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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 62 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing Network Security 8 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.98% 0.56% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.48% 3.73% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.84% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -51.53%
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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
146 134 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.94% 15.01% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 19
Average daily rate £380 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £227 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +93.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) Network Management
3 5 (31.25%) CCNP
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (25.00%) F5
4 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (18.75%) Sourcefire
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
5 3 (18.75%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) OSPF
5 3 (18.75%) HP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
3 3 (18.75%) OSPF
3 3 (18.75%) SNMP
4 2 (12.50%) VoIP
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) BGP
4 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 2 (12.50%) IPsec
4 2 (12.50%) VLAN
4 2 (12.50%) 802.11
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
5 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) German Language
3 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) UAT Test Manager
3 1 (6.25%) UAT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Network Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
3 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) People Management
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) OWASP
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Ruby
1 1 (6.25%) Python
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%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) CCNP
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) CCDP
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) CCSE
5 1 (6.25%) CCDA
5 1 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) Snort
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WhatsUp Gold
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (18.75%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Cacti
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) F5
3 3 (18.75%) Sourcefire
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) IronPort
5 1 (6.25%) Crossbeam
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee