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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 27 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing Network Security 10 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.13% 0.29% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.61% 3.45% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £280 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.63 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +157.93%
Network Security
East of England

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
51 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.94% 8.50% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 17
Median daily rate £323 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.20% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £172 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +286.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedford +9 5 £280 -25.33%
Luton - 1 - -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (25.00%) 802.1X
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) VoIP
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
5 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) Legal
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) IronPort
5 3 (18.75%) Qualys
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Security
5 3 (18.75%) Citrix
5 3 (18.75%) CISSP
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (18.75%) 802.11
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
5 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (25.00%) VoIP
1 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 3 (18.75%) 802.11
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) BGP
3 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) ICMP
3 1 (6.25%) IPsec
3 1 (6.25%) MPLS
3 1 (6.25%) OSPF
3 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Security Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Information Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) CCTV
3 2 (12.50%) SCADA
4 1 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (37.50%) Information Security
3 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (18.75%) Change Control
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Security
5 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
5 3 (18.75%) Network Management
5 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
5 3 (18.75%) SIEM
5 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (12.50%) CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Network Design
6 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 2 (12.50%) CCDA
2 2 (12.50%) CCDP
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CCENT
3 1 (6.25%) CSSLP
3 1 (6.25%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (6.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) F5
2 3 (18.75%) IronPort
2 3 (18.75%) Qualys
2 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
2 3 (18.75%) Sourcefire
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (6.25%) Progress