Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 186 191
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 22 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.38% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.68% 2.70% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 14
South West median daily rate £494 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.44% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £304 £400 £335
90th Percentile £608 £663 £398
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £66.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year - +220.48% -54.64%

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 821 852 928
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.10% 15.52% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 512 564
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £193 £209
90th Percentile £550 £525 £511
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 57 88
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +13.67% +12.10%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.72 £12.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.10 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.50% -27.60% +24.42%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -3 10 £494 - 2
Gloucestershire -2 6 £563 +40.63% 1
Bristol -11 6 £313 -50.00% 2
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 15 (68.18%) Windows
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
4 12 (54.55%) SCCM
4 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 10 (45.45%) Security Monitoring
5 10 (45.45%) DV Cleared
6 9 (40.91%) Cisco
6 9 (40.91%) WAN
6 9 (40.91%) Linux
7 8 (36.36%) McAfee
7 8 (36.36%) Security Architecture
8 7 (31.82%) Unified Communications
8 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
8 7 (31.82%) SCOM
8 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
8 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
9 6 (27.27%) Network Security
9 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
10 5 (22.73%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (22.73%) Information Assurance
10 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL
10 5 (22.73%) ITSM

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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) WAN
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (31.82%) Unified Communications
4 6 (27.27%) Network Security
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 3 (13.64%) Junos
7 2 (9.09%) ADSL
7 2 (9.09%) BGP
7 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 2 (9.09%) iSCSI
7 2 (9.09%) LAN
7 2 (9.09%) MPLS
7 2 (9.09%) OSPF
7 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (9.09%) VRRP
7 2 (9.09%) Wireless
8 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
8 1 (4.55%) VoIP
8 1 (4.55%) WLAN
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Network Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Operational Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
1 1 (4.55%) SAML
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (40.91%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
5 4 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Security Monitoring
2 8 (36.36%) Security Architecture
3 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
3 7 (31.82%) Service Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (22.73%) Information Assurance
4 5 (22.73%) IT Strategy
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
4 5 (22.73%) ITSM
4 5 (22.73%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (9.09%) Adaptive Security
7 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (9.09%) Proactive Management
7 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) CISSP
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE
5 1 (4.55%) CCIE Security
5 1 (4.55%) CCNP
5 1 (4.55%) CISM
5 1 (4.55%) GIAC
5 1 (4.55%) ISACA
5 1 (4.55%) MCT
5 1 (4.55%) OSCP
5 1 (4.55%) PMP
5 1 (4.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (4.55%) GDPR
3 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
3 4 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (9.09%) NFS
5 1 (4.55%) IAG
5 1 (4.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) SCCM
2 7 (31.82%) SCOM
3 2 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
3 2 (9.09%) OSSEC
4 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.55%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) McAfee
4 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) Brocade
5 2 (9.09%) Forcepoint
5 2 (9.09%) Juniper
5 2 (9.09%) LogRhythm
5 2 (9.09%) Meraki
5 2 (9.09%) Qualys
5 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 2 (9.09%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) BT
6 1 (4.55%) FireEye
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (4.55%) Siemens
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Tripwire
6 1 (4.55%) WatchGuard