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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 49 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Security 11 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.83% 0.53% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.00% 2.62% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
Median daily rate £381 £431 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.59% +8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £426 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £436 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £40.73 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-59.48% +38.06%
Network Security
Buckinghamshire

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
100 191 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.61% 20.38% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 70 49
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £258 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 December 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (50.00%) Firewall
4 12 (42.86%) LAN
5 10 (35.71%) WAN
5 10 (35.71%) CCNA
5 10 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
6 9 (32.14%) CCNP
6 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
6 9 (32.14%) Wireless
7 8 (28.57%) F5
7 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (25.00%) VPN
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
9 6 (21.43%) Windows
9 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 5 (17.86%) IPsec
11 4 (14.29%) Finance
11 4 (14.29%) CCSA
11 4 (14.29%) ITIL
11 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
11 4 (14.29%) VoIP
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (14.29%) OSPF
11 4 (14.29%) Intel Security
11 4 (14.29%) BGP
11 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
11 4 (14.29%) Spanning Tree

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) LAN
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (35.71%) WAN
4 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
4 9 (32.14%) Wireless
5 8 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (25.00%) VPN
7 5 (17.86%) IPsec
8 4 (14.29%) BGP
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (14.29%) OSPF
8 4 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
8 4 (14.29%) VoIP
9 3 (10.71%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (10.71%) Internet
9 3 (10.71%) MPLS
9 3 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Automotive
2 3 (10.71%) German Language
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Security Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
2 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) ITIL
1 4 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (10.71%) B2C
2 3 (10.71%) Email Filtering
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
2 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (10.71%) Web Filtering
3 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) Information Security
3 2 (7.14%) Network Management
3 2 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) SIEM
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) CCNA
3 9 (32.14%) CCNP
4 4 (14.29%) CCSA
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.71%) CCDP
5 3 (10.71%) MCP
5 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.14%) CCDA
6 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) CCA
7 1 (3.57%) CCAA
7 1 (3.57%) CCSE
7 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.57%) MCSE
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) AppDNA
2 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) Nessus
2 1 (3.57%) Nexpose
2 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
3 8 (28.57%) F5
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 3 (10.71%) Aruba
6 3 (10.71%) Juniper
7 2 (7.14%) ArcSight
7 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.14%) Citrix
7 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.14%) LogRhythm
7 2 (7.14%) Sourcefire
7 2 (7.14%) Splunk
7 2 (7.14%) Symantec
7 2 (7.14%) VMware
8 1 (3.57%) FireEye
8 1 (3.57%) IronPort
8 1 (3.57%) Qualys
8 1 (3.57%) TippingPoint