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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 76 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 17 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.37% 0.80% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.72% 9.56% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 5
Median daily rate £488 £363 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.20% -27.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £353 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £374 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.46 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-1.08% +97.48%
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
145 136 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.68% 8.41% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 50 71
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £160 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £415 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £11.79 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) Data Centre
3 11 (40.74%) CISSP
4 10 (37.04%) Information Security
5 9 (33.33%) Banking
6 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (29.63%) Cisco
6 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (25.93%) CCNP
7 7 (25.93%) Firewall
7 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
7 7 (25.93%) PKI
7 7 (25.93%) SIEM
8 6 (22.22%) Security Management
8 6 (22.22%) CISM
8 6 (22.22%) CCNA
8 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 6 (22.22%) Planning and Forecasting
9 5 (18.52%) Unix
9 5 (18.52%) Windows
9 5 (18.52%) Splunk
9 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (18.52%) COBIT
9 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (18.52%) CISMP
9 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
10 4 (14.81%) CCSA
10 4 (14.81%) Blue Coat
10 4 (14.81%) CCSE

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 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) CICS
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) NServiceBus
4 1 (3.70%) Apache
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) IaaS
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.11%) PaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (3.70%) BGP
4 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.70%) DMZ
4 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.70%) OSPF
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 18 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Security Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) CISSP Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Security Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) SIEM Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Check Point Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Firewall Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) IT Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Security Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
2 2 (7.41%) Entity Framework
2 2 (7.41%) MSMQ
2 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.70%) Java EE
3 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.93%) PKI
3 4 (14.81%) SWIFT
4 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
5 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Unix
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Information Security
2 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (29.63%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (25.93%) SIEM
4 6 (22.22%) Planning and Forecasting
4 6 (22.22%) Security Management
5 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (14.81%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (14.81%) Threat Management
6 4 (14.81%) Web Development
7 3 (11.11%) DevOps
7 3 (11.11%) Identity Management
7 3 (11.11%) Security Operations
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.41%) CRM
8 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
8 2 (7.41%) ERP
8 2 (7.41%) Migration
8 2 (7.41%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) C#
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) PHP
3 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) CISSP
2 7 (25.93%) CCNP
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (22.22%) CCNA
3 6 (22.22%) CISM
4 5 (18.52%) CISMP
5 4 (14.81%) CCIE
5 4 (14.81%) CCSA
5 4 (14.81%) CCSE
5 4 (14.81%) Degree
6 2 (7.41%) BC Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) CISA
6 2 (7.41%) MCP
6 2 (7.41%) MCSE
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) COBIT
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) RACF
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.70%) KVM
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) FortiGate
1 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
3 5 (18.52%) Splunk
4 4 (14.81%) Blue Coat
4 4 (14.81%) Intel Security
4 4 (14.81%) Qualys
4 4 (14.81%) Symantec
5 3 (11.11%) F5
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.70%) BT
7 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) Prolexic
7 1 (3.70%) VMware
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago