Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 187 164
Rank change year-on-year +27 -23 +9
Contract jobs citing Intrusion Detection 24 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 2.25% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 6
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £338 £419
90th Percentile £474 £488 £503
England median daily rate £488 £441 £475
% change year-on-year +10.48% -7.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £25.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year - -45.36% +6.40%

Intrusion Detection is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 784 846 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.20% 13.72% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 439 297
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £161 £187 £210
90th Percentile £501 £538 £500
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 64
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.49 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.84% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.38 £10.81
90th Percentile £44.50 £39.55 £39.82
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%

Intrusion Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Intrusion Detection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Intrusion Detection in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Intrusion Detection in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Intrusion Detection in the West Midlands

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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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Shropshire +19 10 £440 +17.33% 1
Birmingham +14 8 £363 -36.96% 2
Coventry - 1 £463 -
Intrusion Detection
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (87.50%) F5
2 19 (79.17%) Firewall
3 17 (70.83%) Cisco
3 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 15 (62.50%) WAN
4 15 (62.50%) Wireless
4 15 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (62.50%) Fortinet
5 14 (58.33%) CCNP
6 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 12 (50.00%) Network Packet Analysis
7 12 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
7 12 (50.00%) Blue Coat
7 12 (50.00%) IBM
7 12 (50.00%) Internet
7 12 (50.00%) BMC
8 11 (45.83%) Aruba
9 10 (41.67%) HP
9 10 (41.67%) McAfee
10 9 (37.50%) MPLS
10 9 (37.50%) OSPF
10 9 (37.50%) VPN
10 9 (37.50%) FortiGate
11 8 (33.33%) Network Security
11 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
11 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
11 8 (33.33%) VLAN
11 8 (33.33%) BGP

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 15 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (54.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) Akamai
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) Firewall
2 15 (62.50%) WAN
2 15 (62.50%) Wireless
3 12 (50.00%) Internet
4 9 (37.50%) MPLS
4 9 (37.50%) OSPF
4 9 (37.50%) VPN
5 8 (33.33%) BGP
5 8 (33.33%) Network Security
5 8 (33.33%) VLAN
6 6 (25.00%) BIG-IP
6 6 (25.00%) DNS
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (20.83%) HSRP
8 4 (16.67%) Junos
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (12.50%) Multicast
9 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Support
3 4 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Junior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 12 (50.00%) Network Packet Analysis
1 12 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
2 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (16.67%) Coaching
3 4 (16.67%) Network Design
3 4 (16.67%) SIEM
4 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (4.17%) ISMS
6 1 (4.17%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.17%) Threat Detection
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (58.33%) CCNP
3 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) CCIE
5 4 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (16.67%) CISSP
6 1 (4.17%) CCNA
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.17%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) FortiGate
2 3 (12.50%) Nagios
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) F5
2 17 (70.83%) Cisco
3 15 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 15 (62.50%) Fortinet
4 12 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 12 (50.00%) BMC
4 12 (50.00%) IBM
5 11 (45.83%) Aruba
6 10 (41.67%) HP
6 10 (41.67%) McAfee
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 6 (25.00%) Infoblox
9 4 (16.67%) Juniper
10 3 (12.50%) AppDynamics
10 3 (12.50%) Brocade
10 3 (12.50%) Citrix
10 3 (12.50%) Meru Networks
10 3 (12.50%) Palo Alto
10 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds
11 2 (8.33%) Splunk