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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 39 62 77
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +15
Contract jobs citing Network Security 24 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.17% 0.81% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 3.61% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +121.05%
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
164 166 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.69% 22.28% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 63 64
Median daily rate £375 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 12
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.53 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.63% +32.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £33.18 £36.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Watford - 9 £320 - 1
Stevenage - 2 £375 - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £438 -
Hemel Hempstead +1 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 20 (46.51%) Firewall
2 17 (39.53%) Cisco
3 13 (30.23%) Java
3 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.23%) PHP
3 13 (30.23%) ERP
3 13 (30.23%) CRM
3 13 (30.23%) Web Development
3 13 (30.23%) Digital Media
4 11 (25.58%) LAN
5 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
6 9 (20.93%) Juniper
7 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (18.60%) WAN
7 8 (18.60%) ITIL
8 7 (16.28%) DNS
8 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
9 6 (13.95%) VPN
9 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
9 6 (13.95%) Citrix
9 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
9 6 (13.95%) DHCP
9 6 (13.95%) Windows
9 6 (13.95%) Linux
9 6 (13.95%) OSPF
9 6 (13.95%) BGP
10 5 (11.63%) Wireless
10 5 (11.63%) VMware
10 5 (11.63%) Information Security
10 5 (11.63%) PMP

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 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) nginx
1 1 (2.33%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (46.51%) Firewall
2 11 (25.58%) LAN
3 8 (18.60%) WAN
4 7 (16.28%) DNS
5 6 (13.95%) BGP
5 6 (13.95%) DHCP
5 6 (13.95%) OSPF
5 6 (13.95%) VPN
6 5 (11.63%) Wireless
7 4 (9.30%) IPsec
8 3 (6.98%) Internet
8 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (4.65%) EIGRP
9 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
9 2 (4.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (4.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (4.65%) FCoE
9 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Mocha
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Security Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) IT Consultant
5 4 (9.30%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Linux Support
7 2 (4.65%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) CSS
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) HTML5
2 3 (6.98%) jQuery
2 3 (6.98%) REST
3 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.65%) CSS3
3 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
3 2 (4.65%) J2EE
3 2 (4.65%) JSON
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) Spring
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
4 1 (2.33%) Cocoa
4 1 (2.33%) JSP
4 1 (2.33%) LAMP
4 1 (2.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Digital Media
2 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.63%) Fat Client
3 5 (11.63%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (11.63%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) CRM
1 13 (30.23%) ERP
1 13 (30.23%) Web Development
2 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
4 5 (11.63%) Information Security
4 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
4 5 (11.63%) Release Management
4 5 (11.63%) Security Operations
5 4 (9.30%) MVC
5 4 (9.30%) Security Hardening
6 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.98%) TDD
7 2 (4.65%) B2B
7 2 (4.65%) Change Management
7 2 (4.65%) Front End Development
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.65%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Java
1 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
1 13 (30.23%) PHP
2 2 (4.65%) AWK
2 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.65%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
2 2 (4.65%) sed
2 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
3 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.63%) CCNA
2 5 (11.63%) PMI Certification
2 5 (11.63%) PMP
2 5 (11.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) CISA
3 4 (9.30%) CISM
3 4 (9.30%) CISSP
4 3 (6.98%) CCNP
5 2 (4.65%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CCDP
6 1 (2.33%) CCIE
6 1 (2.33%) CCSA
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Firmware
2 2 (4.65%) NFS
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.33%) Graphite
1 1 (2.33%) logstash
1 1 (2.33%) Nagios
1 1 (2.33%) Netcool
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco
2 10 (23.26%) CheckPoint
3 9 (20.93%) Juniper
4 6 (13.95%) Citrix
5 5 (11.63%) F5
5 5 (11.63%) VMware
6 3 (6.98%) Aruba
6 3 (6.98%) hybris
7 2 (4.65%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle
7 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.33%) Brocade
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) Meraki
8 1 (2.33%) Mercator
8 1 (2.33%) NetApp
8 1 (2.33%) Zend
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Oscar
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