The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Network Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Specialist
UK / England
Rank 553 607 546
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -61
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 14 4 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.008% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.009% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 34
Median daily rate £425 £338 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £248 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £338 £401
% change year-on-year
+25.92% -15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39610 45350 44481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26011 29610 27899
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1415 1523 1768
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Network Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Network Security Specialist in the job title.

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 11 £425 -
Yorkshire +18 2 - -
East of England - 1 £425 -
Network Security Specialist
UK

Network Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Network Security Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Network Security Specialist in the job title.

1 21 (91.30%) Network Security
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 19 (82.61%) Firewall
3 17 (73.91%) CheckPoint
4 13 (56.52%) F5
5 11 (47.83%) Juniper
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (43.48%) Fortinet
7 9 (39.13%) Blue Coat
7 9 (39.13%) Infoblox
8 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (34.78%) CCNP
9 7 (30.43%) DNS
9 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
10 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (26.09%) OSPF
10 6 (26.09%) DHCP
11 5 (21.74%) Citrix
11 5 (21.74%) BGP
11 5 (21.74%) VMware
11 5 (21.74%) BIG-IP
11 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (17.39%) CCSE
12 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
12 4 (17.39%) MPLS
12 4 (17.39%) CCSP
12 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
12 4 (17.39%) SNMP
13 3 (13.04%) Unix
13 3 (13.04%) Linux

Network Security Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) Network Security
2 19 (82.61%) Firewall
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (30.43%) DNS
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (26.09%) DHCP
5 6 (26.09%) OSPF
6 5 (21.74%) BGP
6 5 (21.74%) BIG-IP
7 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
7 4 (17.39%) MPLS
7 4 (17.39%) SNMP
8 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
8 3 (13.04%) Fast Ethernet
8 3 (13.04%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 3 (13.04%) HSRP
8 3 (13.04%) IPsec
8 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
8 3 (13.04%) TACACS
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
2 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
2 2 (8.70%) Identity Management
2 2 (8.70%) Line Management
2 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.70%) Network Design
2 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (8.70%) Security Management
3 1 (4.35%) Database Security
3 1 (4.35%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) E-Discovery
3 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (4.35%) Information Security
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) Network Management
3 1 (4.35%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CCNP
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCSE
2 4 (17.39%) CCSP
3 2 (8.70%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) CCSA
4 1 (4.35%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.35%) EnCase
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 17 (73.91%) CheckPoint
3 13 (56.52%) F5
4 11 (47.83%) Juniper
5 10 (43.48%) Fortinet
6 9 (39.13%) Blue Coat
6 9 (39.13%) Infoblox
7 7 (30.43%) Palo Alto
8 5 (21.74%) Citrix
8 5 (21.74%) VMware
9 3 (13.04%) Arista
10 2 (8.70%) Imperva
11 1 (4.35%) CA
11 1 (4.35%) IBM
11 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
11 1 (4.35%) IronPort
11 1 (4.35%) Nokia
11 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
11 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
11 1 (4.35%) Splunk