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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 52 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Contract jobs citing Network Security 12 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.62% 1.38% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.61% 6.22% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
Median daily rate £470 £404 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.40% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £273 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £461 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £40.73 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-59.48% +38.06%
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
214 209 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.92% 22.23% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 110 92
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £159.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
3 10 (33.33%) Cisco
4 9 (30.00%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (23.33%) LAN
5 7 (23.33%) WAN
5 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
5 7 (23.33%) Palo Alto
6 6 (20.00%) CCIE
6 6 (20.00%) Juniper
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
7 5 (16.67%) Linux
7 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 5 (16.67%) F5
8 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
8 4 (13.33%) Network Design
8 4 (13.33%) CCNP
8 4 (13.33%) VPN
9 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.00%) WLAN
9 3 (10.00%) Citrix
9 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
9 3 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
9 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines

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 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 7 (23.33%) LAN
2 7 (23.33%) WAN
3 4 (13.33%) VPN
4 3 (10.00%) WLAN
5 2 (6.67%) 3G
5 2 (6.67%) 4G
5 2 (6.67%) IPsec
5 2 (6.67%) SSL
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.33%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.33%) Internet
6 1 (3.33%) SS7
6 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Network Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Network Security Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Security Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Security Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Firewall Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (6.67%) Network Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.67%) PKI
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Network Design
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (6.67%) Budget Control
5 2 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Security
5 2 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) CCIE
3 4 (13.33%) CCNP
4 2 (6.67%) CISM
4 2 (6.67%) CISSP
4 2 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (6.67%) CRISC
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
5 1 (3.33%) JNCIP
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) Netcool
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (23.33%) Palo Alto
4 6 (20.00%) Juniper
5 5 (16.67%) F5
6 4 (13.33%) Fortinet
7 3 (10.00%) Citrix
8 2 (6.67%) Qualys
9 1 (3.33%) HP
9 1 (3.33%) Lancope
9 1 (3.33%) Mercator
9 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.33%) Splunk
9 1 (3.33%) TippingPoint
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