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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 56 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Security 22 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.42% 1.09% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.44% 5.03% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 10
Median daily rate £415 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £340 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £340 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £355 £388
% change year-on-year
+1.40% -8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +138.09%
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
233 199 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.60% 21.75% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 68 85
Median daily rate £385 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £327
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +30.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 18 (58.06%) Firewall
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
3 10 (32.26%) WAN
3 10 (32.26%) DNS
3 10 (32.26%) IPsec
4 9 (29.03%) DHCP
4 9 (29.03%) CCNA
5 8 (25.81%) VPN
5 8 (25.81%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
5 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
6 7 (22.58%) VLAN
6 7 (22.58%) Java
6 7 (22.58%) Cisco
7 6 (19.35%) MPLS
7 6 (19.35%) Project Management
7 6 (19.35%) Wireless
7 6 (19.35%) SIEM
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.13%) Internet
8 5 (16.13%) LAN
9 4 (12.90%) SLA
9 4 (12.90%) JBoss
9 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
9 4 (12.90%) CCIE
9 4 (12.90%) Citrix
9 4 (12.90%) Network Design

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 4 (12.90%) JBoss
2 1 (3.23%) CloudStack
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) Firewall
2 10 (32.26%) DNS
2 10 (32.26%) IPsec
2 10 (32.26%) WAN
3 9 (29.03%) DHCP
4 8 (25.81%) VPN
5 7 (22.58%) VLAN
6 6 (19.35%) MPLS
6 6 (19.35%) Wireless
7 5 (16.13%) Internet
7 5 (16.13%) LAN
8 3 (9.68%) BGP
8 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
8 3 (9.68%) OSPF
8 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.45%) Broadband
9 2 (6.45%) GLBP
9 2 (6.45%) HSRP
9 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (6.45%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Security Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Security Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) IT Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) IT Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Technical Manager
6 3 (9.68%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) IT Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) LAN Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Security Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Spring
2 3 (9.68%) Struts
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.23%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.23%) Middleware
3 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.23%) RSS
3 1 (3.23%) Servlets
3 1 (3.23%) Spring Boot
3 1 (3.23%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Windows
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) HPUX
3 1 (3.23%) SUSE
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Project Management
1 6 (19.35%) SIEM
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) Change Management
2 4 (12.90%) DevOps
2 4 (12.90%) Network Design
2 4 (12.90%) Open Source
2 4 (12.90%) SDLC
3 3 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.68%) People Management
3 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (6.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (6.45%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
4 2 (6.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (29.03%) CCNA
3 4 (12.90%) CCIE
4 3 (9.68%) CCNP
4 3 (9.68%) CEH
4 3 (9.68%) CISM
4 3 (9.68%) CISSP
4 3 (9.68%) SANS
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) CCA
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.23%) MCITP
6 1 (3.23%) MCTS
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) ISA Server
1 2 (6.45%) UAG
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) KVM
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
2 1 (3.23%) Xen
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) WSUS
2 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
3 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.45%) F5
5 2 (6.45%) Huawei
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) Nokia
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
6 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (3.23%) TippingPoint
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