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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 51 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 18 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.59% 0.21% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.57% 1.56% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 3
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£350 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.23 £21.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+96.41% -36.29%
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
92 64 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.24% 13.28% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 30 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 9
Average hourly rate £19.25 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £25.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 August 2015. 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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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 -10 8 £320 +8.47% 2
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 43 (70.49%) Linux
2 37 (60.66%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (45.90%) Cisco
4 27 (44.26%) Load Balancing
5 24 (39.34%) Red Hat
6 23 (37.70%) Juniper
6 23 (37.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (36.07%) Puppet
7 22 (36.07%) DevOps
7 22 (36.07%) AWS CloudFormation
7 22 (36.07%) Web Services
8 21 (34.43%) WAN
9 20 (32.79%) Oracle
10 19 (31.15%) Windows
10 19 (31.15%) VMware
10 19 (31.15%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 18 (29.51%) SAN
12 17 (27.87%) DNS
12 17 (27.87%) UNIX
13 16 (26.23%) Firewall
13 16 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (21.31%) JIRA
14 13 (21.31%) Confluence
14 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
14 13 (21.31%) Migration
14 13 (21.31%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (19.67%) ADSL
16 10 (16.39%) SSL
16 10 (16.39%) VPN

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 13 (21.31%) Confluence
2 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.92%) Lync
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 37 (60.66%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (36.07%) AWS CloudFormation
3 18 (29.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.92%) Office 365
4 3 (4.92%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) WAN
2 18 (29.51%) SAN
3 17 (27.87%) DNS
4 16 (26.23%) Firewall
5 12 (19.67%) ADSL
6 10 (16.39%) SSL
6 10 (16.39%) VPN
6 10 (16.39%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (16.39%) NX-OS
7 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.28%) SMTP
8 2 (3.28%) Internet
8 2 (3.28%) OSPF
8 2 (3.28%) BGP
9 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.64%) SSH
9 1 (1.64%) DHCP
9 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) JIRA
General
1 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Network Engineer
2 14 (22.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (19.67%) Development Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Development Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Cyber Security Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Cyber Security Specialist
7 3 (4.92%) Cloud Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) Web Services
2 4 (6.56%) HTML
2 4 (6.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.15%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Raspberry Pi
3 4 (6.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (70.49%) Linux
2 23 (37.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (31.15%) Windows
4 17 (27.87%) UNIX
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Load Balancing
2 22 (36.07%) DevOps
3 13 (21.31%) Migration
4 9 (14.75%) ITIL
4 9 (14.75%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (11.48%) Cyber Security
5 7 (11.48%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.56%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.56%) OO
7 4 (6.56%) Web Design
7 4 (6.56%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (4.92%) Scrum
8 3 (4.92%) Computer Forensics
9 2 (3.28%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.64%) Information Security
10 1 (1.64%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) Perl
1 8 (13.11%) PHP
2 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.75%) CCNP
2 9 (14.75%) CCNA
2 9 (14.75%) CISSP
3 8 (13.11%) CCSP
3 8 (13.11%) CCDP
3 8 (13.11%) CCSA
3 8 (13.11%) CCSE
4 4 (6.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (11.48%) HIPAA
System Software
1 16 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.75%) ProxySG
3 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.92%) Snort
5 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (36.07%) Puppet
2 8 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.56%) Icinga
3 4 (6.56%) Nagios
3 4 (6.56%) Cacti
4 3 (4.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (45.90%) Cisco
2 24 (39.34%) Red Hat
3 23 (37.70%) Juniper
4 20 (32.79%) Oracle
5 19 (31.15%) VMware
6 10 (16.39%) Fortinet
6 10 (16.39%) CheckPoint
6 10 (16.39%) F5
7 9 (14.75%) Tufin
7 9 (14.75%) McAfee
7 9 (14.75%) TippingPoint
7 9 (14.75%) Blue Coat
7 9 (14.75%) Nokia
8 4 (6.56%) CommVault
8 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.56%) Dell
8 4 (6.56%) Apple
8 4 (6.56%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.64%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.64%) Citrix
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