The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
England / London
Rank 196 223 203
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Contract jobs citing Network Security 224 205 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.15% 0.98% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.07% 7.70% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 114 151
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +122.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £42.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-56.42% -0.09%

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2471 2662 2771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.71% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1739 1852
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 69
Median hourly rate £44.50 £24.23 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.65% +28.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in London

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in London

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in London

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
City of London +1 37 £500 +11.11% 15
Croydon -5 5 £475 - 1
Twickenham 0 1 £425 +13.33%
Canary Wharf -1 1 - -
Docklands, London -5 1 £575 +155.55%
New Malden -7 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £438 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 London region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 263 (53.35%) Firewall
2 239 (48.48%) Cisco
3 152 (30.83%) CheckPoint
4 124 (25.15%) Finance
5 121 (24.54%) Cisco Certification
6 116 (23.53%) Juniper
7 113 (22.92%) WAN
8 101 (20.49%) VPN
9 96 (19.47%) LAN
10 91 (18.46%) CCNP
11 89 (18.05%) Windows
12 86 (17.44%) Information Security
12 86 (17.44%) Cisco ASA
13 77 (15.62%) Microsoft
13 77 (15.62%) Palo Alto
14 73 (14.81%) Data Centre
15 69 (14.00%) Wireless
16 68 (13.79%) Security Cleared
17 62 (12.58%) TCP/IP
18 61 (12.37%) SQL
18 61 (12.37%) SC Cleared
19 57 (11.56%) F5
20 54 (10.95%) Active Directory
21 52 (10.55%) Cybersecurity
22 51 (10.34%) Java
22 51 (10.34%) Linux
23 50 (10.14%) Unix
24 48 (9.74%) CISSP
24 48 (9.74%) Banking
25 47 (9.53%) CCIE

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 21 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.83%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.42%) IIS
5 5 (1.01%) Apache
6 4 (0.81%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.81%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.61%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.61%) CMS
7 3 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.61%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.41%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.20%) Drupal
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.84%) MS Office
3 11 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Magento
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (7.91%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (4.87%) Office 365
4 17 (3.45%) IaaS
5 13 (2.64%) PaaS
6 11 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (2.23%) SaaS
7 10 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.61%) G Suite
9 3 (0.61%) GitHub
9 3 (0.61%) Trello
10 2 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.41%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.41%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 263 (53.35%) Firewall
2 113 (22.92%) WAN
3 101 (20.49%) VPN
4 96 (19.47%) LAN
5 86 (17.44%) Cisco ASA
6 69 (14.00%) Wireless
7 62 (12.58%) TCP/IP
8 46 (9.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 44 (8.92%) Intrusion Detection
10 41 (8.32%) OSPF
11 37 (7.51%) BGP
12 32 (6.49%) MPLS
13 28 (5.68%) DNS
14 25 (5.07%) DHCP
14 25 (5.07%) DMZ
15 24 (4.87%) Internet
15 24 (4.87%) Wireshark
16 23 (4.67%) Cisco IOS
17 22 (4.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 22 (4.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.43%) Big Data
3 9 (1.83%) MySQL
4 7 (1.42%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.01%) Cloudera CDH
5 5 (1.01%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.01%) HBase
6 4 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.61%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.41%) DB2
8 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.41%) RethinkDB
9 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.81%) JIRA
2 4 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.61%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.61%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.41%) AppScan
4 2 (0.41%) FxCop
4 2 (0.41%) Grunt
4 2 (0.41%) StyleCop
4 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.20%) Mocha
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 124 (25.15%) Finance
2 48 (9.74%) Banking
3 28 (5.68%) Retail
4 25 (5.07%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.26%) Legal
6 16 (3.25%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.42%) Marketing
8 6 (1.22%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.01%) Law
10 4 (0.81%) Advertising
11 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.41%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.41%) Games
12 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.20%) Billing
13 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) Front Office
13 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 140 (28.40%) Network Engineer
2 91 (18.46%) Architect
2 91 (18.46%) Security Engineer
3 81 (16.43%) Network Security Engineer
4 53 (10.75%) Analyst
5 45 (9.13%) Security Architect
6 44 (8.92%) Network Architect
7 43 (8.72%) Consultant
8 41 (8.32%) Security Analyst
9 36 (7.30%) Developer
10 31 (6.29%) Senior Network Engineer
11 28 (5.68%) Cisco Engineer
12 27 (5.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 26 (5.27%) Security Consultant
14 25 (5.07%) Network Security Architect
15 19 (3.85%) Firewall Engineer
16 18 (3.65%) Infrastructure Architect
16 18 (3.65%) Security Specialist
17 17 (3.45%) Network Specialist
17 17 (3.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.27%) HTML
2 25 (5.07%) CSS
3 21 (4.26%) Web Services
4 15 (3.04%) HTML5
5 14 (2.84%) CSS3
6 13 (2.64%) 802.1X
7 12 (2.43%) .NET
8 8 (1.62%) D3.js
8 8 (1.62%) jQuery
8 8 (1.62%) REST
9 7 (1.42%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.01%) Cocoa
10 5 (1.01%) RESTful
11 4 (0.81%) Ajax
11 4 (0.81%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.81%) JSON
11 4 (0.81%) Node.js
12 3 (0.61%) J2EE
12 3 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 39 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (7.51%) Management Information System
4 35 (7.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 33 (6.69%) Digital Media
6 24 (4.87%) Security Operations Centre
7 12 (2.43%) Cryptography
8 11 (2.23%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.03%) iPad
10 9 (1.83%) Equities
10 9 (1.83%) User Experience
11 8 (1.62%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.62%) iSeries
11 8 (1.62%) Tandem
12 7 (1.42%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (1.22%) RSA SecurID
13 6 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (1.01%) CESG
14 5 (1.01%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 89 (18.05%) Windows
2 51 (10.34%) Linux
3 50 (10.14%) Unix
4 27 (5.48%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.83%) SUSE
8 8 (1.62%) OpenVMS
9 7 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.22%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.41%) zOS
12 1 (0.20%) Android
12 1 (0.20%) VMS
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (17.44%) Information Security
2 52 (10.55%) Cybersecurity
3 47 (9.53%) Network Management
4 46 (9.33%) SIEM
5 43 (8.72%) ITIL
6 42 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (7.91%) Penetration Testing
8 37 (7.51%) Web Development
9 36 (7.30%) Security Operations
10 35 (7.10%) CRM
11 34 (6.90%) ERP
12 33 (6.69%) Network Design
13 32 (6.49%) Security Management
14 29 (5.88%) Migration
15 28 (5.68%) Load Balancing
15 28 (5.68%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 26 (5.27%) Security Monitoring
17 25 (5.07%) Network Architecture
17 25 (5.07%) Risk Management
18 24 (4.87%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (12.37%) SQL
2 51 (10.34%) Java
3 46 (9.33%) JavaScript
4 39 (7.91%) PHP
5 22 (4.46%) Python
6 18 (3.65%) PowerShell
7 14 (2.84%) C#
8 9 (1.83%) Bash Shell
8 9 (1.83%) Ruby
8 9 (1.83%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.42%) Perl
10 5 (1.01%) Apple Swift
11 4 (0.81%) Scala
12 3 (0.61%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.41%) C
14 1 (0.20%) Delphi
14 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 121 (24.54%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (18.46%) CCNP
3 68 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 61 (12.37%) SC Cleared
5 48 (9.74%) CISSP
6 47 (9.53%) CCIE
7 39 (7.91%) CCNA
8 25 (5.07%) CISM
8 25 (5.07%) Degree
9 23 (4.67%) CCSE
10 22 (4.46%) CCSP
11 21 (4.26%) JNCIP
11 21 (4.26%) JNCIS
12 20 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (3.45%) CCSA
14 15 (3.04%) MCSA
15 13 (2.64%) GIAC
16 12 (2.43%) SANS
17 9 (1.83%) CCDA
17 9 (1.83%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.65%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.43%) Government Security Classifications
4 11 (2.23%) COBIT
5 6 (1.22%) SLA
6 4 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.81%) QA
6 4 (0.81%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 3 (0.61%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.20%) GxP
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.20%) MiFID
8 1 (0.20%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 54 (10.95%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.43%) Hyper-V
4 9 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.62%) RACF
6 5 (1.01%) HDFS
6 5 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.81%) Firmware
8 3 (0.61%) Docker
8 3 (0.61%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.61%) XenApp
9 2 (0.41%) BIND 9
9 2 (0.41%) vCloud
9 2 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.41%) XenServer
10 1 (0.20%) KVM
10 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.20%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (3.85%) Nagios
2 18 (3.65%) FortiGate
3 10 (2.03%) SCCM
4 9 (1.83%) Puppet
4 9 (1.83%) SCOM
5 8 (1.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.01%) EnCase
6 5 (1.01%) Grafana
6 5 (1.01%) Graphite
6 5 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.81%) Cacti
7 4 (0.81%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 4 (0.81%) Kibana
7 4 (0.81%) WSUS
8 3 (0.61%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.61%) Nessus
9 2 (0.41%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.41%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 239 (48.48%) Cisco
2 152 (30.83%) CheckPoint
3 116 (23.53%) Juniper
4 77 (15.62%) Microsoft
4 77 (15.62%) Palo Alto
5 57 (11.56%) F5
6 45 (9.13%) Fortinet
7 34 (6.90%) Blue Coat
8 33 (6.69%) VMware
9 31 (6.29%) Citrix
10 24 (4.87%) Riverbed
11 23 (4.67%) Dell
12 19 (3.85%) Aruba
13 16 (3.25%) Infoblox
14 15 (3.04%) HP
15 12 (2.43%) Red Hat
16 11 (2.23%) Brocade
17 9 (1.83%) Sourcefire
18 8 (1.62%) SaltStack
18 8 (1.62%) SolarWinds
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