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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 90 122 97
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -25
Contract jobs citing Network Security 38 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.38% 0.72% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.51% 5.51% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £269 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.28% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £15.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -38.83%
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
506 399 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.35% 13.11% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 174 125
Average daily rate £328 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 31 72
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +11 13 £425 +51.78% 1
Cambridgeshire - 10 £369 - 1
Essex -1 7 £313 -21.87%
Norfolk - 7 £513 -
Bedfordshire -8 1 £375 -21.05% 3
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 26 (44.83%) Cisco
1 26 (44.83%) Firewall
2 23 (39.66%) Finance
3 21 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (32.76%) CCNP
5 15 (25.86%) Citrix
5 15 (25.86%) Windows
5 15 (25.86%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (25.86%) F5
6 13 (22.41%) Juniper
6 13 (22.41%) CheckPoint
7 10 (17.24%) Migration
7 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 10 (17.24%) Linux
8 9 (15.52%) WAN
8 9 (15.52%) CCDP
8 9 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
9 8 (13.79%) SIEM
9 8 (13.79%) Wireless
9 8 (13.79%) DNS
9 8 (13.79%) LAN
9 8 (13.79%) ITIL
10 7 (12.07%) UNIX
10 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
10 7 (12.07%) DHCP
10 7 (12.07%) Information Security
10 7 (12.07%) Load Balancing
11 6 (10.34%) CCSE
11 6 (10.34%) Active Directory

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) Lync
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (44.83%) Firewall
2 15 (25.86%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (15.52%) WAN
3 9 (15.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (13.79%) LAN
4 8 (13.79%) DNS
4 8 (13.79%) Wireless
5 7 (12.07%) DHCP
6 5 (8.62%) VoIP
6 5 (8.62%) VPN
7 4 (6.90%) NetScreen
7 4 (6.90%) SAN
7 4 (6.90%) BGP
7 4 (6.90%) SSL
7 4 (6.90%) NetScaler
8 3 (5.17%) Unified Communications
8 3 (5.17%) MPLS
8 3 (5.17%) OSPF
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.45%) MS Access
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) DB2
General
1 23 (39.66%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Billing
3 2 (3.45%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.97%) Consultant
2 10 (17.24%) Network Engineer
3 9 (15.52%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Security Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Network Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Security Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Network Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Network Specialist
6 4 (6.90%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (6.90%) Security Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Designer
6 4 (6.90%) Security Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Information Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
1 2 (3.45%) XML
1 2 (3.45%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) iSeries
3 2 (3.45%) AS400
3 2 (3.45%) IVR
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Linux
3 7 (12.07%) UNIX
4 5 (8.62%) AIX
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.17%) zOS
7 2 (3.45%) HPUX
7 2 (3.45%) Solaris
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Migration
2 8 (13.79%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) SIEM
3 7 (12.07%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.07%) Information Security
4 5 (8.62%) Network Design
4 5 (8.62%) Project Management
4 5 (8.62%) Cyber Security
5 4 (6.90%) Data Security
5 4 (6.90%) Network Management
6 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.17%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.17%) Analytics
6 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.45%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) Python
3 2 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (36.21%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (32.76%) CCNP
3 9 (15.52%) CCDP
3 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.34%) CCSE
4 6 (10.34%) CCSP
5 5 (8.62%) Degree
6 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
6 4 (6.90%) HP ASE
6 4 (6.90%) HP MASE
6 4 (6.90%) JNCIP
6 4 (6.90%) JNCIE
6 4 (6.90%) CISSP
6 4 (6.90%) CCNA
6 4 (6.90%) CCIE
7 3 (5.17%) CCSA
7 3 (5.17%) CISA
7 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.45%) CISM
9 1 (1.72%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) RACF
2 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.17%) ACF2
3 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.45%) Xen
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.72%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.72%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) RANCID
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Cisco
2 15 (25.86%) Citrix
2 15 (25.86%) F5
3 13 (22.41%) Juniper
3 13 (22.41%) CheckPoint
4 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.34%) HP
6 5 (8.62%) IBM
6 5 (8.62%) Oracle
6 5 (8.62%) VMware
6 5 (8.62%) Blue Coat
6 5 (8.62%) Fortinet
6 5 (8.62%) Infoblox
7 4 (6.90%) Riverbed
7 4 (6.90%) Sourcefire
8 3 (5.17%) NetApp
8 3 (5.17%) Sophos
8 3 (5.17%) Websense
8 3 (5.17%) LogRhythm
9 2 (3.45%) McAfee