The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 77 67 83
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing Network Security 18 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.36% 1.32% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.92% 14.73% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Median daily rate £525 £390 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% +36.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +153.96%
Network Security
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
151 129 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.40% 8.98% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 45 92
Median daily rate £355 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 8
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
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 Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security across the Edinburgh region.

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) CISSP
2 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
3 9 (40.91%) Information Security
3 9 (40.91%) Banking
4 7 (31.82%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (27.27%) PKI
5 6 (27.27%) SIEM
5 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (22.73%) Security Management
6 5 (22.73%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (22.73%) CISM
6 5 (22.73%) Firewall
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco
6 5 (22.73%) CCNP
6 5 (22.73%) CCNA
6 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
6 5 (22.73%) CISMP
6 5 (22.73%) Planning and Forecasting
7 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (18.18%) Splunk
7 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (18.18%) Web Development
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) COBIT
7 4 (18.18%) SWIFT
7 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
7 4 (18.18%) C#

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) CICS
3 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (9.09%) NServiceBus
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (13.64%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Security Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) CISSP Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) IT Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) SIEM Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Check Point Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Firewall Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
2 2 (9.09%) MSMQ
2 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 6 (27.27%) PKI
3 4 (18.18%) SWIFT
4 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
5 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Unix
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Information Security
2 7 (31.82%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (27.27%) SIEM
3 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) Planning and Forecasting
4 5 (22.73%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (22.73%) Security Management
5 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (18.18%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (18.18%) Web Development
6 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
6 3 (13.64%) Security Operations
6 3 (13.64%) Threat Management
7 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) CRM
7 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
2 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CISSP
2 5 (22.73%) CCNA
2 5 (22.73%) CCNP
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) CISM
2 5 (22.73%) CISMP
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) CCIE
4 3 (13.64%) CCSA
4 3 (13.64%) CCSE
5 2 (9.09%) BC Cleared
5 2 (9.09%) CISA
5 2 (9.09%) MCP
5 2 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) COBIT
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) RACF
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) FortiGate
1 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 4 (18.18%) Splunk
3 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
3 3 (13.64%) Intel Security
3 3 (13.64%) Qualys
3 3 (13.64%) Symantec
4 2 (9.09%) F5
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) BT
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix