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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 150 161 161
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 39 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.73% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.69% 6.57% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 22
Average daily rate
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£413 £394 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £224 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
- -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +37.20%
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
686 670 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.36% 11.04% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 441 543
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% -57.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 March 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 March 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 82 (70.09%) Cisco
2 68 (58.12%) Firewall
3 53 (45.30%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (41.88%) CheckPoint
5 42 (35.90%) F5
6 39 (33.33%) CCNP
7 35 (29.91%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (26.50%) DNS
9 29 (24.79%) BGP
10 28 (23.93%) OSPF
11 27 (23.08%) Juniper
11 27 (23.08%) WAN
12 25 (21.37%) Blue Coat
13 24 (20.51%) LAN
14 23 (19.66%) Finance
15 21 (17.95%) Banking
15 21 (17.95%) Load Balancing
16 20 (17.09%) DHCP
17 18 (15.38%) Linux
17 18 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
17 18 (15.38%) CCSE
18 17 (14.53%) VMware
18 17 (14.53%) TCP/IP
18 17 (14.53%) Citrix
18 17 (14.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 16 (13.68%) Windows
19 16 (13.68%) NetScreen
20 15 (12.82%) BIG-IP
21 14 (11.97%) Network Design
21 14 (11.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (1.71%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) Apache
2 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.42%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.85%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) IaaS
1 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (58.12%) Firewall
2 35 (29.91%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (26.50%) DNS
4 29 (24.79%) BGP
5 28 (23.93%) OSPF
6 27 (23.08%) WAN
7 24 (20.51%) LAN
8 20 (17.09%) DHCP
9 18 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (14.53%) TCP/IP
10 17 (14.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 16 (13.68%) NetScreen
12 15 (12.82%) BIG-IP
13 14 (11.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 14 (11.97%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (11.11%) VPN
15 12 (10.26%) Internet
15 12 (10.26%) Wireless
16 11 (9.40%) MPLS
16 11 (9.40%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.85%) DB2
General
1 23 (19.66%) Finance
2 21 (17.95%) Banking
3 9 (7.69%) Retail
4 8 (6.84%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.84%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.13%) Games
6 3 (2.56%) Marketing
7 2 (1.71%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.71%) Publishing
7 2 (1.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.85%) Front Office
8 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (42.74%) Network Engineer
2 35 (29.91%) Security Engineer
3 32 (27.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 20 (17.09%) Analyst
5 17 (14.53%) Security Specialist
6 11 (9.40%) Network Specialist
6 11 (9.40%) Network Security Specialist
7 10 (8.55%) Security Analyst
7 10 (8.55%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (5.98%) Network Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Architect
9 6 (5.13%) Solutions Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Firewall Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Support Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Senior Security Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Security Architect
11 4 (3.42%) Network Security Analyst
12 3 (2.56%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) Middleware
2 1 (0.85%) Regular Expression
2 1 (0.85%) WebSockets
2 1 (0.85%) JSP
2 1 (0.85%) Servlets
2 1 (0.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) Fat Client
1 11 (9.40%) Thin Client
1 11 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.85%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (0.85%) PKI
3 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.85%) Spread Betting
3 1 (0.85%) iPad
3 1 (0.85%) iPhone
3 1 (0.85%) FMCG
3 1 (0.85%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.85%) DTV
3 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.38%) Linux
2 16 (13.68%) Windows
3 8 (6.84%) UNIX
4 4 (3.42%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.85%) SUSE
6 1 (0.85%) AIX
6 1 (0.85%) Solaris
6 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.95%) Load Balancing
2 14 (11.97%) Network Design
3 12 (10.26%) E-Commerce
4 11 (9.40%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (7.69%) ITIL
6 8 (6.84%) Network Architecture
6 8 (6.84%) SIEM
7 6 (5.13%) Service Management
7 6 (5.13%) Business Continuity
7 6 (5.13%) Data Governance
7 6 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.27%) Line Management
8 5 (4.27%) Low Latency
8 5 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.27%) Data Architecture
8 5 (4.27%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (4.27%) SOA
8 5 (4.27%) OOP
8 5 (4.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.98%) C
2 5 (4.27%) SQL
3 4 (3.42%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 53 (45.30%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (33.33%) CCNP
3 18 (15.38%) CCSE
4 13 (11.11%) CISSP
4 13 (11.11%) CCIE
5 10 (8.55%) CCNA
5 10 (8.55%) Degree
6 9 (7.69%) CCSA
7 5 (4.27%) CCSP
8 4 (3.42%) GCIA
8 4 (3.42%) GIAC
9 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.71%) CISA
10 2 (1.71%) CISM
10 2 (1.71%) CCDP
10 2 (1.71%) CCIP
10 2 (1.71%) MCSA
10 2 (1.71%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.71%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.84%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.56%) vSphere
5 1 (0.85%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.85%) Snort
5 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.13%) Nessus
2 3 (2.56%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.85%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.85%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 82 (70.09%) Cisco
2 49 (41.88%) CheckPoint
3 42 (35.90%) F5
4 27 (23.08%) Juniper
5 25 (21.37%) Blue Coat
6 17 (14.53%) VMware
6 17 (14.53%) Citrix
7 13 (11.11%) Infoblox
8 12 (10.26%) Imperva
9 11 (9.40%) HP
10 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
11 6 (5.13%) Sourcefire
11 6 (5.13%) Qualys
11 6 (5.13%) Splunk
12 4 (3.42%) Websense
12 4 (3.42%) SolarWinds
12 4 (3.42%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.56%) Aruba
14 2 (1.71%) CA
14 2 (1.71%) IBM
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day + neg
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £275 - £290 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £275 - £290 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago