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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 48 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 9 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.49% 0.29% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 1.94% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Median daily rate £375 £425 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +20.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £43.73 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-61.12% +2.89%

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
150 103 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.88% 14.95% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 34 53
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £328 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £544 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.10 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.34% -35.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 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 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 15 (62.50%) Firewall
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (41.67%) LAN
6 9 (37.50%) CCNP
7 8 (33.33%) WAN
7 8 (33.33%) F5
7 8 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (29.17%) Wireless
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (25.00%) VPN
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 6 (25.00%) CCNA
10 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
10 5 (20.83%) IPsec
10 5 (20.83%) CCSA
10 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
11 4 (16.67%) FortiGate
11 4 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
11 4 (16.67%) Aruba
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 4 (16.67%) Juniper
11 4 (16.67%) OSPF
11 4 (16.67%) BGP
11 4 (16.67%) Windows
12 3 (12.50%) VoIP

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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Firewall
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (41.67%) LAN
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (33.33%) WAN
5 7 (29.17%) Wireless
6 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (25.00%) VPN
7 5 (20.83%) IPsec
8 4 (16.67%) BGP
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (16.67%) OSPF
8 4 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (12.50%) MPLS
9 3 (12.50%) VoIP
9 3 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
10 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (8.33%) Automotive
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) German Language
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 9 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
1 9 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Security Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.17%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
2 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.17%) Windows NT
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.33%) B2C
3 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (8.33%) Email Filtering
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) SIEM
3 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (8.33%) Web Filtering
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Security Operations
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) CCNP
3 6 (25.00%) CCNA
4 5 (20.83%) CCSA
5 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) CCSE
7 2 (8.33%) MCP
8 1 (4.17%) CCA
8 1 (4.17%) CCAA
8 1 (4.17%) CCDP
8 1 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (4.17%) MCSE
8 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.17%) AppDNA
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.17%) Nessus
2 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
3 8 (33.33%) F5
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Aruba
5 4 (16.67%) Juniper
6 3 (12.50%) Intel Security
7 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 2 (8.33%) Splunk
8 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
8 1 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (4.17%) ForgeRock
8 1 (4.17%) LogLogic
8 1 (4.17%) LogRhythm
8 1 (4.17%) Nokia
8 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.17%) Qualys
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec