Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 818 770 848
Rank change year-on-year -48 +78 -1
Contract jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System 52 74 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.076% 0.027%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.46% 0.72% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 55 22
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.23% +15.71%
10th Percentile £495 £371 £368
90th Percentile £618 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £500 £531
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% -18.27%
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 11,401 10,334 9,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.47% 10.67% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,787 6,588 5,668
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.78% +4.38%
10th Percentile £267 £263 £234
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 250 333
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
10th Percentile £11.20 £12.73 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.01 £47.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.73 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -19.33% +2.63% -7.32%

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 January 2018.

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

Host Intrusion Detection System
Top 7 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 January 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 -26 52 £550 +7.32% 6
UK excluding London -10 26 £525 +5.00% 3
London -29 26 £563 +7.14% 3
North of England +18 11 £525 -4.55%
Yorkshire -5 11 £525 -4.55%
South East -16 8 - -
East of England -5 7 - -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Host Intrusion Detection System also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Host Intrusion Detection System.

1 32 (61.54%) Intrusion Detection
2 24 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (38.46%) Firewall
4 19 (36.54%) Finance
5 17 (32.69%) SIEM
6 16 (30.77%) Threat Detection
7 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (28.85%) HTTP
8 14 (26.92%) Information Security
8 14 (26.92%) Anomaly Detection
8 14 (26.92%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 14 (26.92%) Threat Intelligence
9 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 13 (25.00%) Use Case
10 12 (23.08%) Threat Modelling
10 12 (23.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 10 (19.23%) Linux
12 9 (17.31%) SQL
12 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
13 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
13 8 (15.38%) GSM
13 8 (15.38%) WCDMA
13 8 (15.38%) Project Management
13 8 (15.38%) Problem Management
13 8 (15.38%) Degree
13 8 (15.38%) QA
13 8 (15.38%) Network Security
13 8 (15.38%) HSPA
13 8 (15.38%) LTE

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 4 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.77%) nginx
3 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Office 365
2 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) GitHub
3 1 (1.92%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 32 (61.54%) Intrusion Detection
2 20 (38.46%) Firewall
3 15 (28.85%) HTTP
4 8 (15.38%) GSM
4 8 (15.38%) HSPA
4 8 (15.38%) LTE
4 8 (15.38%) Network Security
4 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 8 (15.38%) WCDMA
5 6 (11.54%) VoLTE
5 6 (11.54%) VoWiFi
6 2 (3.85%) DNS
6 2 (3.85%) Internet
7 1 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (9.62%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Metasploit
2 4 (7.69%) Artifactory
3 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.77%) GitLab
4 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
3 7 (13.46%) Legal
4 5 (9.62%) Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Electronics
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Design Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Interoperability Testing (IOT) Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) LTE Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Security Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Security Specialist
3 6 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Handset Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Information Security Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.77%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Security Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (7.69%) Kafka
2 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (23.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 6 (11.54%) Handset
4 4 (7.69%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (7.69%) Fintech
5 3 (5.77%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) CoreOS
3 7 (13.46%) Unix
3 7 (13.46%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.92%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (32.69%) SIEM
3 16 (30.77%) Threat Detection
4 14 (26.92%) Anomaly Detection
4 14 (26.92%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 14 (26.92%) Information Security
4 14 (26.92%) Threat Intelligence
5 13 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 13 (25.00%) Use Case
6 12 (23.08%) Threat Modelling
7 8 (15.38%) Coaching
7 8 (15.38%) DevOps
7 8 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 8 (15.38%) Project Management
7 8 (15.38%) Security Hardening
7 8 (15.38%) Service Design
7 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (13.46%) Configuration Management
8 7 (13.46%) Incident Management
8 7 (13.46%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
2 6 (11.54%) Python
3 2 (3.85%) Go
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
1 8 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
2 6 (11.54%) CISM
2 6 (11.54%) CISSP
2 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.69%) GCIA
4 4 (7.69%) GCIH
4 4 (7.69%) GIAC
4 4 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (7.69%) Novell Certification
4 4 (7.69%) SANS
5 2 (3.85%) CEH
5 2 (3.85%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) Docker
2 4 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (3.85%) etcd
3 2 (3.85%) flannel
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Kubernetes
1 8 (15.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (13.46%) Ansible
2 7 (13.46%) Nessus
2 7 (13.46%) Nmap
2 7 (13.46%) Puppet
3 4 (7.69%) CSIRT
3 4 (7.69%) Kibana
3 4 (7.69%) logstash
3 4 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (7.69%) Prometheus
3 4 (7.69%) QRadar
4 3 (5.77%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.92%) Consul
5 1 (1.92%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (1.92%) Marathon
5 1 (1.92%) Mesos
5 1 (1.92%) Rancher
5 1 (1.92%) rkt
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Symantec
2 6 (11.54%) McAfee
3 4 (7.69%) BeyondTrust
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco
3 4 (7.69%) Forcepoint
3 4 (7.69%) Hortonworks
3 4 (7.69%) IronPort
4 3 (5.77%) IBM
4 3 (5.77%) Sun
5 2 (3.85%) Varonis
6 1 (1.92%) SAP