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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 62 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Security 3 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.51% 2.26% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 17.53% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 1
Median daily rate £325 £450 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +52.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.63 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-6.46% +157.93%
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
72 97 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.29% 12.90% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 74 32
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.13% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £39.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +136.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -1 1 £313 -24.24%
Thame - 1 £325 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) PBX
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) OWASP
2 2 (25.00%) Nessus
2 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (25.00%) CEH
2 2 (25.00%) Nmap
2 2 (25.00%) GIAC
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Nortel
2 2 (25.00%) Avaya
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Qualys
2 2 (25.00%) OSCP
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) OpenVAS
2 2 (25.00%) Red Box
2 2 (25.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (12.50%) React

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) PBX
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) CTI
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) ISDN
3 1 (12.50%) MRTG
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) VSAT
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Network Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Security Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) CCTV
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (25.00%) OWASP
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CEH
1 2 (25.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (25.00%) GIAC
1 2 (25.00%) OSCP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nessus
1 2 (25.00%) Nmap
1 2 (25.00%) OpenVAS
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Avaya
2 2 (25.00%) Nortel
2 2 (25.00%) Qualys
2 2 (25.00%) Red Box
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds