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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 179 220 258
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +38
Contract jobs citing Network Security 302 236 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.36% 1.00% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 7.66% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 140 106
Median daily rate £465 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £170 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 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 £42.00 £42.46 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.08% +123.47%
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
3219 3079 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.53% 13.03% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2159 2001 1771
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 110 89
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.58 £43.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.67% +7.50%

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 July 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 27 July 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
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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 +61 64 £425 -5.55% 34
Croydon -12 8 £459 -12.61% 1
Hammersmith +3 2 £450 +12.50%
Enfield - 2 £150 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 - -
Canary Wharf -2 1 £375 -11.76%
Feltham - 1 £475 -
Twickenham - 1 £325 -
Westminster - 1 £525 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 271 (48.39%) Firewall
2 207 (36.96%) Cisco
3 149 (26.61%) Cisco Certification
4 132 (23.57%) CheckPoint
5 127 (22.68%) WAN
6 114 (20.36%) VPN
7 110 (19.64%) CCNP
8 109 (19.46%) Java
9 107 (19.11%) JavaScript
10 106 (18.93%) Finance
11 102 (18.21%) Juniper
12 100 (17.86%) CRM
13 99 (17.68%) Windows
13 99 (17.68%) Web Development
14 97 (17.32%) Digital Media
14 97 (17.32%) PHP
14 97 (17.32%) ERP
15 92 (16.43%) LAN
16 89 (15.89%) TCP/IP
16 89 (15.89%) Wireless
16 89 (15.89%) Data Centre
17 82 (14.64%) F5
18 80 (14.29%) Microsoft
19 78 (13.93%) ITIL
20 77 (13.75%) Cisco ASA
21 72 (12.86%) Security Cleared
22 71 (12.68%) Linux
23 63 (11.25%) Palo Alto
24 62 (11.07%) Load Balancing
24 62 (11.07%) 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 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 23 (4.11%) Apache
3 16 (2.86%) nginx
4 12 (2.14%) Skype for Business
5 11 (1.96%) IIS
5 11 (1.96%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.25%) JBoss
6 7 (1.25%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.89%) Confluence
7 5 (0.89%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.71%) MediaWiki
8 4 (0.71%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.54%) CMS
9 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.21%) MS Office
3 10 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.43%) MS Project
6 3 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.18%) Houdini
8 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) Eikon
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (6.25%) IaaS
3 32 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (5.71%) Office 365
4 24 (4.29%) PaaS
5 8 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (1.25%) SaaS
7 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.54%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.54%) Trello
9 2 (0.36%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.36%) Yammer
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.18%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 271 (48.39%) Firewall
2 127 (22.68%) WAN
3 114 (20.36%) VPN
4 92 (16.43%) LAN
5 89 (15.89%) TCP/IP
5 89 (15.89%) Wireless
6 77 (13.75%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (8.04%) DNS
8 43 (7.68%) BGP
9 39 (6.96%) SSL
10 37 (6.61%) Cisco Nexus
11 36 (6.43%) OSPF
12 35 (6.25%) BIG-IP
12 35 (6.25%) IPsec
13 33 (5.89%) Internet
14 32 (5.71%) DHCP
15 31 (5.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 27 (4.82%) MPLS
16 27 (4.82%) VoIP
17 25 (4.46%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.46%) MySQL
3 19 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.79%) OLAP
5 9 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (1.25%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.07%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.71%) Big Data
9 3 (0.54%) DB2
9 3 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.36%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.36%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.36%) Redis
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (4.29%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.14%) Vagrant
3 9 (1.61%) JIRA
4 8 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.71%) Hudson
5 4 (0.71%) Subversion
6 3 (0.54%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.18%) Build Forge
8 1 (0.18%) FumeFX
8 1 (0.18%) FxCop
8 1 (0.18%) Grunt
8 1 (0.18%) Mocha
8 1 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.18%) Selenium
8 1 (0.18%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.18%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.18%) Xcode
General
1 106 (18.93%) Finance
2 44 (7.86%) Banking
3 35 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 29 (5.18%) Retail
5 18 (3.21%) Legal
6 10 (1.79%) Games
6 10 (1.79%) Marketing
7 9 (1.61%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.71%) French Language
8 4 (0.71%) German Language
8 4 (0.71%) Portuguese Language
8 4 (0.71%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.54%) Law
9 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.36%) Advertising
10 2 (0.36%) Back Office
10 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 162 (28.93%) Network Engineer
2 107 (19.11%) Security Engineer
3 93 (16.61%) Network Security Engineer
4 89 (15.89%) Architect
5 62 (11.07%) Security Architect
6 59 (10.54%) Analyst
7 49 (8.75%) Senior Network Engineer
8 47 (8.39%) Developer
9 43 (7.68%) Consultant
10 36 (6.43%) Network Architect
11 34 (6.07%) Cisco Engineer
11 34 (6.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 30 (5.36%) Network Security Architect
13 29 (5.18%) Security Analyst
14 28 (5.00%) Senior Security Engineer
15 26 (4.64%) Security Consultant
16 24 (4.29%) Support Engineer
17 23 (4.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
18 22 (3.93%) Designer
18 22 (3.93%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.82%) HTML
2 25 (4.46%) CSS
3 17 (3.04%) AngularJS
3 17 (3.04%) Node.js
3 17 (3.04%) Web Services
4 13 (2.32%) .NET
4 13 (2.32%) HTML5
4 13 (2.32%) LAMP
4 13 (2.32%) LAPP Stack
4 13 (2.32%) LEMP Stack
5 12 (2.14%) 802.1X
5 12 (2.14%) jQuery
5 12 (2.14%) RESTful
6 11 (1.96%) CSS3
6 11 (1.96%) libvirt
6 11 (1.96%) Sensu
7 10 (1.79%) REST
8 7 (1.25%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.25%) J2EE
8 7 (1.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 97 (17.32%) Digital Media
2 89 (15.89%) Data Centre
3 35 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (5.18%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.93%) PKI
6 20 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
7 11 (1.96%) User Experience
8 10 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.61%) YubiKey
10 8 (1.43%) Clustering
11 7 (1.25%) Cryptography
12 6 (1.07%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.07%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.89%) CESG
13 5 (0.89%) iPad
13 5 (0.89%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.71%) Equities
14 4 (0.71%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.71%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 99 (17.68%) Windows
2 71 (12.68%) Linux
3 59 (10.54%) Unix
4 39 (6.96%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.68%) VMS
6 14 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 10 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.43%) CentOS
10 8 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.43%) Windows Phone
11 6 (1.07%) AIX
11 6 (1.07%) Debian
11 6 (1.07%) Solaris
11 6 (1.07%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.71%) VyOS
13 3 (0.54%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (17.86%) CRM
2 99 (17.68%) Web Development
3 97 (17.32%) ERP
4 78 (13.93%) ITIL
5 62 (11.07%) Load Balancing
6 58 (10.36%) Network Design
7 54 (9.64%) Migration
7 54 (9.64%) Network Monitoring
8 49 (8.75%) Information Security
9 47 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (8.04%) Network Management
11 39 (6.96%) High Availability
12 34 (6.07%) E-Commerce
12 34 (6.07%) Security Architecture
13 33 (5.89%) SIEM
14 31 (5.54%) Cybersecurity
14 31 (5.54%) Project Management
15 30 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
16 29 (5.18%) DevOps
17 26 (4.64%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 109 (19.46%) Java
2 107 (19.11%) JavaScript
3 97 (17.32%) PHP
4 40 (7.14%) SQL
5 24 (4.29%) Perl
6 17 (3.04%) Shell Script
7 13 (2.32%) PowerShell
7 13 (2.32%) Python
8 12 (2.14%) C#
9 11 (1.96%) Scala
10 10 (1.79%) Ruby
11 6 (1.07%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.71%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.71%) C++
13 2 (0.36%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.18%) AWK
14 1 (0.18%) C
14 1 (0.18%) Korn
14 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 149 (26.61%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (19.64%) CCNP
3 72 (12.86%) Security Cleared
4 62 (11.07%) CCNA
5 55 (9.82%) CISSP
6 43 (7.68%) CCIE
7 39 (6.96%) Degree
8 37 (6.61%) SC Cleared
9 27 (4.82%) CCSE
10 23 (4.11%) JNCIS
11 22 (3.93%) DV Cleared
12 16 (2.86%) CCSA
12 16 (2.86%) CISM
13 14 (2.50%) MCSE
13 14 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (2.32%) JNCIA
14 13 (2.32%) JNCIP
15 11 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (1.79%) CEH
17 9 (1.61%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (3.57%) SLA
3 10 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.89%) COBIT
4 5 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.89%) QA
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) Basel II
6 1 (0.18%) GPG13
6 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
System Software
1 56 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 35 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
4 14 (2.50%) ProxySG
5 13 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (2.14%) Docker
6 12 (2.14%) KVM
6 12 (2.14%) UAG
7 11 (1.96%) Xen
8 10 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (1.61%) Samba
9 9 (1.61%) vSphere
10 8 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (1.43%) XenApp
11 7 (1.25%) Hyper-V
12 4 (0.71%) iptables
12 4 (0.71%) NFS
12 4 (0.71%) Postfix
12 4 (0.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (5.89%) Puppet
2 23 (4.11%) Nagios
2 23 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (3.57%) FortiGate
4 18 (3.21%) SCOM
5 12 (2.14%) SCCM
6 11 (1.96%) Ganglia
6 11 (1.96%) Graphite
6 11 (1.96%) StatsD
7 10 (1.79%) Cacti
8 8 (1.43%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.43%) IBM BigFix
8 8 (1.43%) SmokePing
8 8 (1.43%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 7 (1.25%) MIMEsweeper
10 5 (0.89%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 5 (0.89%) OpenView
10 5 (0.89%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 207 (36.96%) Cisco
2 132 (23.57%) CheckPoint
3 102 (18.21%) Juniper
4 82 (14.64%) F5
5 80 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 63 (11.25%) Palo Alto
7 51 (9.11%) VMware
8 39 (6.96%) Citrix
9 35 (6.25%) Blue Coat
10 32 (5.71%) Oracle
11 28 (5.00%) Fortinet
12 25 (4.46%) Aruba
13 20 (3.57%) SolarWinds
14 19 (3.39%) Riverbed
15 18 (3.21%) Red Hat
16 17 (3.04%) Symantec
17 14 (2.50%) IBM
18 12 (2.14%) HP
18 12 (2.14%) Intel Security
18 12 (2.14%) NetApp
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