The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank - 10 24
Contract jobs citing Network Security 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester - 14.63% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 40.00% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-37.69% +1.56%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 21.43% 36.59% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 25
Average daily rate £300 £388 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £388 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security across the Colchester region.

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Colchester region.

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Colchester

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) Infoblox
3 5 (71.43%) Imperva
3 5 (71.43%) F5
3 5 (71.43%) DMVPN
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (71.43%) Blue Coat
3 5 (71.43%) CCSE
3 5 (71.43%) BIG-IP
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Thin Client
3 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 5 (71.43%) OSPF
3 5 (71.43%) BGP
3 5 (71.43%) NetScreen
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (71.43%) Fat Client
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) DMVPN
2 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (71.43%) BIG-IP
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) OSPF
2 5 (71.43%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) NetScreen
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Security Specialist
1 5 (71.43%) Network Specialist
1 5 (71.43%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Thin Client
1 5 (71.43%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCSE
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Infoblox
2 5 (71.43%) Imperva
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) Blue Coat
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft