The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Middlesex region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 24 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.89% - 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£650 - £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £33.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-53.33% +29.80%
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.71% 19.23% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 11
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £280 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
Network Security
South East

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 14 July 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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) CISA
3 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Nortel
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
4 1 (16.67%) Cacti

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Route 53
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Web Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (33.33%) CISA
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCSP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
2 1 (16.67%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
1 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
1 1 (16.67%) Cacti
1 1 (16.67%) Munin
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
1 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Nortel
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) Aveksa
3 1 (16.67%) Varonis
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) Crossbeam