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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 43 47 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Network Security 11 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.85% 1.20% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.40% 7.69% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Median daily rate £488 £625 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £42.46 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-58.19% +11.00%

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
131 91 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.02% 15.66% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 34 34
Median daily rate £300 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £325 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 22
Median hourly rate £41.35 £15.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.66% -49.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £24.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +2 7 £195 -
Welwyn Garden City -6 3 £488 - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £538 -
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 27 (71.05%) Firewall
2 24 (63.16%) Cisco
3 18 (47.37%) Juniper
3 18 (47.37%) LAN
4 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (42.11%) CheckPoint
5 16 (42.11%) SC Cleared
5 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
6 14 (36.84%) WAN
6 14 (36.84%) ITIL
7 12 (31.58%) VPN
8 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
8 10 (26.32%) Broadband
8 10 (26.32%) ISDN
8 10 (26.32%) Wireless
8 10 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
9 9 (23.68%) Network Design
9 9 (23.68%) F5
9 9 (23.68%) CCNA
10 8 (21.05%) DNS
10 8 (21.05%) Network Management
11 6 (15.79%) Citrix
12 5 (13.16%) Release Management
12 5 (13.16%) Fat Client
12 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (13.16%) Thin Client
12 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
12 5 (13.16%) PMP
12 5 (13.16%) PMI Certification
12 5 (13.16%) DHCP

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (71.05%) Firewall
2 18 (47.37%) LAN
3 14 (36.84%) WAN
4 12 (31.58%) VPN
5 10 (26.32%) Broadband
5 10 (26.32%) ISDN
5 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
5 10 (26.32%) Wireless
6 8 (21.05%) DNS
7 5 (13.16%) DHCP
8 4 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (7.89%) BIG-IP
9 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (5.26%) IPsec
11 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.63%) SSH
11 1 (2.63%) SSL
11 1 (2.63%) VLAN
11 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.89%) Law
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Network Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Network Support
3 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Security Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Network Specialist
6 4 (10.53%) Security Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Network Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (5.26%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) Cocoa
2 1 (2.63%) JSON
2 1 (2.63%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Fat Client
1 5 (13.16%) Thin Client
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) e-Health
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 10 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (23.68%) Network Design
4 8 (21.05%) Network Management
5 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
5 5 (13.16%) Release Management
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security
6 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.26%) Change Management
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) SIEM
8 1 (2.63%) Change Control
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.63%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.63%) Presales
8 1 (2.63%) Project Management
8 1 (2.63%) Security Management
8 1 (2.63%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (2.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.63%) PHP
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (42.11%) SC Cleared
2 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 9 (23.68%) CCNA
4 5 (13.16%) PMI Certification
4 5 (13.16%) PMP
4 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) CCNP
7 1 (2.63%) CCDP
7 1 (2.63%) CCIE
7 1 (2.63%) CCSA
7 1 (2.63%) CEH
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.63%) Netcool
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco
2 18 (47.37%) Juniper
3 16 (42.11%) CheckPoint
4 9 (23.68%) F5
5 6 (15.79%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.63%) Mercator
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.63%) VMware