The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Intrusion Detection
England / South West
Rank 128 130 137
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7  
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 8 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 1.97% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £385 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £350 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £425 £435
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 the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 438 457 379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 16.87% 15.75% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 299 186
Median daily rate £338 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.89% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 25
Median hourly rate £44.25 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.90% -15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.33 £16.30 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Intrusion Detection in the South West

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intrusion Detection in the South West

Intrusion Detection
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Devon -5 5 £385 -0.64%
Bristol +2 3 - - 1
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (40.00%) Sourcefire
3 6 (40.00%) Snort
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 6 (40.00%) Threat Modelling
4 5 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 5 (33.33%) AppFabric
4 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (33.33%) WCF
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Information Security
4 5 (33.33%) CISM
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) IIS
4 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (33.33%) ETL
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) ISEB
5 4 (26.67%) CISSP

Intrusion Detection
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (20.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 3 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Security Officer
2 3 (20.00%) Security Tester
3 2 (13.33%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Information Officer
3 2 (13.33%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Information Systems Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Perimeter Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) AppFabric
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Defect Management
1 6 (40.00%) Threat Modelling
2 5 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
2 5 (33.33%) Information Security
2 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (26.67%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) CISM
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (26.67%) CHECK Team Member
3 4 (26.67%) CISSP
3 4 (26.67%) CREST Certified
3 4 (26.67%) ISEB
4 2 (13.33%) AWS Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Snort
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (20.00%) Puppet
2 3 (20.00%) Terraform
3 1 (6.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Sourcefire
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk