The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 26 39 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Network Security 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.13% 1.44% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 10.53% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £200 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -8.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +121.05%
Network Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 38 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.83% 13.72% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 49
Median daily rate £200 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £305 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year
- +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.45 £37.50 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.46% +214.46%
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 Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security across the Kent region.

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Kent region.

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Maidstone - 2 - -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Kent region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
1 8 (57.14%) Wireless
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
2 7 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) ERP
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Media
3 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 4 (28.57%) CRM
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Magento
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) IaaS
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
1 8 (57.14%) Wireless
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (50.00%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) LAN Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Wireless Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Developer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Magento Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS3
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Java
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 4 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (7.14%) Aruba
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Meraki