The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 55 81 70
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Contract jobs citing Network Security 23 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.56% 0.67% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.69% 3.88% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 6
Median daily rate £356 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £383 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £505 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £397 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
168 232 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.73% 17.39% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 92 57
Median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Median hourly rate £9.00 £30.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +135.29%
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 Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire 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
Milton Keynes +19 17 £381 -4.68%
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (37.14%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) Firewall
3 11 (31.43%) LAN
4 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
4 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (22.86%) Digital Media
5 8 (22.86%) WAN
5 8 (22.86%) CRM
5 8 (22.86%) ERP
5 8 (22.86%) Java
5 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (22.86%) PHP
5 8 (22.86%) Web Development
6 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (20.00%) CCNA
7 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
7 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
7 6 (17.14%) Windows
7 6 (17.14%) F5
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (14.29%) CCIE
8 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 5 (14.29%) VMware
8 5 (14.29%) Information Security
9 4 (11.43%) Finance
9 4 (11.43%) CCSE
9 4 (11.43%) Internet
9 4 (11.43%) CCNP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) Firewall
2 11 (31.43%) LAN
3 9 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (22.86%) WAN
5 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (17.14%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (11.43%) Internet
9 3 (8.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (8.57%) Wireless
10 2 (5.71%) SAN
10 2 (5.71%) VPN
11 1 (2.86%) 802.11
11 1 (2.86%) BGP
11 1 (2.86%) DMZ
11 1 (2.86%) OSPF
11 1 (2.86%) SSL
11 1 (2.86%) Wireless Security
11 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Log4j
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Automotive
2 3 (8.57%) German Language
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Consultant
1 8 (22.86%) Security Consultant
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Network Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Network Security Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Check Point Support
4 3 (8.57%) Principal Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Principal Security Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Security Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) CSS3
3 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) J2SE
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (2.86%) WinForms
3 1 (2.86%) WPF
3 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Digital Media
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) CRM
1 8 (22.86%) ERP
1 8 (22.86%) Web Development
2 5 (14.29%) Information Security
2 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.43%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.57%) B2C
4 3 (8.57%) Email Filtering
4 3 (8.57%) Network Architecture
4 3 (8.57%) Web Filtering
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Network Management
5 2 (5.71%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) Java
1 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
1 8 (22.86%) PHP
2 2 (5.71%) C#
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCNA
3 5 (14.29%) CCIE
4 4 (11.43%) CCNP
4 4 (11.43%) CCSE
5 3 (8.57%) CCDP
5 3 (8.57%) CCSA
5 3 (8.57%) CISSP
5 3 (8.57%) MCP
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.71%) CCDA
7 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Nessus
1 1 (2.86%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
3 6 (17.14%) F5
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (8.57%) Juniper
6 2 (5.71%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.71%) LogRhythm
6 2 (5.71%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.86%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (2.86%) FireEye
7 1 (2.86%) ForgeRock
7 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.86%) GFI Software
7 1 (2.86%) IronPort
7 1 (2.86%) LogLogic
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) Rapid7
7 1 (2.86%) Splunk
7 1 (2.86%) TippingPoint