The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 116 152 133
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -19
Contract jobs citing Network Security 63 51 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.79% 0.93% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.50% 6.88% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 32 46
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £266 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £399 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.89% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.24 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +121.05%
Network Security
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
548 741 809
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.60% 13.55% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 544 516
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 28
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -13.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 55 (44.00%) Java
2 54 (43.20%) JavaScript
2 54 (43.20%) PHP
2 54 (43.20%) CRM
2 54 (43.20%) ERP
2 54 (43.20%) Web Development
2 54 (43.20%) Digital Media
3 45 (36.00%) Cisco
4 44 (35.20%) Firewall
5 28 (22.40%) Finance
6 27 (21.60%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (16.00%) Palo Alto
8 19 (15.20%) Data Centre
8 19 (15.20%) CCNP
8 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
9 18 (14.40%) TCP/IP
10 17 (13.60%) LAN
10 17 (13.60%) WAN
10 17 (13.60%) CSS
10 17 (13.60%) Windows
10 17 (13.60%) CheckPoint
11 16 (12.80%) HTML
12 15 (12.00%) VMware
12 15 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (11.20%) F5
13 14 (11.20%) Information Security
13 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
13 14 (11.20%) Juniper
13 14 (11.20%) MPLS
14 13 (10.40%) CISSP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.00%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.20%) IIS
3 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.20%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.60%) Apache
5 2 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.60%) CMS
5 2 (1.60%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.60%) SAS
5 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.80%) Kentico
6 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.20%) MS Project
3 1 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.80%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.60%) Magento
3 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.80%) Office 365
3 3 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.60%) IaaS
5 1 (0.80%) PaaS
5 1 (0.80%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (35.20%) Firewall
2 18 (14.40%) TCP/IP
3 17 (13.60%) LAN
3 17 (13.60%) WAN
4 15 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (11.20%) MPLS
6 13 (10.40%) VPN
7 12 (9.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (9.60%) DNS
7 12 (9.60%) Wireless
8 9 (7.20%) BGP
9 8 (6.40%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (6.40%) OSPF
9 8 (6.40%) VLAN
10 7 (5.60%) Cisco ISE
10 7 (5.60%) DHCP
11 6 (4.80%) DMZ
11 6 (4.80%) Internet
11 6 (4.80%) IPsec
11 6 (4.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.40%) Big Data
3 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.60%) Base SAS
4 2 (1.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.80%) OLAP
5 1 (0.80%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.80%) RethinkDB
5 1 (0.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (0.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.80%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.80%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.80%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.80%) JIRA
3 1 (0.80%) Mocha
3 1 (0.80%) Selenium
3 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (22.40%) Finance
2 11 (8.80%) Banking
3 5 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (4.00%) Legal
4 4 (3.20%) Retail
4 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.40%) Marketing
6 2 (1.60%) French Language
6 2 (1.60%) German Language
6 2 (1.60%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (1.60%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.80%) Games
7 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (24.00%) Developer
2 22 (17.60%) Network Engineer
3 13 (10.40%) Analyst
3 13 (10.40%) Security Engineer
4 10 (8.00%) Architect
4 10 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (7.20%) Administrator
5 9 (7.20%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (5.60%) .NET Developer
6 7 (5.60%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (5.60%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) Designer
7 6 (4.80%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (4.80%) Security Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.00%) Security Architect
8 5 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.20%) Consultant
9 4 (3.20%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.60%) CSS
2 16 (12.80%) HTML
3 13 (10.40%) .NET
4 8 (6.40%) AngularJS
4 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET
4 8 (6.40%) HTML5
4 8 (6.40%) jQuery
4 8 (6.40%) Web Services
5 7 (5.60%) CSS3
6 6 (4.80%) REST
7 5 (4.00%) Node.js
7 5 (4.00%) RESTful
8 4 (3.20%) JRuby
9 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.40%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.40%) JSON
9 3 (2.40%) WPF
10 2 (1.60%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (1.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.60%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (43.20%) Digital Media
2 19 (15.20%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.20%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.80%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.00%) PKI
6 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.20%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.20%) User Experience
7 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.60%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.60%) Equities
7 2 (1.60%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.60%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.60%) YubiKey
8 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.80%) BYOD
8 1 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Windows
2 11 (8.80%) Linux
3 7 (5.60%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.20%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.20%) Unix
5 4 (3.20%) VyOS
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Phone
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.40%) Mac OS
6 3 (2.40%) VMS
7 2 (1.60%) Android
7 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.60%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.80%) CentOS
8 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.20%) CRM
1 54 (43.20%) ERP
1 54 (43.20%) Web Development
2 14 (11.20%) Information Security
3 13 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.40%) Network Management
4 12 (9.60%) Project Management
5 11 (8.80%) ITIL
5 11 (8.80%) Migration
6 10 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (7.20%) Network Design
8 8 (6.40%) MVC
8 8 (6.40%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.40%) TDD
9 7 (5.60%) Capacity Management
10 6 (4.80%) Change Management
10 6 (4.80%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.80%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.80%) Security Operations
10 6 (4.80%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 55 (44.00%) Java
2 54 (43.20%) JavaScript
2 54 (43.20%) PHP
3 12 (9.60%) C#
3 12 (9.60%) SQL
4 7 (5.60%) PowerShell
5 5 (4.00%) Python
6 4 (3.20%) Ruby
7 3 (2.40%) Apple Swift
7 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.60%) Perl
9 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.80%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.80%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (21.60%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (15.20%) CCNP
3 13 (10.40%) CISSP
4 12 (9.60%) CCNA
5 8 (6.40%) CCIE
5 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (5.60%) Degree
6 7 (5.60%) MCSE
7 6 (4.80%) CCSE
7 6 (4.80%) CCSP
7 6 (4.80%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (4.80%) Security+ Certification
8 5 (4.00%) CISM
8 5 (4.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.20%) CISA
9 4 (3.20%) GSEC
9 4 (3.20%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.40%) CEH
10 3 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.80%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.00%) COBIT
4 3 (2.40%) QA
5 1 (0.80%) Basel II
5 1 (0.80%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 10 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.00%) UAG
4 4 (3.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (3.20%) NFS
4 4 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.20%) XenApp
5 3 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.40%) vSphere
6 2 (1.60%) Docker
6 2 (1.60%) KVM
6 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.80%) Firmware
7 1 (0.80%) oVirt
7 1 (0.80%) Snort
7 1 (0.80%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.80%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.00%) Puppet
1 5 (4.00%) SCOM
2 4 (3.20%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.20%) IBM BigFix
2 4 (3.20%) SCCM
2 4 (3.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (1.60%) Nagios
4 1 (0.80%) Ansible
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.80%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.80%) EnCase
4 1 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.80%) Nessus
4 1 (0.80%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.80%) Salt
4 1 (0.80%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.80%) yum
Vendors
1 45 (36.00%) Cisco
2 20 (16.00%) Palo Alto
3 19 (15.20%) Microsoft
4 17 (13.60%) CheckPoint
5 15 (12.00%) VMware
6 14 (11.20%) F5
6 14 (11.20%) Juniper
7 8 (6.40%) Fortinet
8 6 (4.80%) Aruba
8 6 (4.80%) Citrix
9 5 (4.00%) Brocade
10 4 (3.20%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.20%) IBM
10 4 (3.20%) Oracle
10 4 (3.20%) Qualys
10 4 (3.20%) Symantec
10 4 (3.20%) Vyatta
11 3 (2.40%) Aerohive Networks
11 3 (2.40%) NetApp
11 3 (2.40%) ServiceNow
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