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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 82 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 9 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.66% 0.75% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 6.62% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Average daily rate
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£400 £340 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £285 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £389 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £20.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+107.40% -32.50%
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
243 136 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.71% 11.39% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 57 71
Average daily rate £400 £330 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -59.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £16.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £16.20 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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
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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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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 -5 9 £400 +21.21% 1
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) Network Management
3 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
4 5 (29.41%) F5
4 5 (29.41%) Citrix
4 5 (29.41%) Juniper
4 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 4 (23.53%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) VoIP
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) Network Design
5 4 (23.53%) Sourcefire
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (17.65%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
6 3 (17.65%) IronPort
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (17.65%) HP UCMDB
6 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (23.53%) VoIP
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (17.65%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) 802.11
3 3 (17.65%) SNMP
3 3 (17.65%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) HSRP
4 1 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (5.88%) NX-OS
4 1 (5.88%) WLAN
4 1 (5.88%) OSPF
4 1 (5.88%) BGP
4 1 (5.88%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) CMDB
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Network Management
2 4 (23.53%) Network Design
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) People Management
5 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CCDP
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) CCSE
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) CCIE
5 1 (5.88%) CISSP
5 1 (5.88%) CCDA
5 1 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (5.88%) PMP
5 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9000
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) WhatsUp Gold
1 3 (17.65%) HP UCMDB
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
2 5 (29.41%) Juniper
2 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
2 5 (29.41%) F5
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Sourcefire
4 3 (17.65%) IronPort
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat