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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 154 124 192
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +68
Contract jobs citing Network Security 47 78 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.89% 1.33% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.59% 9.61% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 22
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £277 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £501 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.24 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £20.25 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+107.40% -35.20%
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
713 812 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.46% 13.80% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 518 577
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 31
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.37 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 50 (58.14%) Cisco
2 40 (46.51%) Firewall
3 35 (40.70%) Finance
4 32 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (30.23%) CheckPoint
6 24 (27.91%) CCNP
7 23 (26.74%) Juniper
8 20 (23.26%) Data Centre
9 19 (22.09%) BGP
10 18 (20.93%) OSPF
11 17 (19.77%) CCIE
12 16 (18.60%) TCP/IP
12 16 (18.60%) DNS
12 16 (18.60%) Windows
12 16 (18.60%) LAN
12 16 (18.60%) Banking
12 16 (18.60%) F5
13 15 (17.44%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (17.44%) WAN
13 15 (17.44%) MPLS
14 14 (16.28%) VPN
14 14 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (13.95%) EIGRP
16 11 (12.79%) McAfee
16 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
16 11 (12.79%) Multicast
17 10 (11.63%) Network Management
17 10 (11.63%) ITIL
18 9 (10.47%) CISSP
18 9 (10.47%) Cisco IOS

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
2 1 (1.16%) nginx
2 1 (1.16%) Confluence
2 1 (1.16%) MediaWiki
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 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (46.51%) Firewall
2 19 (22.09%) BGP
3 18 (20.93%) OSPF
4 16 (18.60%) LAN
4 16 (18.60%) TCP/IP
4 16 (18.60%) DNS
5 15 (17.44%) WAN
5 15 (17.44%) MPLS
5 15 (17.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (16.28%) VPN
7 12 (13.95%) EIGRP
8 11 (12.79%) Multicast
9 9 (10.47%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (9.30%) Junos
10 8 (9.30%) DHCP
10 8 (9.30%) VoIP
11 6 (6.98%) RIP
11 6 (6.98%) HSRP
11 6 (6.98%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) MySQL
1 2 (2.33%) Big Data
2 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.16%) Subversion
3 1 (1.16%) JIRA
3 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.16%) Hudson
General
1 35 (40.70%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.49%) Billing
6 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Marketing
6 2 (2.33%) Electronics
7 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.16%) Front Office
7 1 (1.16%) Retail
7 1 (1.16%) Law
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (41.86%) Network Engineer
2 26 (30.23%) Security Engineer
3 19 (22.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Architect
5 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Network Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Network Architect
6 4 (4.65%) Network Project Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Malware Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) Cyber Security Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) J2EE
1 1 (1.16%) JSP
1 1 (1.16%) Servlets
1 1 (1.16%) LAMP
1 1 (1.16%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.65%) PKI
3 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) iPhone
3 3 (3.49%) iPad
3 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.33%) DTV
4 2 (2.33%) IVR
4 2 (2.33%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.16%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.16%) FMCG
5 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Wiki
5 1 (1.16%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Windows
2 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.98%) Linux
4 5 (5.81%) UNIX
4 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.16%) CentOS
7 1 (1.16%) Debian
7 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.63%) ITIL
1 10 (11.63%) Network Management
2 8 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (6.98%) Cyber Security
3 6 (6.98%) Project Management
3 6 (6.98%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.81%) Network Design
4 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (5.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.65%) SIEM
5 4 (4.65%) Software Deployment
5 4 (4.65%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 3 (3.49%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.49%) Low Latency
6 3 (3.49%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 3 (3.49%) Information Security
6 3 (3.49%) Validation
6 3 (3.49%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) Perl
1 4 (4.65%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) Python
2 3 (3.49%) Ruby
3 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.33%) Tcl
3 2 (2.33%) VBScript
3 2 (2.33%) Java
3 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.16%) PHP
4 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (37.21%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (27.91%) CCNP
3 17 (19.77%) CCIE
4 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.47%) CISSP
6 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
7 7 (8.14%) Degree
7 7 (8.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (5.81%) CCSA
9 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (4.65%) CCNA
9 4 (4.65%) MCSE
10 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.49%) CISA
10 3 (3.49%) CISM
11 2 (2.33%) MCSA
11 2 (2.33%) Postgraduate
11 2 (2.33%) CCDA
11 2 (2.33%) CCIP
11 2 (2.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.16%) COBIT
3 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.16%) Samba
4 1 (1.16%) Postfix
4 1 (1.16%) XenServer
4 1 (1.16%) vSphere
4 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.16%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.49%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (3.49%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.33%) Puppet
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.33%) SCCM
4 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.16%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.16%) OPNET
4 1 (1.16%) Nagios
4 1 (1.16%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.16%) Ansible
4 1 (1.16%) Salt
4 1 (1.16%) vMotion
4 1 (1.16%) OpenView
Vendors
1 50 (58.14%) Cisco
2 26 (30.23%) CheckPoint
3 23 (26.74%) Juniper
4 16 (18.60%) F5
5 11 (12.79%) McAfee
6 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
7 7 (8.14%) Citrix
7 7 (8.14%) VMware
8 6 (6.98%) Symantec
8 6 (6.98%) Fortinet
8 6 (6.98%) Blue Coat
9 5 (5.81%) HP
10 4 (4.65%) CA
10 4 (4.65%) Nortel
10 4 (4.65%) Websense
10 4 (4.65%) FireEye
11 3 (3.49%) Altiris
11 3 (3.49%) Bloomberg
11 3 (3.49%) Dell
11 3 (3.49%) SAP
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £382.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago