Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 341 321 326
Rank change year-on-year -20 +5 +27
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 30 64 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 2.02% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 48 59
South East median daily rate £488 £444 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.86% -1.39% -
10th Percentile £369 £352 £323
90th Percentile £666 £529 £600
England median daily rate £488 £448 £475
% change year-on-year +8.94% -5.79% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £25.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year - -45.36% +6.40%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2922 3169 3564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.50% 18.93% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 1804 1905
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £230 £225
90th Percentile £550 £530 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 221 245
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.37% +13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £46.10 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Intrusion Detection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -18 22 £494 +1.80% 4
Berkshire +21 12 £550 +29.41% 4
Oxfordshire +8 8 £475 -
West Sussex - 4 £444 -
Hampshire -9 2 £525 +37.70%
Buckinghamshire -55 2 £388 -20.10%
Kent - 1 £375 -
Sussex - 1 - -
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) Network Security
3 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
3 11 (36.67%) VPN
4 10 (33.33%) SIEM
4 10 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
7 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) BGP
7 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (20.00%) Web Filtering
7 6 (20.00%) Security Operations
7 6 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
8 5 (16.67%) EnCase
8 5 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
8 5 (16.67%) Splunk
8 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 5 (16.67%) Web Services
8 5 (16.67%) Linux
8 5 (16.67%) Unix
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (63.33%) Firewall
2 18 (60.00%) Network Security
3 11 (36.67%) VPN
4 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (20.00%) BGP
6 4 (13.33%) DNS
7 3 (10.00%) WAN
8 2 (6.67%) Internet
8 2 (6.67%) LAN
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.33%) IPsec
9 1 (3.33%) MPLS
9 1 (3.33%) OSPF
9 1 (3.33%) VoIP
9 1 (3.33%) VRRP
9 1 (3.33%) Wireless
9 1 (3.33%) Wireless Security
9 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 9 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Business Security Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) IT Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) CCTV
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) PKI
3 3 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Cybercrime
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
1 5 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 10 (33.33%) SIEM
2 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL
3 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 6 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (20.00%) Web Filtering
5 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
5 5 (16.67%) Open Source
5 5 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 4 (13.33%) Analytics
6 4 (13.33%) Cyber Intelligence
6 4 (13.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security
6 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
7 3 (10.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C
1 2 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) C++
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) CCNP
5 2 (6.67%) CCSA
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.67%) CISSP
5 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (6.67%) GCIA
5 2 (6.67%) GCIH
5 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (6.67%) PMP
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) PMO
2 3 (10.00%) QA
3 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.33%) COBIT
4 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) EnCase
1 5 (16.67%) Nagios
1 5 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Cisco
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds
1 5 (16.67%) Splunk
2 4 (13.33%) Juniper
2 4 (13.33%) Palo Alto
3 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.00%) McAfee
4 2 (6.67%) ArcSight
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.33%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.33%) Intel
5 1 (3.33%) LogLogic
5 1 (3.33%) NetIQ
5 1 (3.33%) Qualys
5 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire