Period
to 16 November 2018

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 6 months to 16 November 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
England > South West
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 186 195
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +10
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 35 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.56% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.84% 1.93% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 9
South West median daily rate £463 £500 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +36.99% -18.89%
10th Percentile £300 £470 £325
90th Percentile £625 £663 £388
England median daily rate £475 £488 £445
% change year-on-year -2.56% +9.55% -6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £66.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year - +166.00% -45.36%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 912 828 847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.47% 14.61% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 497 496
South West median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -6.04%
10th Percentile £195 £171 £164
90th Percentile £538 £527 £538
England median daily rate £425 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +5.20% +1.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 53 83
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +8.33% -23.57%
10th Percentile £16.98 £12.60 £11.80
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.30
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.85 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.10% -16.22% +10.61%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in the South West over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 16 November 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
Wiltshire -11 24 £438 -12.50% 3
Gloucestershire - 8 £600 - 1
Bristol -9 3 £353 -43.60% 3
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 32 (91.43%) Firewall
2 25 (71.43%) Windows
3 17 (48.57%) Cisco
3 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
3 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
4 16 (45.71%) SCCM
4 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
4 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
5 15 (42.86%) McAfee
6 13 (37.14%) Security Monitoring
7 12 (34.29%) DV Cleared
8 11 (31.43%) Security Architecture
9 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
9 10 (28.57%) CheckPoint
9 10 (28.57%) WAN
10 9 (25.71%) Linux
10 9 (25.71%) CISSP
10 9 (25.71%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (22.86%) Unified Communications
11 8 (22.86%) ITIL V3
11 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
11 8 (22.86%) LogRhythm
11 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (22.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
11 8 (22.86%) Data Protection
11 8 (22.86%) PCI DSS
11 8 (22.86%) SCOM

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (91.43%) Firewall
2 10 (28.57%) WAN
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (22.86%) Network Security
4 8 (22.86%) Unified Communications
5 7 (20.00%) VPN
6 3 (8.57%) Junos
6 3 (8.57%) LAN
7 2 (5.71%) ADSL
7 2 (5.71%) BGP
7 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.71%) MPLS
7 2 (5.71%) OSPF
7 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.71%) VRRP
7 2 (5.71%) Wireless
8 1 (2.86%) VoIP
8 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.86%) WLAN
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Security Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Architect
4 6 (17.14%) IT Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Network Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Operational Security Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Operations Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Security Operations Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Operational Security Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Operations Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Security Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (22.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (25.71%) Linux
4 8 (22.86%) Unix
4 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Security Monitoring
2 11 (31.43%) Security Architecture
3 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 10 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (22.86%) Data Protection
4 8 (22.86%) ITIL
4 8 (22.86%) ITIL V3
4 8 (22.86%) ITSM
5 7 (20.00%) Service Management
6 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (17.14%) Information Assurance
6 6 (17.14%) IT Strategy
6 6 (17.14%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (14.29%) Antivirus Management
7 5 (14.29%) Business Transformation
7 5 (14.29%) DNA
7 5 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 5 (14.29%) Server Management
7 5 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) DV Cleared
3 9 (25.71%) CISSP
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (11.43%) GIAC
6 4 (11.43%) ISACA
7 3 (8.57%) Degree
8 2 (5.71%) CCSP
8 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.86%) CCDP
9 1 (2.86%) CCIE
9 1 (2.86%) CCIE Security
9 1 (2.86%) CCNP
9 1 (2.86%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (45.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
3 7 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 5 (14.29%) Snort
5 2 (5.71%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) SCCM
2 8 (22.86%) SCOM
3 5 (14.29%) FortiGate
3 5 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (14.29%) OSSEC
3 5 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Cisco
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) McAfee
3 10 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 8 (22.86%) LogRhythm
5 5 (14.29%) FireEye
5 5 (14.29%) Symantec
5 5 (14.29%) Tripwire
6 2 (5.71%) Brocade
6 2 (5.71%) Forcepoint
6 2 (5.71%) Juniper
6 2 (5.71%) Meraki
6 2 (5.71%) Qualys
6 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.71%) Sophos
7 1 (2.86%) BT
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Siemens
7 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard