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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 123 186 177
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -9
Contract jobs citing Network Security 83 37 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 0.51% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.43% 4.24% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 22 27
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £276 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £344
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.66 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £18.90 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% -32.50%
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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
796 873 954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.54% 12.02% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 554 635
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 33
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £51.75 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 98 (68.06%) Firewall
2 69 (47.92%) Cisco
3 43 (29.86%) CheckPoint
4 37 (25.69%) Juniper
5 36 (25.00%) F5
6 34 (23.61%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (23.61%) VPN
7 32 (22.22%) WAN
7 32 (22.22%) CCNP
7 32 (22.22%) Finance
8 30 (20.83%) LAN
9 29 (20.14%) Windows
10 28 (19.44%) TCP/IP
11 24 (16.67%) BGP
11 24 (16.67%) Wireless
12 22 (15.28%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (14.58%) OSPF
14 20 (13.89%) Internet
15 19 (13.19%) DNS
15 19 (13.19%) Linux
15 19 (13.19%) Banking
16 18 (12.50%) Information Security
16 18 (12.50%) ITIL
16 18 (12.50%) CISSP
17 17 (11.81%) UNIX
17 17 (11.81%) Business Continuity
17 17 (11.81%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
18 16 (11.11%) SSL
19 15 (10.42%) Blue Coat

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.17%) Lync
3 3 (2.08%) IIS
3 3 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.08%) Apache
3 3 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (3.47%) MS Office
1 5 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
1 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 98 (68.06%) Firewall
2 34 (23.61%) VPN
3 32 (22.22%) WAN
4 30 (20.83%) LAN
5 28 (19.44%) TCP/IP
6 24 (16.67%) BGP
6 24 (16.67%) Wireless
7 22 (15.28%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (14.58%) OSPF
9 20 (13.89%) Internet
10 19 (13.19%) DNS
11 17 (11.81%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (11.11%) SSL
13 14 (9.72%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (9.72%) IPsec
14 11 (7.64%) VLAN
14 11 (7.64%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (6.94%) Reverse Proxy
15 10 (6.94%) Extranet
16 9 (6.25%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.47%) DB2
3 2 (1.39%) Big Data
3 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (22.22%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Banking
3 14 (9.72%) Retail
4 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.17%) Legal
6 4 (2.78%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.08%) International Banking
7 3 (2.08%) Local Government
8 2 (1.39%) Publishing
9 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.69%) Back Office
9 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.69%) German Language
9 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (29.86%) Network Engineer
1 43 (29.86%) Security Engineer
2 29 (20.14%) Analyst
3 24 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 21 (14.58%) Security Analyst
5 12 (8.33%) Architect
6 10 (6.94%) Project Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) Consultant
7 8 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) Network Analyst
7 8 (5.56%) Security Architect
8 7 (4.86%) Security Consultant
8 7 (4.86%) Network Architect
9 6 (4.17%) Network Security Architect
9 6 (4.17%) Information Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) Security Specialist
9 6 (4.17%) Network Specialist
10 5 (3.47%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.08%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.39%) Middleware
3 1 (0.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.64%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.08%) SecurID
3 3 (2.08%) PKI
4 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.39%) Open Source
4 2 (1.39%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.39%) GIS
4 2 (1.39%) e-Health
5 1 (0.69%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.14%) Windows
2 19 (13.19%) Linux
3 17 (11.81%) UNIX
4 3 (2.08%) AIX
4 3 (2.08%) SUSE
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.69%) Solaris
6 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (12.50%) Information Security
1 18 (12.50%) ITIL
2 17 (11.81%) Business Continuity
3 16 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (9.72%) BCP
4 14 (9.72%) Business Continuity Planning
5 13 (9.03%) Security Architecture
5 13 (9.03%) Network Architecture
5 13 (9.03%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (9.03%) Network Design
6 12 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 11 (7.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (6.94%) Load Balancing
9 8 (5.56%) Cyber Security
10 7 (4.86%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.17%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.17%) Service Management
11 6 (4.17%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.47%) Project Management
12 5 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (0.69%) C
2 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 34 (23.61%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (22.22%) CCNP
3 18 (12.50%) CISSP
4 11 (7.64%) GIAC
5 10 (6.94%) CCSE
6 9 (6.25%) GCIA
6 9 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (5.56%) CCIE
8 7 (4.86%) CCNA
8 7 (4.86%) CNA
8 7 (4.86%) Novell Certification
9 5 (3.47%) Degree
10 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.78%) JNCIS
10 4 (2.78%) CCSP
11 3 (2.08%) JNCIP
11 3 (2.08%) JNCIE
11 3 (2.08%) CCVP
12 2 (1.39%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.17%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.78%) COBIT
4 3 (2.08%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 6 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.17%) UAG
3 6 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (4.17%) XenApp
4 3 (2.08%) Firmware
4 3 (2.08%) vSphere
4 3 (2.08%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (1.39%) OpenSSH
5 2 (1.39%) Snort
6 1 (0.69%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.69%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.69%) Nmap
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (4.86%) Backup Exec
1 7 (4.86%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 3 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.39%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.39%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.39%) SCOM
3 2 (1.39%) Nessus
4 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 69 (47.92%) Cisco
2 43 (29.86%) CheckPoint
3 37 (25.69%) Juniper
4 36 (25.00%) F5
5 15 (10.42%) Blue Coat
6 14 (9.72%) VMware
7 13 (9.03%) Citrix
8 11 (7.64%) IBM
9 10 (6.94%) Microsoft
10 6 (4.17%) Fortinet
10 6 (4.17%) Symantec
10 6 (4.17%) Websense
10 6 (4.17%) Oracle
11 4 (2.78%) ArcSight
11 4 (2.78%) Imperva
11 4 (2.78%) Sun
12 3 (2.08%) Sourcefire
12 3 (2.08%) Speakerbus
13 2 (1.39%) Ruckus Wireless
13 2 (1.39%) Aruba
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