The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 63 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Network Security 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.77% 0.47% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 3.09% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £280 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £400 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £400 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+36.04% -14.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 97 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.75% 15.35% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 56
Average daily rate £325 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £249 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.95 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £36.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Network Security
East of England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 3 £240 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £320 -
Stevenage - - - -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) MPLS
6 3 (30.00%) F5
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (20.00%) Multicast
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (20.00%) Infoblox
7 2 (20.00%) OSPF
7 2 (20.00%) BGP
7 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (20.00%) CCNP
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Juniper
7 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) SMTP
7 2 (20.00%) DHCP
7 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (20.00%) SNMP
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) VPN
7 2 (20.00%) DNS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) MPLS
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 2 (20.00%) Multicast
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (20.00%) OSPF
6 2 (20.00%) BGP
6 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) SMTP
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (20.00%) SNMP
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNP
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
2 1 (10.00%) HND
2 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCSA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) Infoblox
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Aruba
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) Meru Networks
5 1 (10.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
5 1 (10.00%) Crossbeam
5 1 (10.00%) VMware
Watford, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
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