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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intrusion Detection
UK / Scotland
Rank 105 128 130
Rank change year-on-year +23 +2  
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.12% 0.077% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.01% 0.53% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £750 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +76.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +1.75% +0.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - £34.50

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 199 376 346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.46% 14.52% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 197 165
Median daily rate £360 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.73 £30.40 £29.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Intrusion Detection
UK

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Internet
3 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) SIEM
3 3 (42.86%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) FireEye
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) iSeries
4 2 (28.57%) Network Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Security Management
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Military
4 2 (28.57%) Tandem
4 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
4 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
4 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing

Intrusion Detection
Top Related 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) TACACS
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) WLAN
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Monitoring Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Monitoring Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) iSeries
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Tandem
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) OpenVMS
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) Malware Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Security Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
1 2 (28.57%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) FireEye
1 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire