The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Security Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Essex region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Specialist
Rank 52 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.40% 1.51% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.64% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
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£388 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £413 -
% change year-on-year
-4.48% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
454 426 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 90.62% 91.81% 97.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 202 244
Average daily rate £386 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £175 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 72 92
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.66 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% -24.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Network Security Specialist
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Network Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Network Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Network Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Network Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Network Security Specialist
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 5 (100.00%) CCSE
1 5 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 5 (100.00%) Imperva
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Network Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 5 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 5 (100.00%) Imperva
1 5 (100.00%) F5