTTP
5 16 (16.49%) SSL
6 15 (15.46%) Internet
7 14 (14.43%) Wireless
8 11 (11.34%) DNS
9 7 (7.22%) VPN
10 6 (6.19%) DHCP
11 5 (5.15%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (5.15%) LAN
11 5 (5.15%) NX-OS
11 5 (5.15%) WAN
12 4 (4.12%) TACACS
13 3 (3.09%) IPv4
13 3 (3.09%) IPv6
13 3 (3.09%) OSPF
13 3 (3.09%) WLAN
14 2 (2.06%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) MongoDB
1 13 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (13.40%) Redis
1 13 (13.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (14.43%) Jenkins
2 13 (13.40%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.12%) Metasploit
4 2 (2.06%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (35.05%) Analyst
2 32 (32.99%) Security Analyst
3 11 (11.34%) Security Officer
3 11 (11.34%) SIEM Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Vulnerability Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) Administrator
6 7 (7.22%) Architect
7 6 (6.19%) Consultant
7 6 (6.19%) Security Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) SOC Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) IT Security Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Security Architect
8 5 (5.15%) Security Consultant
8 5 (5.15%) Security Specialist
9 4 (4.12%) IT Security Officer
9 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.09%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.43%) Node.js
2 4 (4.12%) Web Services
3 2 (2.06%) Servlets
4 1 (1.03%) .NET
4 1 (1.03%) Core Data
4 1 (1.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 35 (36.08%) Management Information System
2 15 (15.46%) Computer Science
3 10 (10.31%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.15%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (4.12%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.12%) iSeries
5 4 (4.12%) Tandem
6 3 (3.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.06%) NHS
7 2 (2.06%) PKI
8 1 (1.03%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.03%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.03%) FMCG
8 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (44.33%) Windows
2 37 (38.14%) Linux
3 25 (25.77%) Unix
4 12 (12.37%) Mac OS X
5 4 (4.12%) OpenVMS
5 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.06%) CentOS
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (61.86%) Information Security
2 40 (41.24%) Penetration Testing
3 32 (32.99%) SIEM
4 26 (26.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 25 (25.77%) ITIL
6 23 (23.71%) Kalman Filter
7 19 (19.59%) Configuration Management
7 19 (19.59%) Risk Assessment
8 18 (18.56%) Identity Access Management
8 18 (18.56%) Vulnerability Management
9 16 (16.49%) Open Source
10 15 (15.46%) DevOps
10 15 (15.46%) Security Monitoring
11 14 (14.43%) Test Automation
12 13 (13.40%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (13.40%) Security Operations
13 12 (12.37%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (12.37%) Email Filtering
13 12 (12.37%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) Java
2 4 (4.12%) SQL
3 3 (3.09%) Python
4 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.03%) C
5 1 (1.03%) Perl
5 1 (1.03%) Ruby
5 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (36.08%) CISSP
2 18 (18.56%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (17.53%) CISM
4 16 (16.49%) Degree
4 16 (16.49%) SANS
5 15 (15.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (12.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 12 (12.37%) CCSP
7 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
8 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
9 7 (7.22%) CEH
9 7 (7.22%) GCIH
10 6 (6.19%) CCIE
10 6 (6.19%) CCNA
10 6 (6.19%) GIAC
11 5 (5.15%) GCIA
12 4 (4.12%) CNA
12 4 (4.12%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (4.12%) Novell Certification
13 2 (2.06%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.53%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.12%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (3.09%) COBIT
4 3 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (1.03%) FedRAMP
6 1 (1.03%) GDPR
6 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.12%) RACF
1 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.06%) Firmware
2 2 (2.06%) Snort
2 2 (2.06%) Squid
2 2 (2.06%) Xen
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) Puppet
2 13 (13.40%) Ansible
3 9 (9.28%) Nessus
4 7 (7.22%) QRadar
5 6 (6.19%) CSIRT
6 5 (5.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (4.12%) Nmap
8 2 (2.06%) EnCase
8 2 (2.06%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.06%) Nagios
8 2 (2.06%) OSSEC
8 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (2.06%) yum
9 1 (1.03%) RSA Archer
9 1 (1.03%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Dell
2 14 (14.43%) LogRhythm
2 14 (14.43%) Splunk
3 12 (12.37%) Rapid7
4 8 (8.25%) Cisco
5 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.22%) Symantec
6 6 (6.19%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.12%) ArcSight
7 4 (4.12%) McAfee
7 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.12%) VMware
8 3 (3.09%) FireEye
8 3 (3.09%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.09%) Qualys
9 2 (2.06%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.06%) Google
9 2 (2.06%) Infoblox
9 2 (2.06%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.06%) Ruckus Wireless
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