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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 55 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Network Security 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.20% 0.42% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.30% 2.78% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Median daily rate £350 £450 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £426 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-58.88% -14.28%

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
151 108 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.57% 15.04% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 37 68
Median daily rate £413 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.20 £8.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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
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 27 February 2017, 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 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 14 (77.78%) Firewall
3 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (55.56%) CCNP
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (50.00%) F5
5 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (44.44%) LAN
7 7 (38.89%) WAN
7 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (38.89%) Wireless
8 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 6 (33.33%) VPN
8 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
9 5 (27.78%) Juniper
9 5 (27.78%) ITIL
9 5 (27.78%) IPsec
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (22.22%) FortiGate
10 4 (22.22%) Aruba
11 3 (16.67%) Project Management
11 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 3 (16.67%) Citrix
11 3 (16.67%) MPLS
11 3 (16.67%) OSPF
11 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
11 3 (16.67%) BGP

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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (44.44%) LAN
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (38.89%) WAN
4 7 (38.89%) Wireless
5 6 (33.33%) VPN
6 5 (27.78%) IPsec
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (16.67%) BGP
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (16.67%) DNS
8 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (16.67%) MPLS
8 3 (16.67%) OSPF
8 3 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (16.67%) VoIP
8 3 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Metasploit
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) WAN Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) PKI
2 1 (5.56%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows NT
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) DNA
3 1 (5.56%) Email Filtering
3 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Security Operations
3 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.56%) SIEM
3 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VB
1 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) CCNP
3 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) CCNA
6 2 (11.11%) CCSA
6 2 (11.11%) MCSE
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.56%) CCA
7 1 (5.56%) CCAA
7 1 (5.56%) CCSE
7 1 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) XenApp
2 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Server
3 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.56%) EdgeSight
2 1 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (50.00%) F5
3 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) Aruba
5 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) VMware
7 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.56%) AppSense
7 1 (5.56%) Clearswift
7 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
7 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.56%) Qualys
7 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.56%) Splunk
7 1 (5.56%) Tufin
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