Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 2018 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
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 165 186
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21 -19
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 12 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.25% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.19% 0.74% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Scotland median daily rate £450 £294 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.19% -42.68% +13.52%
10th Percentile £326 £269 £309
90th Percentile £575 £323 £726
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £16.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - -51.47% -14.47%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 548 673 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.52% 17.75% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 397 325
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -2.86% +5.26%
10th Percentile £152 £199 £184
90th Percentile £550 £455 £450
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +13.24% -43.33%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.30 £54.84 £41.90
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +2.27% +4.76%

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intrusion Detection in Scotland

Intrusion Detection
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Edinburgh -27 7 £369 +25.53%
Scottish Borders - 3 £550 -
Glasgow - 2 - - 2
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) Internet
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (33.33%) Python
4 4 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (33.33%) Forensic Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) IT Audit
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) ISMS
5 3 (25.00%) Cybercrime
5 3 (25.00%) VLAN
5 3 (25.00%) Database Security
5 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) CISA
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) Data Security
5 3 (25.00%) Security Management
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (16.67%) HTTP
6 2 (16.67%) Juniper
6 2 (16.67%) DMZ

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Internet
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) VLAN
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) DMZ
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (16.67%) HTTP
4 2 (16.67%) SMTP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Auditor
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Auditor
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Cybercrime
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) CESG
3 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) Forensic Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Data Security
4 3 (25.00%) Database Security
4 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (25.00%) ISMS
4 3 (25.00%) IT Audit
4 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (25.00%) Security Management
5 2 (16.67%) Anomaly Detection
5 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
5 2 (16.67%) Cyber Resilience
5 2 (16.67%) Network Design
5 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Contract Management
6 1 (8.33%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISA
2 2 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) CISM
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) FireEye
1 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Juniper
1 2 (16.67%) Lancope
1 2 (16.67%) M86 Security
1 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
1 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire