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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 94 145 147
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +2
Contract jobs citing Network Security 199 136 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.30% 1.37% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.83% 7.42% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 82 59
Median daily rate £400 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.23% +4.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £291 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £397 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £36.25 £50.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +163.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £39.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +107.40%
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
1551 1833 1827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.91% 18.50% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 985 865
Median daily rate £375 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 129 98
Median hourly rate £41.00 £25.50 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.78% +26.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Hampshire +45 57 £400 -5.88% 12
Berkshire +8 57 £450 +5.88% 12
Surrey +20 28 £400 +9.58% 5
Buckinghamshire +28 22 £356 -10.93% 5
Kent +11 8 £200 -46.66% 4
Middlesex +4 8 £413 - 1
Oxfordshire -22 8 £363 +3.57% 1
West Sussex -2 6 £460 +58.62%
East Sussex - 2 £350 - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 £725 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 203 (55.92%) Firewall
2 191 (52.62%) Cisco
3 130 (35.81%) LAN
4 112 (30.85%) WAN
4 112 (30.85%) CheckPoint
5 107 (29.48%) Cisco Certification
6 83 (22.87%) Data Centre
7 79 (21.76%) Cisco ASA
8 74 (20.39%) CCNP
9 69 (19.01%) Security Cleared
10 64 (17.63%) SC Cleared
11 58 (15.98%) VPN
11 58 (15.98%) Linux
11 58 (15.98%) Windows
12 55 (15.15%) CCNA
13 52 (14.33%) Java
13 52 (14.33%) Wireless
14 50 (13.77%) CRM
15 49 (13.50%) ERP
16 48 (13.22%) JavaScript
16 48 (13.22%) PHP
16 48 (13.22%) Web Development
16 48 (13.22%) Digital Media
17 47 (12.95%) Palo Alto
17 47 (12.95%) DNS
18 45 (12.40%) Cisco Nexus
19 44 (12.12%) F5
20 43 (11.85%) Telecoms
21 38 (10.47%) TCP/IP
21 38 (10.47%) 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 9 (2.48%) OpenStack
2 7 (1.93%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.38%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.10%) JBoss
5 3 (0.83%) Apache
5 3 (0.83%) IIS
5 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.28%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.28%) CMS
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.48%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.10%) MS Office
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Magento
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.28%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (3.31%) PaaS
4 10 (2.75%) IaaS
5 6 (1.65%) SaaS
6 5 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (1.10%) Office 365
8 3 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.55%) Yammer
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.28%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 203 (55.92%) Firewall
2 130 (35.81%) LAN
3 112 (30.85%) WAN
4 79 (21.76%) Cisco ASA
5 58 (15.98%) VPN
6 52 (14.33%) Wireless
7 47 (12.95%) DNS
8 45 (12.40%) Cisco Nexus
9 38 (10.47%) TCP/IP
10 35 (9.64%) VoIP
11 31 (8.54%) SSL
12 30 (8.26%) DHCP
13 28 (7.71%) MPLS
14 26 (7.16%) Internet
15 23 (6.34%) IPsec
15 23 (6.34%) VLAN
16 16 (4.41%) BGP
16 16 (4.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 15 (4.13%) NetScaler
17 15 (4.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.20%) MySQL
3 5 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.55%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.55%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.28%) DB2
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 10 (2.75%) Git (software)
2 8 (2.20%) Subversion
3 4 (1.10%) JIRA
4 3 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.55%) Ant
5 2 (0.55%) Grunt
5 2 (0.55%) gulp
5 2 (0.55%) Maven
6 1 (0.28%) Log4j
6 1 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.28%) Selenium
6 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.28%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (11.85%) Telecoms
2 34 (9.37%) Finance
3 11 (3.03%) Retail
4 5 (1.38%) Billing
5 3 (0.83%) Automotive
5 3 (0.83%) German Language
5 3 (0.83%) Legal
5 3 (0.83%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.55%) Back Office
6 2 (0.55%) Banking
6 2 (0.55%) Law
6 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Marketing
7 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (35.26%) Network Engineer
2 75 (20.66%) Architect
3 71 (19.56%) Security Engineer
4 59 (16.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 33 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
6 32 (8.82%) Developer
6 32 (8.82%) Security Architect
7 29 (7.99%) Consultant
8 27 (7.44%) Network Architect
8 27 (7.44%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 25 (6.89%) Analyst
10 24 (6.61%) Cisco Engineer
11 23 (6.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 20 (5.51%) Security Consultant
13 19 (5.23%) Network Analyst
