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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 62 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 7 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.85% 0.55% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 4.24% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -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
140 118 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.99% 13.01% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 24
Average daily rate £400 £367 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% -13.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £248 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £20.19 £13.50 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.51% -9.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Network Management
2 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 5 (35.71%) F5
3 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) LAN
4 4 (28.57%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
5 3 (21.43%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
5 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 3 (21.43%) OSPF
5 3 (21.43%) Juniper
5 3 (21.43%) SNMP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (21.43%) SNMP
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 2 (14.29%) IPsec
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) 802.11
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (7.14%) HSRP
6 1 (7.14%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Network Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
3 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design
4 2 (14.29%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) CCNP
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) CCDP
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) CCDA
4 1 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCSE
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Snort
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) vSphere
1 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) WhatsUp Gold
1 3 (21.43%) HP UCMDB
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) F5
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Sourcefire
5 2 (14.29%) IronPort
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 1 (7.14%) McAfee
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.14%) Crossbeam