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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 100 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing Network Security 30 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.07% 1.63% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 6.83% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.28% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £15.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -38.83%
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
740 644 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.51% 23.91% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 234 202
Average daily rate £325 £295 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 18
Average hourly rate £36.75 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.16% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £20.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 9 £340 +4.61% 9
Newbury -12 3 £300 -25.00%
Maidenhead - 1 £325 - 1
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 52 (61.18%) Cisco
1 52 (61.18%) Firewall
2 48 (56.47%) CheckPoint
3 39 (45.88%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (42.35%) OSPF
5 35 (41.18%) CCNP
5 35 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (38.82%) Telecoms
7 31 (36.47%) CISSP
8 29 (34.12%) F5
9 27 (31.76%) Security Cleared
9 27 (31.76%) VPN
10 26 (30.59%) IPsec
11 25 (29.41%) SC Cleared
12 22 (25.88%) LAN
13 21 (24.71%) Internet
14 20 (23.53%) BGP
14 20 (23.53%) Microsoft
14 20 (23.53%) Degree
15 19 (22.35%) ITIL
15 19 (22.35%) Wireless
16 18 (21.18%) Fortinet
17 17 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
17 17 (20.00%) RIP
18 16 (18.82%) SSL
18 16 (18.82%) CA
18 16 (18.82%) Validation
18 16 (18.82%) PCI DSS
19 15 (17.65%) SecurID
19 15 (17.65%) eTOM

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.06%) Apache
2 4 (4.71%) IIS
3 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.35%) Confluence
3 2 (2.35%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.18%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.53%) IaaS
2 3 (3.53%) SaaS
2 3 (3.53%) PaaS
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 52 (61.18%) Firewall
2 36 (42.35%) OSPF
3 35 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (31.76%) VPN
5 26 (30.59%) IPsec
6 22 (25.88%) LAN
7 21 (24.71%) Internet
8 20 (23.53%) BGP
9 19 (22.35%) Wireless
10 17 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
10 17 (20.00%) RIP
11 16 (18.82%) SSL
12 14 (16.47%) WAN
13 12 (14.12%) WLAN
14 11 (12.94%) MPLS
15 9 (10.59%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (10.59%) TACACS
16 8 (9.41%) DNS
16 8 (9.41%) NetScaler
17 7 (8.24%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.71%) DB2
2 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.35%) Hudson
1 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.35%) JIRA
1 2 (2.35%) Subversion
2 1 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (38.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.53%) Multimedia
2 3 (3.53%) Marketing
2 3 (3.53%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Billing
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Legal
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (43.53%) Security Engineer
2 35 (41.18%) Network Engineer
3 29 (34.12%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (22.35%) Design Engineer
5 13 (15.29%) Consultant
5 13 (15.29%) Network Design Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) Security Consultant
6 10 (11.76%) IP Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Network Consultant
7 6 (7.06%) Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Network Security Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Network Architect
8 5 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Management Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Security Specialist
9 4 (4.71%) Network Design Specialist
9 4 (4.71%) Network Security Specialist
9 4 (4.71%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) OAuth
1 5 (5.88%) OpenID
1 5 (5.88%) SAML
2 4 (4.71%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.35%) WAP
4 1 (1.18%) LAMP
4 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) SecurID
2 3 (3.53%) Streaming Video
2 3 (3.53%) User Experience
3 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.35%) Wiki
3 2 (2.35%) PKI
4 1 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Windows
2 8 (9.41%) Linux
3 4 (4.71%) AIX
3 4 (4.71%) SUSE
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (2.35%) UNIX
4 2 (2.35%) CentOS
5 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Debian
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.35%) ITIL
2 16 (18.82%) Validation
3 15 (17.65%) eTOM
4 12 (14.12%) Demand Forecasting
5 11 (12.94%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (11.76%) Information Security
7 9 (10.59%) Load Balancing
7 9 (10.59%) Project Management
8 8 (9.41%) Change Management
9 6 (7.06%) TOGAF
10 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.88%) Identity Management
11 4 (4.71%) Migration
11 4 (4.71%) Network Architecture
12 3 (3.53%) Network Design
12 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (3.53%) Time Management
12 3 (3.53%) Business Development
12 3 (3.53%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (2.35%) Java
2 2 (2.35%) Perl
2 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.35%) Ruby
3 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (45.88%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (41.18%) CCNP
3 31 (36.47%) CISSP
4 27 (31.76%) Security Cleared
5 25 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 20 (23.53%) Degree
7 8 (9.41%) CCIE
8 6 (7.06%) CCSA
8 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared
8 6 (7.06%) CCSE
9 5 (5.88%) CCNA
10 3 (3.53%) CCSP
11 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.35%) CCDA
11 2 (2.35%) CCDP
11 2 (2.35%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.18%) GSEC
12 1 (1.18%) CISA
12 1 (1.18%) CISM
12 1 (1.18%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.82%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.71%) SLA
3 3 (3.53%) QA
4 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) vSphere
1 4 (4.71%) FreeRADIUS
1 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.53%) Firmware
3 2 (2.35%) iptables
3 2 (2.35%) Samba
3 2 (2.35%) XenServer
3 2 (2.35%) Postfix
3 2 (2.35%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.71%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (3.53%) Puppet
4 2 (2.35%) OpenView
4 2 (2.35%) Netcool
4 2 (2.35%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.18%) Salt
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 52 (61.18%) Cisco
2 48 (56.47%) CheckPoint
3 29 (34.12%) F5
4 20 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 18 (21.18%) Fortinet
6 16 (18.82%) CA
7 14 (16.47%) Tufin
7 14 (16.47%) AlgoSec
7 14 (16.47%) Juniper
8 13 (15.29%) Citrix
9 11 (12.94%) VMware
10 9 (10.59%) Oracle
11 5 (5.88%) Blue Coat
11 5 (5.88%) Remedy
12 4 (4.71%) IBM
12 4 (4.71%) Splunk
13 3 (3.53%) BMC
13 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
14 2 (2.35%) HP
14 2 (2.35%) Nortel
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