Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 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 > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 208 203
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -8
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 3 19 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.052% 0.27% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 1.80% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 25
North West median daily rate £590 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.50% -15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £527 £343 £438
90th Percentile £651 £555 £540
England median daily rate £488 £446 £475
% change year-on-year +9.24% -6.05% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £66.50 - -
England median hourly rate £66.50 £25.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year +166.00% -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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 791 1057 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.83% 15.24% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 615 616
North West median daily rate £400 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £163 £213 £208
90th Percentile £543 £575 £538
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 57 108
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £11.40 £12.55 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.21 £40.00 £41.80
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.67 £20.50
% change year-on-year -17.50% +10.57% +2.50%

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Intrusion Detection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in the North West

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Intrusion Detection in the North West

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intrusion Detection in the North West

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intrusion Detection in the North West

Intrusion Detection
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Cheshire +10 2 £530 +13.98%
Manchester -2 1 £650 +62.50%
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 North West region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) CESG Infosec
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) Intranet
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Monitoring Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Monitoring Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Operations Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Auto-Scaling
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SFIA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) GCED
1 1 (33.33%) GCFA
1 1 (33.33%) GCIA
1 1 (33.33%) GCIH
1 1 (33.33%) GIAC
1 1 (33.33%) GREM
1 1 (33.33%) GSEC
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) CESG Infosec
1 1 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper