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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 187 251 222
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -29
Contract jobs citing Network Security 276 207 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.21% 0.89% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.46% 7.23% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 121 147
Median daily rate £475 £435 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.99 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.69% -46.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +121.05%
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
3264 2864 3250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.30% 12.30% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2100 1896 2089
Median daily rate £440 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 83 92
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
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 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 30 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Network Security Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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 +38 64 £425 -5.55% 17
Hammersmith +9 8 £450 -13.46%
Croydon -8 6 £473 -10.00%
Uxbridge +5 3 £475 - 1
New Malden - 3 - -
Feltham - 2 - -
Westminster -18 1 £525 +16.66%
Wimbledon - 1 £525 -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 287 (49.91%) Firewall
2 225 (39.13%) Cisco
3 157 (27.30%) Cisco Certification
4 138 (24.00%) CheckPoint
5 121 (21.04%) WAN
6 120 (20.87%) Juniper
7 116 (20.17%) CCNP
8 114 (19.83%) JavaScript
9 113 (19.65%) Java
9 113 (19.65%) VPN
10 107 (18.61%) Web Development
11 106 (18.43%) Finance
12 102 (17.74%) PHP
13 100 (17.39%) CRM
14 99 (17.22%) ERP
14 99 (17.22%) Digital Media
15 94 (16.35%) Data Centre
16 89 (15.48%) Wireless
17 87 (15.13%) Windows
18 86 (14.96%) LAN
19 84 (14.61%) Cisco ASA
20 81 (14.09%) TCP/IP
21 80 (13.91%) Microsoft
22 77 (13.39%) Palo Alto
23 76 (13.22%) ITIL
24 75 (13.04%) Linux
25 73 (12.70%) Security Cleared
26 68 (11.83%) F5
26 68 (11.83%) Information Security
27 67 (11.65%) CCNA

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 26 (4.52%) Apache
2 24 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 22 (3.83%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.78%) nginx
5 12 (2.09%) Skype for Business
6 10 (1.74%) IIS
7 8 (1.39%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.04%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.87%) Confluence
9 5 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.87%) JBoss
9 5 (0.87%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.70%) CMS
10 4 (0.70%) MediaWiki
10 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.52%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.35%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.91%) MS Office
4 8 (1.39%) MS Project
5 4 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.52%) Magento
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.17%) Eikon
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (5.74%) IaaS
4 31 (5.39%) Office 365
5 21 (3.65%) PaaS
6 14 (2.43%) SaaS
7 11 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.70%) Google Apps
8 4 (0.70%) Trello
9 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.35%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.35%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.35%) Yammer
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 287 (49.91%) Firewall
2 121 (21.04%) WAN
3 113 (19.65%) VPN
4 89 (15.48%) Wireless
5 86 (14.96%) LAN
6 84 (14.61%) Cisco ASA
7 81 (14.09%) TCP/IP
8 49 (8.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 48 (8.35%) BGP
10 46 (8.00%) OSPF
11 37 (6.43%) SSL
12 36 (6.26%) DNS
13 35 (6.09%) IPsec
14 32 (5.57%) MPLS
15 27 (4.70%) Internet
16 26 (4.52%) BIG-IP
16 26 (4.52%) Intrusion Detection
17 25 (4.35%) DHCP
18 24 (4.17%) EIGRP
19 21 (3.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.35%) MySQL
3 20 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (1.39%) Big Data
4 8 (1.39%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.87%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.52%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.35%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.35%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.35%) OLAP
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.35%) Redis
8 2 (0.35%) RethinkDB
9 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 23 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.91%) Vagrant
3 9 (1.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.57%) JIRA
4 4 (0.70%) Hudson
4 4 (0.70%) Subversion
5 3 (0.52%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.35%) Grunt
6 2 (0.35%) Mocha
6 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.17%) Build Forge
7 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.17%) FxCop
7 1 (0.17%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.17%) Selenium
7 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.17%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 106 (18.43%) Finance
2 48 (8.35%) Banking
3 33 (5.74%) Telecoms
4 30 (5.22%) Retail
5 22 (3.83%) Legal
6 13 (2.26%) Marketing
7 8 (1.39%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.70%) Advertising
8 4 (0.70%) French Language
8 4 (0.70%) German Language
8 4 (0.70%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.70%) Law
8 4 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (0.70%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.52%) Games
9 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Military
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 155 (26.96%) Network Engineer
2 108 (18.78%) Security Engineer
3 93 (16.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 91 (15.83%) Architect
5 66 (11.48%) Analyst
6 57 (9.91%) Security Architect
7 53 (9.22%) Developer
8 47 (8.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 43 (7.48%) Consultant
10 42 (7.30%) Cisco Engineer
10 42 (7.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 41 (7.13%) Network Architect
12 35 (6.09%) Security Analyst
13 31 (5.39%) Network Security Architect
14 29 (5.04%) Senior Security Engineer
15 25 (4.35%) Security Consultant
15 25 (4.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
16 22 (3.83%) Firewall Engineer
17 21 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
18 17 (2.96%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.57%) HTML
2 31 (5.39%) CSS
3 22 (3.83%) Web Services
4 21 (3.65%) Node.js
5 18 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 18 (3.13%) jQuery
6 17 (2.96%) 802.1X
7 15 (2.61%) .NET
7 15 (2.61%) HTML5
8 14 (2.43%) REST
9 13 (2.26%) LAMP
9 13 (2.26%) LAPP Stack
9 13 (2.26%) LEMP Stack
10 12 (2.09%) CSS3
10 12 (2.09%) RESTful
11 11 (1.91%) libvirt
11 11 (1.91%) Sensu
12 8 (1.39%) ASP.NET
13 7 (1.22%) J2EE
13 7 (1.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 99 (17.22%) Digital Media
2 94 (16.35%) Data Centre
3 33 (5.74%) Management Information System
4 31 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (4.35%) Security Operations Centre
6 24 (4.17%) PKI
7 21 (3.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (2.26%) Cryptography
9 12 (2.09%) User Experience
10 10 (1.74%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.57%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.57%) YubiKey
12 8 (1.39%) CESG
13 6 (1.04%) Clustering
13 6 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.04%) Equities
13 6 (1.04%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.04%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 87 (15.13%) Windows
2 75 (13.04%) Linux
3 50 (8.70%) Unix
4 46 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.39%) CentOS
8 8 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.39%) Windows Phone
9 7 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.04%) Debian
10 6 (1.04%) SUSE
10 6 (1.04%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.04%) VMS
11 5 (0.87%) Solaris
11 5 (0.87%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.70%) VyOS
13 3 (0.52%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (18.61%) Web Development
2 100 (17.39%) CRM
3 99 (17.22%) ERP
4 76 (13.22%) ITIL
5 68 (11.83%) Information Security
6 63 (10.96%) Network Management
7 61 (10.61%) Network Design
8 56 (9.74%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (8.87%) Migration
10 50 (8.70%) SIEM
11 49 (8.52%) Load Balancing
12 45 (7.83%) Cybersecurity
13 39 (6.78%) E-Commerce
14 37 (6.43%) Network Monitoring
15 34 (5.91%) Security Operations
16 30 (5.22%) Security Architecture
17 29 (5.04%) DevOps
18 28 (4.87%) Change Management
18 28 (4.87%) Project Management
19 26 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 114 (19.83%) JavaScript
2 113 (19.65%) Java
3 102 (17.74%) PHP
4 45 (7.83%) SQL
5 24 (4.17%) Perl
6 21 (3.65%) Shell Script
7 19 (3.30%) Python
8 18 (3.13%) PowerShell
9 15 (2.61%) C#
9 15 (2.61%) Scala
10 12 (2.09%) Ruby
11 6 (1.04%) Apple Swift
11 6 (1.04%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.35%) C++
12 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.17%) Delphi
13 1 (0.17%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.17%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 157 (27.30%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (20.17%) CCNP
3 73 (12.70%) Security Cleared
4 67 (11.65%) CCNA
5 63 (10.96%) CISSP
6 52 (9.04%) CCIE
7 44 (7.65%) SC Cleared
8 32 (5.57%) CCSE
8 32 (5.57%) Degree
9 25 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (4.00%) DV Cleared
10 23 (4.00%) JNCIS
11 22 (3.83%) CISM
12 20 (3.48%) CCSA
13 16 (2.78%) JNCIP
14 15 (2.61%) JNCIA
15 13 (2.26%) MCSE
16 12 (2.09%) CCSP
17 11 (1.91%) CISA
18 10 (1.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.43%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.74%) COBIT
4 7 (1.22%) Government Security Classifications
4 7 (1.22%) SLA
5 6 (1.04%) QA
6 4 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.52%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) Basel II
8 1 (0.17%) GPG13
8 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 59 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 39 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.61%) Docker
4 14 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (2.26%) KVM
6 11 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (1.91%) Xen
7 10 (1.74%) XenApp
8 9 (1.57%) ProxySG
8 9 (1.57%) Samba
9 8 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (1.39%) UAG
9 8 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (1.04%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.70%) iptables
11 4 (0.70%) NFS
11 4 (0.70%) Postfix
11 4 (0.70%) vSphere
11 4 (0.70%) XenServer
12 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (5.39%) Puppet
2 25 (4.35%) Nagios
3 23 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (3.65%) FortiGate
5 18 (3.13%) SCOM
6 11 (1.91%) Ganglia
6 11 (1.91%) Graphite
6 11 (1.91%) SCCM
6 11 (1.91%) StatsD
7 10 (1.74%) Cacti
8 9 (1.57%) SmokePing
9 8 (1.39%) Backup Exec
9 8 (1.39%) IBM BigFix
9 8 (1.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 5 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
10 5 (0.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (0.87%) OpenView
10 5 (0.87%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.70%) EnCase
11 4 (0.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 225 (39.13%) Cisco
2 138 (24.00%) CheckPoint
3 120 (20.87%) Juniper
4 80 (13.91%) Microsoft
5 77 (13.39%) Palo Alto
6 68 (11.83%) F5
7 55 (9.57%) VMware
8 36 (6.26%) Citrix
8 36 (6.26%) Fortinet
9 26 (4.52%) Riverbed
10 25 (4.35%) Aruba
11 23 (4.00%) Blue Coat
12 21 (3.65%) Red Hat
13 17 (2.96%) Dell
13 17 (2.96%) Oracle
14 15 (2.61%) Brocade
14 15 (2.61%) SolarWinds
15 12 (2.09%) FireEye
15 12 (2.09%) HP
15 12 (2.09%) NetApp
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