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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 44 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Network Security 13 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.02% 0.21% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.83% 1.12% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £20.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+107.40% -32.50%
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
120 89 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.60% 18.62% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 54 34
Average daily rate £375 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 11
Average hourly rate £29.75 £26.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.21% +48.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £112.25 £32.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 - -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 12 (66.67%) Migration
2 12 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 12 (66.67%) Citrix
2 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
4 6 (33.33%) SCCM
4 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) CCNP
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (16.67%) Juniper
7 3 (16.67%) SAN
7 3 (16.67%) Apple
7 3 (16.67%) Symantec
7 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) AdminStudio
7 3 (16.67%) NetScreen
7 3 (16.67%) MS Office
7 3 (16.67%) CCSP
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) SLA
7 3 (16.67%) Altiris
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
7 3 (16.67%) HP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (16.67%) NetScreen
3 2 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) MPLS
4 1 (5.56%) BGP
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) AdminStudio
1 3 (16.67%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) DBA
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Development Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNP
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCSP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Dell
5 3 (16.67%) Juniper
5 3 (16.67%) Apple
5 3 (16.67%) Symantec
5 3 (16.67%) Altiris
5 3 (16.67%) LANDesk
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) Aruba
6 1 (5.56%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) VMware