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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 76 120 121
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 51 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.06% 0.78% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.56% 4.06% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 14
Median daily rate £350 £348 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £217 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £449 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £57.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.91% +63.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +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
376 566 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.18% 19.09% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 302 221
Median daily rate £375 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 63 41
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% +2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 18 £350 +12.90% 17
Cambridgeshire +27 11 £400 +14.28% 5
Bedfordshire +15 10 £280 -25.33%
Suffolk +1 7 £575 - 2
Essex +1 4 £350 +27.27% 3
Norfolk 0 1 - -
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (37.80%) Cisco
2 29 (35.37%) LAN
3 27 (32.93%) Firewall
4 26 (31.71%) WAN
5 24 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (25.61%) CRM
7 19 (23.17%) ERP
7 19 (23.17%) Java
7 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
7 19 (23.17%) PHP
7 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
7 19 (23.17%) Web Development
7 19 (23.17%) Digital Media
8 18 (21.95%) Wireless
9 17 (20.73%) Information Security
10 16 (19.51%) Juniper
10 16 (19.51%) CCNA
11 14 (17.07%) VPN
11 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
12 11 (13.41%) Network Management
12 11 (13.41%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (13.41%) ITIL
12 11 (13.41%) VMware
13 10 (12.20%) Network Design
13 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
14 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
14 9 (10.98%) CISSP
14 9 (10.98%) Load Balancing
14 9 (10.98%) PCI DSS
14 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared

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 (4.88%) IIS
2 2 (2.44%) MS Project Server
2 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.22%) Apache
3 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.22%) nginx
3 1 (1.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Project
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) IaaS
2 3 (3.66%) Office 365
2 3 (3.66%) PaaS
2 3 (3.66%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (35.37%) LAN
2 27 (32.93%) Firewall
3 26 (31.71%) WAN
4 19 (23.17%) TCP/IP
5 18 (21.95%) Wireless
6 14 (17.07%) VPN
7 8 (9.76%) Broadband
7 8 (9.76%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (9.76%) ISDN
7 8 (9.76%) OSPF
7 8 (9.76%) VoIP
8 6 (7.32%) BGP
8 6 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (6.10%) 802.11
9 5 (6.10%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.88%) DHCP
10 4 (4.88%) DNS
10 4 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (4.88%) NAS
10 4 (4.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.22%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Subversion
1 2 (2.44%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (1.22%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.22%) Mocha
2 1 (1.22%) NUnit
2 1 (1.22%) Xcode
General
1 7 (8.54%) Finance
1 7 (8.54%) Retail
2 6 (7.32%) Legal
3 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (34.15%) Network Engineer
2 15 (18.29%) Developer
3 11 (13.41%) Consultant
4 10 (12.20%) Architect
4 10 (12.20%) Security Consultant
5 9 (10.98%) Security Architect
6 8 (9.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Network Consultant
7 7 (8.54%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Security Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) .NET Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (7.32%) Network Support
8 6 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Project Manager
8 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.76%) 802.1X
2 7 (8.54%) CSS
2 7 (8.54%) HTML
3 6 (7.32%) .NET
4 5 (6.10%) Middleware
5 4 (4.88%) CSS3
5 4 (4.88%) HTML5
6 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.66%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.66%) Entity Framework
6 3 (3.66%) jQuery
7 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.44%) J2EE
7 2 (2.44%) REST
7 2 (2.44%) Spring
7 2 (2.44%) Web Services
7 2 (2.44%) WPF
8 1 (1.22%) Node.js
8 1 (1.22%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) Digital Media
2 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.54%) Cryptography
4 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.88%) Clustering
5 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (3.66%) User Experience
7 2 (2.44%) CCTV
7 2 (2.44%) SCADA
8 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.22%) e-Health
8 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Replication
8 1 (1.22%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.76%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.10%) Linux
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.22%) Unix
4 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.61%) CRM
2 19 (23.17%) ERP
2 19 (23.17%) Web Development
3 17 (20.73%) Information Security
4 11 (13.41%) ITIL
4 11 (13.41%) Network Management
4 11 (13.41%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (12.20%) Network Design
6 9 (10.98%) E-Commerce
6 9 (10.98%) Load Balancing
7 8 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (8.54%) Security Architecture
8 7 (8.54%) Security Operations
9 6 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (7.32%) SIEM
10 5 (6.10%) Change Management
10 5 (6.10%) High Availability
11 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (4.88%) Change Control
11 4 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) Java
1 19 (23.17%) JavaScript
1 19 (23.17%) PHP
2 5 (6.10%) C#
3 2 (2.44%) SQL
4 1 (1.22%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.22%) C
4 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (19.51%) CCNA
3 9 (10.98%) CISSP
3 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.98%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.54%) CISM
5 6 (7.32%) CCNP
6 5 (6.10%) Degree
6 5 (6.10%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.88%) CEH
7 4 (4.88%) CISA
8 3 (3.66%) CCDA
8 3 (3.66%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.66%) JNCIE
8 3 (3.66%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.66%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.44%) CCDP
9 2 (2.44%) CCIE
9 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.98%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.44%) Firmware
3 2 (2.44%) NFS
3 2 (2.44%) vSphere
4 1 (1.22%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.22%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.44%) QRadar
3 1 (1.22%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.22%) Endace
3 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.22%) Graphite
3 1 (1.22%) logstash
3 1 (1.22%) Nagios
3 1 (1.22%) Nessus
3 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) Cisco
2 16 (19.51%) Juniper
3 11 (13.41%) VMware
4 8 (9.76%) Citrix
5 7 (8.54%) CheckPoint
5 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
6 6 (7.32%) F5
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle
7 4 (4.88%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.88%) Sourcefire
7 4 (4.88%) Symantec
8 3 (3.66%) Aruba
8 3 (3.66%) Avaya
8 3 (3.66%) hybris
8 3 (3.66%) IronPort
8 3 (3.66%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.66%) Qualys
9 2 (2.44%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (2.44%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.44%) Nokia