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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 112 170 166
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Security 50 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 0.60% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.34% 4.47% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 18 20
Median daily rate £388 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £283 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.70 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +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
441 738 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.75% 13.47% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 534 515
Median daily rate £425 £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 21
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £13.27 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £28.35 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +41.72%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 32 (42.67%) Cisco
2 27 (36.00%) Firewall
3 24 (32.00%) Java
3 24 (32.00%) PHP
4 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
4 23 (30.67%) CRM
4 23 (30.67%) ERP
4 23 (30.67%) Web Development
4 23 (30.67%) Digital Media
5 19 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (24.00%) Finance
7 16 (21.33%) WAN
7 16 (21.33%) VPN
8 14 (18.67%) Data Centre
9 13 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (17.33%) Windows
10 12 (16.00%) Juniper
10 12 (16.00%) F5
11 11 (14.67%) LAN
12 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
12 10 (13.33%) CISSP
13 9 (12.00%) BGP
13 9 (12.00%) Migration
13 9 (12.00%) DHCP
13 9 (12.00%) ITIL
13 9 (12.00%) Banking
13 9 (12.00%) Palo Alto
14 8 (10.67%) VMware
14 8 (10.67%) Degree

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 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.33%) IIS
3 3 (4.00%) Apache
3 3 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.67%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.33%) CMS
5 1 (1.33%) Confluence
5 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.33%) JBoss
5 1 (1.33%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.33%) nginx
5 1 (1.33%) Node.js
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.67%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.00%) Firewall
2 16 (21.33%) VPN
2 16 (21.33%) WAN
3 13 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (14.67%) LAN
5 10 (13.33%) TCP/IP
6 9 (12.00%) BGP
6 9 (12.00%) DHCP
7 7 (9.33%) DNS
7 7 (9.33%) HSRP
7 7 (9.33%) OSPF
7 7 (9.33%) Wireless
8 6 (8.00%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (8.00%) EIGRP
8 6 (8.00%) MPLS
9 5 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (6.67%) Internet
9 5 (6.67%) VLAN
10 4 (5.33%) SAN
10 4 (5.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.33%) Hudson
3 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.33%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) Subversion
General
1 18 (24.00%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.33%) Legal
4 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.67%) French Language
5 2 (2.67%) German Language
5 2 (2.67%) Law
5 2 (2.67%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (2.67%) Retail
5 2 (2.67%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.67%) Security Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) Developer
3 12 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (9.33%) Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Security Designer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) HTML
2 7 (9.33%) CSS
3 6 (8.00%) .NET
4 5 (6.67%) CSS3
4 5 (6.67%) HTML5
5 4 (5.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (5.33%) Web Services
6 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.00%) JSON
6 3 (4.00%) REST
7 2 (2.67%) 802.1X
7 2 (2.67%) jQuery
7 2 (2.67%) JRuby
7 2 (2.67%) RESTful
7 2 (2.67%) XML
8 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.33%) EDI
8 1 (1.33%) LAMP
8 1 (1.33%) WinForms
8 1 (1.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.67%) Digital Media
2 14 (18.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.33%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.67%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.67%) Statistics
7 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.33%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (1.33%) Clustering
7 1 (1.33%) Fintech
7 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.33%) PKI
7 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.33%) Unix
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.67%) CentOS
6 2 (2.67%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.67%) VMS
6 2 (2.67%) VyOS
6 2 (2.67%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.33%) Android
7 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.33%) Debian
7 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) CRM
1 23 (30.67%) ERP
1 23 (30.67%) Web Development
2 9 (12.00%) ITIL
2 9 (12.00%) Migration
3 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (6.67%) Information Security
3 5 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
4 4 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.33%) Network Design
4 4 (5.33%) Project Management
5 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (4.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (4.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) Java
1 24 (32.00%) PHP
2 23 (30.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.00%) SQL
4 5 (6.67%) C#
5 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.00%) Python
6 3 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.33%) Perl
7 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (13.33%) CISSP
3 8 (10.67%) CCNA
3 8 (10.67%) CCNP
3 8 (10.67%) Degree
4 5 (6.67%) MCSE
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.33%) CCIE
6 3 (4.00%) CEH
6 3 (4.00%) CISM
6 3 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (4.00%) JNCIP
6 3 (4.00%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (2.67%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.67%) JNCIS
7 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.33%) CCSE
8 1 (1.33%) GCIA
8 1 (1.33%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (2.67%) COBIT
3 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.00%) UAG
4 2 (2.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.67%) NFS
4 2 (2.67%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.67%) Snort
4 2 (2.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.67%) vSphere
4 2 (2.67%) XenApp
5 1 (1.33%) Docker
5 1 (1.33%) iptables
5 1 (1.33%) KVM
5 1 (1.33%) oVirt
5 1 (1.33%) Postfix
5 1 (1.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
1 3 (4.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.67%) IBM BigFix
2 2 (2.67%) Nessus
2 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.67%) SCOM
2 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (1.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.33%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.33%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.33%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (1.33%) Nagios
3 1 (1.33%) Nmap
3 1 (1.33%) Pingdom
3 1 (1.33%) Proventia
3 1 (1.33%) Salt
3 1 (1.33%) yum
3 1 (1.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (42.67%) Cisco
2 12 (16.00%) F5
2 12 (16.00%) Juniper
3 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.00%) Palo Alto
5 8 (10.67%) VMware
6 7 (9.33%) CheckPoint
7 6 (8.00%) Blue Coat
8 5 (6.67%) Fortinet
9 4 (5.33%) Aruba
9 4 (5.33%) Avaya
9 4 (5.33%) HP
9 4 (5.33%) Qualys
10 3 (4.00%) Brocade
10 3 (4.00%) NetApp
10 3 (4.00%) Oracle
10 3 (4.00%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.00%) Symantec
11 2 (2.67%) Lotus
11 2 (2.67%) Novell
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