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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 55 83 77
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Security 74 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.11% 1.41% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.29% 5.80% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 21
Median daily rate £363 £419 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.43% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £283 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.63 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +157.93%
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
557 586 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.39% 24.36% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 237 213
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +105.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.75 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +24 33 £395 +16.17% 9
Bracknell -2 11 £315 -33.68% 1
Slough +11 6 £338 +70.88% 1
Newbury - 6 £450 - 1
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 75 (67.57%) Firewall
2 56 (50.45%) Cisco
3 38 (34.23%) CheckPoint
4 33 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (28.83%) Telecoms
6 27 (24.32%) Windows
7 25 (22.52%) VPN
8 24 (21.62%) LAN
9 23 (20.72%) DNS
10 22 (19.82%) WAN
10 22 (19.82%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (18.02%) DHCP
11 20 (18.02%) CCNA
11 20 (18.02%) Linux
12 19 (17.12%) TCP/IP
13 18 (16.22%) CCNP
14 17 (15.32%) Fortinet
14 17 (15.32%) FortiGate
15 15 (13.51%) Network Design
15 15 (13.51%) F5
15 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
15 15 (13.51%) IPsec
16 14 (12.61%) Wireless
16 14 (12.61%) Juniper
16 14 (12.61%) Wireshark
16 14 (12.61%) Windows Server
17 13 (11.71%) Data Centre
18 12 (10.81%) VLAN
18 12 (10.81%) SIEM
19 10 (9.01%) Cisco PIX

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 (3.60%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (0.90%) CloudStack
3 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.70%) PaaS
2 3 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 75 (67.57%) Firewall
2 25 (22.52%) VPN
3 24 (21.62%) LAN
4 23 (20.72%) DNS
5 22 (19.82%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (19.82%) WAN
6 20 (18.02%) DHCP
7 19 (17.12%) TCP/IP
8 15 (13.51%) IPsec
9 14 (12.61%) Wireless
9 14 (12.61%) Wireshark
10 12 (10.81%) VLAN
11 10 (9.01%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (9.01%) MPLS
12 9 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (7.21%) BGP
13 8 (7.21%) Internet
13 8 (7.21%) OSPF
13 8 (7.21%) SNMP
14 6 (5.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) MySQL
2 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.90%) Subversion
General
1 32 (28.83%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.41%) Finance
3 2 (1.80%) Back Office
3 2 (1.80%) Billing
3 2 (1.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.90%) Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (39.64%) Network Engineer
2 36 (32.43%) Security Engineer
3 28 (25.23%) Architect
4 25 (22.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (11.71%) Network Architect
5 13 (11.71%) Security Architect
6 12 (10.81%) Consultant
7 11 (9.91%) Firewall Engineer
8 9 (8.11%) Security Consultant
9 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (6.31%) IT Engineer
10 7 (6.31%) IT Security Engineer
10 7 (6.31%) Network Security Architect
11 5 (4.50%) Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) Network Analyst
12 4 (3.60%) Citrix Engineer
12 4 (3.60%) Firewall Architect
12 4 (3.60%) LAN Engineer
12 4 (3.60%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.80%) Spring
1 2 (1.80%) Struts
2 1 (0.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.90%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.90%) CSS
2 1 (0.90%) CSS3
2 1 (0.90%) Entity Framework
2 1 (0.90%) HTML
2 1 (0.90%) HTML5
2 1 (0.90%) Middleware
2 1 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.90%) RESTful
2 1 (0.90%) RSS
2 1 (0.90%) Servlets
2 1 (0.90%) VXML
2 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.50%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.70%) PKI
5 2 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.90%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Windows
2 20 (18.02%) Linux
3 14 (12.61%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.70%) Unix
5 2 (1.80%) AIX
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) HPUX
6 1 (0.90%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.90%) Solaris
6 1 (0.90%) SUSE
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.51%) Network Design
2 12 (10.81%) SIEM
3 7 (6.31%) CRM
4 6 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (5.41%) Migration
4 6 (5.41%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (5.41%) Open Source
4 6 (5.41%) Project Management
4 6 (5.41%) TOGAF
4 6 (5.41%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 5 (4.50%) Change Management
5 5 (4.50%) ERP
5 5 (4.50%) Network Management
5 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (4.50%) Web Development
6 4 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (3.60%) Load Balancing
6 4 (3.60%) MODAF
6 4 (3.60%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.21%) Java
2 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.50%) PHP
3 1 (0.90%) C#
3 1 (0.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (18.02%) CCNA
3 18 (16.22%) CCNP
4 10 (9.01%) Security Cleared
5 9 (8.11%) CCIE
5 9 (8.11%) Degree
6 8 (7.21%) SC Cleared
7 7 (6.31%) CISSP
8 6 (5.41%) CCSA
8 6 (5.41%) CCSE
9 5 (4.50%) CCDA
10 4 (3.60%) CEH
10 4 (3.60%) CISM
11 3 (2.70%) CCA
11 3 (2.70%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (2.70%) SANS
12 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.90%) MCITP
13 1 (0.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) SLA
2 5 (4.50%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.70%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.70%) XenApp
3 2 (1.80%) ISA Server
3 2 (1.80%) UAG
3 2 (1.80%) vSphere
4 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.90%) KVM
4 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (15.32%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.80%) Nessus
2 2 (1.80%) WSUS
3 1 (0.90%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.90%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.90%) Nexpose
3 1 (0.90%) Nmap
3 1 (0.90%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 56 (50.45%) Cisco
2 38 (34.23%) CheckPoint
3 17 (15.32%) Fortinet
4 15 (13.51%) F5
5 14 (12.61%) Juniper
6 9 (8.11%) VMware
7 8 (7.21%) Citrix
8 7 (6.31%) Blue Coat
8 7 (6.31%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.60%) Forcepoint
9 4 (3.60%) HP
9 4 (3.60%) Huawei
10 3 (2.70%) LogRhythm
10 3 (2.70%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.70%) TippingPoint
11 2 (1.80%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (1.80%) Symantec
12 1 (0.90%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.90%) NetApp
12 1 (0.90%) Nokia
Berkshire
Oscar
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