The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Specialist
Rank 592 551 570
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 4 42 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.089% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.094% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 32 6
Average daily rate £338 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £388 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.73% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Network Security Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Network Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Security Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Network Security Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Security Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Specialist across the England region.

Network Security Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Security Specialist
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +15 3 £225 - 1
Yorkshire -41 1 £450 +12.35%
Network Security Specialist
UK

Network Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Specialist in their job title.

1 16 (94.12%) Network Security
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco
3 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (58.82%) CCNP
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (52.94%) DNS
5 9 (52.94%) DHCP
5 9 (52.94%) Blue Coat
6 8 (47.06%) NetScreen
6 8 (47.06%) VMware
6 8 (47.06%) OSPF
6 8 (47.06%) BGP
6 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 8 (47.06%) Citrix
6 8 (47.06%) Thin Client
6 8 (47.06%) F5
6 8 (47.06%) Infoblox
6 8 (47.06%) Imperva
6 8 (47.06%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (47.06%) Fat Client
6 8 (47.06%) DMVPN
6 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (29.41%) Line Management
7 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
7 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
7 5 (29.41%) CCSE

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Network Security Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) Network Security
2 15 (88.24%) Firewall
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (52.94%) DHCP
4 9 (52.94%) DNS
5 8 (47.06%) BGP
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (47.06%) DMVPN
5 8 (47.06%) NetScreen
5 8 (47.06%) OSPF
6 5 (29.41%) BIG-IP
6 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (17.65%) PBX
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (11.76%) VPN
8 2 (11.76%) WAN
9 1 (5.88%) FTP
9 1 (5.88%) MRTG
9 1 (5.88%) VSAT
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Fat Client
1 8 (47.06%) Thin Client
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
1 5 (29.41%) Line Management
1 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
2 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) CCNP
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCSE
3 4 (23.53%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
3 9 (52.94%) Blue Coat
4 8 (47.06%) Citrix
4 8 (47.06%) F5
4 8 (47.06%) Imperva
4 8 (47.06%) Infoblox
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Intel Security
5 3 (17.65%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) Avaya
6 2 (11.76%) Intel
6 2 (11.76%) Nortel
6 2 (11.76%) Red Box
7 1 (5.88%) Clearswift
7 1 (5.88%) Mercator
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
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