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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 63 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Security 15 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.46% 1.41% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.45% 17.27% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
Median daily rate £369 £325 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £291 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £369 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +121.05%
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
131 139 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.72% 8.14% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 60 40
Median daily rate £350 £375 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £209 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £464 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £11.79 £25.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +108.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (54.55%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
3 13 (39.39%) Cisco
4 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 12 (36.36%) Firewall
5 11 (33.33%) CISSP
5 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (33.33%) CCNP
6 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (30.30%) Information Security
7 9 (27.27%) Banking
7 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
9 7 (21.21%) PKI
10 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (18.18%) COBIT
10 6 (18.18%) CISM
10 6 (18.18%) Windows
10 6 (18.18%) Security Management
10 6 (18.18%) SIEM
10 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (18.18%) Planning and Forecasting
11 5 (15.15%) Threat Management
11 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
11 5 (15.15%) F5
11 5 (15.15%) Splunk
11 5 (15.15%) Symantec
11 5 (15.15%) OSPF
11 5 (15.15%) Intel Security

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 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) CICS
3 2 (6.06%) NServiceBus
4 1 (3.03%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) IaaS
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.09%) PaaS
2 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Firewall
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (15.15%) BGP
3 5 (15.15%) OSPF
4 4 (12.12%) MPLS
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (9.09%) Wireless
6 2 (6.06%) BIG-IP
6 2 (6.06%) DHCP
6 2 (6.06%) DNS
6 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (6.06%) WAN
7 1 (3.03%) DMZ
7 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.03%) LAN
7 1 (3.03%) LDAP
7 1 (3.03%) SSL
7 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.03%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Security Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Check Point Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) CISSP Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Firewall Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Security Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) SIEM Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Network Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
1 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.06%) MSMQ
1 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.03%) Java EE
2 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.21%) PKI
3 4 (12.12%) SWIFT
4 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) CentOS
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Information Security
1 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (27.27%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (18.18%) Planning and Forecasting
3 6 (18.18%) Security Management
3 6 (18.18%) SIEM
4 5 (15.15%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (15.15%) Threat Management
5 4 (12.12%) DevOps
5 4 (12.12%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (12.12%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 3 (9.09%) Web Development
7 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
7 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) C#
1 2 (6.06%) Java
1 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) CCNP
1 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (33.33%) CISSP
2 6 (18.18%) CISM
3 5 (15.15%) CCIE
3 5 (15.15%) CCNA
3 5 (15.15%) Degree
4 4 (12.12%) CCSA
4 4 (12.12%) CCSE
4 4 (12.12%) CISMP
5 1 (3.03%) CISA
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
5 1 (3.03%) MCSE
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) COBIT
1 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (6.06%) RACF
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) KVM
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (12.12%) FortiGate
3 3 (9.09%) Puppet
4 2 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.03%) Cacti
5 1 (3.03%) Nagios
5 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco
2 12 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 5 (15.15%) F5
3 5 (15.15%) Intel Security
3 5 (15.15%) Qualys
3 5 (15.15%) Splunk
3 5 (15.15%) Symantec
4 4 (12.12%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) Aruba
6 1 (3.03%) BT
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.03%) HP
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) RightScale
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds