Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 850 805 784
Rank change year-on-year -45 -21 +66
Contract jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 41 60 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.060% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.53% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 30 87
UK median daily rate £600 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £461 £454 £373
90th Percentile £675 £603 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 £500
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 14,498 11,427 12,324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.05% 11.51% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,752 7,595 7,840
UK median daily rate £500 £468 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +8.72% +7.50%
10th Percentile £295 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +5.45% +5.77% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 271 282
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -29.29% +22.62%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -40.74% +28.57%

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 17 October 2018.

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

Host Intrusion Detection System
Top 6 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 17 October 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 -45 38 £600 +14.29% 23
London -17 21 £600 +14.29% 18
UK excluding London -21 20 - - 5
South East +4 15 - - 1
Scotland - 3 - -
East of England - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 34 (82.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 20 (48.78%) Linux
3 18 (43.90%) SQL
3 18 (43.90%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (41.46%) Ansible
5 16 (39.02%) Docker
5 16 (39.02%) DevOps
5 16 (39.02%) HAProxy
5 16 (39.02%) Security Hardening
5 16 (39.02%) Patch Management
5 16 (39.02%) Configuration Management
5 16 (39.02%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (39.02%) PowerShell
5 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (39.02%) Puppet
6 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
6 15 (36.59%) Information Security
6 15 (36.59%) Elastic Stack
6 15 (36.59%) GitHub
6 15 (36.59%) GitLab
7 14 (34.15%) CoreOS
7 14 (34.15%) Kalman Filter
7 14 (34.15%) Artifactory
7 14 (34.15%) Go
7 14 (34.15%) etcd
7 14 (34.15%) flannel
7 14 (34.15%) rkt
7 14 (34.15%) Sysdig
7 14 (34.15%) SkyDNS
7 14 (34.15%) Prometheus

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 14 (34.15%) nginx
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (36.59%) GitHub
3 13 (31.71%) Mimecast
4 11 (26.83%) Quay.io
5 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (9.76%) Office 365
7 3 (7.32%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) Firewall
2 7 (17.07%) VPN
3 5 (12.20%) DNS
3 5 (12.20%) VLAN
4 4 (9.76%) DHCP
4 4 (9.76%) SSL
4 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
4 4 (9.76%) Wireless
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
5 3 (7.32%) WAN
6 2 (4.88%) MPLS
6 2 (4.88%) WLAN
7 1 (2.44%) BGP
7 1 (2.44%) DMZ
7 1 (2.44%) DSL
7 1 (2.44%) Frame Relay
7 1 (2.44%) ICMP
7 1 (2.44%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) IPsec
7 1 (2.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) NoSQL
2 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.88%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.44%) Flink
5 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) Neo4j
5 1 (2.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
1 15 (36.59%) GitLab
2 14 (34.15%) Artifactory
3 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (4.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) Security Analyst
3 13 (31.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) IT Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Information Security Officer
8 1 (2.44%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (7.32%) REST
2 3 (7.32%) SOAP
3 2 (4.88%) OAuth
3 2 (4.88%) RESTful
3 2 (4.88%) SAML
4 1 (2.44%) Kafka
4 1 (2.44%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.44%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Computer Science
1 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
1 14 (34.15%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) iPhone
3 3 (7.32%) PKI
3 3 (7.32%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.44%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (48.78%) Linux
2 14 (34.15%) CoreOS
3 3 (7.32%) Solaris
3 3 (7.32%) Unix
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Phone
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (39.02%) Configuration Management
2 16 (39.02%) DevOps
2 16 (39.02%) Patch Management
2 16 (39.02%) Penetration Testing
2 16 (39.02%) Security Hardening
3 15 (36.59%) Information Security
4 14 (34.15%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (12.20%) Open Source
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 3 (7.32%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 3 (7.32%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (7.32%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (7.32%) Security Operations
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (4.88%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 16 (39.02%) PowerShell
3 14 (34.15%) Go
3 14 (34.15%) Ruby
4 5 (12.20%) Python
5 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.76%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (34.15%) CISA
1 14 (34.15%) CISSP
1 14 (34.15%) Computer Science Degree
1 14 (34.15%) Degree
2 13 (31.71%) CEH
2 13 (31.71%) CompTIA Security+
2 13 (31.71%) GIAC
3 11 (26.83%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
5 5 (12.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Docker
2 14 (34.15%) etcd
2 14 (34.15%) flannel
2 14 (34.15%) SkyDNS
3 13 (31.71%) Ceph
3 13 (31.71%) GlusterFS
4 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
4 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (82.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 17 (41.46%) Ansible
3 16 (39.02%) HAProxy
3 16 (39.02%) Puppet
4 14 (34.15%) Prometheus
4 14 (34.15%) rkt
4 14 (34.15%) Sysdig
5 13 (31.71%) Graphite
5 13 (31.71%) Kubernetes
6 3 (7.32%) Backup Exec
6 3 (7.32%) Malwarebytes
6 3 (7.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (4.88%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (2.44%) Ambari
8 1 (2.44%) Consul
8 1 (2.44%) CSIRT
8 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (2.44%) Nagios
8 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Proofpoint
2 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Apple
3 3 (7.32%) Avaya
3 3 (7.32%) Cisco
3 3 (7.32%) Dell
3 3 (7.32%) Palo Alto
3 3 (7.32%) Sophos
3 3 (7.32%) Symantec
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Juniper
4 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.44%) Splunk