The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 57 27 48
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +21
Contract jobs citing Network Security 2 43 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.34% 5.79% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.20% 30.07% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 26 0
Average daily rate £325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
-4.93% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +56.42%
Network Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
91 143 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.69% 19.25% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 82 21
Average daily rate £320 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +106.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 1 - - 1
Thame - 1 £325 - 1
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) PBX
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) Nessus
2 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (28.57%) CEH
2 2 (28.57%) Nmap
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) GIAC
2 2 (28.57%) OWASP
2 2 (28.57%) Qualys
2 2 (28.57%) OSCP
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Nortel
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) OpenVAS
2 2 (28.57%) Red Box
2 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) PBX
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) ADSL
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) CTI
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) ISDN
3 1 (14.29%) MRTG
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) VSAT
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Network Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Security Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CEH
1 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
1 2 (28.57%) GIAC
1 2 (28.57%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nessus
1 2 (28.57%) Nmap
1 2 (28.57%) OpenVAS
2 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Avaya
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Nortel
1 2 (28.57%) Qualys
1 2 (28.57%) Red Box
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
Oxfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Thame
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago