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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
England / East of England
Rank 87 91 115
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +24
Contract jobs citing Network Security 40 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.88% 1.52% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.39% 10.20% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 4
Median daily rate £375 £438 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £305 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £42.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-58.19% -0.09%

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
385 353 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.12% 14.91% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 174 196
Median daily rate £325 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £242 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 40 53
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.38 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% -7.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +12 19 £323 -48.40% 2
Suffolk - 15 £475 - 2
Essex -2 5 £285 -28.75% 1
Bedfordshire -5 1 £650 +8.33%
Network Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 64 (66.67%) Firewall
2 45 (46.88%) Cisco
3 42 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (43.75%) LAN
4 38 (39.58%) WAN
5 37 (38.54%) CheckPoint
6 27 (28.13%) Juniper
7 25 (26.04%) CCNA
8 21 (21.88%) TCP/IP
9 20 (20.83%) F5
10 19 (19.79%) SC Cleared
10 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
11 18 (18.75%) Network Management
12 17 (17.71%) VPN
13 16 (16.67%) CCNP
13 16 (16.67%) ITIL
14 15 (15.63%) Windows
14 15 (15.63%) DNS
15 14 (14.58%) CCSA
16 12 (12.50%) VoIP
17 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
17 11 (11.46%) Information Security
17 11 (11.46%) OSPF
17 11 (11.46%) BGP
17 11 (11.46%) tcpdump
17 11 (11.46%) Wireshark
17 11 (11.46%) Load Balancing
17 11 (11.46%) Data Centre
17 11 (11.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
18 10 (10.42%) Network Design

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 (1.04%) IIS
1 1 (1.04%) JBoss
1 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (66.67%) Firewall
2 42 (43.75%) LAN
3 38 (39.58%) WAN
4 21 (21.88%) TCP/IP
5 17 (17.71%) VPN
6 15 (15.63%) DNS
7 12 (12.50%) VoIP
8 11 (11.46%) BGP
8 11 (11.46%) OSPF
8 11 (11.46%) tcpdump
8 11 (11.46%) Wireshark
9 10 (10.42%) Broadband
9 10 (10.42%) ISDN
9 10 (10.42%) Wireless
10 9 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (8.33%) Internet
11 8 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
12 7 (7.29%) DHCP
12 7 (7.29%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.17%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.04%) AppScan
2 1 (1.04%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.04%) JBehave
2 1 (1.04%) JUnit
2 1 (1.04%) Redmine
2 1 (1.04%) Selenium
2 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.25%) Retail
2 4 (4.17%) Finance
3 3 (3.13%) Law
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Automotive
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (36.46%) Network Engineer
2 21 (21.88%) Network Security Engineer
2 21 (21.88%) Security Engineer
3 16 (16.67%) Consultant
4 15 (15.63%) Security Consultant
5 10 (10.42%) Network Support
6 9 (9.38%) Architect
7 8 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (4.17%) Developer
11 4 (4.17%) LAN Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) LAN/WAN Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Network Consultant
11 4 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (4.17%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) Java EE
2 2 (2.08%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.08%) HTML
2 2 (2.08%) HTML5
2 2 (2.08%) REST
2 2 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.04%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.04%) CSS
3 1 (1.04%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.04%) J2EE
3 1 (1.04%) jQuery
3 1 (1.04%) JSON
3 1 (1.04%) Middleware
3 1 (1.04%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (1.04%) SOAP
3 1 (1.04%) WCF
3 1 (1.04%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.21%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.21%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (5.21%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.21%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 4 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.17%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.08%) e-Health
4 2 (2.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.04%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.63%) Windows
2 6 (6.25%) Linux
3 4 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) Network Management
2 16 (16.67%) ITIL
3 11 (11.46%) Information Security
3 11 (11.46%) Load Balancing
3 11 (11.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 10 (10.42%) Network Design
4 10 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (9.38%) SIEM
6 8 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.21%) Release Management
9 4 (4.17%) Code Coverage
9 4 (4.17%) CRM
9 4 (4.17%) ERP
9 4 (4.17%) Software Testing
9 4 (4.17%) Web Development
10 3 (3.13%) Change Control
10 3 (3.13%) High Availability
11 2 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.38%) Java
2 6 (6.25%) C#
3 4 (4.17%) C
3 4 (4.17%) C++
3 4 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.17%) PHP
4 2 (2.08%) SQL
5 1 (1.04%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.04%) XAML
Qualifications
1 42 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (26.04%) CCNA
3 19 (19.79%) SC Cleared
3 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
4 16 (16.67%) CCNP
5 14 (14.58%) CCSA
6 9 (9.38%) CISSP
7 5 (5.21%) Degree
7 5 (5.21%) PMI Certification
7 5 (5.21%) PMP
7 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (4.17%) DV Cleared
9 3 (3.13%) CEH
9 3 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.08%) CCIE
10 2 (2.08%) CISM
11 1 (1.04%) CCDP
11 1 (1.04%) CCSE
11 1 (1.04%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.08%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (7.29%) Nessus
2 2 (2.08%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.08%) QRadar
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.04%) Netcool
3 1 (1.04%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 45 (46.88%) Cisco
2 37 (38.54%) CheckPoint
3 27 (28.13%) Juniper
4 20 (20.83%) F5
5 9 (9.38%) Splunk
6 8 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.29%) ArcSight
7 7 (7.29%) Citrix
7 7 (7.29%) Fortinet
7 7 (7.29%) LogLogic
7 7 (7.29%) LogRhythm
7 7 (7.29%) VMware
8 6 (6.25%) EMC
9 5 (5.21%) Palo Alto
9 5 (5.21%) Tripwire
10 4 (4.17%) BT
11 2 (2.08%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.04%) Mercator
12 1 (1.04%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.04%) Zend
Ipswich, Suffolk
Austin Fraser
Rate: Neg.
Posted: 5 days ago