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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 61 71 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs citing Network Security 11 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.29% 0.31% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.18% 1.97% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
Median daily rate £380 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £42.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-60.55% -0.09%

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
178 152 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.87% 15.85% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 43 77
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £14.20 £7.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £25.80 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +12 10 £375 -11.76%
Newport Pagnell - 1 £380 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) Firewall
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
4 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (37.04%) LAN
6 9 (33.33%) CCNP
7 8 (29.63%) WAN
7 8 (29.63%) F5
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (25.93%) Wireless
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (22.22%) VPN
9 6 (22.22%) ITIL
9 6 (22.22%) CCNA
10 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
10 5 (18.52%) Windows
10 5 (18.52%) IPsec
10 5 (18.52%) CCSA
10 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
10 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
11 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
11 4 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (14.81%) Aruba
11 4 (14.81%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (14.81%) FortiGate
11 4 (14.81%) Juniper
11 4 (14.81%) OSPF
11 4 (14.81%) BGP

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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) Firewall
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (37.04%) LAN
4 8 (29.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (29.63%) WAN
5 7 (25.93%) Wireless
6 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 6 (22.22%) VPN
7 5 (18.52%) IPsec
8 4 (14.81%) BGP
8 4 (14.81%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (14.81%) OSPF
8 4 (14.81%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (11.11%) MPLS
9 3 (11.11%) VoIP
9 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (7.41%) BIG-IP
10 2 (7.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (7.41%) Automotive
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) German Language
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 9 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Security Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Network Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Network Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.41%) Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Security Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) CSS
1 2 (7.41%) CSS3
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) Laravel
2 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
2 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.70%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) CRM
2 3 (11.11%) ERP
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (11.11%) Web Development
3 2 (7.41%) B2C
3 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.41%) Email Filtering
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
3 2 (7.41%) SIEM
3 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (7.41%) Web Filtering
4 1 (3.70%) Information Security
4 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
1 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 3 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) CCNP
3 6 (22.22%) CCNA
4 5 (18.52%) CCSA
4 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (7.41%) CCSE
7 2 (7.41%) MCP
8 1 (3.70%) CCA
8 1 (3.70%) CCAA
8 1 (3.70%) CCDP
8 1 (3.70%) CEH
8 1 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.70%) CREST Certified
8 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.70%) MCSE
8 1 (3.70%) OSCP
8 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) XenApp
2 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) AppDNA
2 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.70%) Nessus
2 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
3 8 (29.63%) F5
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.81%) Aruba
5 4 (14.81%) Juniper
6 3 (11.11%) Intel Security
7 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix
7 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.41%) Splunk
8 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
8 1 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (3.70%) ForgeRock
8 1 (3.70%) LogLogic
8 1 (3.70%) LogRhythm
8 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.70%) Qualys
8 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.70%) Tufin