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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 65 52 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.01% 0.98% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.90% 4.88% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£310 £299 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% -12.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.63 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+157.93% -51.53%
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
205 123 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.75% 20.16% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 50 27
Average daily rate £350 £263 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £420 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -56.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 £650 - 1
Watford -9 2 £275 -0.90% 3
Royston - 1 - - 1
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco
4 8 (44.44%) F5
5 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) CCNP
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (27.78%) Juniper
7 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
7 5 (27.78%) Citrix
7 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Infoblox
8 4 (22.22%) Network Design
8 4 (22.22%) Migration
8 4 (22.22%) VMware
8 4 (22.22%) CCDP
8 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 3 (16.67%) UNIX
9 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
9 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (11.11%) Banking
10 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) DSL
5 1 (5.56%) TACACS
5 1 (5.56%) NetScreen
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) OSPF
5 1 (5.56%) NAS
5 1 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) IPsec
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
1 4 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
2 2 (11.11%) Security Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) SOA
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Kanban
3 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (5.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CCNP
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) CCDP
3 2 (11.11%) CISSP
3 2 (11.11%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
1 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.56%) RANCID
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 8 (44.44%) F5
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Juniper
3 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
4 4 (22.22%) Infoblox
4 4 (22.22%) VMware
5 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 2 (11.11%) McAfee
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds