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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 64 56 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Contract jobs citing Network Security 10 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 2.43% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.63% 25.87% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Median daily rate £500 £378 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.45% +48.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £298 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £419 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £40.73 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-59.48% +38.06%
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
131 143 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.18% 9.39% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 55
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
3 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 13 (48.15%) Data Centre
4 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (37.04%) CCNP
6 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (25.93%) F5
8 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
9 5 (18.52%) Blue Coat
9 5 (18.52%) DNS
9 5 (18.52%) Windows
9 5 (18.52%) CCIE
9 5 (18.52%) MPLS
9 5 (18.52%) OSPF
9 5 (18.52%) BGP
9 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
9 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (18.52%) DevOps
10 4 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (14.81%) FortiGate
10 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (14.81%) IaaS
10 4 (14.81%) Puppet
10 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
10 4 (14.81%) CISSP
10 4 (14.81%) IIS
10 4 (14.81%) CCNA

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%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) NServiceBus
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Liferay
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) IaaS
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) PaaS
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Firewall
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (18.52%) BGP
3 5 (18.52%) DNS
3 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (18.52%) MPLS
3 5 (18.52%) OSPF
4 4 (14.81%) BIG-IP
4 4 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (7.41%) DHCP
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
7 1 (3.70%) DMZ
7 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
7 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
7 1 (3.70%) LAN
7 1 (3.70%) SSL
7 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.70%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) git-flow
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Law
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Consultant
2 10 (37.04%) Security Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Network Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Network Security Consultant
4 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Security Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Check Point Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Firewall Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) CISSP Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) SIEM Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.70%) ICT Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Project Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
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 3 (11.11%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
4 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
2 5 (18.52%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
4 3 (11.11%) Security Management
4 3 (11.11%) SIEM
4 3 (11.11%) Threat Management
4 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Network Design
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
1 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) CCNP
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCIE
3 4 (14.81%) CCNA
3 4 (14.81%) CCSA
3 4 (14.81%) CCSE
3 4 (14.81%) CISSP
4 3 (11.11%) CISM
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) COBIT
1 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) KVM
4 1 (3.70%) Shibboleth
4 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) FortiGate
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Cacti
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
3 7 (25.93%) F5
4 5 (18.52%) Blue Coat
5 3 (11.11%) Intel Security
5 3 (11.11%) Qualys
5 3 (11.11%) Splunk
5 3 (11.11%) Symantec
6 2 (7.41%) VMware
7 1 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) Dell
7 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) WSO2