The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 29 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Network Security 12 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.72% 1.49% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.49% 10.00% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 7
Median daily rate £350 £225 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £375
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 Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 15.17% 14.93% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 29
Median daily rate £375 £238 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -39.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £145 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £363 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.85 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% -
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 Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford 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 Oxford

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Juniper
2 8 (57.14%) Brocade
2 8 (57.14%) Palo Alto
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) IPv4
4 5 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (35.71%) Web Filtering
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
5 4 (28.57%) GitHub
5 4 (28.57%) IPv6
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) MySQL
5 4 (28.57%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) Python
5 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (28.57%) Replication
5 4 (28.57%) Subversion
5 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (28.57%) Puppet
5 4 (28.57%) F5
5 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (28.57%) Docker
5 4 (28.57%) DevOps

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) IPv4
3 4 (28.57%) IPv6
3 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
4 2 (14.29%) Junos
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) SSL
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MySQL
1 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) Security Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Juniper Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Brocade Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 4 (28.57%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (35.71%) Web Filtering
2 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
1 2 (14.29%) JNCIA
1 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
1 2 (14.29%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) HIPAA
1 3 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Brocade
1 8 (57.14%) Juniper
1 8 (57.14%) Palo Alto
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
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