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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 178 210 250
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +40
Contract jobs citing Network Security 301 225 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.36% 0.99% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.31% 7.46% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 130 106
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £207 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.60% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £18.99 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +122.22%
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
2920 3018 2740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.24% 13.34% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2004 1974 1838
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 95 80
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.90 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +68 64 £395 -1.25% 50
Croydon -4 6 £393 -1.87% 1
Harrow -6 6 £420 +40.00%
Enfield - 2 £150 -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £475 -
Twickenham - 1 £325 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 225 (43.86%) Firewall
2 202 (39.38%) Cisco
3 144 (28.07%) WAN
4 142 (27.68%) Cisco Certification
5 115 (22.42%) LAN
5 115 (22.42%) Finance
6 110 (21.44%) VPN
7 96 (18.71%) Windows
8 94 (18.32%) CCNP
9 93 (18.13%) TCP/IP
9 93 (18.13%) CheckPoint
10 87 (16.96%) Juniper
11 85 (16.57%) Wireless
12 79 (15.40%) ITIL
12 79 (15.40%) Data Centre
13 76 (14.81%) Java
14 74 (14.42%) CRM
15 72 (14.04%) JavaScript
16 71 (13.84%) ERP
17 70 (13.65%) Microsoft
18 69 (13.45%) Web Development
19 67 (13.06%) Cisco ASA
19 67 (13.06%) Digital Media
20 66 (12.87%) F5
20 66 (12.87%) Network Monitoring
21 65 (12.67%) PHP
22 63 (12.28%) CCNA
23 61 (11.89%) Linux
24 59 (11.50%) Unix
24 59 (11.50%) CISSP

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 33 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.14%) Apache
2 11 (2.14%) Skype for Business
3 10 (1.95%) IIS
3 10 (1.95%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.75%) Node.js
5 6 (1.17%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.97%) MQSeries
6 5 (0.97%) nginx
7 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.78%) Smallworld
7 4 (0.78%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.58%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.58%) WordPress
9 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.39%) CMS
9 2 (0.39%) JBoss
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.12%) MS Office
3 11 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.17%) MS Project
6 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) Houdini
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (5.26%) Office 365
3 23 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (4.48%) IaaS
4 16 (3.12%) PaaS
5 7 (1.36%) SaaS
6 4 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.39%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.39%) Yammer
8 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 225 (43.86%) Firewall
2 144 (28.07%) WAN
3 115 (22.42%) LAN
4 110 (21.44%) VPN
5 93 (18.13%) TCP/IP
6 85 (16.57%) Wireless
7 67 (13.06%) Cisco ASA
8 43 (8.38%) BGP
9 37 (7.21%) MPLS
10 36 (7.02%) DNS
11 34 (6.63%) OSPF
12 33 (6.43%) Internet
13 31 (6.04%) Cisco Nexus
13 31 (6.04%) DHCP
14 27 (5.26%) VoIP
15 26 (5.07%) EIGRP
15 26 (5.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 23 (4.48%) Cisco IOS
16 23 (4.48%) SAN
16 23 (4.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.12%) MySQL
3 10 (1.95%) OLAP
4 9 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (1.36%) DB2
6 6 (1.17%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.78%) Big Data
9 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.39%) Redis
9 2 (0.39%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.97%) Metasploit
2 5 (0.97%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.78%) JIRA
4 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.19%) FumeFX
5 1 (0.19%) JMeter
5 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.19%) Mocha
5 1 (0.19%) Selenium
5 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 115 (22.42%) Finance
2 44 (8.58%) Banking
3 34 (6.63%) Telecoms
4 33 (6.43%) Retail
5 15 (2.92%) Legal
6 12 (2.34%) Marketing
7 10 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.56%) Games
9 6 (1.17%) Law
9 6 (1.17%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.97%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.78%) French Language
11 4 (0.78%) German Language
11 4 (0.78%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.39%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) Local Government
13 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (30.80%) Network Engineer
2 94 (18.32%) Security Engineer
3 81 (15.79%) Architect
4 80 (15.59%) Network Security Engineer
5 58 (11.31%) Analyst
6 52 (10.14%) Security Architect
7 45 (8.77%) Consultant
8 42 (8.19%) Senior Network Engineer
9 33 (6.43%) Security Consultant
10 31 (6.04%) Developer
11 27 (5.26%) Network Analyst
12 26 (5.07%) Cisco Engineer
13 25 (4.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 24 (4.68%) Security Analyst
15 22 (4.29%) Support Engineer
16 21 (4.09%) Network Architect
17 19 (3.70%) Network Security Architect
17 19 (3.70%) Senior Security Engineer
18 17 (3.31%) Network Support
19 15 (2.92%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.31%) HTML
2 15 (2.92%) AngularJS
2 15 (2.92%) Web Services
3 14 (2.73%) CSS
4 8 (1.56%) .NET
5 7 (1.36%) 802.1X
5 7 (1.36%) CSS3
5 7 (1.36%) HTML5
5 7 (1.36%) J2EE
5 7 (1.36%) jQuery
5 7 (1.36%) JRuby
5 7 (1.36%) REST
6 6 (1.17%) React
7 5 (0.97%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.97%) JAX-RS
7 5 (0.97%) Regular Expression
7 5 (0.97%) RESTful
8 4 (0.78%) LAMP
8 4 (0.78%) Middleware
8 4 (0.78%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 79 (15.40%) Data Centre
2 67 (13.06%) Digital Media
3 45 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (5.65%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.12%) Security Operations Centre
6 14 (2.73%) PKI
7 9 (1.75%) BBC
7 9 (1.75%) Cryptography
7 9 (1.75%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.56%) Public Cloud
9 7 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.36%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.17%) User Experience
10 6 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.97%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.97%) iPad
11 5 (0.97%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.97%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 96 (18.71%) Windows
2 61 (11.89%) Linux
3 59 (11.50%) Unix
4 28 (5.46%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.92%) VMS
5 15 (2.92%) Windows 7
6 13 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (2.14%) Windows 8
8 10 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.75%) Mac OS X
9 9 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.36%) VyOS
11 6 (1.17%) AIX
11 6 (1.17%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.97%) CentOS
12 5 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.97%) SUSE
13 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.58%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.40%) ITIL
2 74 (14.42%) CRM
3 71 (13.84%) ERP
4 69 (13.45%) Web Development
5 66 (12.87%) Network Monitoring
6 55 (10.72%) Migration
7 49 (9.55%) Information Security
7 49 (9.55%) Network Design
8 43 (8.38%) Security Architecture
9 42 (8.19%) Load Balancing
10 30 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (5.85%) Network Management
10 30 (5.85%) Security Operations
11 29 (5.65%) SIEM
12 27 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
13 25 (4.87%) E-Commerce
13 25 (4.87%) High Availability
13 25 (4.87%) Project Management
14 22 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (4.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (14.81%) Java
2 72 (14.04%) JavaScript
3 65 (12.67%) PHP
4 35 (6.82%) SQL
5 14 (2.73%) PowerShell
6 12 (2.34%) Shell Script
7 11 (2.14%) Perl
7 11 (2.14%) Python
8 9 (1.75%) Ruby
9 8 (1.56%) C#
10 4 (0.78%) C++
10 4 (0.78%) Scala
11 3 (0.58%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.58%) C
12 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.19%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.19%) Korn
13 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 142 (27.68%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (18.32%) CCNP
3 63 (12.28%) CCNA
4 59 (11.50%) CISSP
5 58 (11.31%) Security Cleared
6 39 (7.60%) Degree
7 38 (7.41%) CCIE
8 28 (5.46%) SC Cleared
9 25 (4.87%) JNCIP
10 22 (4.29%) JNCIS
11 18 (3.51%) CCSE
11 18 (3.51%) CISM
11 18 (3.51%) DV Cleared
12 14 (2.73%) MCSE
12 14 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (2.53%) CEH
14 10 (1.95%) GCIH
15 9 (1.75%) CCSA
15 9 (1.75%) Check Point Certification
15 9 (1.75%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (3.70%) SLA
3 10 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.75%) COBIT
5 3 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.58%) QA
6 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) GPG13
7 1 (0.19%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 52 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 33 (6.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (2.34%) ProxySG
4 11 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (1.95%) UAG
6 9 (1.75%) vSphere
7 8 (1.56%) XenApp
8 7 (1.36%) NFS
9 6 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (1.17%) Docker
10 5 (0.97%) KVM
10 5 (0.97%) Samba
11 4 (0.78%) Snort
11 4 (0.78%) Xen
12 3 (0.58%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.39%) Firmware
13 2 (0.39%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (4.48%) FortiGate
1 23 (4.48%) Puppet
2 17 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.53%) Nagios
4 11 (2.14%) SCOM
5 10 (1.95%) SCCM
6 8 (1.56%) Nessus
7 7 (1.36%) AirWatch
7 7 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (1.36%) MIMEsweeper
8 6 (1.17%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.17%) Cacti
8 6 (1.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (1.17%) IBM BigFix
8 6 (1.17%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 5 (0.97%) Nmap
10 4 (0.78%) Ganglia
10 4 (0.78%) Graphite
10 4 (0.78%) SmokePing
10 4 (0.78%) StatsD
Vendors
1 202 (39.38%) Cisco
2 93 (18.13%) CheckPoint
3 87 (16.96%) Juniper
4 70 (13.65%) Microsoft
5 66 (12.87%) F5
6 49 (9.55%) VMware
7 47 (9.16%) Palo Alto
8 36 (7.02%) Blue Coat
9 33 (6.43%) Oracle
10 28 (5.46%) Citrix
10 28 (5.46%) Fortinet
11 25 (4.87%) SolarWinds
12 21 (4.09%) Riverbed
13 17 (3.31%) Intel Security
14 16 (3.12%) Aruba
14 16 (3.12%) NetApp
15 15 (2.92%) Brocade
15 15 (2.92%) Symantec
16 14 (2.73%) Red Hat
17 13 (2.53%) HP
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