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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 79 78 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing Network Security 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.58% 0.45% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.30% 4.00% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£365 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
- -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +37.20%
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
212 125 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.49% 11.35% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 38 48
Average daily rate £371 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Average hourly rate £40.00 £14.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.86% +13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.62 £13.30 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £29.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Milton Keynes 0 7 £365 -
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
4 4 (21.05%) Network Management
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
5 3 (15.79%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (15.79%) F5
5 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
5 3 (15.79%) FortiGate
5 3 (15.79%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) SNMP
5 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
6 2 (10.53%) OSPF

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) SNMP
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) IPsec
3 2 (10.53%) OSPF
3 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) Multicast
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.26%) TACACS
4 1 (5.26%) BGP
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
4 1 (5.26%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) PKI
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Service Management
3 4 (21.05%) Network Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL V3
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) People Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) C++
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
1 1 (5.26%) VB
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PMP
4 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) JSP 440
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) WhatsUp Gold
1 3 (15.79%) FortiGate
1 3 (15.79%) HP UCMDB
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.26%) Cacti
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.79%) HP
3 3 (15.79%) Fortinet
3 3 (15.79%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) SumTotal
5 1 (5.26%) Saba
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Crossbeam
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds