The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 93 152 142
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Security 207 117 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.33% 1.22% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.34% 6.47% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 62 49
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +185.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.73 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.24% +130.15%
Network Security
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1678 1807 1681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.86% 18.91% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 942 723
Median daily rate £375 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 121 101
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.83 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% +30.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.52 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Security
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Network Security Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire +38 83 £340 -17.57% 13
Hampshire +41 62 £375 -3.53% 10
Surrey +8 23 £400 +37.93% 10
Buckinghamshire +22 17 £275 -26.66% 8
Middlesex +1 7 £550 - 1
Kent +2 5 £228 -43.12% 3
Oxfordshire -5 3 £400 +1.58% 4
West Sussex -6 3 £425 +750.00%
East Sussex +10 2 £381 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £725 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 213 (58.68%) Firewall
2 198 (54.55%) Cisco
3 133 (36.64%) LAN
4 119 (32.78%) WAN
5 117 (32.23%) Cisco Certification
6 109 (30.03%) CheckPoint
7 91 (25.07%) Data Centre
8 80 (22.04%) Cisco ASA
9 79 (21.76%) Security Cleared
10 78 (21.49%) CCNP
11 76 (20.94%) SC Cleared
12 66 (18.18%) CCNA
13 65 (17.91%) Linux
14 64 (17.63%) Windows
14 64 (17.63%) Wireless
15 63 (17.36%) VPN
16 61 (16.80%) DNS
17 50 (13.77%) TCP/IP
18 47 (12.95%) Telecoms
18 47 (12.95%) F5
19 46 (12.67%) Palo Alto
19 46 (12.67%) Java
20 44 (12.12%) CRM
21 43 (11.85%) ERP
21 43 (11.85%) VoIP
22 42 (11.57%) JavaScript
22 42 (11.57%) PHP
22 42 (11.57%) Web Development
22 42 (11.57%) Digital Media
23 41 (11.29%) Juniper

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (2.75%) OpenStack
2 4 (1.10%) IIS
2 4 (1.10%) JBoss
2 4 (1.10%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.28%) Apache
5 1 (0.28%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.28%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.55%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.31%) PaaS
4 9 (2.48%) IaaS
5 7 (1.93%) SaaS
6 5 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.38%) Office 365
7 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.55%) Yammer
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.28%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 213 (58.68%) Firewall
2 133 (36.64%) LAN
3 119 (32.78%) WAN
4 80 (22.04%) Cisco ASA
5 64 (17.63%) Wireless
6 63 (17.36%) VPN
7 61 (16.80%) DNS
8 50 (13.77%) TCP/IP
9 43 (11.85%) VoIP
10 40 (11.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 36 (9.92%) SSL
12 35 (9.64%) DHCP
13 32 (8.82%) IPsec
14 30 (8.26%) Internet
14 30 (8.26%) MPLS
15 26 (7.16%) VLAN
16 17 (4.68%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (4.41%) NetScaler
18 15 (4.13%) BGP
18 15 (4.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.38%) MySQL
3 4 (1.10%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.55%) DB2
5 2 (0.55%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.38%) Subversion
3 3 (0.83%) JIRA
4 2 (0.55%) Grunt
4 2 (0.55%) gulp
4 2 (0.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.28%) Ant
5 1 (0.28%) Log4j
5 1 (0.28%) Maven
5 1 (0.28%) Selenium
5 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.28%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 47 (12.95%) Telecoms
2 31 (8.54%) Finance
3 9 (2.48%) Retail
4 4 (1.10%) Banking
4 4 (1.10%) Billing
5 3 (0.83%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.55%) Automotive
6 2 (0.55%) Back Office
6 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) German Language
7 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Marketing
7 1 (0.28%) Military
7 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 131 (36.09%) Network Engineer
2 81 (22.31%) Architect
3 71 (19.56%) Security Engineer
4 57 (15.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 38 (10.47%) Firewall Engineer
5 38 (10.47%) Security Architect
6 30 (8.26%) Network Architect
7 29 (7.99%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 27 (7.44%) Consultant
8 27 (7.44%) Developer
9 24 (6.61%) Analyst
10 21 (5.79%) Security Consultant
11 20 (5.51%) Network Analyst
12 19 (5.23%) Network Security Architect
13 18 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (3.86%) Cisco Engineer
14 14 (3.86%) Cloud Architect
14 14 (3.86%) Project Manager
14 14 (3.86%) Support Engineer
15 13 (3.58%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.79%) HTML
2 19 (5.23%) CSS
3 14 (3.86%) .NET
4 13 (3.58%) 802.1X
4 13 (3.58%) jQuery
5 11 (3.03%) Regular Expression
6 10 (2.75%) ASP.NET
7 9 (2.48%) HTML5
8 8 (2.20%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.20%) Entity Framework
8 8 (2.20%) REST
8 8 (2.20%) Web Services
9 7 (1.93%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.65%) CSS3
11 5 (1.38%) Middleware
11 5 (1.38%) RESTful
11 5 (1.38%) SOAP
11 5 (1.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.10%) Ajax
12 4 (1.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 91 (25.07%) Data Centre
2 42 (11.57%) Digital Media
3 18 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 17 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.75%) PKI
5 10 (2.75%) RSA SecurID
6 8 (2.20%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (1.93%) Replication
8 6 (1.65%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.65%) LPAR
9 5 (1.38%) User Experience
10 4 (1.10%) Clustering
10 4 (1.10%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.10%) DataPower
10 4 (1.10%) Statistics
10 4 (1.10%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.55%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 65 (17.91%) Linux
2 64 (17.63%) Windows
3 25 (6.89%) Windows Server
4 20 (5.51%) Unix
5 13 (3.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (2.20%) Solaris
7 6 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.38%) CentOS
8 5 (1.38%) VMS
8 5 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.10%) AIX
10 3 (0.83%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.28%) Android
12 1 (0.28%) HPUX
12 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (12.12%) CRM
2 43 (11.85%) ERP
3 42 (11.57%) Web Development
4 36 (9.92%) Network Design
5 33 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 29 (7.99%) Project Management
7 27 (7.44%) ITIL
8 26 (7.16%) Migration
9 23 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (6.06%) Service Management
10 22 (6.06%) SIEM
11 18 (4.96%) MVC
11 18 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (4.68%) Change Management
12 17 (4.68%) Information Security
13 14 (3.86%) Configuration Management
13 14 (3.86%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (3.86%) Network Monitoring
14 13 (3.58%) PRINCE2
15 12 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (12.67%) Java
2 42 (11.57%) JavaScript
2 42 (11.57%) PHP
3 18 (4.96%) SQL
4 14 (3.86%) C#
5 7 (1.93%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.83%) Python
7 2 (0.55%) Ruby
8 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 117 (32.23%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (21.76%) Security Cleared
3 78 (21.49%) CCNP
4 76 (20.94%) SC Cleared
5 66 (18.18%) CCNA
6 26 (7.16%) Degree
7 20 (5.51%) CCIE
7 20 (5.51%) CCSE
8 18 (4.96%) CISSP
9 15 (4.13%) CCSA
10 8 (2.20%) CISM
11 7 (1.93%) CCDA
11 7 (1.93%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.65%) CCDP
12 6 (1.65%) Check Point Certification
12 6 (1.65%) PMP
13 5 (1.38%) PMI Certification
14 4 (1.10%) CCSP
14 4 (1.10%) CEH
15 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.68%) SLA
2 11 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 8 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.38%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.55%) QA
6 1 (0.28%) COBIT
6 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.65%) vSphere
4 4 (1.10%) XenApp
5 3 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.83%) ISA Server
5 3 (0.83%) ProxySG
5 3 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.55%) UAG
6 2 (0.55%) vCloud
7 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.28%) KVM
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.28%) Xen
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (9.92%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.20%) Puppet
3 7 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.93%) SCOM
4 6 (1.65%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.10%) Nessus
7 3 (0.83%) SCCM
7 3 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.83%) WSUS
8 2 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.55%) Nexpose
8 2 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.28%) Ansible
9 1 (0.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.28%) QRadar
9 1 (0.28%) SELinux
Vendors
1 198 (54.55%) Cisco
2 109 (30.03%) CheckPoint
3 47 (12.95%) F5
4 46 (12.67%) Palo Alto
5 41 (11.29%) Juniper
6 33 (9.09%) VMware
7 28 (7.71%) Citrix
8 22 (6.06%) Blue Coat
9 21 (5.79%) Microsoft
10 19 (5.23%) Fortinet
11 15 (4.13%) HP
12 13 (3.58%) Extreme Networks
12 13 (3.58%) Oracle
13 11 (3.03%) Dell
13 11 (3.03%) IBM
14 10 (2.75%) AlgoSec
14 10 (2.75%) Tufin
15 8 (2.20%) NetApp
15 8 (2.20%) Red Hat
16 7 (1.93%) Riverbed
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