The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 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
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 230 229
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1  
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 10 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.44% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 2.30% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 35 18
Median daily rate £394 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.10% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1338 1738 1781
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.25% 19.33% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 958 880
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 120 120
Median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Intrusion Detection in the South East

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intrusion Detection in the South East

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intrusion Detection in the South East

Intrusion Detection
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Berkshire +20 3 £550 +29.41% 2
Buckinghamshire -19 3 £388 -22.88%
Hampshire +2 2 £419 -23.86% 1
West Sussex +15 1 - -
Kent - 1 £375 -
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 25 (73.53%) Firewall
2 19 (55.88%) Network Security
3 15 (44.12%) CISSP
3 15 (44.12%) TCP/IP
4 14 (41.18%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (35.29%) Management Information System
5 12 (35.29%) Information Security
6 11 (32.35%) VPN
7 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
7 10 (29.41%) SIEM
8 9 (26.47%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (26.47%) DNS
8 9 (26.47%) ITIL
8 9 (26.47%) Linux
9 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (23.53%) Juniper
9 8 (23.53%) PCI DSS
9 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (23.53%) Palo Alto
10 7 (20.59%) Web Filtering
10 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
11 6 (17.65%) PKI
11 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 6 (17.65%) GCIH
11 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (17.65%) CCNA
11 6 (17.65%) WAN
11 6 (17.65%) Database Security

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) JBoss
1 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (73.53%) Firewall
2 19 (55.88%) Network Security
3 15 (44.12%) TCP/IP
4 11 (32.35%) VPN
5 9 (26.47%) DNS
6 6 (17.65%) WAN
7 5 (14.71%) BGP
7 5 (14.71%) Internet
8 4 (11.76%) DHCP
8 4 (11.76%) Ethernet
8 4 (11.76%) HTTP
9 3 (8.82%) VoIP
9 3 (8.82%) Wireless
10 2 (5.88%) Intranet
10 2 (5.88%) LDAP
10 2 (5.88%) MPLS
11 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
11 1 (2.94%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Publishing
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Security Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Security Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Security Specialist
5 4 (11.76%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Administrator
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) IT Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) IT Security Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Network Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Management Information System
2 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 6 (17.65%) PKI
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.88%) Replication
6 1 (2.94%) CCTV
6 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.94%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (2.94%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.76%) Unix
4 3 (8.82%) CentOS
4 3 (8.82%) Windows
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (35.29%) Information Security
3 10 (29.41%) SIEM
4 9 (26.47%) ITIL
4 9 (26.47%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (20.59%) Incident Management
5 7 (20.59%) Web Filtering
6 6 (17.65%) Database Security
6 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (14.71%) Threat Intelligence
8 4 (11.76%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (11.76%) Open Source
8 4 (11.76%) OSINT
8 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
8 4 (11.76%) Security Operations
8 4 (11.76%) Service Management
9 3 (8.82%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
1 3 (8.82%) Perl
1 3 (8.82%) PHP
1 3 (8.82%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) C++
2 1 (2.94%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) Ruby
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) CISSP
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (17.65%) CCNA
3 6 (17.65%) GCIH
3 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) CCIE
4 5 (14.71%) Degree
5 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 4 (11.76%) GCIA
6 3 (8.82%) CISM
7 2 (5.88%) CCNP
7 2 (5.88%) GIAC
7 2 (5.88%) RHCSA
7 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) CCSA
8 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.94%) PMP
8 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (23.53%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.94%) PMO
3 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Nagios
2 3 (8.82%) SCOM
3 2 (5.88%) Puppet
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Juniper
1 8 (23.53%) Palo Alto
2 4 (11.76%) ArcSight
2 4 (11.76%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) HP
2 4 (11.76%) Splunk
3 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) Qualys
5 1 (2.94%) Sourcefire