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 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 116 167 146
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -21
Contract jobs citing Network Security 126 108 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.63% 1.14% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.01% 6.07% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 59 67
Median daily rate £401 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £11.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +230.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £40.73 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-59.48% +38.06%
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
1573 1779 1879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.30% 18.75% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 965 876
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 121 111
Median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £21.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +62.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
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 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 8 December 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
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 8 December 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 +16 36 £425 -2.85% 7
Hampshire +5 30 £443 +7.27% 5
Surrey +19 20 £425 -15.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +27 14 £363 -15.94% 2
Oxfordshire - 11 £344 -
Middlesex - 6 £404 -
West Sussex +14 4 - - 1
Kent +1 3 £200 -16.66%
Sussex +1 1 - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 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 South East region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 184 (57.32%) Firewall
2 172 (53.58%) Cisco
3 100 (31.15%) CheckPoint
4 99 (30.84%) LAN
5 98 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
6 80 (24.92%) Data Centre
7 79 (24.61%) WAN
8 65 (20.25%) Cisco ASA
9 64 (19.94%) CCNP
10 60 (18.69%) Security Cleared
10 60 (18.69%) Palo Alto
11 51 (15.89%) SC Cleared
11 51 (15.89%) F5
12 48 (14.95%) Windows
13 47 (14.64%) Wireless
14 45 (14.02%) VPN
15 44 (13.71%) CCNA
15 44 (13.71%) Juniper
16 42 (13.08%) Load Balancing
17 38 (11.84%) Linux
17 38 (11.84%) Cisco Nexus
18 37 (11.53%) SSL
19 35 (10.90%) TCP/IP
19 35 (10.90%) VMware
20 33 (10.28%) DNS
21 29 (9.03%) Finance
21 29 (9.03%) MPLS
22 28 (8.72%) VoIP
23 27 (8.41%) ITIL
23 27 (8.41%) Active Directory

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 11 (3.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.87%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (0.93%) Apache
4 3 (0.93%) IIS
4 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (2.18%) MS Office
2 6 (1.87%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (3.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.49%) IaaS
3 7 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.18%) Office 365
4 6 (1.87%) PaaS
5 4 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.31%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 184 (57.32%) Firewall
2 99 (30.84%) LAN
3 79 (24.61%) WAN
4 65 (20.25%) Cisco ASA
5 47 (14.64%) Wireless
6 45 (14.02%) VPN
7 38 (11.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 37 (11.53%) SSL
9 35 (10.90%) TCP/IP
10 33 (10.28%) DNS
11 29 (9.03%) MPLS
12 28 (8.72%) VoIP
13 23 (7.17%) Internet
14 21 (6.54%) NetScaler
15 20 (6.23%) DHCP
16 17 (5.30%) BGP
17 16 (4.98%) IPsec
17 16 (4.98%) OSPF
18 14 (4.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 14 (4.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.56%) MySQL
3 3 (0.93%) NoSQL
3 3 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.62%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (2.49%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.87%) Subversion
3 2 (0.62%) Ant
3 2 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.62%) JIRA
3 2 (0.62%) Maven
3 2 (0.62%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.31%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.31%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.31%) Selenium
4 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (9.03%) Finance
2 25 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.49%) Retail
4 3 (0.93%) Automotive
4 3 (0.93%) Billing
4 3 (0.93%) German Language
4 3 (0.93%) Legal
5 2 (0.62%) Law
6 1 (0.31%) Advertising
6 1 (0.31%) Banking
6 1 (0.31%) Games
6 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Marketing
6 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 124 (38.63%) Network Engineer
2 71 (22.12%) Security Engineer
3 67 (20.87%) Network Security Engineer
4 61 (19.00%) Architect
5 32 (9.97%) Cisco Engineer
5 32 (9.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 30 (9.35%) Analyst
6 30 (9.35%) Network Architect
7 27 (8.41%) Security Architect
8 23 (7.17%) Consultant
8 23 (7.17%) Network Analyst
9 21 (6.54%) Network Security Architect
10 19 (5.92%) Firewall Engineer
11 18 (5.61%) Support Engineer
12 17 (5.30%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 16 (4.98%) Infrastructure Architect
14 15 (4.67%) Cisco Architect
14 15 (4.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 15 (4.67%) Developer
