Period
to 16 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 197 178 196
Rank change year-on-year -19 +18 +10
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 35 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% 0.29% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 1.93% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 3
South West median daily rate £438 £500 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +58.73% -16.00%
10th Percentile £295 £500 £311
90th Percentile £625 £663 £343
England median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £20.75

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 944 776 702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.84% 14.89% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 467 429
South West median daily rate £388 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.71% -2.10%
10th Percentile £150 £173 £150
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £413 £409
% change year-on-year +3.03% +0.86% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 50 68
South West median hourly rate £39.54 £27.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.10% -29.22% +0.65%
10th Percentile £13.45 £15.00 £12.60
90th Percentile £49.50 £43.53 £77.50
England median hourly rate £18.88 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -5.60% -6.98% -2.27%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -26 24 £425 -15.00% 4
Gloucestershire - 8 £600 - 3
Bristol -22 3 £390 -37.60% 5
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 31 (88.57%) Firewall
2 24 (68.57%) Windows
3 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
4 16 (45.71%) Cisco
5 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (40.00%) McAfee
5 14 (40.00%) SCCM
5 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (31.43%) Security Monitoring
6 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (31.43%) Security Architecture
7 10 (28.57%) CISSP
7 10 (28.57%) DV Cleared
8 9 (25.71%) Network Security
8 9 (25.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (25.71%) LogRhythm
9 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (22.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
9 8 (22.86%) ITIL V3
9 8 (22.86%) PCI DSS
9 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
9 8 (22.86%) Service Management
9 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
9 8 (22.86%) ITIL
9 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
9 8 (22.86%) ITSM
9 8 (22.86%) Management Information System

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 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 31 (88.57%) Firewall
2 9 (25.71%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (25.71%) Network Security
3 6 (17.14%) Unified Communications
3 6 (17.14%) WAN
4 5 (14.29%) VPN
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (8.57%) LAN
5 3 (8.57%) NetScaler
General
1 6 (17.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Operational Security Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Operational Security Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Operations Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Security Operations Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Operations Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (22.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
4 7 (20.00%) Unix
5 6 (17.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Security Architecture
1 11 (31.43%) Security Monitoring
1 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) ITIL V3
2 8 (22.86%) ITSM
2 8 (22.86%) Service Delivery
2 8 (22.86%) Service Management
3 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Antivirus Management
3 6 (17.14%) Business Transformation
3 6 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (17.14%) Data Protection
3 6 (17.14%) DNA
3 6 (17.14%) Information Assurance
3 6 (17.14%) IT Strategy
3 6 (17.14%) Server Management
3 6 (17.14%) SIEM
3 6 (17.14%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (14.29%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) CISSP
2 10 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.43%) GIAC
4 4 (11.43%) ISACA
4 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) Degree
6 2 (5.71%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.86%) Hyper-V
3 7 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (17.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) SCCM
2 6 (17.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (17.14%) SCOM
2 6 (17.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (14.29%) FortiGate
3 5 (14.29%) OSSEC
4 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco
2 14 (40.00%) McAfee
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) LogRhythm
4 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
5 6 (17.14%) FireEye
5 6 (17.14%) Symantec
5 6 (17.14%) Tripwire
6 3 (8.57%) Citrix
7 2 (5.71%) Qualys