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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 101 153 148
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Security 63 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.90% 0.77% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 6.05% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 26 30
Median daily rate £400 £463 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £281 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.98 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +153.96%
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
462 744 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.91% 12.78% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 550 495
Median daily rate £463 £417 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.04% +11.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £298 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 17
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.34 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% -8.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.90 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £30.01 £51.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 39 (42.86%) Java
1 39 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 39 (42.86%) PHP
1 39 (42.86%) CRM
1 39 (42.86%) ERP
1 39 (42.86%) Web Development
1 39 (42.86%) Digital Media
2 32 (35.16%) Cisco
3 28 (30.77%) Firewall
4 22 (24.18%) Finance
5 18 (19.78%) Windows
6 16 (17.58%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 13 (14.29%) VMware
8 13 (14.29%) WAN
8 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 13 (14.29%) Linux
8 13 (14.29%) HTML
8 13 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (13.19%) F5
9 12 (13.19%) CSS
9 12 (13.19%) VPN
9 12 (13.19%) Juniper
10 11 (12.09%) Banking
10 11 (12.09%) Data Centre
10 11 (12.09%) Palo Alto
11 10 (10.99%) Migration
11 10 (10.99%) CheckPoint
11 10 (10.99%) CISSP
11 10 (10.99%) LAN

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 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.40%) IIS
2 4 (4.40%) Skype for Business
2 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.30%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.20%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.20%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.10%) CMS
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.10%) SAS
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.30%) MS Project
2 1 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
2 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Office 365
2 3 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.10%) IaaS
4 1 (1.10%) PaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.77%) Firewall
2 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 13 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (14.29%) WAN
4 12 (13.19%) VPN
5 10 (10.99%) LAN
6 9 (9.89%) DHCP
6 9 (9.89%) DNS
7 8 (8.79%) SAN
8 7 (7.69%) BGP
8 7 (7.69%) HSRP
8 7 (7.69%) MPLS
9 6 (6.59%) Wireless
10 5 (5.49%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (5.49%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (5.49%) EIGRP
10 5 (5.49%) OSPF
10 5 (5.49%) VLAN
11 4 (4.40%) DMZ
11 4 (4.40%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.30%) Big Data
4 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.10%) OLAP
5 1 (1.10%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.10%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) Selenium
General
1 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Legal
4 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.20%) French Language
5 2 (2.20%) German Language
5 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.20%) Law
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (2.20%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (20.88%) Developer
2 17 (18.68%) Network Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 10 (10.99%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) Administrator
5 9 (9.89%) Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Consultant
7 6 (6.59%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (6.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.59%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.49%) Architect
8 5 (5.49%) Designer
8 5 (5.49%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Senior Security Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.29%) HTML
2 12 (13.19%) CSS
3 8 (8.79%) AngularJS
4 7 (7.69%) .NET
4 7 (7.69%) HTML5
5 6 (6.59%) CSS3
5 6 (6.59%) jQuery
5 6 (6.59%) JRuby
6 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.40%) REST
6 4 (4.40%) Web Services
7 3 (3.30%) JSON
7 3 (3.30%) RESTful
8 2 (2.20%) EDI
8 2 (2.20%) Meteor
8 2 (2.20%) Node.js
8 2 (2.20%) React
8 2 (2.20%) XML
8 2 (2.20%) Zend Framework
9 1 (1.10%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (42.86%) Digital Media
2 11 (12.09%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.59%) Hedge funds
3 6 (6.59%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.30%) PKI
5 3 (3.30%) User Experience
6 2 (2.20%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.20%) Statistics
6 2 (2.20%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.10%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (1.10%) Fintech
7 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.10%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.10%) Replication
7 1 (1.10%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.78%) Windows
2 13 (14.29%) Linux
3 6 (6.59%) VyOS
3 6 (6.59%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.49%) Unix
4 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.30%) Mac OS
6 3 (3.30%) VMS
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.20%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.20%) Windows NT
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.10%) Android
8 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.86%) CRM
1 39 (42.86%) ERP
1 39 (42.86%) Web Development
2 10 (10.99%) Migration
3 9 (9.89%) Project Management
4 8 (8.79%) ITIL
5 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
5 6 (6.59%) Information Security
5 6 (6.59%) Network Management
6 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.49%) Front End Development
6 5 (5.49%) Network Design
6 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.49%) TDD
7 4 (4.40%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.40%) Configuration Management
7 4 (4.40%) MVC
7 4 (4.40%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (4.40%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 39 (42.86%) Java
1 39 (42.86%) JavaScript
1 39 (42.86%) PHP
2 10 (10.99%) SQL
3 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.59%) C#
4 6 (6.59%) Ruby
5 3 (3.30%) Python
6 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.99%) CISSP
3 8 (8.79%) CCNA
3 8 (8.79%) Degree
4 7 (7.69%) CCNP
5 6 (6.59%) MCSE
5 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.49%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (5.49%) Security+ Certification
7 4 (4.40%) CCIE
7 4 (4.40%) CCSE
7 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.30%) CEH
8 3 (3.30%) CISM
8 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.20%) CCSP
10 1 (1.10%) CISA
10 1 (1.10%) PhD
10 1 (1.10%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.30%) QA
3 2 (2.20%) COBIT
4 1 (1.10%) Basel II
4 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.59%) NFS
2 6 (6.59%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.40%) UAG
5 3 (3.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (3.30%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.30%) XenApp
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.20%) Snort
6 2 (2.20%) vSphere
7 1 (1.10%) Docker
7 1 (1.10%) KVM
7 1 (1.10%) oVirt
7 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (7.69%) Puppet
2 4 (4.40%) SCOM
3 3 (3.30%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.30%) IBM BigFix
3 3 (3.30%) SCCM
3 3 (3.30%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (1.10%) Ansible
4 1 (1.10%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.10%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.10%) Nagios
4 1 (1.10%) Nessus
4 1 (1.10%) Pingdom
4 1 (1.10%) Proventia
4 1 (1.10%) Salt
4 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.10%) yum
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) Cisco
2 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.29%) VMware
3 12 (13.19%) F5
3 12 (13.19%) Juniper
4 11 (12.09%) Palo Alto
5 10 (10.99%) CheckPoint
6 7 (7.69%) Brocade
7 6 (6.59%) 3PAR
7 6 (6.59%) Vyatta
8 5 (5.49%) Oracle
9 4 (4.40%) Aruba
9 4 (4.40%) Qualys
9 4 (4.40%) Symantec
10 3 (3.30%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.30%) Citrix
10 3 (3.30%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.30%) HP
10 3 (3.30%) IBM
10 3 (3.30%) NetApp
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Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Rate: £280 - £305 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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