The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 155 125
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 0 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.068% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.35% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £375 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 240 568 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.19% 19.37% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 287 132
Median daily rate £368 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.85% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £266 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 20
Median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +25.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £19.85 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Intrusion Detection in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Military
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Military
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Blue Coat