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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 46 64 39
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Contract jobs citing Network Security 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.92% 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 4.48% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£400 £369 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -18.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-13.38% +47.67%
Network Security
East of England

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
68 67 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.31% 9.96% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 25
Average daily rate £260 £401 £237
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.08% +68.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £350 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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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
Brentwood - 1 - -
Chelmsford - - - - 1
Harwich - - - -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Network Security also 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 that cited Network Security.

1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (22.22%) AS400
5 2 (22.22%) iSeries
5 2 (22.22%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) Change Control
5 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
5 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 2 (22.22%) CCSA
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) BMC
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Network Security also 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 that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (22.22%) MS Access
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
1 3 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Management Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Flash
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) AS400
1 2 (22.22%) iSeries
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) HPUX
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) CCSA
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) BMC
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade
4 1 (11.11%) Infoblox
4 1 (11.11%) Imperva