The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 26 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 98 106 117
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing Network Security 39 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.54% 0.91% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.24% 9.32% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 9
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £323 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £586 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.73 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +130.15%
Network Security
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
381 311 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.01% 9.74% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 127 203
Median daily rate £338 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £168 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 17
Median hourly rate £41.00 £14.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.34% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.86 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +5 17 £488 +39.28% 3
Renfrewshire -15 11 £343 -32.24%
Glasgow +6 5 £330 +9.81%
Aberdeenshire - 1 £450 - 2
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £350 -
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Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 51 (61.45%) Firewall
2 48 (57.83%) Cisco
3 44 (53.01%) CheckPoint
4 34 (40.96%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (40.96%) F5
5 33 (39.76%) CCNP
6 32 (38.55%) CCNA
7 31 (37.35%) Load Balancing
8 30 (36.14%) Juniper
9 27 (32.53%) HP
10 25 (30.12%) Fortinet
10 25 (30.12%) Network Management
11 22 (26.51%) Internet
12 21 (25.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 21 (25.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 21 (25.30%) Capacity Planning
13 20 (24.10%) TippingPoint
13 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
14 19 (22.89%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (22.89%) Finance
15 16 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (19.28%) Data Privacy
16 15 (18.07%) OpenStack
16 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
17 13 (15.66%) Data Centre
18 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
19 11 (13.25%) Information Security
19 11 (13.25%) CISSP
20 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
20 10 (12.05%) SQL Server

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 15 (18.07%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.02%) Apache
3 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.61%) CICS
4 3 (3.61%) IIS
4 3 (3.61%) lighttpd
4 3 (3.61%) nginx
5 2 (2.41%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) IaaS
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.61%) PaaS
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (61.45%) Firewall
2 22 (26.51%) Internet
3 21 (25.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 21 (25.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 19 (22.89%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (10.84%) WAN
6 8 (9.64%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (9.64%) LAN
7 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
8 5 (6.02%) OSPF
8 5 (6.02%) Wireless
9 4 (4.82%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (4.82%) EIGRP
9 4 (4.82%) LDAP
9 4 (4.82%) SSL
10 3 (3.61%) DNS
10 3 (3.61%) IPv4
10 3 (3.61%) IPv6
10 3 (3.61%) SMTP
10 3 (3.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) MySQL
2 3 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.41%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.20%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Law
3 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (39.76%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.66%) Analyst
2 13 (15.66%) Security Analyst
3 12 (14.46%) Consultant
4 10 (12.05%) Security Consultant
4 10 (12.05%) Security Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Network Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) Network Security Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) CISSP Consultant
8 5 (6.02%) IT Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) SIEM Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Check Point Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Firewall Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) .NET
1 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.82%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.82%) Entity Framework
3 3 (3.61%) CSS
3 3 (3.61%) Django
3 3 (3.61%) HTML
3 3 (3.61%) LAMP
3 3 (3.61%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (3.61%) Laravel
3 3 (3.61%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (3.61%) Regular Expression
3 3 (3.61%) XML
4 2 (2.41%) Middleware
4 2 (2.41%) MSMQ
4 2 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.20%) Java EE
5 1 (1.20%) OSGi
5 1 (1.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.66%) Data Centre
3 10 (12.05%) PKI
4 6 (7.23%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.82%) Cryptography
5 4 (4.82%) SWIFT
6 3 (3.61%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.41%) Replication
8 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.20%) Oculus Rift
8 1 (1.20%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Unix
2 7 (8.43%) Windows
3 4 (4.82%) Linux
4 3 (3.61%) Debian
4 3 (3.61%) SUSE
5 1 (1.20%) Android
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.35%) Load Balancing
2 25 (30.12%) Network Management
3 21 (25.30%) Capacity Planning
4 16 (19.28%) Data Privacy
5 12 (14.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (13.25%) Information Security
7 9 (10.84%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (9.64%) SIEM
8 8 (9.64%) Web Development
9 7 (8.43%) Security Management
10 6 (7.23%) CRM
10 6 (7.23%) ERP
10 6 (7.23%) ITIL
10 6 (7.23%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (7.23%) Planning and Forecasting
10 6 (7.23%) Web Filtering
11 5 (6.02%) Change Control
11 5 (6.02%) QMS
11 5 (6.02%) Quality Management
11 5 (6.02%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.84%) JavaScript
1 9 (10.84%) PHP
2 7 (8.43%) C#
2 7 (8.43%) Java
3 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.61%) Perl
3 3 (3.61%) Python
3 3 (3.61%) SQL
4 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (40.96%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (39.76%) CCNP
3 32 (38.55%) CCNA
4 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
5 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
6 11 (13.25%) CISSP
7 6 (7.23%) CCIE
7 6 (7.23%) CISM
8 5 (6.02%) CISMP
9 4 (4.82%) BC Cleared
9 4 (4.82%) CCSA
9 4 (4.82%) CCSE
9 4 (4.82%) Degree
10 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (2.41%) CISA
11 2 (2.41%) MCP
11 2 (2.41%) MCSE
12 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.20%) MCSA
12 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) COBIT
1 5 (6.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.82%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.82%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) RACF
2 3 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.20%) KVM
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) FortiGate
1 4 (4.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (3.61%) Cacti
2 3 (3.61%) Munin
2 3 (3.61%) Nagios
3 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.41%) Puppet
4 1 (1.20%) QRadar
Vendors
1 48 (57.83%) Cisco
2 44 (53.01%) CheckPoint
3 34 (40.96%) F5
4 30 (36.14%) Juniper
5 27 (32.53%) HP
6 25 (30.12%) Fortinet
7 20 (24.10%) TippingPoint
8 9 (10.84%) Intel Security
9 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
10 5 (6.02%) Splunk
11 4 (4.82%) Blue Coat
11 4 (4.82%) Qualys
11 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.82%) Symantec
12 3 (3.61%) Forcepoint
12 3 (3.61%) Sophos
13 2 (2.41%) Citrix
14 1 (1.20%) BT
14 1 (1.20%) Mitel
14 1 (1.20%) Oracle
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