Period
to 17 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 797 745
Rank change year-on-year -42 -52 +112
Contract jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 42 49 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.052% 0.14%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.31% 0.47% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 106
UK median daily rate £563 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £449 £368 £364
90th Percentile £633 £625 £619
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +12.82%
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 13,633 10,490 12,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.15% 11.04% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,072 6,933 7,899
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £385
% change year-on-year +2.41% +7.79% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 236 276
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.56% +12.16%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.25 £12.88
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.75 £51.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year - -25.53% +16.42%

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 July 2018.

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

Host Intrusion Detection System
Top 8 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 July 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 -38 40 £563 +12.50% 9
London -47 33 £575 +12.75% 3
UK excluding London -36 9 £550 +10.00% 6
South East -28 4 £550 +12.82% 3
Scotland - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 2
Midlands -10 1 £550 +34.56% 1
West Midlands -22 1 £550 +34.56% 1

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 35 (83.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 34 (80.95%) Linux
3 32 (76.19%) Docker
3 32 (76.19%) Kubernetes
3 32 (76.19%) Security Hardening
4 29 (69.05%) DevOps
5 28 (66.67%) Ansible
5 28 (66.67%) Configuration Management
5 28 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (61.90%) Elastic Stack
7 25 (59.52%) Prometheus
7 25 (59.52%) HAProxy
7 25 (59.52%) Artifactory
7 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
8 24 (57.14%) nginx
9 23 (54.76%) Open Source
10 22 (52.38%) Puppet
10 22 (52.38%) SC Cleared
10 22 (52.38%) Sysdig
11 21 (50.00%) CoreOS
12 20 (47.62%) Git (software)
12 20 (47.62%) Python
13 19 (45.24%) GitLab
13 19 (45.24%) GitHub
14 18 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
14 18 (42.86%) Kafka
14 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (42.86%) Hadoop
14 18 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (40.48%) Ruby

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 24 (57.14%) nginx
2 18 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (14.29%) Apache Pig
3 6 (14.29%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (45.24%) GitHub
3 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (14.29%) Quay.io
5 4 (9.52%) Office 365
6 2 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) VPN
2 9 (21.43%) DNS
2 9 (21.43%) Firewall
2 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 6 (14.29%) ICMP
4 4 (9.52%) SSL
4 4 (9.52%) VLAN
5 3 (7.14%) DHCP
5 3 (7.14%) LAN
5 3 (7.14%) WAN
5 3 (7.14%) Wireless
6 2 (4.76%) MPLS
6 2 (4.76%) WLAN
7 1 (2.38%) ADSL
7 1 (2.38%) ATM
7 1 (2.38%) Broadband
7 1 (2.38%) GSM
7 1 (2.38%) PPP
7 1 (2.38%) VoIP
7 1 (2.38%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) Hadoop
1 18 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (16.67%) Big Data
2 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 6 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 6 (14.29%) Flink
3 6 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 6 (14.29%) MySQL
3 6 (14.29%) Neo4j
3 6 (14.29%) Redis
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Artifactory
2 20 (47.62%) Git (software)
3 19 (45.24%) GitLab
4 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 6 (14.29%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
2 7 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Data Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.76%) Security Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (42.86%) Kafka
3 6 (14.29%) Samza
4 5 (11.90%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (7.14%) REST
5 3 (7.14%) SOAP
6 2 (4.76%) OAuth
6 2 (4.76%) RESTful
6 2 (4.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Public Cloud
2 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.14%) PKI
4 2 (4.76%) iPhone
5 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.38%) Handset
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (80.95%) Linux
2 21 (50.00%) CoreOS
3 2 (4.76%) Solaris
3 2 (4.76%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (76.19%) Security Hardening
2 29 (69.05%) DevOps
3 28 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 23 (54.76%) Open Source
5 18 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (14.29%) Build Automation
8 6 (14.29%) ETL
8 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
8 6 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 4 (9.52%) Migration
10 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
10 3 (7.14%) Project Management
10 3 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
11 2 (4.76%) Security Operations
11 2 (4.76%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) Python
2 17 (40.48%) Ruby
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 14 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 13 (30.95%) Go
5 9 (21.43%) Java
6 6 (14.29%) Scala
7 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) Security Cleared
2 22 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) CISA
4 1 (2.38%) CISM
4 1 (2.38%) CISSP
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 32 (76.19%) Docker
2 12 (28.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 12 (28.57%) etcd
2 12 (28.57%) flannel
3 8 (19.05%) SkyDNS
4 7 (16.67%) Ceph
4 7 (16.67%) GlusterFS
5 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (83.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 32 (76.19%) Kubernetes
3 28 (66.67%) Ansible
4 25 (59.52%) HAProxy
4 25 (59.52%) Prometheus
5 22 (52.38%) Puppet
5 22 (52.38%) Sysdig
6 12 (28.57%) Kibana
6 12 (28.57%) logstash
7 8 (19.05%) rkt
8 7 (16.67%) Graphite
9 6 (14.29%) Ambari
9 6 (14.29%) Consul
9 6 (14.29%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (14.29%) Terraform
10 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
10 2 (4.76%) Malwarebytes
10 2 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (2.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Hortonworks
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Apple
3 2 (4.76%) Avaya
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco
3 2 (4.76%) Dell
3 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
3 2 (4.76%) Sophos
3 2 (4.76%) Symantec
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Juniper
4 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.38%) Splunk