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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 74 122 123
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 56 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.20% 0.73% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.17% 4.41% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 6 20
Median daily rate £340 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £243 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £397 £394
% change year-on-year
-5.54% +0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £27.60 £57.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +61.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.38% +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
460 522 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.10% 16.63% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 253 252
Median daily rate £365 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 68 68
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.57% -7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 August 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 August 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 +32 22 £325 -50.00% 17
Bedfordshire - 22 £353 - 2
Cambridgeshire +25 6 £350 - 8
Essex -2 4 £350 - 3
Norfolk - 2 £195 -
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 46 (45.10%) Firewall
2 43 (42.16%) LAN
3 42 (41.18%) Cisco
4 40 (39.22%) WAN
5 38 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (28.43%) TCP/IP
7 26 (25.49%) CheckPoint
8 23 (22.55%) CCNA
9 22 (21.57%) CRM
9 22 (21.57%) Java
9 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
9 22 (21.57%) PHP
9 22 (21.57%) ERP
9 22 (21.57%) Web Development
9 22 (21.57%) Digital Media
10 20 (19.61%) Juniper
11 18 (17.65%) Information Security
11 18 (17.65%) Network Management
12 16 (15.69%) Wireless
13 15 (14.71%) VPN
13 15 (14.71%) Load Balancing
13 15 (14.71%) Data Centre
14 14 (13.73%) VMware
14 14 (13.73%) CISSP
14 14 (13.73%) CCNP
14 14 (13.73%) OSPF
15 13 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (12.75%) F5
15 13 (12.75%) SIEM
16 12 (11.76%) PCI DSS

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 (3.92%) IIS
2 2 (1.96%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.96%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.98%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.98%) nginx
3 1 (0.98%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.96%) MS Project
3 1 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) Office 365
2 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.96%) IaaS
3 2 (1.96%) PaaS
3 2 (1.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (45.10%) Firewall
2 43 (42.16%) LAN
3 40 (39.22%) WAN
4 29 (28.43%) TCP/IP
5 16 (15.69%) Wireless
6 15 (14.71%) VPN
7 14 (13.73%) OSPF
8 13 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (11.76%) BGP
10 11 (10.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (9.80%) tcpdump
11 10 (9.80%) VoIP
11 10 (9.80%) Wireshark
12 7 (6.86%) Broadband
12 7 (6.86%) ISDN
12 7 (6.86%) Spanning Tree
12 7 (6.86%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (5.88%) 802.11
13 6 (5.88%) Ethernet
14 5 (4.90%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) MySQL
3 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Subversion
1 2 (1.96%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (0.98%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.98%) Mocha
2 1 (0.98%) NUnit
2 1 (0.98%) Xcode
General
1 7 (6.86%) Retail
1 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (0.98%) French Language
3 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (37.25%) Network Engineer
2 21 (20.59%) Consultant
3 20 (19.61%) Security Consultant
4 17 (16.67%) Developer
4 17 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) IT Consultant
6 8 (7.84%) IT Security Consultant
7 7 (6.86%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.86%) Information Security Consultant
7 7 (6.86%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (5.88%) LAN Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Network Consultant
8 6 (5.88%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.82%) 802.1X
2 8 (7.84%) CSS
2 8 (7.84%) HTML
3 7 (6.86%) .NET
3 7 (6.86%) Middleware
4 5 (4.90%) HTML5
5 4 (3.92%) CSS3
5 4 (3.92%) jQuery
6 3 (2.94%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.94%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.96%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.96%) J2EE
7 2 (1.96%) REST
7 2 (1.96%) Spring
7 2 (1.96%) Web Services
7 2 (1.96%) WPF
8 1 (0.98%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Digital Media
2 15 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.84%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (4.90%) User Experience
5 4 (3.92%) Clustering
5 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.96%) CCTV
6 2 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.96%) NHS
6 2 (1.96%) SCADA
7 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.98%) EMV
7 1 (0.98%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.98%) Replication
7 1 (0.98%) RIA
7 1 (0.98%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Windows
2 7 (6.86%) Linux
3 6 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.96%) Unix
5 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) CRM
1 22 (21.57%) ERP
1 22 (21.57%) Web Development
2 18 (17.65%) Information Security
2 18 (17.65%) Network Management
3 15 (14.71%) Load Balancing
4 13 (12.75%) SIEM
5 10 (9.80%) ITIL
5 10 (9.80%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (9.80%) Security Operations
6 9 (8.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 8 (7.84%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.86%) Network Design
8 7 (6.86%) Security Hardening
9 6 (5.88%) Change Control
9 6 (5.88%) High Availability
10 5 (4.90%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (4.90%) Project Management
10 5 (4.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 22 (21.57%) Java
1 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
1 22 (21.57%) PHP
2 7 (6.86%) C#
3 4 (3.92%) SQL
4 2 (1.96%) AWK
4 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.96%) MATLAB
4 2 (1.96%) sed
4 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.98%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.98%) C
5 1 (0.98%) C++
5 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (22.55%) CCNA
3 14 (13.73%) CCNP
3 14 (13.73%) CISSP
4 10 (9.80%) CCSA
5 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 8 (7.84%) CISM
7 7 (6.86%) CISA
8 5 (4.90%) Degree
9 4 (3.92%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (3.92%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.94%) CCDA
10 3 (2.94%) CCDP
11 2 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (1.96%) CCIE
11 2 (1.96%) CEH
11 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.96%) PMP
11 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 9 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (6.86%) Active Directory
1 7 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.96%) Firmware
2 2 (1.96%) NFS
2 2 (1.96%) vSphere
3 1 (0.98%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.98%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.98%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Nessus
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.98%) Endace
4 1 (0.98%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.98%) Graphite
4 1 (0.98%) logstash
4 1 (0.98%) Nagios
4 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.98%) QRadar
4 1 (0.98%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.98%) WMI
Vendors
1 42 (41.18%) Cisco
2 26 (25.49%) CheckPoint
3 20 (19.61%) Juniper
4 14 (13.73%) VMware
5 13 (12.75%) F5
6 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 9 (8.82%) Citrix
8 8 (7.84%) LogRhythm
9 6 (5.88%) ArcSight
9 6 (5.88%) LogLogic
9 6 (5.88%) Splunk
10 5 (4.90%) Fortinet
10 5 (4.90%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.92%) Oracle
11 4 (3.92%) Tripwire
12 3 (2.94%) Avaya
12 3 (2.94%) IronPort
12 3 (2.94%) Nokia
12 3 (2.94%) Sourcefire
12 3 (2.94%) Symantec
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