Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 170 191
Rank change year-on-year -26 +21 +1
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 7 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.27% 0.043%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 2.33% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Scotland median daily rate £350 £450 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +35.85% -
10th Percentile £198 £326 £278
90th Percentile £503 £575 £379
UK median daily rate £475 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £66.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year - +220.48% -54.64%

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 558 557 758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.39% 11.51% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 291 450
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +7.94%
10th Percentile £178 £139 £213
90th Percentile £525 £525 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 46 27
Scotland median hourly rate £16.00 £30.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.54% -15.28% +181.25%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.94 £13.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £46.50 £43.00
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £22.84
% change year-on-year -1.30% -15.70% +14.18%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -9 6 £525 +42.37%
Glasgow -18 1 £175 - 1
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) PKI
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Cyberattack
3 3 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
4 2 (28.57%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (28.57%) Password Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management

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 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Cyberattack
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
2 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
3 2 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (28.57%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (28.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (28.57%) Password Management
3 2 (28.57%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft