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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 21 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 20 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.73% 0.29% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.99% 2.78% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 7
Median daily rate £375 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £394
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +121.05%
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
69 36 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.77% 10.47% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 34
Median daily rate £388 £334 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.10% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £174 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 September 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 - 14 £353 - 2
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 23 (76.67%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (66.67%) Firewall
3 19 (63.33%) WAN
4 18 (60.00%) LAN
4 18 (60.00%) Cisco
4 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 16 (53.33%) CCNA
6 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
7 13 (43.33%) CCNP
8 12 (40.00%) CCSA
9 11 (36.67%) Wireshark
9 11 (36.67%) tcpdump
9 11 (36.67%) Network Management
10 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (30.00%) F5
11 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
12 8 (26.67%) SIEM
13 7 (23.33%) OSPF
13 7 (23.33%) BGP
13 7 (23.33%) CISSP
13 7 (23.33%) Information Security
13 7 (23.33%) Nessus
13 7 (23.33%) Splunk
13 7 (23.33%) ArcSight
13 7 (23.33%) LogLogic
13 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
13 7 (23.33%) LogRhythm
13 7 (23.33%) Spanning Tree
13 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
1 2 (6.67%) PaaS
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) WAN
3 18 (60.00%) LAN
4 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
5 11 (36.67%) tcpdump
5 11 (36.67%) Wireshark
6 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (23.33%) BGP
7 7 (23.33%) OSPF
7 7 (23.33%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (13.33%) VoIP
9 3 (10.00%) 802.11
9 3 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (10.00%) Wireless
10 1 (3.33%) IPsec
10 1 (3.33%) MPLS
10 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
10 1 (3.33%) VLAN
10 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Consultant
3 8 (26.67%) Security Consultant
4 7 (23.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) LAN Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) WAN Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Network Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Security Technical Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Security Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Driving Licence
2 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) CCTV
3 2 (6.67%) SCADA
4 1 (3.33%) RSA SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Network Management
2 9 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (26.67%) SIEM
4 7 (23.33%) Information Security
4 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Change Control
6 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (10.00%) Computer Security
8 3 (10.00%) Patch Management
8 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (6.67%) Network Design
9 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (3.33%) Change Management
10 1 (3.33%) High Availability
10 1 (3.33%) Logistics
10 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (3.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (53.33%) CCNA
3 13 (43.33%) CCNP
4 12 (40.00%) CCSA
5 7 (23.33%) CISSP
6 2 (6.67%) CCDA
6 2 (6.67%) CCDP
6 2 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.33%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 18 (60.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) F5
3 7 (23.33%) ArcSight
3 7 (23.33%) LogLogic
3 7 (23.33%) LogRhythm
3 7 (23.33%) Splunk
4 6 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (20.00%) Juniper
5 5 (16.67%) Tripwire
6 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) Citrix
7 3 (10.00%) IronPort
7 3 (10.00%) Qualys
7 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (10.00%) Sourcefire
7 3 (10.00%) VMware
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle
9 1 (3.33%) Intel
9 1 (3.33%) Progress