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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 76 98 123
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +25
Contract jobs citing Network Security 49 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.16% 1.13% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.79% 7.51% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 9
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £591 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £40.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-59.48% +16.37%
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
383 386 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.92% 15.03% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 201 274
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 35
Median hourly rate £29.61 £22.38 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.33% -24.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 11 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Network Security Hourly Rate Histogram 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 11 December 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 +21 25 £450 - 3
Suffolk - 12 £400 - 3
Cambridgeshire +2 4 £425 +4.61%
Essex -3 4 £220 -44.12%
Bedfordshire -7 3 £330 -26.66% 1
Norfolk +11 1 £213 -63.82%
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 60 (56.60%) Firewall
2 43 (40.57%) Cisco
3 39 (36.79%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (36.79%) LAN
4 37 (34.91%) CheckPoint
5 36 (33.96%) WAN
6 25 (23.58%) CCNA
7 24 (22.64%) Juniper
8 22 (20.75%) TCP/IP
9 17 (16.04%) Information Security
9 17 (16.04%) DNS
9 17 (16.04%) CCNP
9 17 (16.04%) Network Management
9 17 (16.04%) F5
10 16 (15.09%) VPN
10 16 (15.09%) SC Cleared
10 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
11 15 (14.15%) VoIP
11 15 (14.15%) Windows
11 15 (14.15%) CISSP
11 15 (14.15%) Data Centre
12 14 (13.21%) CCSA
13 13 (12.26%) Load Balancing
13 13 (12.26%) OSPF
13 13 (12.26%) BGP
13 13 (12.26%) ITIL
14 12 (11.32%) Linux
14 12 (11.32%) SIEM
15 11 (10.38%) tcpdump
15 11 (10.38%) Java

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 1 (0.94%) Apache
1 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.94%) IIS
1 1 (0.94%) nginx
1 1 (0.94%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.89%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (56.60%) Firewall
2 39 (36.79%) LAN
3 36 (33.96%) WAN
4 22 (20.75%) TCP/IP
5 17 (16.04%) DNS
6 16 (15.09%) VPN
7 15 (14.15%) VoIP
8 13 (12.26%) BGP
8 13 (12.26%) OSPF
9 11 (10.38%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (10.38%) Internet
9 11 (10.38%) tcpdump
9 11 (10.38%) Wireshark
10 10 (9.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (9.43%) DHCP
11 9 (8.49%) IPsec
11 9 (8.49%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (7.55%) Spanning Tree
12 8 (7.55%) Wireless
13 7 (6.60%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.94%) AppScan
2 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (7.55%) Retail
2 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.83%) Law
4 2 (1.89%) Finance
5 1 (0.94%) Automotive
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (33.96%) Network Engineer
2 22 (20.75%) Consultant
3 21 (19.81%) Network Security Engineer
3 21 (19.81%) Security Consultant
3 21 (19.81%) Security Engineer
4 8 (7.55%) Information Security Consultant
5 7 (6.60%) Developer
5 7 (6.60%) IT Consultant
5 7 (6.60%) IT Security Consultant
6 6 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Network Support
7 5 (4.72%) Architect
7 5 (4.72%) LAN Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Network Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) Network Security Consultant
7 5 (4.72%) WAN Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.77%) .NET
3 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.83%) HTML
3 3 (2.83%) Middleware
4 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.89%) CSS
4 2 (1.89%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.89%) HTML5
4 2 (1.89%) Java EE
4 2 (1.89%) jQuery
4 2 (1.89%) REST
4 2 (1.89%) Web Services
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.94%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.94%) Node.js
5 1 (0.94%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.94%) React
5 1 (0.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.49%) Digital Media
3 8 (7.55%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (4.72%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (4.72%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.72%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.77%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.77%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.89%) NHS
6 2 (1.89%) User Experience
7 1 (0.94%) Clustering
7 1 (0.94%) e-Health
7 1 (0.94%) EMV
7 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.15%) Windows
2 12 (11.32%) Linux
3 6 (5.66%) Unix
4 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.04%) Information Security
1 17 (16.04%) Network Management
2 13 (12.26%) ITIL
2 13 (12.26%) Load Balancing
3 12 (11.32%) SIEM
4 10 (9.43%) Security Operations
4 10 (9.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 9 (8.49%) CRM
5 9 (8.49%) ERP
5 9 (8.49%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (8.49%) Web Development
6 8 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (6.60%) Change Control
7 7 (6.60%) Security Hardening
8 6 (5.66%) Network Design
8 6 (5.66%) PRINCE2
9 5 (4.72%) Patch Management
9 5 (4.72%) Release Management
10 4 (3.77%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (3.77%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.38%) Java
2 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
2 9 (8.49%) PHP
3 7 (6.60%) C#
4 4 (3.77%) C
4 4 (3.77%) C++
5 2 (1.89%) AWK
5 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.89%) MATLAB
5 2 (1.89%) sed
5 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.89%) SQL
6 1 (0.94%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 39 (36.79%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (23.58%) CCNA
3 17 (16.04%) CCNP
4 16 (15.09%) SC Cleared
4 16 (15.09%) Security Cleared
5 15 (14.15%) CISSP
6 14 (13.21%) CCSA
7 9 (8.49%) CISM
8 7 (6.60%) CISA
9 5 (4.72%) Degree
9 5 (4.72%) PMI Certification
9 5 (4.72%) PMP
9 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (2.83%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.89%) CCDP
11 2 (1.89%) CCIE
11 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.94%) CCSE
12 1 (0.94%) CEH
12 1 (0.94%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) PCI DSS
2 10 (9.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (10.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.89%) Firmware
3 2 (1.89%) NFS
4 1 (0.94%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.60%) Nessus
2 1 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.94%) Graphite
2 1 (0.94%) logstash
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.94%) Nagios
2 1 (0.94%) Netcool
2 1 (0.94%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.94%) QRadar
Vendors
1 43 (40.57%) Cisco
2 37 (34.91%) CheckPoint
3 24 (22.64%) Juniper
4 17 (16.04%) F5
5 11 (10.38%) VMware
6 10 (9.43%) Citrix
6 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.55%) Splunk
8 7 (6.60%) ArcSight
8 7 (6.60%) Fortinet
8 7 (6.60%) LogLogic
8 7 (6.60%) LogRhythm
9 6 (5.66%) EMC
9 6 (5.66%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.72%) Tripwire
11 4 (3.77%) BT
12 3 (2.83%) Qualys
12 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.83%) Sourcefire
13 2 (1.89%) IronPort
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