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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 35 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Contract jobs citing Network Security 25 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.96% 0.77% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.86% 3.82% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £360 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -34.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £40.73 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-59.48% +38.06%
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
140 131 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.19% 20.12% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 55 57
Median daily rate £450 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 11
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.50 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 10 £195 -
Watford - 6 £450 -
Welwyn - 3 - -
Hemel Hempstead -1 1 - - 2
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 26 (56.52%) Firewall
2 23 (50.00%) Cisco
3 16 (34.78%) LAN
4 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (32.61%) Juniper
4 15 (32.61%) CheckPoint
5 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
5 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
6 12 (26.09%) DNS
6 12 (26.09%) WAN
6 12 (26.09%) ITIL
7 11 (23.91%) VPN
8 9 (19.57%) DHCP
8 9 (19.57%) CCNA
9 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 8 (17.39%) F5
9 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
10 6 (13.04%) Information Security
10 6 (13.04%) Wireless
10 6 (13.04%) Broadband
10 6 (13.04%) ISDN
10 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
10 6 (13.04%) Linux
10 6 (13.04%) Citrix
10 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (10.87%) Digital Media
11 5 (10.87%) Network Management
11 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 5 (10.87%) Network Design

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) Apache
1 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.17%) nginx
1 1 (2.17%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (56.52%) Firewall
2 16 (34.78%) LAN
3 12 (26.09%) DNS
3 12 (26.09%) WAN
4 11 (23.91%) VPN
5 9 (19.57%) DHCP
6 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 6 (13.04%) Broadband
7 6 (13.04%) ISDN
7 6 (13.04%) Wireless
8 5 (10.87%) IPsec
9 4 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (6.52%) BGP
10 3 (6.52%) BIG-IP
10 3 (6.52%) Internet
10 3 (6.52%) OSPF
11 2 (4.35%) IP Telephony
11 2 (4.35%) SMTP
11 2 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Law
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Consultant
3 9 (19.57%) Security Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Security Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Network Support
6 4 (8.70%) Developer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Network Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
1 2 (4.35%) 802.1X
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.17%) Cocoa
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) HTML5
2 1 (2.17%) jQuery
2 1 (2.17%) JSON
2 1 (2.17%) LAMP
2 1 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.17%) MSMQ
2 1 (2.17%) REST
2 1 (2.17%) RESTful
2 1 (2.17%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Digital Media
2 5 (10.87%) Fat Client
2 5 (10.87%) Thin Client
3 4 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) e-Health
5 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
5 1 (2.17%) RIA
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.35%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Information Security
2 6 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 5 (10.87%) CRM
3 5 (10.87%) ERP
3 5 (10.87%) Network Design
3 5 (10.87%) Network Management
3 5 (10.87%) Release Management
3 5 (10.87%) Web Development
4 4 (8.70%) Change Management
4 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.70%) Security Hardening
4 4 (8.70%) Security Operations
5 3 (6.52%) MVC
5 3 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.35%) B2B
6 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
6 2 (4.35%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Java
1 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
1 5 (10.87%) PHP
2 2 (4.35%) AWK
2 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.35%) MATLAB
2 2 (4.35%) sed
2 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
2 14 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (19.57%) CCNA
4 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
4 5 (10.87%) PMP
4 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (8.70%) CCNP
5 4 (8.70%) CISA
5 4 (8.70%) CISM
5 4 (8.70%) CISSP
6 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) CCDP
7 1 (2.17%) CCIE
7 1 (2.17%) CCSA
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Firmware
2 2 (4.35%) NFS
3 1 (2.17%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.17%) Graphite
1 1 (2.17%) logstash
1 1 (2.17%) Nagios
1 1 (2.17%) Netcool
1 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Cisco
2 15 (32.61%) CheckPoint
2 15 (32.61%) Juniper
3 8 (17.39%) F5
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix
5 5 (10.87%) VMware
6 2 (4.35%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.17%) Mercator
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp
7 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.17%) Zend