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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 53 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% 0.63% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% 2.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £318 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+107.40% -10.00%
Network Security
Cambridgeshire

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
82 118 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.63% 24.89% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 50 20
Average daily rate £275 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £153 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £405 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 36 11
Average hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) CCIE
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) B2B
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (28.57%) CCSE
3 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIP
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIE
3 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) HP ASE
3 2 (28.57%) HP MASE
3 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Splunk
3 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) CCSP
3 2 (28.57%) CCDP
3 2 (28.57%) HP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Network Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) B2B
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (71.43%) CCIE
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCDP
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CCSP
2 2 (28.57%) CCSE
2 2 (28.57%) JNCIP
2 2 (28.57%) JNCIE
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) HP ASE
2 2 (28.57%) HP MASE
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
2 2 (28.57%) Riverbed
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Splunk
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago