The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 179 232 242
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +10
Contract jobs citing Network Security 723 554 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.46% 1.05% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.46% 7.57% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 319 296
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 11
Median hourly rate £31.25 £41.75 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.14% +49.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £13.40 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +121.05%
Network Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7644 7318 7790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.40% 13.85% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4704 4257 4377
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 502 444
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.19% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.53 £45.00
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Security
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Network Security Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Network Security
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +44 277 £473 +9.88% 71
South East +52 183 £400 +0.62% 34
North West +33 72 £394 +1.28% 26
West Midlands +19 57 £375 +20.48% 11
East of England +33 56 £375 +7.14% 25
Yorkshire 0 30 £392 -2.12% 13
East Midlands -13 16 £350 -9.67% 2
South West -34 15 £363 -19.44% 14
North East -18 9 £315 -40.00% 3
Midlands - 1 - -
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 762 (48.75%) Firewall
2 630 (40.31%) Cisco
3 398 (25.46%) Cisco Certification
4 381 (24.38%) CheckPoint
5 380 (24.31%) Java
6 359 (22.97%) JavaScript
7 354 (22.65%) CRM
8 349 (22.33%) Web Development
9 345 (22.07%) ERP
10 344 (22.01%) PHP
11 341 (21.82%) Digital Media
12 337 (21.56%) WAN
13 325 (20.79%) LAN
14 285 (18.23%) CCNP
15 266 (17.02%) Data Centre
16 251 (16.06%) Windows
17 247 (15.80%) Cisco ASA
18 227 (14.52%) VPN
19 223 (14.27%) Juniper
20 209 (13.37%) Finance
21 205 (13.12%) Wireless
22 198 (12.67%) Security Cleared
23 196 (12.54%) CCNA
24 195 (12.48%) Linux
25 190 (12.16%) Microsoft
26 176 (11.26%) Active Directory
27 170 (10.88%) TCP/IP
28 166 (10.62%) F5
29 164 (10.49%) ITIL
30 158 (10.11%) Palo Alto

Network Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 41 (2.62%) MS Exchange
1 41 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.11%) Apache
3 20 (1.28%) IIS
4 17 (1.09%) JBoss
4 17 (1.09%) nginx
5 16 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 16 (1.02%) WebSphere
6 14 (0.90%) Confluence
6 14 (0.90%) Skype for Business
7 12 (0.77%) OpenStack
8 11 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (0.70%) MQSeries
8 11 (0.70%) WebLogic
9 9 (0.58%) NServiceBus
10 8 (0.51%) CMS
10 8 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 104 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.15%) MS Office
4 12 (0.77%) MS Project
5 7 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.064%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.064%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.51%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 8 (0.51%) Magento
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.064%) Bankmaster
7 1 (0.064%) Eikon
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.064%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 90 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (3.71%) Office 365
4 56 (3.58%) IaaS
5 37 (2.37%) PaaS
6 23 (1.47%) SaaS
7 17 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.32%) Google Apps
10 4 (0.26%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.26%) Trello
10 4 (0.26%) Yammer
11 3 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.19%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.13%) GitHub
12 2 (0.13%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.064%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 762 (48.75%) Firewall
2 337 (21.56%) WAN
3 325 (20.79%) LAN
4 247 (15.80%) Cisco ASA
5 227 (14.52%) VPN
6 205 (13.12%) Wireless
7 170 (10.88%) TCP/IP
8 133 (8.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 132 (8.45%) DNS
10 108 (6.91%) SSL
11 107 (6.85%) BGP
12 100 (6.40%) OSPF
13 92 (5.89%) DHCP
14 84 (5.37%) VoIP
15 80 (5.12%) IPsec
16 78 (4.99%) Internet
16 78 (4.99%) MPLS
17 61 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
18 56 (3.58%) VLAN
19 55 (3.52%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 60 (3.84%) MySQL
3 27 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (1.15%) Big Data
5 16 (1.02%) MongoDB
6 11 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (0.64%) NoSQL
8 9 (0.58%) OLAP
8 9 (0.58%) Relational Database
8 9 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (0.51%) OLAP Cube
9 8 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.26%) DB2
12 4 (0.26%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.19%) Informix
Development Applications
1 54 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 30 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 24 (1.54%) JIRA
4 17 (1.09%) Subversion
5 11 (0.70%) gulp
5 11 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (0.70%) Vagrant
6 9 (0.58%) Grunt
7 8 (0.51%) FxCop
7 8 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (0.51%) StyleCop
7 8 (0.51%) Xcode
8 7 (0.45%) Selenium
8 7 (0.45%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (0.32%) Axure RP
9 5 (0.32%) Maven
10 4 (0.26%) Hudson
11 3 (0.19%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.19%) Mocha
11 3 (0.19%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 209 (13.37%) Finance
2 91 (5.82%) Telecoms
3 60 (3.84%) Retail
4 53 (3.39%) Banking
5 27 (1.73%) Legal
6 25 (1.60%) Marketing
7 16 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 11 (0.70%) Games
9 10 (0.64%) German Language
10 9 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.58%) Law
11 7 (0.45%) Billing
11 7 (0.45%) French Language
12 5 (0.32%) Advertising
12 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.32%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.26%) Back Office
13 4 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.19%) Automotive
14 3 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 408 (26.10%) Network Engineer
2 249 (15.93%) Security Engineer
3 226 (14.46%) Architect
4 214 (13.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 200 (12.80%) Developer
6 138 (8.83%) Consultant
7 130 (8.32%) Analyst
8 121 (7.74%) Security Architect
9 101 (6.46%) Cisco Engineer
10 97 (6.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 92 (5.89%) Security Consultant
12 88 (5.63%) Network Architect
13 74 (4.73%) Firewall Engineer
14 69 (4.41%) Senior Network Engineer
15 64 (4.09%) Security Analyst
16 58 (3.71%) Network Security Architect
17 52 (3.33%) Network Consultant
17 52 (3.33%) Project Manager
18 51 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
18 51 (3.26%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (7.61%) HTML
2 107 (6.85%) CSS
3 80 (5.12%) .NET
4 68 (4.35%) HTML5
5 57 (3.65%) jQuery
6 52 (3.33%) AngularJS
6 52 (3.33%) CSS3
7 51 (3.26%) 802.1X
8 44 (2.82%) REST
9 41 (2.62%) Web Services
10 33 (2.11%) ASP.NET
11 32 (2.05%) Node.js
12 24 (1.54%) RESTful
13 20 (1.28%) JSON
14 19 (1.22%) .NET Framework
14 19 (1.22%) LAMP
14 19 (1.22%) Middleware
14 19 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (1.15%) J2EE
16 17 (1.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 341 (21.82%) Digital Media
2 266 (17.02%) Data Centre
3 73 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (4.67%) PKI
4 53 (3.39%) Management Information System
5 34 (2.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 34 (2.18%) Security Operations Centre
6 28 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 27 (1.73%) User Experience
8 21 (1.34%) Cryptography
9 19 (1.22%) CESG
10 18 (1.15%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.09%) Clustering
11 17 (1.09%) iPad
12 12 (0.77%) Private Cloud
13 11 (0.70%) DataPower
13 11 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (0.64%) Driving Licence
15 9 (0.58%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 251 (16.06%) Windows
2 195 (12.48%) Linux
3 118 (7.55%) Unix
4 114 (7.29%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (1.34%) Apple iOS
10 18 (1.15%) CentOS
10 18 (1.15%) Solaris
11 13 (0.83%) AIX
11 13 (0.83%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.77%) Android
12 12 (0.77%) Windows Phone
13 10 (0.64%) VMS
13 10 (0.64%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.58%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.45%) Debian
15 7 (0.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (22.65%) CRM
2 349 (22.33%) Web Development
3 345 (22.07%) ERP
4 164 (10.49%) ITIL
5 155 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
6 146 (9.34%) SIEM
7 130 (8.32%) Load Balancing
8 128 (8.19%) Information Security
9 114 (7.29%) Migration
10 110 (7.04%) Network Design
11 97 (6.21%) Network Management
12 86 (5.50%) Cybersecurity
13 80 (5.12%) E-Commerce
13 80 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 79 (5.05%) DevOps
15 74 (4.73%) Vulnerability Management
16 73 (4.67%) Project Management
17 67 (4.29%) Security Architecture
18 65 (4.16%) Change Management
19 60 (3.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 380 (24.31%) Java
2 359 (22.97%) JavaScript
3 344 (22.01%) PHP
4 108 (6.91%) SQL
5 66 (4.22%) C#
6 40 (2.56%) Perl
7 38 (2.43%) Python
8 36 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 32 (2.05%) Shell Script
10 23 (1.47%) Ruby
11 18 (1.15%) Scala
12 12 (0.77%) Apple Swift
12 12 (0.77%) C
13 11 (0.70%) Bash Shell
14 10 (0.64%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.45%) C++
16 6 (0.38%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.26%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.26%) XAML
18 3 (0.19%) AWK
Qualifications
1 398 (25.46%) Cisco Certification
2 285 (18.23%) CCNP
3 198 (12.67%) Security Cleared
4 196 (12.54%) CCNA
5 155 (9.92%) SC Cleared
6 152 (9.72%) CISSP
7 102 (6.53%) CCIE
8 79 (5.05%) Degree
9 76 (4.86%) CISM
10 60 (3.84%) CCSA
11 59 (3.77%) CCSE
12 41 (2.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 33 (2.11%) CCDP
14 32 (2.05%) DV Cleared
15 27 (1.73%) CISA
15 27 (1.73%) JNCIS
16 23 (1.47%) JNCIP
16 23 (1.47%) MCSE
17 22 (1.41%) JNCIA
18 21 (1.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (5.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 64 (4.09%) PCI DSS
3 30 (1.92%) SLA
4 29 (1.86%) QA
5 23 (1.47%) COBIT
6 9 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.58%) Government Security Classifications
6 9 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.32%) HIPAA
7 5 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.32%) JSP 440
8 4 (0.26%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.064%) Basel II
10 1 (0.064%) GPG13
10 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.064%) PMBOK
System Software
1 176 (11.26%) Active Directory
2 85 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.22%) Docker
6 15 (0.96%) KVM
6 15 (0.96%) Samba
7 14 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.83%) vSphere
8 13 (0.83%) Xen
8 13 (0.83%) XenApp
9 12 (0.77%) ProxySG
10 10 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.58%) UAG
12 8 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 6 (0.38%) NFS
13 6 (0.38%) Snort
13 6 (0.38%) vCloud
14 4 (0.26%) iptables
14 4 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 76 (4.86%) Puppet
2 65 (4.16%) FortiGate
3 46 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (2.24%) Nagios
4 35 (2.24%) SCOM
5 21 (1.34%) SCCM
6 18 (1.15%) Nessus
6 18 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 15 (0.96%) Cacti
8 13 (0.83%) SmoothWall
9 12 (0.77%) Graphite
10 11 (0.70%) Ganglia
10 11 (0.70%) StatsD
11 10 (0.64%) Backup Exec
11 10 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
11 10 (0.64%) SmokePing
12 9 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
13 8 (0.51%) IBM BigFix
13 8 (0.51%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 7 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 630 (40.31%) Cisco
2 381 (24.38%) CheckPoint
3 223 (14.27%) Juniper
4 190 (12.16%) Microsoft
5 166 (10.62%) F5
6 158 (10.11%) Palo Alto
7 134 (8.57%) VMware
8 107 (6.85%) Citrix
9 88 (5.63%) Fortinet
10 72 (4.61%) Intel Security
11 65 (4.16%) Oracle
12 50 (3.20%) HP
12 50 (3.20%) Red Hat
13 40 (2.56%) Dell
14 39 (2.50%) Blue Coat
15 38 (2.43%) Riverbed
16 35 (2.24%) Aruba
16 35 (2.24%) SolarWinds
16 35 (2.24%) Splunk
17 33 (2.11%) IBM
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day Plus probable extensions
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
JM
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West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400-500pd
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Manchester, Lancashire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 400-500pd
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Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
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Stockport, Cheshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
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Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Oscar
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