The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Rank 50 48 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Network Security 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.05% 0.62% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 4.84% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £45.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-58.88% +17.64%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 62 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.32% 12.89% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 46
Median daily rate £400 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £575 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -26.66%
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 Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Basildon - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £425 -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) OSPF
3 5 (62.50%) BGP
3 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 4 (50.00%) SMTP
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) LDAP
4 4 (50.00%) FTP
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (50.00%) IMAP
5 3 (37.50%) SSL
5 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Extranet
6 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (25.00%) CCNP
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) F5

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) BGP
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) OSPF
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) FTP
4 4 (50.00%) IMAP
4 4 (50.00%) Internet
4 4 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) LDAP
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) SMTP
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
5 3 (37.50%) SSL
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) Extranet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (12.50%) Demand Management
1 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 1 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (12.50%) Line Management
1 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 1 (12.50%) Network Packet Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
1 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) F5
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Imperva
2 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
2 1 (12.50%) Juniper
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto
2 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard