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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
London / City of London
Rank 114 129 130
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 32 25 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.10% 0.78% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.82% 7.14% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 48
Median daily rate £513 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £365 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £525 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £42.46 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-58.19% +76.91%

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
363 350 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.45% 10.97% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 245 510
Median daily rate £430 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.17% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +28.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 47 (61.84%) Firewall
2 35 (46.05%) Finance
2 35 (46.05%) Cisco
3 22 (28.95%) Information Security
4 21 (27.63%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (27.63%) Data Centre
5 20 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (26.32%) CheckPoint
6 19 (25.00%) Palo Alto
7 18 (23.68%) Banking
8 15 (19.74%) Unix
8 15 (19.74%) Windows
9 14 (18.42%) Linux
9 14 (18.42%) SQL
9 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
9 14 (18.42%) VPN
10 13 (17.11%) CISSP
10 13 (17.11%) Security Operations
10 13 (17.11%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (14.47%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (14.47%) CCNP
11 11 (14.47%) Juniper
12 10 (13.16%) CCSP
12 10 (13.16%) PHP
12 10 (13.16%) Wireless
12 10 (13.16%) Financial Institution
12 10 (13.16%) Network Design
13 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
13 9 (11.84%) LAN
13 9 (11.84%) WAN

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 3 (3.95%) Apache Spark
1 3 (3.95%) Jupyter
1 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.63%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) Apache
3 1 (1.32%) Drupal
3 1 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (3.95%) GitHub
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (61.84%) Firewall
2 21 (27.63%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
3 14 (18.42%) VPN
4 11 (14.47%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (13.16%) Wireless
6 9 (11.84%) LAN
6 9 (11.84%) WAN
7 8 (10.53%) OSPF
8 7 (9.21%) BGP
8 7 (9.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (7.89%) NX-OS
10 5 (6.58%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (6.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (6.58%) Internet
10 5 (6.58%) MPLS
10 5 (6.58%) VLAN
11 4 (5.26%) BIG-IP
11 4 (5.26%) SSL
11 4 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (3.95%) Big Data
1 3 (3.95%) Cloudera CDH
1 3 (3.95%) Hadoop
1 3 (3.95%) HBase
1 3 (3.95%) MySQL
1 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) DB2
3 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.32%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Grunt
General
1 35 (46.05%) Finance
2 18 (23.68%) Banking
3 10 (13.16%) Financial Institution
4 8 (10.53%) Retail
5 7 (9.21%) Legal
6 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.32%) Games
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.32%) Marketing
7 1 (1.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 17 (22.37%) Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Security Analyst
3 13 (17.11%) Security Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Architect
5 9 (11.84%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Network Architect
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Firewall Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Administrator
8 4 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Security Specialist
9 3 (3.95%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) 802.1X
1 3 (3.95%) HTML
1 3 (3.95%) HTML5
2 2 (2.63%) CSS
2 2 (2.63%) CSS3
2 2 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.32%) LESS
3 1 (1.32%) Node.js
3 1 (1.32%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.32%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.32%) REST
3 1 (1.32%) RESTful
3 1 (1.32%) Sass
3 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.32%) Web Services
3 1 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.84%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (9.21%) Digital Media
4 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.89%) Equities
4 6 (7.89%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.63%) PKI
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.32%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Statistics
6 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Unix
1 15 (19.74%) Windows
2 14 (18.42%) Linux
3 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Information Security
2 13 (17.11%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (17.11%) Security Operations
3 10 (13.16%) Network Design
4 9 (11.84%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (10.53%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (9.21%) CRM
6 7 (9.21%) ERP
6 7 (9.21%) Risk Management
6 7 (9.21%) SIEM
6 7 (9.21%) Web Development
7 6 (7.89%) Asset Management
7 6 (7.89%) ITIL
7 6 (7.89%) Threat Detection
7 6 (7.89%) Validation
8 5 (6.58%) Change Management
8 5 (6.58%) Data Security
8 5 (6.58%) Network Architecture
8 5 (6.58%) Service Management
8 5 (6.58%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) SQL
2 10 (13.16%) PHP
3 8 (10.53%) Java
4 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.89%) Python
6 4 (5.26%) Ruby
7 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.95%) Perl
8 1 (1.32%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (17.11%) CISSP
3 11 (14.47%) CCNP
4 10 (13.16%) CCSP
5 7 (9.21%) CCSE
5 7 (9.21%) CISM
6 6 (7.89%) CCIE
6 6 (7.89%) CCMSE
6 6 (7.89%) CNA
6 6 (7.89%) GCIA
6 6 (7.89%) GCIH
6 6 (7.89%) GIAC
6 6 (7.89%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (7.89%) Novell Certification
6 6 (7.89%) SANS
7 4 (5.26%) CCDE
7 4 (5.26%) Degree
8 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.26%) COBIT
4 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.32%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.95%) HDFS
2 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Docker
3 1 (1.32%) Firmware
3 1 (1.32%) vCloud
3 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (5.26%) Nagios
2 4 (5.26%) Puppet
3 3 (3.95%) Grafana
3 3 (3.95%) Graphite
3 3 (3.95%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (3.95%) SCCM
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 35 (46.05%) Cisco
2 20 (26.32%) CheckPoint
3 19 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 11 (14.47%) Juniper
5 7 (9.21%) F5
6 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.89%) Sun
7 4 (5.26%) Blue Coat
8 3 (3.95%) Aruba
8 3 (3.95%) Cloudera
8 3 (3.95%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.95%) SaltStack
8 3 (3.95%) Tufin
8 3 (3.95%) VMware
8 3 (3.95%) WorldPay
9 2 (2.63%) FireEye
9 2 (2.63%) Infoblox
9 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
9 2 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.63%) TippingPoint
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