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 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 72 69 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing Network Security 47 51 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.13% 2.04% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.20% 9.57% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 20
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £153 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -
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
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
461 533 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.86% 21.29% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 279 239
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 25
Median hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.70 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 September 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 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
Reading +17 18 £470 +37.22% 3
Bracknell +3 7 £363 - 2
Slough +2 5 - - 2
Newbury +5 2 £450 -6.49% 1
Maidenhead -9 1 £500 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 80 (65.57%) Firewall
2 55 (45.08%) Cisco
3 44 (36.07%) CheckPoint
4 36 (29.51%) VPN
5 34 (27.87%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (27.87%) LAN
6 26 (21.31%) Telecoms
6 26 (21.31%) WAN
7 22 (18.03%) Network Design
8 20 (16.39%) Windows
9 19 (15.57%) Juniper
9 19 (15.57%) CCNP
9 19 (15.57%) CCNA
9 19 (15.57%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (15.57%) F5
9 19 (15.57%) Data Centre
10 17 (13.93%) Linux
11 16 (13.11%) DNS
11 16 (13.11%) Fortinet
12 15 (12.30%) CCSE
12 15 (12.30%) CCSA
13 14 (11.48%) DHCP
13 14 (11.48%) Degree
13 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (10.66%) SIEM
14 13 (10.66%) MS Excel
15 12 (9.84%) CISSP
15 12 (9.84%) Finance
15 12 (9.84%) IPsec
15 12 (9.84%) 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 3 (2.46%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.64%) JBoss
2 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (10.66%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.46%) PaaS
2 3 (2.46%) SaaS
3 2 (1.64%) IaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (65.57%) Firewall
2 36 (29.51%) VPN
3 34 (27.87%) LAN
4 26 (21.31%) WAN
5 19 (15.57%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (13.11%) DNS
7 14 (11.48%) DHCP
8 12 (9.84%) IPsec
8 12 (9.84%) VLAN
9 10 (8.20%) MPLS
10 9 (7.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (7.38%) TCP/IP
11 8 (6.56%) Wireshark
12 7 (5.74%) SSL
13 6 (4.92%) BGP
13 6 (4.92%) BIG-IP
13 6 (4.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 5 (4.10%) OSPF
14 5 (4.10%) SNMP
14 5 (4.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) Data Lake
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (21.31%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.84%) Finance
3 3 (2.46%) Billing
4 2 (1.64%) Back Office
4 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (31.15%) Network Engineer
2 30 (24.59%) Architect
2 30 (24.59%) Security Engineer
3 20 (16.39%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (13.11%) Consultant
5 15 (12.30%) Network Architect
5 15 (12.30%) Security Architect
6 12 (9.84%) Analyst
6 12 (9.84%) Firewall Engineer
6 12 (9.84%) Network Analyst
7 10 (8.20%) Network Security Architect
8 8 (6.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Network Consultant
8 8 (6.56%) Security Consultant
9 7 (5.74%) IT Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) IT Security Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 5 (4.10%) Senior Network Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) Citrix Engineer
11 4 (3.28%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) Middleware
1 2 (1.64%) SAML
1 2 (1.64%) Spring
1 2 (1.64%) Struts
2 1 (0.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.82%) CSS
2 1 (0.82%) HTML
2 1 (0.82%) JSON
2 1 (0.82%) VXML
2 1 (0.82%) WPF
2 1 (0.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.57%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.10%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.28%) PKI
6 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.82%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.39%) Windows
2 17 (13.93%) Linux
3 12 (9.84%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) AIX
5 1 (0.82%) Android
5 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.82%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.82%) Solaris
5 1 (0.82%) Unix
5 1 (0.82%) VMS
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.03%) Network Design
2 13 (10.66%) SIEM
3 11 (9.02%) Project Management
4 8 (6.56%) Migration
4 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (5.74%) CRM
5 7 (5.74%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (5.74%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.92%) Change Management
6 6 (4.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (4.92%) SDLC
6 6 (4.92%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 5 (4.10%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.10%) ERP
7 5 (4.10%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (4.10%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (4.10%) Open Source
7 5 (4.10%) Web Development
8 4 (3.28%) High Availability
8 4 (3.28%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.74%) Java
2 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.10%) PHP
3 2 (1.64%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.82%) C#
4 1 (0.82%) Python
4 1 (0.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 34 (27.87%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (15.57%) CCNA
2 19 (15.57%) CCNP
3 15 (12.30%) CCSA
3 15 (12.30%) CCSE
4 14 (11.48%) Degree
5 12 (9.84%) CISSP
6 11 (9.02%) CCIE
7 10 (8.20%) Security Cleared
8 8 (6.56%) CISM
9 7 (5.74%) Check Point Certification
9 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
10 5 (4.10%) SANS
11 4 (3.28%) CEH
11 4 (3.28%) CISA
11 4 (3.28%) PMI Certification
11 4 (3.28%) PMP
12 3 (2.46%) CCA
12 3 (2.46%) CCDA
12 3 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) SLA
2 5 (4.10%) HIPAA
3 4 (3.28%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.82%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.46%) XenApp
3 2 (1.64%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.46%) Nessus
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.82%) Netcool
3 1 (0.82%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.82%) Nmap
Vendors
1 55 (45.08%) Cisco
2 44 (36.07%) CheckPoint
3 19 (15.57%) F5
3 19 (15.57%) Juniper
4 16 (13.11%) Fortinet
5 11 (9.02%) Palo Alto
6 10 (8.20%) Citrix
7 5 (4.10%) VMware
8 4 (3.28%) HP
8 4 (3.28%) Huawei
8 4 (3.28%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.46%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.46%) TippingPoint
10 2 (1.64%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (1.64%) Qualys
11 1 (0.82%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.82%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (0.82%) LogRhythm
11 1 (0.82%) Rapid7
11 1 (0.82%) Xamarin
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