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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 52 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Security 15 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.83% 1.74% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.87% 6.13% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £505 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -51.53%
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
152 261 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.56% 28.31% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 82 75
Average daily rate £338 £338 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.00 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 12 (50.00%) Cisco
1 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (41.67%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (29.17%) CCNP
4 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (25.00%) Wireless
5 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) LAN
6 5 (20.83%) WAN
6 5 (20.83%) DNS
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
7 4 (16.67%) Degree
7 4 (16.67%) Crossbeam
7 4 (16.67%) SCOM
7 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) Juniper
7 4 (16.67%) Nokia
7 4 (16.67%) OSPF
7 4 (16.67%) BGP
8 3 (12.50%) CCIE
8 3 (12.50%) HP
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.50%) Quality Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (4.17%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (25.00%) Wireless
4 5 (20.83%) LAN
4 5 (20.83%) WAN
4 5 (20.83%) DNS
5 4 (16.67%) OSPF
5 4 (16.67%) BGP
5 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) SSL
6 2 (8.33%) IPsec
6 2 (8.33%) FWSM
6 2 (8.33%) NetScaler
6 2 (8.33%) TACACS
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.17%) WAAS
7 1 (4.17%) Junos
7 1 (4.17%) MPLS
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Security Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Network Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Security Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (4.17%) Network Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) Change Control
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 3 (12.50%) QMS
3 3 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.17%) Network Design
4 1 (4.17%) Strategic Management
4 1 (4.17%) Electronic Design Automation
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (29.17%) CCNP
3 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) CCIE
6 2 (8.33%) JNCIS
6 2 (8.33%) CCSA
6 2 (8.33%) CCSE
6 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) CCNA
6 2 (8.33%) CCDA
6 2 (8.33%) CCDP
7 1 (4.17%) CCA
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CISSP
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (4.17%) CISM
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
1 12 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Crossbeam
3 4 (16.67%) Juniper
3 4 (16.67%) Nokia
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) Sophos
6 1 (4.17%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) Meraki
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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