The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 32 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.36% 4.24% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 34.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 0
Median daily rate £650 £613 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £42.46 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-58.19% +11.00%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.06% 12.42% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 26
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
Luton +7 1 £650 +4.00% 1
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) CCSA
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
4 2 (28.57%) Network Management
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) CCSE
5 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 1 (14.29%) Nessus
5 1 (14.29%) Tripwire
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) CISSP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) tcpdump
3 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Network Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Information Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) CCSA
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) CCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) LogLogic
4 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) Tripwire