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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 43 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.59% 0.43% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.45% 4.17% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.83% -1.66%
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%
Network Security
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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 Oxford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.12% 10.21% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 17
Average daily rate £375 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -26.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Web Services
2 12 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (85.71%) Puppet
2 12 (85.71%) DevOps
2 12 (85.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (78.57%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
4 10 (71.43%) Oracle
5 6 (42.86%) JIRA
5 6 (42.86%) Confluence
6 5 (35.71%) Migration
7 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (14.29%) Snort
9 2 (14.29%) Degree
9 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (14.29%) UNIX
9 2 (14.29%) Perl
9 2 (14.29%) PHP
9 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
9 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 6 (42.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (85.71%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (85.71%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle