Period
to 17 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 164 210
Rank change year-on-year -40 +46 -15
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.072% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 0.63% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Scotland median daily rate £350 - £375
10th Percentile £198 - £363
90th Percentile £503 - £388
UK median daily rate £500 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £65.75 -

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 637 475 922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.41% 11.40% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 252 478
Scotland median daily rate £325 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £164 £223
90th Percentile £510 £462 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 48
Scotland median hourly rate £15.38 £33.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.41% -17.50% +25.98%
10th Percentile £10.95 £15.02 £14.21
90th Percentile £32.48 £47.85 £44.95
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.66 £25.00
% change year-on-year +1.73% -21.36% +19.05%

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 July 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 July 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 -19 5 £525 -
Glasgow - 1 £175 - 1
Intrusion Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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%) Security Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Cyberattack
3 3 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Tandem
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Law
5 1 (14.29%) Password Management
5 1 (14.29%) Security Management
5 1 (14.29%) Linux

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 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) TACACS
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
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%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (14.29%) iSeries
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) OpenVMS
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (14.29%) Password Management
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
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
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft