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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 211 228 209
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Contract jobs citing Network Security 235 213 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.09% 0.95% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.46% 7.55% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 134 160
Median daily rate £475 £425 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -0.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £268 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £569 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £40.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-59.48% +16.37%
Network Security
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2777 2820 3076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.93% 12.55% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1888 2092
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 £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 89 84
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.67% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.85 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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
City of London 0 42 £463 +13.84% 19
Croydon -14 5 £475 -
New Malden -6 3 - -
Uxbridge - 3 £475 -
Docklands, London - 2 £538 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £525 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 London region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 292 (58.17%) Firewall
2 241 (48.01%) Cisco
3 168 (33.47%) CheckPoint
4 128 (25.50%) Cisco Certification
5 123 (24.50%) Juniper
6 109 (21.71%) VPN
6 109 (21.71%) WAN
7 102 (20.32%) Finance
8 99 (19.72%) CCNP
9 95 (18.92%) LAN
10 87 (17.33%) Data Centre
11 84 (16.73%) Microsoft
12 83 (16.53%) Information Security
12 83 (16.53%) Cisco ASA
13 81 (16.14%) Windows
14 80 (15.94%) Palo Alto
15 76 (15.14%) Security Cleared
16 75 (14.94%) Wireless
17 71 (14.14%) F5
18 67 (13.35%) SC Cleared
19 63 (12.55%) Linux
20 61 (12.15%) Network Management
21 58 (11.55%) TCP/IP
22 57 (11.35%) JavaScript
23 56 (11.16%) ITIL
23 56 (11.16%) Java
24 55 (10.96%) PHP
24 55 (10.96%) CISSP
25 53 (10.56%) Active Directory
25 53 (10.56%) Cybersecurity

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 (4.18%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.39%) Apache
3 9 (1.79%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.39%) IIS
5 6 (1.20%) nginx
6 5 (1.00%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.60%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.60%) CMS
8 3 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.60%) JBoss
8 3 (0.60%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.40%) Confluence
9 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.40%) MediaWiki
9 2 (0.40%) SAS
9 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 25 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.19%) MS Office
4 2 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) Bankmaster
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (4.38%) Office 365
4 20 (3.98%) IaaS
5 17 (3.39%) PaaS
6 12 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (1.79%) SaaS
8 6 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.80%) G Suite
10 4 (0.80%) Trello
10 4 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.60%) GitHub
12 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 292 (58.17%) Firewall
2 109 (21.71%) VPN
2 109 (21.71%) WAN
3 95 (18.92%) LAN
4 83 (16.53%) Cisco ASA
5 75 (14.94%) Wireless
6 58 (11.55%) TCP/IP
7 52 (10.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 45 (8.96%) OSPF
9 42 (8.37%) BGP
10 38 (7.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 37 (7.37%) DNS
12 34 (6.77%) MPLS
12 34 (6.77%) SSL
13 32 (6.37%) DHCP
13 32 (6.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 32 (6.37%) Internet
14 31 (6.18%) IPsec
15 27 (5.38%) BIG-IP
16 25 (4.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.18%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.79%) MySQL
3 9 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (1.59%) Big Data
5 5 (1.00%) Cloudera CDH
5 5 (1.00%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.00%) HBase
6 3 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.60%) Apache Hive
6 3 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.40%) Base SAS
7 2 (0.40%) DB2
7 2 (0.40%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.40%) RethinkDB
8 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 11 (2.19%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.80%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.80%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.60%) JIRA
3 3 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.40%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.40%) Grunt
4 2 (0.40%) Hudson
4 2 (0.40%) Subversion
5 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.20%) FxCop
5 1 (0.20%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.20%) Mocha
5 1 (0.20%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.20%) Xcode
General
1 102 (20.32%) Finance
2 35 (6.97%) Banking
3 29 (5.78%) Telecoms
4 26 (5.18%) Retail
5 20 (3.98%) Legal
6 12 (2.39%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.59%) Marketing
8 5 (1.00%) Advertising
8 5 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.80%) Games
9 4 (0.80%) Law
10 2 (0.40%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.40%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Back Office
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 152 (30.28%) Network Engineer
2 105 (20.92%) Security Engineer
3 93 (18.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 86 (17.13%) Architect
5 52 (10.36%) Analyst
6 47 (9.36%) Security Architect
7 42 (8.37%) Network Architect
7 42 (8.37%) Security Analyst
8 40 (7.97%) Consultant
9 38 (7.57%) Senior Network Engineer
10 37 (7.37%) Cisco Engineer
11 36 (7.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 34 (6.77%) Developer
13 30 (5.98%) Network Security Architect
14 23 (4.58%) Security Consultant
15 20 (3.98%) Infrastructure Architect
16 18 (3.59%) Senior Security Engineer
17 17 (3.39%) Firewall Engineer
17 17 (3.39%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
18 16 (3.19%) Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.38%) CSS
1 22 (4.38%) HTML
2 17 (3.39%) Web Services
3 15 (2.99%) 802.1X
4 12 (2.39%) .NET
4 12 (2.39%) HTML5
5 10 (1.99%) CSS3
6 9 (1.79%) jQuery
6 9 (1.79%) Node.js
6 9 (1.79%) REST
7 8 (1.59%) RESTful
8 7 (1.39%) ASP.NET
9 5 (1.00%) LAMP
9 5 (1.00%) LAPP Stack
9 5 (1.00%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (1.00%) XML
10 4 (0.80%) Ajax
10 4 (0.80%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.80%) Sensu
10 4 (0.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 87 (17.33%) Data Centre
2 48 (9.56%) Digital Media
3 35 (6.97%) Management Information System
4 33 (6.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 32 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (4.78%) Security Operations Centre
7 14 (2.79%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.79%) PKI
8 13 (2.59%) Cryptography
9 9 (1.79%) Equities
9 9 (1.79%) Fixed Income
10 8 (1.59%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.39%) iPad
11 7 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.20%) CESG
13 5 (1.00%) User Experience
13 5 (1.00%) YubiKey
14 4 (0.80%) Clustering
14 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.80%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 81 (16.14%) Windows
2 63 (12.55%) Linux
3 46 (9.16%) Unix
4 34 (6.77%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (1.79%) SUSE
9 6 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.00%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.60%) Solaris
12 2 (0.40%) Android
12 2 (0.40%) CentOS
12 2 (0.40%) Debian
12 2 (0.40%) OpenVMS
12 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.40%) zOS
13 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (16.53%) Information Security
2 61 (12.15%) Network Management
3 56 (11.16%) ITIL
4 53 (10.56%) Cybersecurity
5 52 (10.36%) Web Development
6 49 (9.76%) CRM
6 49 (9.76%) ERP
6 49 (9.76%) SIEM
7 45 (8.96%) Network Design
8 41 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (7.57%) Load Balancing
9 38 (7.57%) Migration
10 34 (6.77%) Security Operations
11 32 (6.37%) Penetration Testing
12 30 (5.98%) Change Management
13 27 (5.38%) Security Management
14 24 (4.78%) Network Architecture
15 23 (4.58%) Project Management
15 23 (4.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 22 (4.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 57 (11.35%) JavaScript
2 56 (11.16%) Java
3 55 (10.96%) PHP
4 47 (9.36%) SQL
5 21 (4.18%) Python
6 17 (3.39%) PowerShell
7 14 (2.79%) Perl
8 12 (2.39%) C#
9 11 (2.19%) Shell Script
10 10 (1.99%) Ruby
11 8 (1.59%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.59%) Scala
12 4 (0.80%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.40%) C
14 1 (0.20%) Delphi
14 1 (0.20%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.20%) SAS Macro
14 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.20%) XAML
Qualifications
1 128 (25.50%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (19.72%) CCNP
3 76 (15.14%) Security Cleared
4 67 (13.35%) SC Cleared
5 55 (10.96%) CISSP
6 48 (9.56%) CCIE
7 46 (9.16%) CCNA
8 26 (5.18%) CCSE
8 26 (5.18%) CISM
9 24 (4.78%) JNCIS
10 22 (4.38%) Degree
11 21 (4.18%) CCSA
12 20 (3.98%) JNCIP
13 18 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (3.19%) CCSP
15 15 (2.99%) GIAC
15 15 (2.99%) MCSA
16 11 (2.19%) JNCIA
17 10 (1.99%) SANS
18 9 (1.79%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.39%) Government Security Classifications
4 11 (2.19%) COBIT
5 5 (1.00%) QA
5 5 (1.00%) SLA
6 3 (0.60%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.20%) Basel II
8 1 (0.20%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 53 (10.56%) Active Directory
2 27 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.19%) ProxySG
4 10 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (1.39%) Docker
6 6 (1.20%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.00%) HDFS
7 5 (1.00%) KVM
7 5 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.80%) Firmware
8 4 (0.80%) Xen
8 4 (0.80%) XenServer
9 3 (0.60%) XenApp
10 2 (0.40%) BIND 9
10 2 (0.40%) iptables
10 2 (0.40%) RACF
10 2 (0.40%) Samba
10 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (4.98%) Nagios
2 19 (3.78%) FortiGate
3 14 (2.79%) Puppet
4 11 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (2.19%) SCOM
5 9 (1.79%) Graphite
6 8 (1.59%) Cacti
6 8 (1.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 8 (1.59%) SCCM
7 6 (1.20%) EnCase
8 5 (1.00%) Grafana
8 5 (1.00%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (1.00%) SmokePing
9 4 (0.80%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.80%) Ganglia
9 4 (0.80%) Nessus
9 4 (0.80%) StatsD
10 3 (0.60%) OpenView
10 3 (0.60%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.40%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 241 (48.01%) Cisco
2 168 (33.47%) CheckPoint
3 123 (24.50%) Juniper
4 84 (16.73%) Microsoft
5 80 (15.94%) Palo Alto
6 71 (14.14%) F5
7 48 (9.56%) Fortinet
8 42 (8.37%) Blue Coat
9 39 (7.77%) Citrix
10 38 (7.57%) VMware
11 30 (5.98%) Riverbed
12 23 (4.58%) Aruba
13 19 (3.78%) Dell
14 16 (3.19%) Infoblox
14 16 (3.19%) Red Hat
15 15 (2.99%) HP
16 14 (2.79%) SolarWinds
16 14 (2.79%) Sourcefire
17 11 (2.19%) Brocade
17 11 (2.19%) FireEye
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