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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 41 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.65% 0.58% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.33% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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Oxfordshire

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
30 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.08% 12.79% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 13
Average daily rate £450 £250 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £125 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.12% +160.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £37.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £41.40 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
1 7 (87.50%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Migration
3 5 (62.50%) JIRA
3 5 (62.50%) Confluence
4 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (37.50%) Big Data
5 2 (25.00%) Publishing
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) WLAN
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) WLAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) DevOps
2 6 (75.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco