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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 39 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+29 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 23 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.31% 0.12% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.44% 0.58% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £650 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £397 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +107.40%
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
149 173 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.47% 21.31% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 64 56
Median daily rate £350 £403 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +46.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 24 14
Median hourly rate £44.00 £21.53 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.41% +0.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 - 5 £269 - 1
Welwyn Garden City +3 2 £438 -32.69% 1
St Albans - 2 £325 - 1
Stevenage - 2 £375 - 3
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 22 (51.16%) Cisco
2 18 (41.86%) Firewall
3 16 (37.21%) LAN
4 14 (32.56%) WAN
5 13 (30.23%) ERP
5 13 (30.23%) CRM
5 13 (30.23%) Java
5 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
5 13 (30.23%) PHP
5 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (30.23%) Web Development
5 13 (30.23%) Digital Media
6 12 (27.91%) Juniper
6 12 (27.91%) VPN
7 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
7 9 (20.93%) ITIL
7 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
7 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
8 8 (18.60%) Wireless
9 7 (16.28%) Broadband
9 7 (16.28%) ISDN
9 7 (16.28%) CheckPoint
9 7 (16.28%) Network Management
10 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
10 6 (13.95%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (13.95%) Retail
10 6 (13.95%) VMware
10 6 (13.95%) OSPF
10 6 (13.95%) BGP
11 5 (11.63%) CISSP

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 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) Firewall
2 16 (37.21%) LAN
3 14 (32.56%) WAN
4 12 (27.91%) VPN
5 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
6 8 (18.60%) Wireless
7 7 (16.28%) Broadband
7 7 (16.28%) ISDN
8 6 (13.95%) BGP
8 6 (13.95%) OSPF
9 4 (9.30%) DHCP
9 4 (9.30%) DNS
10 3 (6.98%) Internet
10 3 (6.98%) IPsec
10 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (4.65%) EIGRP
11 2 (4.65%) FCoE
11 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
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%) Xcode
General
1 6 (13.95%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Network Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Security Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Security Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) IT Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Hybris Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Juniper Support
7 3 (6.98%) Network Support Engineer
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%) Middleware
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%) REST
3 2 (4.65%) Spring
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.33%) Java EE
4 1 (2.33%) JSON
4 1 (2.33%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.33%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Digital Media
2 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.63%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.65%) User Experience
6 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.33%) NHS
6 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.33%) Replication
6 1 (2.33%) RIA
6 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
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 9 (20.93%) ITIL
3 7 (16.28%) Network Management
4 6 (13.95%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (11.63%) Information Security
5 5 (11.63%) Network Design
5 5 (11.63%) Security Operations
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) MVC
6 4 (9.30%) Security Hardening
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (6.98%) TDD
8 2 (4.65%) B2B
8 2 (4.65%) Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
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%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) CCNA
3 5 (11.63%) CISSP
4 4 (9.30%) CCNP
4 4 (9.30%) CISA
4 4 (9.30%) CISM
4 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.33%) CCDA
6 1 (2.33%) CCDP
6 1 (2.33%) CCIE
6 1 (2.33%) CCSA
6 1 (2.33%) CEH
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.33%) PMP
6 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) Firmware
2 2 (4.65%) NFS
2 2 (4.65%) vSphere
3 1 (2.33%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.33%) Endace
1 1 (2.33%) Graphite
1 1 (2.33%) logstash
1 1 (2.33%) Nagios
1 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco
2 12 (27.91%) Juniper
3 7 (16.28%) CheckPoint
4 6 (13.95%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) F5
6 3 (6.98%) Aruba
6 3 (6.98%) hybris
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.65%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (2.33%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.33%) Meraki
8 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.33%) SAP
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 27 days ago
Borehamwood
Recital Consulting Ltd
Rate: 200-235 Per Day
Posted: 21 days ago