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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 78 70
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 9 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 0.97% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.23% 9.59% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Median daily rate £538 £350 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £350 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £350 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £395 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.79% +2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £42.46 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-58.19% +11.00%

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
88 146 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.58% 10.10% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 55 48
Median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 9 (50.00%) F5
3 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 8 (44.44%) Firewall
4 8 (44.44%) DNS
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (38.89%) BIG-IP
5 7 (38.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (33.33%) Law
7 4 (22.22%) Wireless
7 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) CCNP
8 3 (16.67%) CISSP
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
8 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
8 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
8 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (11.11%) Network Design
9 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (11.11%) Puppet
9 2 (11.11%) Jenkins

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 1 (5.56%) Confluence
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Liferay
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) BIG-IP
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (38.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (22.22%) Wireless
5 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
6 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (11.11%) DHCP
6 2 (11.11%) MPLS
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.56%) FWSM
7 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
7 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.56%) VPN
7 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) git-flow
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (33.33%) Law
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Network Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Network Security Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Security Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Network Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Network Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Network Security Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Security Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.56%) ICT Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) CentOS
2 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Scrum
1 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
1 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) Network Design
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.56%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Transition Management
3 1 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNP
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Shibboleth
1 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
1 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Cacti
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 9 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
5 2 (11.11%) AlgoSec
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) ScanSafe
5 2 (11.11%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Aruba
6 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Juniper
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) RightScale
6 1 (5.56%) Splunk
6 1 (5.56%) Verint
6 1 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (5.56%) WSO2