The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 69 62 45
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing Network Security 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.60% 0.53% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.31% 5.71% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £31.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-13.38% +47.67%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
151 70 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.06% 9.20% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 14 23
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £8.08 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.16% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £20.03 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+47.27% -10.97%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
4 3 (18.75%) FortiGate
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) F5
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) German Language
5 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (12.50%) PKI
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) IPsec
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) McAfee

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) IPsec
3 2 (12.50%) OSPF
3 2 (12.50%) BGP
3 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) Multicast
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (6.25%) TACACS
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) Information Security
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) OWASP
3 1 (6.25%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) C++
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VB
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) FortiGate
2 1 (6.25%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco
1 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
2 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
2 3 (18.75%) F5
3 2 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) SumTotal
4 1 (6.25%) Saba
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Crossbeam
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds