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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Rank 50 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Network Security 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.04% 1.35% 1.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 9.09% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £220 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £380 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £408 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.61 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £42.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-60.55% -0.09%

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
62 77 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.15% 14.86% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 45
Median daily rate £290 £438 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.71% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £325 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Median hourly rate £29.61 £43.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.93% +190.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (66.67%) IMAP
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) LDAP
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) Extranet
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) NHS
5 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (16.67%) Automotive
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco

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 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) IMAP
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) LDAP
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) SMTP
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 2 (33.33%) Extranet
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
1 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Juniper
1 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft