The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing Network Security 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £380 £343
% change year-on-year
+3.61% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-41.53% +1.56%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 50 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.80% 20.41% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 16
Average daily rate £375 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security across the Middlesex region.

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Middlesex region.

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Route 53
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Intranet
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Web Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCSP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (25.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (25.00%) Cacti
1 1 (25.00%) Munin
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) Crossbeam
2 1 (25.00%) Aveksa
2 1 (25.00%) Varonis
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco