The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 49 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing Network Security 13 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.04% 0.78% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.97% 4.62% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
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£425 £280 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £394 £390
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+19.65% +36.04%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
145 130 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.76% 16.84% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 39 27
Average daily rate £375 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 5
Average hourly rate £14.85 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £32.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - - 1
Royston - 1 - -
Watford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) F5
4 5 (35.71%) CCDP
4 5 (35.71%) Juniper
4 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) Infoblox
5 4 (28.57%) Network Design
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) CCNA
7 2 (14.29%) VoIP
7 2 (14.29%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Xen
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) MPLS
4 1 (7.14%) OSPF
4 1 (7.14%) BGP
4 1 (7.14%) DSL
4 1 (7.14%) TACACS
4 1 (7.14%) NetScreen
4 1 (7.14%) IPsec
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Network Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Social Media
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Network Design
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Kanban
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNP
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCDP
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) CCIE
5 1 (7.14%) PMP
5 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Xen
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
1 1 (7.14%) RANCID
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) F5
3 5 (35.71%) Juniper
3 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 4 (28.57%) Infoblox
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds