The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Newbury region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 17 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.38% - 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £353
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +9.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £33.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-36.29% +14.40%
Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 24.60% 31.86% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 6
Average daily rate £425 £400 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +88.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Network Security
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Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security across the Newbury region.

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Newbury region.

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) MPLS
1 6 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (33.33%) ADSL
3 4 (33.33%) ATM
3 4 (33.33%) Broadband
3 4 (33.33%) GPRS
3 4 (33.33%) GSM
3 4 (33.33%) SDH
3 4 (33.33%) UMTS
3 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) Security Management
3 4 (33.33%) IPsec
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) IPv6
3 4 (33.33%) CISSP
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) VRRP
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) Huawei
3 4 (33.33%) VLAN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) MPLS
1 6 (50.00%) BGP
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) ADSL
3 4 (33.33%) ATM
3 4 (33.33%) Broadband
3 4 (33.33%) GPRS
3 4 (33.33%) GSM
3 4 (33.33%) SDH
3 4 (33.33%) UMTS
3 4 (33.33%) VoIP
3 4 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) IPsec
3 4 (33.33%) IPv6
3 4 (33.33%) Internet
3 4 (33.33%) VRRP
3 4 (33.33%) VLAN
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Engagement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Security Management
1 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
1 4 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
1 4 (33.33%) CISMP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 4 (33.33%) Ericsson
3 4 (33.33%) Huawei
3 4 (33.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint