The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 96 95 115
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Contract jobs citing Network Security 34 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.35% 1.42% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.58% 7.93% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 15
Median daily rate £388 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £585 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +153.96%
Network Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
355 492 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.12% 17.88% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 244 180
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 59 33
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% +32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 East of England

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +17 18 £350 -17.64% 13
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £400 +8.47% 13
Norfolk -7 4 £373 -27.31%
Suffolk - 4 £575 - 3
Bedfordshire +4 1 - - 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 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 East of England region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 31 (46.27%) Cisco
1 31 (46.27%) Firewall
2 28 (41.79%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (37.31%) LAN
4 24 (35.82%) WAN
5 20 (29.85%) CCNA
6 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
7 17 (25.37%) VPN
7 17 (25.37%) Information Security
8 15 (22.39%) Juniper
8 15 (22.39%) E-Commerce
8 15 (22.39%) PCI DSS
9 14 (20.90%) CCNP
10 13 (19.40%) CRM
11 12 (17.91%) Cryptography
11 12 (17.91%) ERP
11 12 (17.91%) ITIL
11 12 (17.91%) Wireless
12 11 (16.42%) Java
12 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
12 11 (16.42%) PHP
12 11 (16.42%) Web Development
12 11 (16.42%) Digital Media
13 10 (14.93%) Legal
14 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
14 9 (13.43%) Broadband
14 9 (13.43%) ISDN
14 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
14 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
15 8 (11.94%) SIEM

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (2.99%) IIS
1 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.49%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Project
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.99%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.49%) IaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (46.27%) Firewall
2 25 (37.31%) LAN
3 24 (35.82%) WAN
4 18 (26.87%) TCP/IP
5 17 (25.37%) VPN
6 12 (17.91%) Wireless
7 9 (13.43%) Broadband
7 9 (13.43%) ISDN
8 7 (10.45%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (8.96%) Internet
10 5 (7.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (7.46%) OSPF
10 5 (7.46%) VoIP
11 4 (5.97%) NetScreen
11 4 (5.97%) VLAN
11 4 (5.97%) Wireshark
12 3 (4.48%) 802.11
12 3 (4.48%) BGP
12 3 (4.48%) SAN
12 3 (4.48%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.49%) NUnit
1 1 (1.49%) Subversion
1 1 (1.49%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (1.49%) Xcode
General
1 10 (14.93%) Legal
2 7 (10.45%) Finance
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
5 1 (1.49%) French Language
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Network Engineer
2 15 (22.39%) Architect
3 13 (19.40%) Security Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Consultant
4 9 (13.43%) Information Architect
4 9 (13.43%) Information Security Architect
5 8 (11.94%) Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Network Consultant
5 8 (11.94%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Security Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Network Security Consultant
6 7 (10.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Security Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Network Support
7 5 (7.46%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) .NET
1 5 (7.46%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.48%) Middleware
3 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.99%) CSS
3 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.99%) HTML
3 2 (2.99%) J2EE
3 2 (2.99%) Spring
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.49%) Java EE
4 1 (1.49%) jQuery
4 1 (1.49%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (1.49%) RESTful
4 1 (1.49%) UIKit
4 1 (1.49%) WCF
4 1 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Cryptography
2 11 (16.42%) Digital Media
3 7 (10.45%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Clustering
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) e-Health
5 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.49%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
5 1 (1.49%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Information Security
2 15 (22.39%) E-Commerce
3 13 (19.40%) CRM
4 12 (17.91%) ERP
4 12 (17.91%) ITIL
5 11 (16.42%) Web Development
6 8 (11.94%) Network Design
6 8 (11.94%) Network Management
6 8 (11.94%) Security Architecture
6 8 (11.94%) SIEM
7 7 (10.45%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (8.96%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.46%) People Management
10 4 (5.97%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.97%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (5.97%) Security Operations
10 4 (5.97%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) Java
1 11 (16.42%) JavaScript
1 11 (16.42%) PHP
2 4 (5.97%) C#
3 2 (2.99%) C
3 2 (2.99%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (41.79%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (29.85%) CCNA
3 14 (20.90%) CCNP
4 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.45%) CISSP
6 5 (7.46%) CCIE
6 5 (7.46%) CISM
6 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.97%) CCSE
7 4 (5.97%) CEH
7 4 (5.97%) Degree
8 3 (4.48%) CCSA
8 3 (4.48%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (4.48%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.48%) JNCIE
8 3 (4.48%) JNCIP
8 3 (4.48%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.99%) CCSP
9 2 (2.99%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) PCI DSS
2 6 (8.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.49%) COBIT
4 1 (1.49%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Nessus
2 2 (2.99%) QRadar
3 1 (1.49%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.49%) Endace
3 1 (1.49%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.49%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.49%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 31 (46.27%) Cisco
2 15 (22.39%) Juniper
3 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
4 8 (11.94%) F5
5 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.96%) VMware
7 4 (5.97%) Avaya
7 4 (5.97%) Citrix
7 4 (5.97%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.48%) hybris
8 3 (4.48%) Symantec
9 2 (2.99%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.99%) HP
9 2 (2.99%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.99%) Mitel
9 2 (2.99%) NetApp
9 2 (2.99%) Nortel
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle
10 1 (1.49%) FireEye
10 1 (1.49%) Splunk
Essex
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Suffolk County Council
Rate: From £35,493 to £46,533 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago