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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 80 129 110
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -19
Contract jobs citing Network Security 49 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.95% 0.64% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.19% 3.50% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 19
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £21.30 £57.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.95% +61.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.73 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.24% +130.15%
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
438 571 421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.40% 18.37% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 312 232
Median daily rate £375 £313 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 63 50
Median hourly rate £36.00 £23.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £50.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +26 19 £375 +36.36% 19
Bedfordshire +13 9 £280 -25.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +21 7 £453 +29.28% 9
Essex +11 6 £350 - 3
Suffolk +5 6 £575 +9.52% 3
Norfolk +1 2 £195 -55.42%
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 28 (35.44%) Firewall
2 27 (34.18%) LAN
2 27 (34.18%) Cisco
3 24 (30.38%) WAN
4 21 (26.58%) Java
4 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
4 21 (26.58%) PHP
4 21 (26.58%) ERP
4 21 (26.58%) CRM
4 21 (26.58%) Web Development
4 21 (26.58%) Digital Media
5 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
6 18 (22.78%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (20.25%) Wireless
8 14 (17.72%) VPN
8 14 (17.72%) VMware
8 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
9 13 (16.46%) Juniper
10 12 (15.19%) Information Security
11 11 (13.92%) Network Management
12 10 (12.66%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (12.66%) Security Operations
12 10 (12.66%) CCNA
12 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
13 9 (11.39%) ITIL
13 9 (11.39%) Windows
13 9 (11.39%) Citrix
13 9 (11.39%) CISSP
13 9 (11.39%) VoIP
13 9 (11.39%) CheckPoint

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 4 (5.06%) IIS
2 2 (2.53%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) nginx
3 1 (1.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Project
2 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.06%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) IaaS
2 3 (3.80%) PaaS
2 3 (3.80%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (35.44%) Firewall
2 27 (34.18%) LAN
3 24 (30.38%) WAN
4 19 (24.05%) TCP/IP
5 16 (20.25%) Wireless
6 14 (17.72%) VPN
7 9 (11.39%) VoIP
8 8 (10.13%) OSPF
9 7 (8.86%) Broadband
9 7 (8.86%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (8.86%) ISDN
9 7 (8.86%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (7.59%) 802.11
10 6 (7.59%) BGP
10 6 (7.59%) Ethernet
11 5 (6.33%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (5.06%) DHCP
12 4 (5.06%) DNS
12 4 (5.06%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.27%) MySQL
3 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Subversion
1 2 (2.53%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (1.27%) Mocha
2 1 (1.27%) NUnit
2 1 (1.27%) Xcode
General
1 7 (8.86%) Retail
2 6 (7.59%) Finance
3 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.27%) French Language
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Network Engineer
2 16 (20.25%) Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Consultant
4 13 (16.46%) Security Consultant
5 8 (10.13%) IT Consultant
5 8 (10.13%) IT Security Consultant
6 7 (8.86%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Network Consultant
7 6 (7.59%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Network Support
8 5 (6.33%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) 802.1X
2 7 (8.86%) .NET
2 7 (8.86%) CSS
2 7 (8.86%) HTML
2 7 (8.86%) Middleware
3 4 (5.06%) CSS3
3 4 (5.06%) HTML5
4 3 (3.80%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.80%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.80%) jQuery
5 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.53%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.53%) J2EE
5 2 (2.53%) REST
5 2 (2.53%) Spring
5 2 (2.53%) Web Services
5 2 (2.53%) WPF
6 1 (1.27%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.58%) Digital Media
2 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (5.06%) Clustering
4 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.06%) User Experience
5 2 (2.53%) CCTV
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) SCADA
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.27%) EMV
6 1 (1.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) RIA
6 1 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Windows
2 7 (8.86%) Linux
3 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Unix
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) CRM
1 21 (26.58%) ERP
1 21 (26.58%) Web Development
2 12 (15.19%) Information Security
3 11 (13.92%) Network Management
4 10 (12.66%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (12.66%) Security Operations
5 9 (11.39%) ITIL
6 8 (10.13%) Load Balancing
7 7 (8.86%) Network Design
7 7 (8.86%) Security Hardening
8 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.59%) SIEM
9 5 (6.33%) Change Management
9 5 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (6.33%) High Availability
9 5 (6.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (5.06%) Front End Development
10 4 (5.06%) Patch Management
10 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.58%) Java
1 21 (26.58%) JavaScript
1 21 (26.58%) PHP
2 6 (7.59%) C#
3 3 (3.80%) SQL
4 2 (2.53%) AWK
4 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.53%) MATLAB
4 2 (2.53%) sed
4 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.27%) C
5 1 (1.27%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.66%) CCNA
3 9 (11.39%) CISM
3 9 (11.39%) CISSP
4 8 (10.13%) CISA
4 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.33%) Degree
6 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.80%) CCDA
7 3 (3.80%) CCNP
7 3 (3.80%) CEH
8 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.53%) CCDP
8 2 (2.53%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.53%) PMP
8 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.27%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (1.27%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
1 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) Firmware
2 2 (2.53%) NFS
2 2 (2.53%) vSphere
3 1 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.27%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.27%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (3.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.27%) Endace
3 1 (1.27%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.27%) Graphite
3 1 (1.27%) logstash
3 1 (1.27%) Nagios
3 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.27%) QRadar
3 1 (1.27%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) Cisco
2 14 (17.72%) VMware
3 13 (16.46%) Juniper
4 9 (11.39%) CheckPoint
4 9 (11.39%) Citrix
5 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
6 5 (6.33%) F5
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle
7 4 (5.06%) Palo Alto
7 4 (5.06%) Sourcefire
7 4 (5.06%) Symantec
8 3 (3.80%) Aruba
8 3 (3.80%) Avaya
8 3 (3.80%) hybris
8 3 (3.80%) IronPort
8 3 (3.80%) Nokia
8 3 (3.80%) Qualys
8 3 (3.80%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.53%) Brocade
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 17 days ago