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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 60 69 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +20
Contract jobs citing Network Security 58 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.54% 2.07% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.86% 9.35% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 19
Median daily rate £450 £419 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% -7.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £185 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £533 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £397 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +107.40%
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
489 567 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.43% 22.17% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 275 244
Median daily rate £365 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 29 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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 +18 22 £475 +38.68% 9
Bracknell +6 10 £350 -26.31%
Slough +8 8 £338 -7.53% 1
Newbury - 6 £450 -
Maidenhead -2 1 £500 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 86 (68.25%) Firewall
2 60 (47.62%) Cisco
3 46 (36.51%) CheckPoint
4 35 (27.78%) LAN
5 34 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (26.98%) VPN
6 30 (23.81%) Telecoms
7 28 (22.22%) WAN
8 23 (18.25%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (17.46%) Windows
10 21 (16.67%) Network Design
11 20 (15.87%) F5
12 19 (15.08%) Data Centre
12 19 (15.08%) Fortinet
12 19 (15.08%) CCNP
13 18 (14.29%) CCNA
13 18 (14.29%) Linux
13 18 (14.29%) Juniper
14 17 (13.49%) DNS
15 15 (11.90%) DHCP
15 15 (11.90%) SIEM
15 15 (11.90%) FortiGate
16 13 (10.32%) IPsec
16 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
16 13 (10.32%) CCSA
16 13 (10.32%) CCSE
16 13 (10.32%) Degree
16 13 (10.32%) Windows Server
17 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (9.52%) VLAN

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 (3.17%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.38%) JBoss
3 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.79%) CloudStack
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.38%) PaaS
1 3 (2.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.79%) IaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 86 (68.25%) Firewall
2 35 (27.78%) LAN
3 34 (26.98%) VPN
4 28 (22.22%) WAN
5 23 (18.25%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (13.49%) DNS
7 15 (11.90%) DHCP
8 13 (10.32%) IPsec
9 12 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 12 (9.52%) VLAN
10 11 (8.73%) MPLS
10 11 (8.73%) Wireshark
11 9 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (6.35%) SSL
13 7 (5.56%) Wireless
14 6 (4.76%) BGP
14 6 (4.76%) BIG-IP
14 6 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
14 6 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (4.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.79%) MySQL
2 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 30 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (2.38%) Billing
4 2 (1.59%) Back Office
4 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (32.54%) Network Engineer
2 34 (26.98%) Security Engineer
3 32 (25.40%) Architect
4 24 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
5 15 (11.90%) Network Architect
5 15 (11.90%) Security Architect
6 14 (11.11%) Consultant
7 11 (8.73%) Firewall Engineer
8 10 (7.94%) Network Security Architect
9 9 (7.14%) Analyst
9 9 (7.14%) Network Analyst
9 9 (7.14%) Security Consultant
10 8 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (6.35%) Network Consultant
11 7 (5.56%) IT Engineer
11 7 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
12 6 (4.76%) Firewall Architect
13 5 (3.97%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
14 4 (3.17%) LAN Engineer
14 4 (3.17%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.59%) Middleware
1 2 (1.59%) Spring
1 2 (1.59%) Struts
2 1 (0.79%) .NET
2 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.79%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.79%) CSS
2 1 (0.79%) CSS3
2 1 (0.79%) Entity Framework
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
2 1 (0.79%) HTML5
2 1 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.79%) RESTful
2 1 (0.79%) SAML
2 1 (0.79%) Servlets
2 1 (0.79%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.08%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.97%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.97%) PKI
5 4 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.46%) Windows
2 18 (14.29%) Linux
3 13 (10.32%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.38%) Unix
5 2 (1.59%) AIX
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) HPUX
6 1 (0.79%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Solaris
6 1 (0.79%) SUSE
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.67%) Network Design
2 15 (11.90%) SIEM
3 11 (8.73%) Migration
4 10 (7.94%) Project Management
5 8 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.56%) CRM
6 7 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 6 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (4.76%) Change Management
7 6 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 6 (4.76%) Network Management
7 6 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (4.76%) Open Source
7 6 (4.76%) SDLC
7 6 (4.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 5 (3.97%) ERP
8 5 (3.97%) Web Development
9 4 (3.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.35%) Java
2 5 (3.97%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.97%) PHP
3 1 (0.79%) C#
3 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (15.08%) CCNP
3 18 (14.29%) CCNA
4 13 (10.32%) CCSA
4 13 (10.32%) CCSE
4 13 (10.32%) Degree
5 11 (8.73%) CCIE
6 10 (7.94%) CISSP
6 10 (7.94%) Security Cleared
7 7 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
7 7 (5.56%) CISM
7 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.17%) CEH
8 4 (3.17%) PMI Certification
8 4 (3.17%) PMP
8 4 (3.17%) SANS
9 3 (2.38%) CCA
9 3 (2.38%) CCDA
9 3 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.59%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.56%) SLA
2 4 (3.17%) HIPAA
3 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.79%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.38%) XenApp
3 2 (1.59%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.59%) vSphere
4 1 (0.79%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.79%) KVM
4 1 (0.79%) UAG
4 1 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (11.90%) FortiGate
2 4 (3.17%) Nessus
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.79%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.79%) Nmap
3 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (47.62%) Cisco
2 46 (36.51%) CheckPoint
3 20 (15.87%) F5
4 19 (15.08%) Fortinet
5 18 (14.29%) Juniper
6 10 (7.94%) Citrix
7 7 (5.56%) Palo Alto
7 7 (5.56%) VMware
8 6 (4.76%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.17%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.17%) HP
9 4 (3.17%) Huawei
9 4 (3.17%) LogRhythm
10 3 (2.38%) TippingPoint
11 2 (1.59%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (1.59%) Qualys
11 2 (1.59%) Symantec
12 1 (0.79%) Forcepoint
12 1 (0.79%) NetApp
12 1 (0.79%) Nokia
Reading, Berkshire
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