The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 39 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Contract jobs citing Network Security 22 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.93% 2.04% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.64% 9.76% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 2
Median daily rate £475 £343 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.68% -27.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £150 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £397 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +107.40%
Network Security
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
174 205 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.17% 20.96% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 104 94
Median daily rate £433 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £233 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.89 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.26 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 31 (64.58%) Firewall
2 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (43.75%) Cisco
4 17 (35.42%) WAN
5 14 (29.17%) CCNA
5 14 (29.17%) Windows
5 14 (29.17%) CheckPoint
6 13 (27.08%) LAN
7 12 (25.00%) CCNP
8 11 (22.92%) VPN
8 11 (22.92%) Linux
8 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
8 11 (22.92%) IPsec
8 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
8 11 (22.92%) Windows Server
9 10 (20.83%) SIEM
9 10 (20.83%) DNS
9 10 (20.83%) DHCP
9 10 (20.83%) CCIE
10 9 (18.75%) Juniper
10 9 (18.75%) Citrix
10 9 (18.75%) VLAN
10 9 (18.75%) Finance
11 8 (16.67%) MPLS
11 8 (16.67%) F5
12 7 (14.58%) Fortinet
12 7 (14.58%) Network Design
13 6 (12.50%) Migration
13 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (12.50%) CISSP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (6.25%) JBoss
2 2 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.08%) CloudStack
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) PaaS
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) Firewall
2 17 (35.42%) WAN
3 13 (27.08%) LAN
4 11 (22.92%) IPsec
4 11 (22.92%) VPN
5 10 (20.83%) DHCP
5 10 (20.83%) DNS
6 9 (18.75%) VLAN
7 8 (16.67%) MPLS
8 5 (10.42%) WLAN
9 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (8.33%) Internet
10 3 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (4.17%) 3G
11 2 (4.17%) 4G
11 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (4.17%) SSL
11 2 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) MySQL
1 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Security Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Consultant
4 9 (18.75%) Architect
5 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Network Consultant
6 6 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Security Consultant
7 5 (10.42%) Firewall Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) IT Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) IT Security Engineer
7 5 (10.42%) Network Architect
8 4 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Security Architect
8 4 (8.33%) Security Specialist
9 3 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
10 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Spring
1 2 (4.17%) Struts
2 1 (2.08%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.08%) Servlets
2 1 (2.08%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.25%) PKI
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 11 (22.92%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) AIX
3 2 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) HPUX
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) SUSE
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) SIEM
2 7 (14.58%) Network Design
3 6 (12.50%) Migration
3 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (10.42%) Change Management
4 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.42%) Project Management
5 4 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (8.33%) Open Source
5 4 (8.33%) SDLC
5 4 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.25%) DevOps
6 3 (6.25%) Network Management
6 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 3 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (29.17%) CCNA
3 12 (25.00%) CCNP
4 10 (20.83%) CCIE
5 6 (12.50%) CISSP
6 5 (10.42%) CISM
7 3 (6.25%) CCA
7 3 (6.25%) CEH
7 3 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (6.25%) SANS
7 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (4.17%) CRISC
8 2 (4.17%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (2.08%) JNCIE
9 1 (2.08%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.25%) XenApp
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.08%) KVM
3 1 (2.08%) UAG
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) FortiGate
1 2 (4.17%) Nessus
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Cisco
2 14 (29.17%) CheckPoint
3 9 (18.75%) Citrix
3 9 (18.75%) Juniper
4 8 (16.67%) F5
5 7 (14.58%) Fortinet
6 4 (8.33%) Huawei
6 4 (8.33%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.25%) HP
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.25%) TippingPoint
7 3 (6.25%) VMware
8 2 (4.17%) Qualys
9 1 (2.08%) IBM
9 1 (2.08%) NetApp
9 1 (2.08%) Nokia
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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