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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 47 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing Network Security 17 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.55% 0.94% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.71% 5.17% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Median daily rate £381 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £383 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £505 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £397 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +107.40%
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
124 174 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.62% 18.11% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 70 36
Median daily rate £450 £383 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £310 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) WAN
2 8 (42.11%) LAN
3 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) CCNA
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) CCNP
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) F5
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (15.79%) Wireless
7 3 (15.79%) CCSA
7 3 (15.79%) Retail
7 3 (15.79%) Smartphone
7 3 (15.79%) German Language
7 3 (15.79%) Automotive
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (15.79%) Internet
7 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
7 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
7 3 (15.79%) MS Office
7 3 (15.79%) MCP
7 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
7 3 (15.79%) CCDP

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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) LAN
1 8 (42.11%) WAN
2 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
3 6 (31.58%) Firewall
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.79%) Internet
4 3 (15.79%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.26%) 802.11
6 1 (5.26%) BGP
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (5.26%) NAS
6 1 (5.26%) OSPF
6 1 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (5.26%) SSL
6 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless Security
6 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Log4j
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Automotive
2 3 (15.79%) German Language
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) J2SE
2 1 (5.26%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
2 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.79%) Smartphone
2 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (15.79%) B2C
2 3 (15.79%) Email Filtering
2 3 (15.79%) Web Filtering
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) ERP
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (5.26%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) CCNP
4 3 (15.79%) CCDP
4 3 (15.79%) CCSA
4 3 (15.79%) MCP
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (10.53%) CCDA
6 1 (5.26%) CCSE
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nessus
1 1 (5.26%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.79%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) ArcSight
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
4 2 (10.53%) LogRhythm
4 2 (10.53%) Sourcefire
5 1 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.26%) ForgeRock
5 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.26%) GFI Software
5 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
5 1 (5.26%) IronPort
5 1 (5.26%) LogLogic
5 1 (5.26%) Rapid7
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) TippingPoint
5 1 (5.26%) VMware