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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 198 235 233
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -2
Contract jobs citing Network Security 273 221 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.20% 0.93% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.38% 7.28% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 121 142
Median daily rate £450 £429 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.95% +7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £227 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £397 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £38.00 £15.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.26% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +107.40%
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
3258 3035 3144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.35% 12.83% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2133 1957 1931
Median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 86 98
Median hourly rate £21.45 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.13% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +43 61 £425 -5.55% 47
Croydon -3 11 £470 -10.47%
Hammersmith +7 8 £450 +12.50%
Feltham - 2 - -
Harrow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf -4 1 £375 -11.76%
Westminster -25 1 £525 +16.66%
New Malden - 1 - -
Teddington - 1 £550 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 286 (49.83%) Firewall
2 226 (39.37%) Cisco
3 154 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
4 140 (24.39%) CheckPoint
5 124 (21.60%) WAN
6 121 (21.08%) Java
7 118 (20.56%) JavaScript
8 117 (20.38%) VPN
9 114 (19.86%) Juniper
10 111 (19.34%) CCNP
10 111 (19.34%) Web Development
11 109 (18.99%) PHP
12 108 (18.82%) ERP
12 108 (18.82%) Digital Media
13 107 (18.64%) CRM
14 103 (17.94%) Finance
15 98 (17.07%) Data Centre
16 94 (16.38%) Wireless
17 89 (15.51%) LAN
18 87 (15.16%) TCP/IP
19 83 (14.46%) Microsoft
20 82 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
21 80 (13.94%) Windows
22 76 (13.24%) ITIL
22 76 (13.24%) F5
23 74 (12.89%) Palo Alto
24 69 (12.02%) Security Cleared
25 65 (11.32%) Linux
25 65 (11.32%) CCNA
26 61 (10.63%) Agile Software Development

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 24 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.01%) Apache
3 21 (3.66%) MS Exchange
4 16 (2.79%) nginx
5 12 (2.09%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.57%) IIS
7 7 (1.22%) JBoss
7 7 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.87%) Confluence
8 5 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (0.87%) MQSeries
8 5 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.70%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.70%) CMS
9 4 (0.70%) MediaWiki
9 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.52%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.09%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.74%) MS Office
4 8 (1.39%) MS Project
5 3 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) Houdini
7 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
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
3 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Eikon
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (6.62%) IaaS
4 25 (4.36%) Office 365
5 24 (4.18%) PaaS
6 11 (1.92%) SaaS
7 8 (1.39%) 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%) 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
1 286 (49.83%) Firewall
2 124 (21.60%) WAN
3 117 (20.38%) VPN
4 94 (16.38%) Wireless
5 89 (15.51%) LAN
6 87 (15.16%) TCP/IP
7 82 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 51 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 47 (8.19%) BGP
10 45 (7.84%) DNS
11 41 (7.14%) OSPF
11 41 (7.14%) SSL
12 36 (6.27%) IPsec
13 35 (6.10%) MPLS
14 33 (5.75%) BIG-IP
14 33 (5.75%) DHCP
14 33 (5.75%) Internet
15 25 (4.36%) VLAN
16 24 (4.18%) EIGRP
17 23 (4.01%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.53%) MySQL
3 20 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.74%) OLAP
5 9 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.87%) Big Data
9 4 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.52%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.35%) Base SAS
11 2 (0.35%) DB2
11 2 (0.35%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.35%) Redis
12 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 25 (4.36%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.92%) 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%) Mocha
6 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.17%) Build Forge
7 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.17%) FumeFX
7 1 (0.17%) FxCop
7 1 (0.17%) Grunt
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
General
1 103 (17.94%) Finance
2 44 (7.67%) Banking
3 37 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 31 (5.40%) Retail
5 20 (3.48%) Legal
6 11 (1.92%) Marketing
7 8 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.39%) Games
8 4 (0.70%) French Language
8 4 (0.70%) German Language
8 4 (0.70%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.70%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (0.70%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.52%) Advertising
9 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.35%) Back Office
10 2 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 158 (27.53%) Network Engineer
2 100 (17.42%) Security Engineer
3 94 (16.38%) Architect
4 86 (14.98%) Network Security Engineer
5 64 (11.15%) Analyst
6 58 (10.10%) Security Architect
7 53 (9.23%) Developer
8 49 (8.54%) Senior Network Engineer
9 40 (6.97%) Consultant
10 38 (6.62%) Cisco Engineer
10 38 (6.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 38 (6.62%) Network Architect
11 31 (5.40%) Security Analyst
12 29 (5.05%) Network Security Architect
13 27 (4.70%) Senior Security Engineer
14 25 (4.36%) Support Engineer
15 24 (4.18%) Security Consultant
16 23 (4.01%) Senior Network Security Engineer
17 21 (3.66%) Firewall Engineer
18 20 (3.48%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.40%) HTML
2 30 (5.23%) CSS
3 20 (3.48%) Node.js
3 20 (3.48%) Web Services
4 18 (3.14%) AngularJS
5 16 (2.79%) .NET
6 15 (2.61%) HTML5
7 14 (2.44%) jQuery
8 13 (2.26%) 802.1X
8 13 (2.26%) CSS3
8 13 (2.26%) LAMP
8 13 (2.26%) LAPP Stack
8 13 (2.26%) LEMP Stack
8 13 (2.26%) REST
9 12 (2.09%) RESTful
10 11 (1.92%) libvirt
10 11 (1.92%) Sensu
11 10 (1.74%) ASP.NET
12 7 (1.22%) J2EE
12 7 (1.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 108 (18.82%) Digital Media
2 98 (17.07%) Data Centre
3 32 (5.57%) Management Information System
4 31 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.18%) PKI
6 22 (3.83%) Security Operations Centre
7 15 (2.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 11 (1.92%) User Experience
9 9 (1.57%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.57%) YubiKey
10 8 (1.39%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.22%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.22%) Clustering
12 6 (1.05%) CESG
12 6 (1.05%) Cryptography
13 5 (0.87%) Equities
13 5 (0.87%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.87%) iPad
13 5 (0.87%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (13.94%) Windows
2 65 (11.32%) Linux
3 48 (8.36%) Unix
4 44 (7.67%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.61%) VMS
6 11 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.39%) CentOS
8 8 (1.39%) Windows Phone
9 7 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.05%) Debian
10 6 (1.05%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.87%) Solaris
11 5 (0.87%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.70%) VyOS
13 3 (0.52%) Android
13 3 (0.52%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (19.34%) Web Development
2 108 (18.82%) ERP
3 107 (18.64%) CRM
4 76 (13.24%) ITIL
5 61 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (10.28%) Information Security
6 59 (10.28%) Network Design
7 58 (10.10%) Load Balancing
8 57 (9.93%) Network Management
9 53 (9.23%) Migration
10 49 (8.54%) Network Monitoring
11 46 (8.01%) SIEM
12 39 (6.79%) Cybersecurity
12 39 (6.79%) E-Commerce
13 34 (5.92%) Security Architecture
14 32 (5.57%) DevOps
14 32 (5.57%) High Availability
15 31 (5.40%) Security Operations
16 29 (5.05%) Project Management
17 28 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 121 (21.08%) Java
2 118 (20.56%) JavaScript
3 109 (18.99%) PHP
4 45 (7.84%) SQL
5 26 (4.53%) Perl
6 21 (3.66%) Shell Script
7 17 (2.96%) PowerShell
8 16 (2.79%) Python
9 15 (2.61%) C#
10 12 (2.09%) Scala
11 11 (1.92%) Ruby
12 6 (1.05%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.05%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.70%) C++
14 2 (0.35%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.17%) AWK
15 1 (0.17%) Korn
15 1 (0.17%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 154 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (19.34%) CCNP
3 69 (12.02%) Security Cleared
4 65 (11.32%) CCNA
5 57 (9.93%) CISSP
6 51 (8.89%) CCIE
7 39 (6.79%) SC Cleared
8 35 (6.10%) Degree
9 29 (5.05%) CCSE
10 24 (4.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (3.83%) JNCIS
12 21 (3.66%) DV Cleared
13 18 (3.14%) CISM
14 17 (2.96%) CCSA
15 14 (2.44%) JNCIA
15 14 (2.44%) JNCIP
15 14 (2.44%) MCSE
16 12 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (1.92%) CEH
17 11 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 13 (2.26%) SLA
4 8 (1.39%) COBIT
5 7 (1.22%) Government Security Classifications
6 5 (0.87%) QA
7 4 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.17%) Basel II
9 1 (0.17%) GPG13
9 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 56 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 36 (6.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.79%) Virtual Servers
4 14 (2.44%) Docker
5 13 (2.26%) KVM
6 12 (2.09%) UAG
6 12 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (1.92%) ProxySG
7 11 (1.92%) Xen
8 10 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.57%) Samba
9 9 (1.57%) XenApp
10 8 (1.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (1.39%) Hyper-V
11 7 (1.22%) vSphere
12 4 (0.70%) iptables
12 4 (0.70%) NFS
12 4 (0.70%) Postfix
12 4 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (5.57%) Puppet
2 25 (4.36%) Nagios
3 23 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (3.66%) FortiGate
5 18 (3.14%) SCOM
6 11 (1.92%) Cacti
6 11 (1.92%) Ganglia
6 11 (1.92%) Graphite
6 11 (1.92%) StatsD
7 9 (1.57%) SCCM
7 9 (1.57%) SmokePing
8 8 (1.39%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.39%) IBM BigFix
8 8 (1.39%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 5 (0.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.87%) OpenView
9 5 (0.87%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (0.70%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 226 (39.37%) Cisco
2 140 (24.39%) CheckPoint
3 114 (19.86%) Juniper
4 83 (14.46%) Microsoft
5 76 (13.24%) F5
6 74 (12.89%) Palo Alto
7 54 (9.41%) VMware
8 36 (6.27%) Citrix
9 34 (5.92%) Fortinet
10 29 (5.05%) Aruba
11 26 (4.53%) Blue Coat
12 21 (3.66%) Oracle
12 21 (3.66%) Riverbed
12 21 (3.66%) SolarWinds
13 19 (3.31%) Red Hat
14 13 (2.26%) HP
15 12 (2.09%) Brocade
16 11 (1.92%) Dell
16 11 (1.92%) IBM
16 11 (1.92%) Intel Security
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North London
Hays Finance Technology
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Oscar
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