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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 73 110 129
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +19
Contract jobs citing Network Security 56 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.26% 0.85% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.99% 5.42% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 20
Median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £269 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £31.30 £34.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.94% -4.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +121.05%
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
467 443 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.81% 15.74% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 197 279
Median daily rate £375 £338 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £219 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 67 78
Median hourly rate £34.25 £23.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.21% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £51.25 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +20 23 £375 +4.16% 10
Bedfordshire +13 20 £375 - 3
Cambridgeshire +23 5 £350 - 7
Essex -5 4 £400 +53.84% 4
Norfolk - 3 £204 -
Suffolk +3 1 £525 - 2
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 53 (49.53%) Firewall
2 42 (39.25%) LAN
3 38 (35.51%) Cisco
4 37 (34.58%) WAN
4 37 (34.58%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (30.84%) CheckPoint
6 26 (24.30%) CCNA
7 23 (21.50%) CRM
7 23 (21.50%) TCP/IP
7 23 (21.50%) Java
7 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
7 23 (21.50%) PHP
7 23 (21.50%) ERP
7 23 (21.50%) Web Development
7 23 (21.50%) Digital Media
8 19 (17.76%) Information Security
9 18 (16.82%) Load Balancing
9 18 (16.82%) Juniper
9 18 (16.82%) Windows
10 16 (14.95%) CCNP
11 15 (14.02%) Microsoft
11 15 (14.02%) Citrix
11 15 (14.02%) Data Centre
12 14 (13.08%) SIEM
12 14 (13.08%) F5
12 14 (13.08%) CISSP
12 14 (13.08%) OSPF
12 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
12 14 (13.08%) VMware
13 13 (12.15%) CCSA

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 5 (4.67%) IIS
2 2 (1.87%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.93%) nginx
3 1 (0.93%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Office 365
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.87%) IaaS
3 2 (1.87%) PaaS
3 2 (1.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (49.53%) Firewall
2 42 (39.25%) LAN
3 37 (34.58%) WAN
4 23 (21.50%) TCP/IP
5 14 (13.08%) OSPF
6 13 (12.15%) BGP
6 13 (12.15%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (11.21%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (10.28%) tcpdump
8 11 (10.28%) Wireless
8 11 (10.28%) Wireshark
9 10 (9.35%) VPN
10 9 (8.41%) VoIP
11 8 (7.48%) Spanning Tree
12 7 (6.54%) DHCP
12 7 (6.54%) DNS
12 7 (6.54%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (5.61%) 802.11
13 6 (5.61%) Ethernet
14 5 (4.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) LabVIEW
1 2 (1.87%) Subversion
1 2 (1.87%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (0.93%) Mocha
2 1 (0.93%) NUnit
2 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (5.61%) Finance
1 6 (5.61%) Retail
2 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) French Language
3 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (32.71%) Network Engineer
2 22 (20.56%) Consultant
3 21 (19.63%) Network Security Engineer
3 21 (19.63%) Security Consultant
3 21 (19.63%) Security Engineer
4 18 (16.82%) Developer
5 8 (7.48%) .NET Developer
5 8 (7.48%) Information Security Consultant
5 8 (7.48%) Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (7.48%) IT Consultant
5 8 (7.48%) IT Security Consultant
5 8 (7.48%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.54%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (5.61%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (5.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (4.67%) Analyst
8 5 (4.67%) Integration Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Integration Project Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Network Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.41%) 802.1X
2 8 (7.48%) .NET
2 8 (7.48%) HTML
3 7 (6.54%) CSS
3 7 (6.54%) Middleware
4 6 (5.61%) HTML5
5 4 (3.74%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.74%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.74%) CSS3
5 4 (3.74%) jQuery
5 4 (3.74%) REST
6 3 (2.80%) Entity Framework
6 3 (2.80%) Web Services
7 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.87%) J2EE
7 2 (1.87%) JSON
7 2 (1.87%) Spring
7 2 (1.87%) WCF
7 2 (1.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.50%) Digital Media
2 15 (14.02%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.48%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (4.67%) Clustering
4 5 (4.67%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.67%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.67%) User Experience
5 4 (3.74%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.87%) CCTV
7 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.87%) NHS
7 2 (1.87%) SCADA
8 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.93%) EMV
8 1 (0.93%) Replication
8 1 (0.93%) RIA
8 1 (0.93%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.82%) Windows
2 10 (9.35%) Linux
3 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.87%) Unix
4 2 (1.87%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.50%) CRM
1 23 (21.50%) ERP
1 23 (21.50%) Web Development
2 19 (17.76%) Information Security
3 18 (16.82%) Load Balancing
4 14 (13.08%) SIEM
5 12 (11.21%) Network Management
6 10 (9.35%) ITIL
6 10 (9.35%) Security Operations
6 10 (9.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 9 (8.41%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
9 7 (6.54%) High Availability
9 7 (6.54%) Security Hardening
10 6 (5.61%) Change Control
11 5 (4.67%) Change Management
11 5 (4.67%) MVC
11 5 (4.67%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (4.67%) Patch Management
11 5 (4.67%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.50%) Java
1 23 (21.50%) JavaScript
1 23 (21.50%) PHP
2 9 (8.41%) C#
3 4 (3.74%) SQL
4 2 (1.87%) AWK
4 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.87%) C
4 2 (1.87%) C++
4 2 (1.87%) MATLAB
4 2 (1.87%) sed
4 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (34.58%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (24.30%) CCNA
3 16 (14.95%) CCNP
4 14 (13.08%) CISSP
5 13 (12.15%) CCSA
6 8 (7.48%) CISM
7 7 (6.54%) CISA
7 7 (6.54%) PMI Certification
7 7 (6.54%) PMP
8 6 (5.61%) Degree
9 5 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.74%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (2.80%) CCDP
12 2 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.87%) CCDA
12 2 (1.87%) CCIE
12 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.93%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.21%) PCI DSS
2 9 (8.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.87%) Firmware
3 2 (1.87%) NFS
4 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.93%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) Nessus
2 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.93%) Graphite
4 1 (0.93%) logstash
4 1 (0.93%) Nagios
4 1 (0.93%) Netcool
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) QRadar
4 1 (0.93%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.93%) WMI
Vendors
1 38 (35.51%) Cisco
2 33 (30.84%) CheckPoint
3 18 (16.82%) Juniper
4 15 (14.02%) Citrix
4 15 (14.02%) Microsoft
5 14 (13.08%) F5
5 14 (13.08%) VMware
6 8 (7.48%) LogRhythm
7 7 (6.54%) ArcSight
7 7 (6.54%) LogLogic
7 7 (6.54%) Splunk
8 6 (5.61%) Fortinet
9 5 (4.67%) Palo Alto
9 5 (4.67%) Tripwire
10 4 (3.74%) Oracle
11 3 (2.80%) IronPort
11 3 (2.80%) Nokia
11 3 (2.80%) Qualys
11 3 (2.80%) Sourcefire
11 3 (2.80%) Symantec
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