The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 65 93 75
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Contract jobs citing Network Security 68 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.75% 1.11% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.72% 4.26% 7.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 29
Median daily rate £340 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £305 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £455 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.60% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +122.22%
Network Security
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
580 658 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.48% 26.01% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 280 204
Median daily rate £365 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 21
Median hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.50 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Network Security Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Reading +12 26 £325 -4.41% 8
Bracknell - 17 £328 - 2
Slough - 4 £338 - 1
Windsor - 1 - -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 64 (67.37%) Firewall
2 45 (47.37%) Cisco
3 37 (38.95%) CheckPoint
4 29 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (29.47%) Telecoms
6 23 (24.21%) Windows
7 22 (23.16%) LAN
7 22 (23.16%) DNS
7 22 (23.16%) WAN
8 21 (22.11%) VPN
9 19 (20.00%) DHCP
10 18 (18.95%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (17.89%) F5
11 17 (17.89%) TCP/IP
11 17 (17.89%) CCNA
11 17 (17.89%) Linux
12 15 (15.79%) CCNP
12 15 (15.79%) IPsec
12 15 (15.79%) FortiGate
13 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
14 13 (13.68%) SIEM
14 13 (13.68%) Fortinet
14 13 (13.68%) Windows Server
15 12 (12.63%) VLAN
15 12 (12.63%) Wireshark
15 12 (12.63%) Wireless
16 11 (11.58%) Juniper
17 10 (10.53%) MPLS
17 10 (10.53%) Network Design
17 10 (10.53%) Data Centre

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (4.21%) JBoss
2 2 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.05%) CloudStack
3 1 (1.05%) Confluence
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.16%) PaaS
1 3 (3.16%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (67.37%) Firewall
2 22 (23.16%) DNS
2 22 (23.16%) LAN
2 22 (23.16%) WAN
3 21 (22.11%) VPN
4 19 (20.00%) DHCP
5 18 (18.95%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (17.89%) TCP/IP
7 15 (15.79%) IPsec
8 12 (12.63%) VLAN
8 12 (12.63%) Wireless
8 12 (12.63%) Wireshark
9 10 (10.53%) MPLS
10 9 (9.47%) BGP
11 8 (8.42%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (8.42%) OSPF
12 7 (7.37%) EIGRP
12 7 (7.37%) Internet
12 7 (7.37%) SNMP
13 6 (6.32%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.05%) MySQL
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.05%) JIRA
1 1 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 28 (29.47%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.37%) Finance
3 2 (2.11%) Back Office
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Billing
3 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (41.05%) Network Engineer
2 31 (32.63%) Security Engineer
3 22 (23.16%) Network Security Engineer
4 20 (21.05%) Architect
5 10 (10.53%) Consultant
6 9 (9.47%) Security Architect
6 9 (9.47%) Security Consultant
7 8 (8.42%) Firewall Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.42%) Network Architect
8 6 (6.32%) IT Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) IT Security Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) LAN Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Network Security Architect
10 3 (3.16%) Citrix Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Design Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (3.16%) Network Design Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) Spring
2 3 (3.16%) Struts
3 2 (2.11%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.05%) .NET
4 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.05%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.05%) CSS
4 1 (1.05%) CSS3
4 1 (1.05%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.05%) HTML
4 1 (1.05%) HTML5
4 1 (1.05%) Middleware
4 1 (1.05%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.05%) RESTful
4 1 (1.05%) RSS
4 1 (1.05%) Servlets
4 1 (1.05%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.32%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.16%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.16%) PKI
6 2 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.05%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.21%) Windows
2 17 (17.89%) Linux
3 13 (13.68%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.16%) Unix
5 2 (2.11%) AIX
6 1 (1.05%) HPUX
6 1 (1.05%) Solaris
6 1 (1.05%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.68%) SIEM
2 10 (10.53%) Network Design
3 6 (6.32%) Change Management
3 6 (6.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (6.32%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (6.32%) Open Source
3 6 (6.32%) Project Management
3 6 (6.32%) TOGAF
3 6 (6.32%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 5 (5.26%) CRM
4 5 (5.26%) Migration
4 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (4.21%) DevOps
5 4 (4.21%) MODAF
5 4 (4.21%) Network Management
5 4 (4.21%) SDLC
6 3 (3.16%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (3.16%) People Management
6 3 (3.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) Java
2 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.16%) PHP
3 1 (1.05%) C#
3 1 (1.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (17.89%) CCNA
3 15 (15.79%) CCNP
4 8 (8.42%) Degree
4 8 (8.42%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.37%) CCIE
5 7 (7.37%) CISSP
6 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.21%) CCDA
7 4 (4.21%) CCSA
7 4 (4.21%) CCSE
7 4 (4.21%) CISM
8 3 (3.16%) CCA
8 3 (3.16%) CEH
8 3 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.16%) SANS
9 2 (2.11%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (2.11%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.05%) CISA
10 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.16%) ISA Server
1 3 (3.16%) ProxySG
1 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.16%) XenApp
2 2 (2.11%) UAG
2 2 (2.11%) vSphere
3 1 (1.05%) Docker
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.05%) KVM
3 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (15.79%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.11%) Nessus
2 2 (2.11%) WSUS
3 1 (1.05%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.05%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.05%) Nmap
3 1 (1.05%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (47.37%) Cisco
2 37 (38.95%) CheckPoint
3 17 (17.89%) F5
4 13 (13.68%) Fortinet
5 11 (11.58%) Juniper
6 7 (7.37%) Blue Coat
6 7 (7.37%) VMware
7 6 (6.32%) Citrix
7 6 (6.32%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.26%) Forcepoint
9 4 (4.21%) Huawei
10 3 (3.16%) LogRhythm
11 2 (2.11%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (2.11%) HP
11 2 (2.11%) Symantec
11 2 (2.11%) TippingPoint
12 1 (1.05%) IBM
12 1 (1.05%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.05%) Nokia
12 1 (1.05%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
aap3
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago