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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 179 212 253
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +41
Contract jobs citing Network Security 302 240 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.39% 1.04% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.99% 7.88% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 139 105
Median daily rate £443 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £170 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £525 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 £17.98 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.60% +79.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.63 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +157.93%
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
3023 3045 2760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.94% 13.25% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2052 1970 1768
Median daily rate £433 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.74% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 91 81
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 June 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 June 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 +52 63 £400 -11.11% 35
Croydon - 10 £393 - 1
Enfield - 2 £150 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf 0 1 £375 -
Feltham - 1 £475 -
Twickenham - 1 £325 - 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 235 (44.85%) Firewall
2 197 (37.60%) Cisco
3 146 (27.86%) Cisco Certification
4 133 (25.38%) WAN
5 115 (21.95%) Finance
6 108 (20.61%) VPN
7 101 (19.27%) Windows
8 100 (19.08%) CheckPoint
9 99 (18.89%) LAN
9 99 (18.89%) CCNP
10 92 (17.56%) Java
11 90 (17.18%) Data Centre
12 89 (16.98%) JavaScript
13 88 (16.79%) TCP/IP
13 88 (16.79%) Wireless
14 85 (16.22%) CRM
15 82 (15.65%) ERP
15 82 (15.65%) Juniper
15 82 (15.65%) Web Development
16 81 (15.46%) ITIL
17 80 (15.27%) PHP
17 80 (15.27%) Digital Media
18 77 (14.69%) Microsoft
19 68 (12.98%) Linux
19 68 (12.98%) Cisco ASA
20 67 (12.79%) Security Cleared
20 67 (12.79%) CCNA
21 65 (12.40%) F5
22 62 (11.83%) Network Monitoring
23 58 (11.07%) Active Directory

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 28 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.63%) Apache
3 13 (2.48%) nginx
4 12 (2.29%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.10%) Skype for Business
6 10 (1.91%) IIS
7 6 (1.15%) JBoss
7 6 (1.15%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.95%) Confluence
8 5 (0.95%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.76%) MediaWiki
9 4 (0.76%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.76%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.57%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.57%) CMS
11 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.05%) MS Office
3 9 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.34%) MS Project
4 7 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) Houdini
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.19%) Eikon
3 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (5.73%) IaaS
2 30 (5.73%) Office 365
3 27 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (3.63%) PaaS
5 7 (1.34%) SaaS
6 6 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.38%) Yammer
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 235 (44.85%) Firewall
2 133 (25.38%) WAN
3 108 (20.61%) VPN
4 99 (18.89%) LAN
5 88 (16.79%) TCP/IP
5 88 (16.79%) Wireless
6 68 (12.98%) Cisco ASA
7 44 (8.40%) BGP
8 40 (7.63%) DNS
9 33 (6.30%) OSPF
10 32 (6.11%) Internet
10 32 (6.11%) MPLS
11 31 (5.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 31 (5.92%) DHCP
12 29 (5.53%) EIGRP
13 28 (5.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 28 (5.34%) SSL
13 28 (5.34%) VoIP
14 25 (4.77%) IPsec
14 25 (4.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.58%) MySQL
3 16 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (1.91%) OLAP
5 9 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (1.34%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (1.15%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.95%) DB2
9 4 (0.76%) Big Data
10 3 (0.57%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.38%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.38%) Redis
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.19%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (3.44%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.72%) Vagrant
3 8 (1.53%) JIRA
4 7 (1.34%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.76%) Hudson
5 4 (0.76%) Subversion
6 2 (0.38%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.19%) Build Forge
7 1 (0.19%) FumeFX
7 1 (0.19%) FxCop
7 1 (0.19%) JMeter
7 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.19%) Mocha
7 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.19%) Selenium
7 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.19%) StyleCop
General
1 115 (21.95%) Finance
2 48 (9.16%) Banking
3 34 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 30 (5.73%) Retail
5 18 (3.44%) Legal
6 12 (2.29%) Marketing
7 10 (1.91%) Games
8 9 (1.72%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.15%) Law
10 5 (0.95%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.76%) French Language
11 4 (0.76%) German Language
11 4 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
11 4 (0.76%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.57%) Back Office
12 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.19%) Advertising
14 1 (0.19%) Electronics
14 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (29.77%) Network Engineer
2 99 (18.89%) Security Engineer
3 86 (16.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 81 (15.46%) Architect
5 56 (10.69%) Analyst
6 52 (9.92%) Security Architect
7 44 (8.40%) Senior Network Engineer
