The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 9 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.89% 8.11% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 42.86% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £330 £419 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.19% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £40.73 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-59.48% +38.06%
Network Security
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 15.09% 18.92% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Median daily rate £330 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £388 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security across the Bedford region.

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Bedford region.

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (77.78%) Firewall
3 13 (72.22%) CheckPoint
4 11 (61.11%) CCNA
4 11 (61.11%) LAN
4 11 (61.11%) WAN
4 11 (61.11%) Cisco
5 10 (55.56%) CCSA
6 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (50.00%) CCNP
7 8 (44.44%) Wireshark
7 8 (44.44%) tcpdump
8 7 (38.89%) Network Management
9 5 (27.78%) Change Control
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (27.78%) F5
9 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
10 4 (22.22%) Nessus
10 4 (22.22%) Splunk
10 4 (22.22%) ArcSight
10 4 (22.22%) LogLogic
10 4 (22.22%) SIEM
10 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (22.22%) LogRhythm
10 4 (22.22%) CISSP
10 4 (22.22%) Information Security
10 4 (22.22%) OSPF
10 4 (22.22%) BGP
10 4 (22.22%) Spanning Tree

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) LAN
2 11 (61.11%) WAN
3 9 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (44.44%) tcpdump
4 8 (44.44%) Wireshark
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (22.22%) BGP
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (22.22%) OSPF
6 4 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (5.56%) 802.11
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (5.56%) VoIP
7 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (55.56%) Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Security Technical Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Security Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Network Management
2 5 (27.78%) Change Control
2 5 (27.78%) Load Balancing
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security
3 4 (22.22%) SIEM
3 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (16.67%) Computer Security
4 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design
5 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (61.11%) CCNA
3 10 (55.56%) CCSA
4 9 (50.00%) CCNP
5 4 (22.22%) CISSP
6 2 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (5.56%) CCDA
7 1 (5.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) CheckPoint
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) F5
4 4 (22.22%) ArcSight
4 4 (22.22%) LogLogic
4 4 (22.22%) LogRhythm
4 4 (22.22%) Splunk
5 3 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) Qualys
5 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 3 (16.67%) Tripwire
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) IronPort
7 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
7 1 (5.56%) VMware