The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Oxfordshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 49 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.20% 0.60% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 4.55% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£295 £300 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £33.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-36.29% +16.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
65 66 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.27% 13.28% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 21
Average daily rate £325 £323 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% +53.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 23
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £20.90 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -2 1 £295 -1.66%
Abingdon - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco