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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 40 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Contract jobs citing Network Security 30 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.51% 1.06% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.56% 5.63% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 8
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £340 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £340 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +153.96%
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
206 160 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.12% 18.87% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 53 88
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £482 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Median hourly rate £19.61 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.95% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £41.29 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 25 (65.79%) Firewall
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (42.11%) Cisco
4 14 (36.84%) Windows
4 14 (36.84%) CCNA
5 13 (34.21%) DNS
6 12 (31.58%) WAN
6 12 (31.58%) DHCP
6 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 12 (31.58%) IPsec
6 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
7 11 (28.95%) Telecoms
8 10 (26.32%) VPN
9 9 (23.68%) Linux
9 9 (23.68%) CCNP
9 9 (23.68%) VLAN
10 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
10 8 (21.05%) MPLS
10 8 (21.05%) LAN
10 8 (21.05%) SIEM
11 7 (18.42%) CCIE
11 7 (18.42%) Java
11 7 (18.42%) Internet
11 7 (18.42%) Citrix
12 6 (15.79%) SLA
12 6 (15.79%) Wireless
12 6 (15.79%) Fortinet
13 5 (13.16%) Finance
13 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
13 5 (13.16%) Juniper

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 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.63%) CloudStack
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) PaaS
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (65.79%) Firewall
2 13 (34.21%) DNS
3 12 (31.58%) DHCP
3 12 (31.58%) IPsec
3 12 (31.58%) WAN
4 10 (26.32%) VPN
5 9 (23.68%) VLAN
6 8 (21.05%) LAN
6 8 (21.05%) MPLS
7 7 (18.42%) Internet
8 6 (15.79%) Wireless
9 4 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (7.89%) BGP
10 3 (7.89%) EIGRP
10 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (7.89%) OSPF
10 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
11 2 (5.26%) Broadband
11 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) MySQL
1 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 11 (28.95%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.16%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Network Engineer
1 11 (28.95%) Security Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Consultant
2 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Security Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) IT Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) IT Security Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.26%) IT Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Spring
1 3 (7.89%) Struts
2 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.63%) RSS
2 1 (2.63%) Servlets
2 1 (2.63%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.68%) Linux
4 2 (5.26%) AIX
4 2 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (2.63%) HPUX
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) SUSE
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) SIEM
2 5 (13.16%) Project Management
3 4 (10.53%) Change Management
3 4 (10.53%) DevOps
3 4 (10.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (10.53%) Network Design
3 4 (10.53%) Open Source
3 4 (10.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.89%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.89%) Network Management
4 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.89%) People Management
4 3 (7.89%) SDLC
4 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (36.84%) CCNA
3 9 (23.68%) CCNP
4 7 (18.42%) CCIE
5 4 (10.53%) CISSP
6 3 (7.89%) CCA
6 3 (7.89%) CEH
6 3 (7.89%) CISM
6 3 (7.89%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (7.89%) SANS
6 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) MCITP
7 1 (2.63%) MCTS
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.89%) XenApp
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
2 2 (5.26%) UAG
3 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) KVM
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
3 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
1 2 (5.26%) WSUS
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco
2 8 (21.05%) CheckPoint
3 7 (18.42%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) Fortinet
5 5 (13.16%) Juniper
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.53%) F5
6 4 (10.53%) Huawei
7 3 (7.89%) HP
7 3 (7.89%) TippingPoint
7 3 (7.89%) VMware
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (2.63%) NetApp
8 1 (2.63%) Nokia
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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