8 43 (8.21%) Consultant
9 35 (6.68%) Developer
10 28 (5.34%) Cisco Engineer
10 28 (5.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 28 (5.34%) Security Consultant
11 26 (4.96%) Security Analyst
12 24 (4.58%) Network Analyst
13 23 (4.39%) Network Architect
13 23 (4.39%) Senior Security Engineer
13 23 (4.39%) Support Engineer
14 20 (3.82%) Network Security Architect
15 18 (3.44%) Designer
15 18 (3.44%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.20%) HTML
2 19 (3.63%) CSS
3 17 (3.24%) AngularJS
4 14 (2.67%) Web Services
5 13 (2.48%) Node.js
6 10 (1.91%) 802.1X
6 10 (1.91%) HTML5
6 10 (1.91%) jQuery
6 10 (1.91%) LAMP
6 10 (1.91%) LAPP Stack
6 10 (1.91%) LEMP Stack
7 9 (1.72%) .NET
7 9 (1.72%) CSS3
8 8 (1.53%) libvirt
8 8 (1.53%) REST
8 8 (1.53%) Sensu
9 7 (1.34%) J2EE
9 7 (1.34%) JRuby
9 7 (1.34%) React
10 5 (0.95%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 90 (17.18%) Data Centre
2 80 (15.27%) Digital Media
3 36 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.34%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.05%) PKI
6 13 (2.48%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (1.91%) Clustering
7 10 (1.91%) Cryptography
7 10 (1.91%) Mobile App
8 9 (1.72%) User Experience
9 7 (1.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.34%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.34%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.15%) BBC
10 6 (1.15%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.15%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.15%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.15%) Statistics
11 5 (0.95%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.95%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 101 (19.27%) Windows
2 68 (12.98%) Linux
3 57 (10.88%) Unix
4 34 (6.49%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.86%) VMS
5 15 (2.86%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.10%) Windows 8
6 11 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.53%) CentOS
9 7 (1.34%) VyOS
9 7 (1.34%) Windows Phone
10 6 (1.15%) AIX
10 6 (1.15%) Debian
10 6 (1.15%) Solaris
10 6 (1.15%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.95%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (16.22%) CRM
2 82 (15.65%) ERP
2 82 (15.65%) Web Development
3 81 (15.46%) ITIL
4 62 (11.83%) Network Monitoring
5 53 (10.11%) Migration
6 52 (9.92%) Load Balancing
7 51 (9.73%) Network Design
8 48 (9.16%) Information Security
9 40 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (7.25%) Network Management
11 37 (7.06%) Security Architecture
12 35 (6.68%) High Availability
13 28 (5.34%) Cybersecurity
13 28 (5.34%) E-Commerce
13 28 (5.34%) Project Management
14 26 (4.96%) DevOps
14 26 (4.96%) Disaster Recovery
15 25 (4.77%) Security Operations
16 24 (4.58%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 92 (17.56%) Java
2 89 (16.98%) JavaScript
3 80 (15.27%) PHP
4 38 (7.25%) SQL
5 17 (3.24%) Perl
6 15 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 14 (2.67%) Shell Script
8 12 (2.29%) Python
8 12 (2.29%) Ruby
9 8 (1.53%) C#
9 8 (1.53%) Scala
10 4 (0.76%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.76%) C++
11 3 (0.57%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.57%) C
12 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.19%) AWK
13 1 (0.19%) Korn
13 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 146 (27.86%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (18.89%) CCNP
3 67 (12.79%) CCNA
3 67 (12.79%) Security Cleared
4 57 (10.88%) CISSP
5 41 (7.82%) Degree
6 38 (7.25%) CCIE
7 32 (6.11%) SC Cleared
8 22 (4.20%) CCSE
9 20 (3.82%) DV Cleared
10 19 (3.63%) CISM
11 18 (3.44%) JNCIP
11 18 (3.44%) JNCIS
12 14 (2.67%) MCSE
12 14 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (2.10%) CCSA
14 10 (1.91%) CEH
14 10 (1.91%) CISA
14 10 (1.91%) CISMP
15 9 (1.72%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (3.82%) SLA
3 10 (1.91%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.53%) COBIT
5 4 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.57%) QA
7 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.19%) Basel II
8 1 (0.19%) GPG13
8 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 58 (11.07%) Active Directory
2 34 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.05%) Virtual Servers
4 15 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (2.48%) ProxySG
6 11 (2.10%) UAG
7 10 (1.91%) Docker
7 10 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (1.72%) KVM
8 9 (1.72%) Samba
8 9 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.72%) XenApp
9 8 (1.53%) vSphere
9 8 (1.53%) Xen
10 7 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (1.34%) NFS
11 4 (0.76%) iptables
11 4 (0.76%) Postfix
11 4 (0.76%) XenServer
12 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 33 (6.30%) Puppet
2 23 (4.39%) FortiGate
2 23 (4.39%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (3.63%) Nagios
4 15 (2.86%) SCOM
5 11 (2.10%) SCCM
6 8 (1.53%) Cacti
6 8 (1.53%) Ganglia
6 8 (1.53%) Graphite
6 8 (1.53%) StatsD
7 7 (1.34%) Backup Exec
7 7 (1.34%) IBM BigFix
7 7 (1.34%) MIMEsweeper
7 7 (1.34%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 6 (1.15%) SmokePing
9 5 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (0.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.95%) OpenView
9 5 (0.95%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 197 (37.60%) Cisco
2 100 (19.08%) CheckPoint
3 82 (15.65%) Juniper
4 77 (14.69%) Microsoft
5 65 (12.40%) F5
6 50 (9.54%) VMware
7 45 (8.59%) Palo Alto
8 39 (7.44%) Citrix
9 34 (6.49%) Oracle
10 31 (5.92%) Blue Coat
11 24 (4.58%) Fortinet
12 21 (4.01%) Aruba
12 21 (4.01%) SolarWinds
13 20 (3.82%) Riverbed
14 16 (3.05%) Brocade
14 16 (3.05%) Intel Security
14 16 (3.05%) Symantec
15 15 (2.86%) Red Hat
16 14 (2.67%) IBM
16 14 (2.67%) NetApp
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