14 18 (4.96%) Network Security Architect
15 15 (4.13%) Infrastructure Architect
15 15 (4.13%) Network Consultant
16 14 (3.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 14 (3.86%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.61%) HTML
2 22 (6.06%) CSS
3 17 (4.68%) .NET
4 14 (3.86%) jQuery
5 12 (3.31%) ASP.NET
5 12 (3.31%) HTML5
5 12 (3.31%) REST
6 11 (3.03%) Regular Expression
7 10 (2.75%) .NET Framework
7 10 (2.75%) 802.1X
7 10 (2.75%) Entity Framework
8 9 (2.48%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.20%) CSS3
10 7 (1.93%) Middleware
11 6 (1.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (1.65%) Web Services
12 5 (1.38%) RESTful
13 4 (1.10%) Ajax
13 4 (1.10%) JSON
13 4 (1.10%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 83 (22.87%) Data Centre
2 48 (13.22%) Digital Media
3 21 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.75%) PKI
6 9 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.20%) Replication
8 7 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (1.93%) RSA SecurID
9 6 (1.65%) LPAR
10 5 (1.38%) User Experience
11 3 (0.83%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.83%) Clustering
11 3 (0.83%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.83%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.83%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.83%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.55%) SCADA
12 2 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 58 (15.98%) Linux
1 58 (15.98%) Windows
2 25 (6.89%) Windows Server
3 19 (5.23%) Unix
4 10 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.65%) Solaris
7 5 (1.38%) VMS
7 5 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.83%) AIX
9 3 (0.83%) CentOS
9 3 (0.83%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.28%) HPUX
11 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (13.77%) CRM
2 49 (13.50%) ERP
3 48 (13.22%) Web Development
4 34 (9.37%) Network Design
5 29 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (7.99%) Load Balancing
6 27 (7.44%) Migration
7 25 (6.89%) ITIL
8 22 (6.06%) Project Management
9 20 (5.51%) MVC
10 19 (5.23%) Change Management
10 19 (5.23%) Service Management
10 19 (5.23%) SIEM
11 17 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
13 15 (4.13%) Configuration Management
13 15 (4.13%) Information Security
14 14 (3.86%) Email Filtering
14 14 (3.86%) Web Filtering
15 13 (3.58%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 52 (14.33%) Java
2 48 (13.22%) JavaScript
2 48 (13.22%) PHP
3 16 (4.41%) C#
3 16 (4.41%) SQL
4 6 (1.65%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.65%) Python
5 5 (1.38%) Ruby
6 3 (0.83%) C
7 2 (0.55%) C++
7 2 (0.55%) Go
7 2 (0.55%) Rust
7 2 (0.55%) Scala
8 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 107 (29.48%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (20.39%) CCNP
3 69 (19.01%) Security Cleared
4 64 (17.63%) SC Cleared
5 55 (15.15%) CCNA
6 23 (6.34%) Degree
7 22 (6.06%) CCIE
8 21 (5.79%) CCSE
9 20 (5.51%) CCSA
10 19 (5.23%) CISSP
11 10 (2.75%) CCDP
11 10 (2.75%) CISM
12 7 (1.93%) Check Point Certification
12 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (1.65%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.65%) PMP
14 5 (1.38%) CCDA
14 5 (1.38%) PMI Certification
14 5 (1.38%) SANS
15 4 (1.10%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.96%) SLA
2 11 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.38%) HIPAA
5 4 (1.10%) JSP 440
5 4 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.55%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.55%) QA
8 1 (0.28%) COBIT
8 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (7.99%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.93%) vSphere
4 4 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.10%) XenApp
5 3 (0.83%) vCloud
6 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.55%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.28%) Firmware
7 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.28%) KVM
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.28%) UAG
7 1 (0.28%) Xen
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (9.92%) FortiGate
2 10 (2.75%) Puppet
3 7 (1.93%) SCOM
4 6 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.65%) Tivoli
4 6 (1.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (1.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.38%) Nessus
6 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.83%) SCCM
6 3 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.55%) Ansible
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.55%) Nexpose
7 2 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.55%) WSUS
8 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.28%) SELinux
Vendors
1 191 (52.62%) Cisco
2 112 (30.85%) CheckPoint
3 47 (12.95%) Palo Alto
4 44 (12.12%) F5
5 38 (10.47%) Juniper
6 28 (7.71%) VMware
7 27 (7.44%) Citrix
8 25 (6.89%) Microsoft
9 22 (6.06%) Fortinet
10 16 (4.41%) Oracle
11 15 (4.13%) HP
12 13 (3.58%) Extreme Networks
13 11 (3.03%) Blue Coat
13 11 (3.03%) Dell
14 10 (2.75%) AlgoSec
14 10 (2.75%) IBM
14 10 (2.75%) Tufin
15 9 (2.48%) Riverbed
15 9 (2.48%) SolarWinds
16 7 (1.93%) Brocade
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Surrey
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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