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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 159 140 191
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +51
Contract jobs citing Network Security 52 62 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 1.05% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% 8.61% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 20
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£450 £384 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.26% -0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £237 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £509 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
- +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.98 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £19.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+123.47% -43.70%
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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
760 720 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.81% 12.24% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 488 530
Average daily rate £425 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 38
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.25 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -51.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.15 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 52 (60.47%) Cisco
2 42 (48.84%) Firewall
3 32 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (32.56%) CheckPoint
5 27 (31.40%) Finance
6 26 (30.23%) Juniper
7 22 (25.58%) CCNP
8 21 (24.42%) DNS
9 20 (23.26%) Banking
10 19 (22.09%) BGP
11 18 (20.93%) OSPF
12 17 (19.77%) CCIE
12 17 (19.77%) Windows
13 16 (18.60%) F5
14 15 (17.44%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
14 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
14 15 (17.44%) LAN
14 15 (17.44%) WAN
15 14 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (15.12%) VPN
16 13 (15.12%) MPLS
17 11 (12.79%) Cisco IOS
18 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
18 10 (11.63%) CISSP
18 10 (11.63%) Multicast
18 10 (11.63%) Network Management
19 9 (10.47%) Citrix
19 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
19 9 (10.47%) DHCP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (4.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
2 1 (1.16%) IIS
2 1 (1.16%) Apache
2 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Office
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (48.84%) Firewall
2 21 (24.42%) DNS
3 19 (22.09%) BGP
4 18 (20.93%) OSPF
5 15 (17.44%) TCP/IP
5 15 (17.44%) LAN
5 15 (17.44%) WAN
5 15 (17.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (15.12%) VPN
7 13 (15.12%) MPLS
8 11 (12.79%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (11.63%) Multicast
10 9 (10.47%) EIGRP
10 9 (10.47%) DHCP
11 8 (9.30%) Junos
11 8 (9.30%) Wireless
12 7 (8.14%) VoIP
13 6 (6.98%) BIG-IP
13 6 (6.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.33%) Big Data
2 1 (1.16%) MySQL
2 1 (1.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (31.40%) Finance
2 20 (23.26%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Billing
5 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Front Office
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (38.37%) Network Engineer
2 20 (23.26%) Security Engineer
3 17 (19.77%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Architect
5 8 (9.30%) Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Network Security Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Desktop Support
9 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) J2EE
1 1 (1.16%) JSP
1 1 (1.16%) Servlets
1 1 (1.16%) WebSockets
1 1 (1.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.65%) PKI
3 4 (4.65%) iPhone
3 4 (4.65%) iPad
4 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) IVR
5 2 (2.33%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.16%) FMCG
6 1 (1.16%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Linux
3 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.81%) UNIX
5 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.16%) SUSE
7 1 (1.16%) AIX
7 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.63%) Network Management
2 9 (10.47%) ITIL
3 8 (9.30%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.14%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (5.81%) Software Deployment
5 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.81%) Project Management
5 5 (5.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.65%) Network Design
6 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.65%) ITSM
6 4 (4.65%) SIEM
7 3 (3.49%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.49%) Identity Management
7 3 (3.49%) Data Security
7 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.49%) Information Security
7 3 (3.49%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.49%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) Python
2 3 (3.49%) Perl
3 2 (2.33%) Tcl
3 2 (2.33%) Ruby
3 2 (2.33%) VBScript
3 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.16%) Java
4 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (25.58%) CCNP
3 17 (19.77%) CCIE
4 10 (11.63%) CISSP
4 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.14%) Degree
5 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.81%) CCNA
6 5 (5.81%) CCSA
7 4 (4.65%) CCSE
7 4 (4.65%) CISA
8 3 (3.49%) CISM
8 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.49%) MCSE
9 2 (2.33%) MCSA
9 2 (2.33%) Postgraduate
9 2 (2.33%) CCDA
9 2 (2.33%) CCIP
9 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.33%) SLA
4 1 (1.16%) COBIT
4 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.16%) Snort
4 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.16%) vSphere
4 1 (1.16%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) AirWatch
2 3 (3.49%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (3.49%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.16%) OpenView
4 1 (1.16%) Nagios
4 1 (1.16%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.16%) OPNET
4 1 (1.16%) SCCM
4 1 (1.16%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (60.47%) Cisco
2 28 (32.56%) CheckPoint
3 26 (30.23%) Juniper
4 16 (18.60%) F5
5 9 (10.47%) Citrix
6 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 8 (9.30%) McAfee
7 7 (8.14%) VMware
7 7 (8.14%) Fortinet
7 7 (8.14%) Blue Coat
8 5 (5.81%) Websense
9 4 (4.65%) Altiris
9 4 (4.65%) Bloomberg
9 4 (4.65%) Sourcefire
9 4 (4.65%) HP
9 4 (4.65%) Dell
9 4 (4.65%) Nortel
9 4 (4.65%) CA
10 3 (3.49%) Infoblox
10 3 (3.49%) Aruba
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