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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 79 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 12 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.92% 0.86% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.58% 7.38% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate
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£394 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -
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
215 122 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.49% 11.63% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 41 22
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £216 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 15
Average hourly rate £10.50 £27.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.81% +30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 2014. 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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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 -9 11 £394 +6.41%
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (62.50%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) SSL
4 5 (20.83%) Web Services
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 3 (12.50%) Nagios
6 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.50%) Apache
6 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) MySQL
6 3 (12.50%) PHP
6 3 (12.50%) CentOS
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Git (software)

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (12.50%) Apache
1 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (12.50%) nginx
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (20.83%) SSL
4 3 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (8.33%) IPsec
5 2 (8.33%) LAN
5 2 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) BGP
5 2 (8.33%) TACACS
6 1 (4.17%) MPLS
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.17%) tcpdump
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Subversion
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Consultant
1 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (4.17%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (4.17%) UAT Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Vendor Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Debian
3 3 (12.50%) CentOS
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Project Management
1 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security
2 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) UML
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.33%) Information Security
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) OWASP
4 1 (4.17%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PHP
1 3 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.33%) VB
2 2 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) C
3 1 (4.17%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) CCNP
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCSA
3 1 (4.17%) CCSE
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Varnish
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Nagios
1 3 (12.50%) Zenoss
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
1 3 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) VMware
1 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (12.50%) F5
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.33%) Juniper
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) SumTotal
3 2 (8.33%) Saba
3 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.17%) McAfee
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix