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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 124 185 174
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -11
Contract jobs citing Network Security 77 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.33% 0.50% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.76% 4.28% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 40
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£425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £338 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £108.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.50% -6.25%
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
789 865 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.58% 11.74% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 578 648
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 44
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 2014.

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 2014, 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 87 (67.44%) Firewall
2 70 (54.26%) Cisco
3 41 (31.78%) Juniper
4 40 (31.01%) CheckPoint
5 37 (28.68%) VPN
6 35 (27.13%) F5
7 31 (24.03%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (22.48%) CCNP
8 29 (22.48%) WAN
8 29 (22.48%) Wireless
9 27 (20.93%) LAN
9 27 (20.93%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (20.16%) TCP/IP
11 23 (17.83%) Windows
11 23 (17.83%) Finance
12 22 (17.05%) ITIL
12 22 (17.05%) BGP
13 20 (15.50%) SSL
14 19 (14.73%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (13.95%) OSPF
15 18 (13.95%) Business Continuity
15 18 (13.95%) Blue Coat
16 17 (13.18%) Penetration Testing
16 17 (13.18%) Banking
16 17 (13.18%) Internet
17 16 (12.40%) BCP
17 16 (12.40%) DNS
17 16 (12.40%) Cisco IOS
17 16 (12.40%) Security Architecture
17 16 (12.40%) Business Continuity Planning

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.88%) Lync
3 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.33%) IIS
3 3 (2.33%) Apache
3 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) MS Office
2 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (67.44%) Firewall
2 37 (28.68%) VPN
3 29 (22.48%) WAN
3 29 (22.48%) Wireless
4 27 (20.93%) Cisco Nexus
4 27 (20.93%) LAN
5 26 (20.16%) TCP/IP
6 22 (17.05%) BGP
7 20 (15.50%) SSL
8 19 (14.73%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (13.95%) OSPF
10 17 (13.18%) Internet
11 16 (12.40%) DNS
11 16 (12.40%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (10.08%) VLAN
13 10 (7.75%) IPsec
13 10 (7.75%) Reverse Proxy
14 9 (6.98%) HSRP
14 9 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (6.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.88%) DB2
3 3 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (17.83%) Finance
2 17 (13.18%) Banking
3 9 (6.98%) Retail
4 8 (6.20%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.33%) Legal
6 3 (2.33%) International Banking
7 2 (1.55%) Local Government
8 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.78%) Law
8 1 (0.78%) German Language
8 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (31.78%) Network Engineer
1 41 (31.78%) Security Engineer
2 21 (16.28%) Network Security Engineer
2 21 (16.28%) Analyst
3 13 (10.08%) Security Analyst
3 13 (10.08%) Project Engineer
4 9 (6.98%) Consultant
5 8 (6.20%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (6.20%) IT Security Engineer
6 7 (5.43%) Architect
7 6 (4.65%) Security Consultant
7 6 (4.65%) Security Specialist
7 6 (4.65%) Network Specialist
8 5 (3.88%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Network Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) Information Analyst
9 4 (3.10%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.33%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.55%) Middleware
3 1 (0.78%) XML
3 1 (0.78%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.33%) Open Source
2 3 (2.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.33%) GIS
2 3 (2.33%) Firmware
3 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.55%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.55%) SecurID
3 2 (1.55%) PKI
3 2 (1.55%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.78%) e-Health
4 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.78%) FMCG
4 1 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.83%) Windows
2 13 (10.08%) Linux
2 13 (10.08%) UNIX
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (2.33%) AIX
3 3 (2.33%) SUSE
4 2 (1.55%) Solaris
4 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.78%) zOS
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.05%) ITIL
2 18 (13.95%) Business Continuity
3 17 (13.18%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (12.40%) BCP
4 16 (12.40%) Security Architecture
4 16 (12.40%) Business Continuity Planning
5 14 (10.85%) Information Security
6 12 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (6.20%) Network Architecture
7 8 (6.20%) Load Balancing
7 8 (6.20%) Network Design
8 7 (5.43%) Network Management
8 7 (5.43%) Risk Management
8 7 (5.43%) Migration
8 7 (5.43%) Service Management
9 6 (4.65%) Change Management
10 5 (3.88%) E-Commerce
10 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.88%) Change Control
10 5 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.78%) C
2 1 (0.78%) Java
2 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (24.03%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (22.48%) CCNP
3 15 (11.63%) CISSP
4 11 (8.53%) CCSE
5 6 (4.65%) Degree
5 6 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.65%) CCNA
5 6 (4.65%) CCIE
6 5 (3.88%) MCSE
6 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.88%) CNA
6 5 (3.88%) Novell Certification
6 5 (3.88%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.88%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (3.88%) GIAC
7 4 (3.10%) CCVP
7 4 (3.10%) GCIA
7 4 (3.10%) CISM
7 4 (3.10%) CCSP
8 3 (2.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.10%) COBIT
1 4 (3.10%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.88%) XenApp
3 5 (3.88%) UAG
3 5 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.33%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (2.33%) vSphere
5 2 (1.55%) OpenSSH
5 2 (1.55%) Snort
6 1 (0.78%) Nmap
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) Backup Exec
1 6 (4.65%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 4 (3.10%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.55%) BladeLogic
4 2 (1.55%) SCOM
5 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.78%) Nessus
5 1 (0.78%) OpenView
5 1 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.78%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 70 (54.26%) Cisco
2 41 (31.78%) Juniper
3 40 (31.01%) CheckPoint
4 35 (27.13%) F5
5 18 (13.95%) Blue Coat
6 11 (8.53%) IBM
6 11 (8.53%) Microsoft
6 11 (8.53%) Citrix
7 10 (7.75%) VMware
8 7 (5.43%) Oracle
9 5 (3.88%) Symantec
9 5 (3.88%) Websense
9 5 (3.88%) Ruckus Wireless
10 4 (3.10%) ArcSight
10 4 (3.10%) McAfee
10 4 (3.10%) Sun
10 4 (3.10%) Speakerbus
10 4 (3.10%) Aruba
11 3 (2.33%) Infoblox
11 3 (2.33%) Imperva
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago