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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 66 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 7 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.73% 0.86% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.83% 5.32% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate £450 £355 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -4.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +11.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.73 £24.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+82.20% -31.42%
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
145 188 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.12% 16.22% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 76 26
Average daily rate £388 £398 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 10
Average hourly rate £16.10 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.45% +83.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.23 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £35.60 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 3 £450 +26.76%
Amersham - 1 - - 1
Marlow - 1 - -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (46.67%) Cisco
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) F5
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) CCIE
4 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) CCSE
5 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) CCDP
5 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (13.33%) Presales
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) CISSP
6 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) BGP
5 1 (6.67%) Junos
5 1 (6.67%) OSPF
5 1 (6.67%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
5 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Security Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Network Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Security Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 2 (13.33%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Network Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) SWOT Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCIE
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) CCSE
3 3 (20.00%) CCDP
4 2 (13.33%) CISSP
5 1 (6.67%) CCSA
5 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CISM
5 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (6.67%) PMP
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (6.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft