The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 43 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.28% - 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% - 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£318 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £33.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-36.29% +16.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 57 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.99% 14.84% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 50
Average daily rate £325 £298 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £188 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £345 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 35
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £13.05 £12.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Network Security
Cambridgeshire

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 28 July 2014, 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 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (50.00%) BMC
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (50.00%) Remedy
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) CCTV
2 3 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) BGP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) BGP
2 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) BMC
2 3 (50.00%) Remedy
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Trend Micro
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (16.67%) Websense
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