The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 36 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.90% - 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.71% - 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +60.46%
Network Security
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
68 64 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.71% 17.53% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 12
Average daily rate £325 £293 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £352 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 22
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security across the Cambridge region.

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Cambridge region.

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
1 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) CCIE
2 4 (40.00%) CCSP
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
2 4 (40.00%) CCDP
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) CCSE
2 4 (40.00%) JNCIP
2 4 (40.00%) JNCIE
2 4 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (40.00%) HP ASE
2 4 (40.00%) HP MASE
2 4 (40.00%) Riverbed
2 4 (40.00%) Lync
2 4 (40.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (40.00%) Lync
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Wireless
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Security Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCIE
1 4 (40.00%) CCSP
1 4 (40.00%) CCNP
1 4 (40.00%) CCDP
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (40.00%) CCSE
1 4 (40.00%) JNCIP
1 4 (40.00%) JNCIE
1 4 (40.00%) HP ASE
1 4 (40.00%) HP MASE
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (40.00%) Riverbed
2 4 (40.00%) F5