15 13 (4.05%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.74%) 802.1X
2 11 (3.43%) Regular Expression
2 11 (3.43%) REST
3 10 (3.12%) HTML
4 9 (2.80%) CSS
5 7 (2.18%) .NET
5 7 (2.18%) HTML5
5 7 (2.18%) Web Services
6 6 (1.87%) CSS3
7 5 (1.56%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.56%) ASP.NET
7 5 (1.56%) Entity Framework
7 5 (1.56%) Middleware
8 4 (1.25%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.25%) RAML
9 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.93%) PostGIS
10 2 (0.62%) Laravel
10 2 (0.62%) SAML
10 2 (0.62%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 80 (24.92%) Data Centre
2 19 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.61%) Digital Media
4 11 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.80%) PKI
6 7 (2.18%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.18%) Cryptography
6 7 (2.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.87%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.56%) Clustering
9 4 (1.25%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.25%) Replication
10 3 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.93%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.62%) DataPower
11 2 (0.62%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.62%) RSA SecurID
12 1 (0.31%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 48 (14.95%) Windows
2 38 (11.84%) Linux
3 21 (6.54%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.12%) Unix
5 8 (2.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.25%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.93%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.93%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.62%) Solaris
9 2 (0.62%) VMS
9 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.31%) Android
10 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.31%) CentOS
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (13.08%) Load Balancing
2 27 (8.41%) ITIL
3 21 (6.54%) Kalman Filter
3 21 (6.54%) Network Design
3 21 (6.54%) Project Management
4 20 (6.23%) Change Management
4 20 (6.23%) Web Filtering
5 18 (5.61%) CRM
5 18 (5.61%) ERP
5 18 (5.61%) Web Development
6 17 (5.30%) Information Security
7 14 (4.36%) Email Filtering
7 14 (4.36%) Incident Management
7 14 (4.36%) Migration
8 13 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (4.05%) Configuration Management
9 12 (3.74%) Network Management
9 12 (3.74%) SIEM
10 11 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (3.12%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.23%) Java
2 18 (5.61%) JavaScript
2 18 (5.61%) PHP
3 6 (1.87%) C#
4 5 (1.56%) Python
4 5 (1.56%) Ruby
5 3 (0.93%) C
5 3 (0.93%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.62%) C++
6 2 (0.62%) Go
6 2 (0.62%) Rust
6 2 (0.62%) Scala
7 1 (0.31%) SQL
7 1 (0.31%) XAML
Qualifications
1 98 (30.53%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (19.94%) CCNP
3 60 (18.69%) Security Cleared
4 51 (15.89%) SC Cleared
5 44 (13.71%) CCNA
6 23 (7.17%) CCIE
7 19 (5.92%) CCSA
8 18 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (5.30%) CCSE
10 15 (4.67%) CISSP
11 13 (4.05%) Degree
11 13 (4.05%) MCSE
12 10 (3.12%) CCDP
13 8 (2.49%) DV Cleared
14 7 (2.18%) CISM
15 5 (1.56%) CCSP
15 5 (1.56%) Check Point Certification
15 5 (1.56%) JNCIP
15 5 (1.56%) PMP
16 4 (1.25%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.48%) PCI DSS
2 14 (4.36%) SLA
3 11 (3.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (2.49%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.93%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.93%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.62%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.62%) QA
8 1 (0.31%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 27 (8.41%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.25%) vCloud
4 4 (1.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) Firmware
5 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.31%) Xen
5 1 (0.31%) XenApp
5 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (6.85%) FortiGate
2 6 (1.87%) Puppet
3 4 (1.25%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.25%) SCOM
4 3 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.93%) Nessus
5 2 (0.62%) Ansible
5 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.62%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.31%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.31%) Cacti
6 1 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.31%) Netcool
6 1 (0.31%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.31%) SCCM
6 1 (0.31%) SELinux
6 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.31%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.31%) yum
Vendors
1 172 (53.58%) Cisco
2 100 (31.15%) CheckPoint
3 60 (18.69%) Palo Alto
4 51 (15.89%) F5
5 44 (13.71%) Juniper
6 35 (10.90%) VMware
7 24 (7.48%) Microsoft
8 21 (6.54%) Citrix
9 14 (4.36%) Extreme Networks
10 13 (4.05%) Blue Coat
11 12 (3.74%) Intel Security
12 11 (3.43%) Dell
12 11 (3.43%) Fortinet
13 9 (2.80%) Brocade
13 9 (2.80%) HP
14 8 (2.49%) Oracle
15 7 (2.18%) Aruba
15 7 (2.18%) SolarWinds
16 6 (1.87%) Splunk
16 6 (1.87%) TippingPoint
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