The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 127 121
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6  
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.073% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.35% 0.66% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - £34.50

Intrusion Detection is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 297 304 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 13.36% 11.11% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 139 174
Median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 43
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -34.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £26.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.14 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.96% +25.00%  

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Intrusion Detection as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Intrusion Detection in the West Midlands

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Intrusion Detection in the West Midlands

Intrusion Detection
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intrusion Detection in the West Midlands

Intrusion Detection
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +37 4 - -
Intrusion Detection
England

Intrusion Detection
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Intrusion Detection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Intrusion Detection.

1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
1 14 (82.35%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
2 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
3 11 (64.71%) Malware Analysis
3 11 (64.71%) VPN
4 9 (52.94%) SIEM
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
5 8 (47.06%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis
5 8 (47.06%) Incident Management
5 8 (47.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (47.06%) Disk Encryption
5 8 (47.06%) Forensic Analysis
6 6 (35.29%) Information Security
7 5 (29.41%) MCP
7 5 (29.41%) Unix
7 5 (29.41%) CCNA
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (29.41%) GCIH
7 5 (29.41%) GCFA
7 5 (29.41%) CEH
7 5 (29.41%) CCSA
7 5 (29.41%) Security Operations
7 5 (29.41%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (29.41%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (23.53%) High Availability
8 4 (23.53%) Big Data

Intrusion Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) DHCP
3 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) IPsec
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) SSH
4 2 (11.76%) SSL
4 2 (11.76%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) DSL
5 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) FTP
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) OSPF
5 1 (5.88%) SMTP
5 1 (5.88%) SNMP
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 10 (58.82%) Security Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
1 5 (29.41%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (64.71%) Malware Analysis
3 9 (52.94%) SIEM
4 8 (47.06%) Data Analysis
4 8 (47.06%) Disk Encryption
4 8 (47.06%) Forensic Analysis
4 8 (47.06%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (47.06%) Incident Management
5 6 (35.29%) Information Security
6 5 (29.41%) Security Monitoring
6 5 (29.41%) Security Operations
7 4 (23.53%) High Availability
8 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (17.65%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (5.88%) Change Management
10 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
2 5 (29.41%) CCSA
2 5 (29.41%) CEH
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) GCFA
2 5 (29.41%) GCIH
2 5 (29.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
1 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) LogRhythm
2 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.76%) F5
2 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
2 2 (11.76%) Juniper
2 2 (11.76%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco