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 28 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 West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 125 131
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 15 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.50% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.46% 2.87% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 8
Median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -16.66%  
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 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 433 523 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.81% 17.46% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 1176 579
Median daily rate £370 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +0.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 94 56
Median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.18 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 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
Gloucestershire +15 7 £400 +10.34%
Wiltshire - 7 - -
Bristol -11 1 £488 +30.00% 2
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) Internet
2 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 8 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 8 (33.33%) Migration
3 8 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
4 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (29.17%) CISSP
5 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (25.00%) SIEM
6 5 (20.83%) Information Assurance
7 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (16.67%) Windows
7 4 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (12.50%) DevOps
8 3 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) Terraform
8 3 (12.50%) Amazon S3
8 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 3 (12.50%) Puppet
8 3 (12.50%) ArcSight
8 3 (12.50%) Vagrant
8 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (12.50%) Route 53
8 3 (12.50%) Jenkins

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 3 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (12.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Firewall
2 10 (41.67%) Internet
3 3 (12.50%) Network Security
3 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.17%) Broadband
5 1 (4.17%) ISDN
5 1 (4.17%) LAN
5 1 (4.17%) VoIP
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
5 1 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.17%) Military
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Perimeter Security Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Security Officer
5 2 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Information Officer
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Information Systems Officer
6 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
1 8 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (25.00%) SIEM
4 5 (20.83%) Information Assurance
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) DevOps
6 3 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) C
2 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) CISSP
3 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) CCNA
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (12.50%) SANS
6 2 (8.33%) AWS Certification
6 2 (8.33%) CCENT
6 2 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (8.33%) CREST Certified
6 2 (8.33%) CRISC
7 1 (4.17%) CEH
7 1 (4.17%) CISM
7 1 (4.17%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
1 3 (12.50%) Terraform
2 2 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (4.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Forcepoint
2 3 (12.50%) ArcSight
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Juniper
3 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.17%) Splunk