Period
to 20 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Host Intrusion Detection System skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Host Intrusion Detection System over the 6 months to 20 April 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.

Host-Based Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 829 809 799
Rank change year-on-year -20 -10 +60
Contract jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 55 39 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.042% 0.088%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.42% 0.39% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 62
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +0.50% -13.48%
10th Percentile £505 £300 £365
90th Percentile £624 £591 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £563
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Host Intrusion Detection System is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 13,054 9,944 10,541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.90% 10.72% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,718 6,583 6,616
UK median daily rate £485 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £274 £258
90th Percentile £625 £606 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £380
% change year-on-year +6.12% +5.39% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 233 278
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - +12.30%
10th Percentile £11.61 £12.00 £11.71
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.84 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year -19.50% -0.63% -0.30%

Host Intrusion Detection System
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Host Intrusion Detection System as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Host Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Host Intrusion Detection System
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Host Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Host Intrusion Detection System
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System over the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Host Intrusion Detection System in the UK

Host Intrusion Detection System
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System within the UK over the 6 months to 20 April 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
England -13 55 £550 +10.00% 4
London -24 38 £563 +7.14% 3
UK excluding London -28 17 £550 +10.00% 1
South East -10 8 £550 +29.41% 1
East of England +2 7 - -
West Midlands 0 1 £550 +76.71%
Midlands -6 1 £550 +76.71%
North of England -20 1 £525 -4.55%
Yorkshire -24 1 £525 -4.55%

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 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 with a requirement for Host Intrusion Detection System.

1 31 (56.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 30 (54.55%) Kubernetes
2 30 (54.55%) Security Hardening
2 30 (54.55%) Linux
2 30 (54.55%) Docker
3 26 (47.27%) DevOps
3 26 (47.27%) Ansible
3 26 (47.27%) Configuration Management
4 24 (43.64%) Python
4 24 (43.64%) Security Cleared
5 22 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 22 (40.00%) Artifactory
5 22 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
5 22 (40.00%) Prometheus
6 21 (38.18%) CoreOS
6 21 (38.18%) HAProxy
6 21 (38.18%) nginx
6 21 (38.18%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (38.18%) Open Source
6 21 (38.18%) Puppet
7 20 (36.36%) Hadoop
7 20 (36.36%) Kafka
7 20 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (34.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 19 (34.55%) Bash Shell
9 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
10 17 (30.91%) GitHub
10 17 (30.91%) GitLab

Host Intrusion Detection System
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 21 (38.18%) nginx
2 20 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (9.09%) Apache Pig
3 5 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.18%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (30.91%) GitHub
3 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (10.91%) Office 365
5 2 (3.64%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (16.36%) Firewall
3 8 (14.55%) HTTP
4 6 (10.91%) GSM
4 6 (10.91%) HSPA
4 6 (10.91%) LTE
4 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
4 6 (10.91%) VoLTE
4 6 (10.91%) VoWiFi
4 6 (10.91%) VPN
4 6 (10.91%) WCDMA
5 5 (9.09%) DNS
5 5 (9.09%) ICMP
6 4 (7.27%) Network Security
7 1 (1.82%) DMZ
7 1 (1.82%) Internet
7 1 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) Hadoop
1 20 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.91%) Big Data
3 5 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 5 (9.09%) Flink
3 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 5 (9.09%) Neo4j
3 5 (9.09%) Redis
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Artifactory
2 17 (30.91%) Git (software)
2 17 (30.91%) GitLab
3 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.09%) SonarQube
4 2 (3.64%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Consultant
4 7 (12.73%) Security Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Big Data Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Design Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Handset Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) LTE Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (10.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Information Security Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.45%) Data Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
2 20 (36.36%) Kafka
3 5 (9.09%) Samza
4 4 (7.27%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 6 (10.91%) Handset
4 5 (9.09%) Public Cloud
5 4 (7.27%) Fintech
6 3 (5.45%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.82%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (1.82%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (54.55%) Linux
2 21 (38.18%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Security Hardening
2 26 (47.27%) Configuration Management
2 26 (47.27%) DevOps
3 21 (38.18%) Open Source
4 18 (32.73%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (29.09%) Mentoring
6 11 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (16.36%) SIEM
9 8 (14.55%) Anomaly Detection
9 8 (14.55%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 8 (14.55%) Threat Intelligence
10 7 (12.73%) Information Security
10 7 (12.73%) Runbook
10 7 (12.73%) Threat Analysis
10 7 (12.73%) Use Case
11 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
11 6 (10.91%) Project Management
11 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.91%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 24 (43.64%) Python
2 19 (34.55%) Bash Shell
3 13 (23.64%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) Ruby
5 8 (14.55%) Go
6 5 (9.09%) Java
6 5 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (43.64%) Security Cleared
2 22 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) Degree
4 6 (10.91%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.82%) CISA
5 1 (1.82%) CISM
5 1 (1.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) Docker
2 15 (27.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (10.91%) etcd
3 6 (10.91%) flannel
4 2 (3.64%) Ceph
4 2 (3.64%) GlusterFS
4 2 (3.64%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 31 (56.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 30 (54.55%) Kubernetes
3 26 (47.27%) Ansible
4 22 (40.00%) Prometheus
5 21 (38.18%) HAProxy
5 21 (38.18%) Puppet
6 16 (29.09%) Sysdig
7 15 (27.27%) Kibana
7 15 (27.27%) logstash
8 5 (9.09%) Ambari
8 5 (9.09%) Consul
8 5 (9.09%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (9.09%) Terraform
9 4 (7.27%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (7.27%) QRadar
10 2 (3.64%) Graphite
10 2 (3.64%) Nessus
10 2 (3.64%) Nmap
10 2 (3.64%) rkt
11 1 (1.82%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 15 (27.27%) Hortonworks
2 5 (9.09%) McAfee
2 5 (9.09%) Symantec
3 4 (7.27%) BeyondTrust
3 4 (7.27%) Cisco
3 4 (7.27%) Forcepoint
3 4 (7.27%) IronPort
4 3 (5.45%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) SAP