Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Security
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 30 55
Rank change year-on-year -29 +25 +7
Contract jobs citing Network Security 10 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.44% 4.53% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.75% 24.56% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 4
Bedfordshire median daily rate £650 £330 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +96.97% -24.57% +34.62%
10th Percentile £220 £279 £374
90th Percentile £675 £538 £519
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £35.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year -52.49% -39.13% +61.97%

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 129 114 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.56% 18.45% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 58 44
Bedfordshire median daily rate £382 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.83% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £125 £200 £208
90th Percentile £525 £589 £500
East of England median daily rate £364 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.04% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 11
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £29.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.62% +91.94% +40.91%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.25 £40.25 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Bedfordshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Bedfordshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Bedfordshire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Bedfordshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 9 £650 -
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
1 6 (60.00%) Cryptography
1 6 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) Big Data
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) People Management
2 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (40.00%) Programme Governance
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) VLAN
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) CCNA
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Legal
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Big Data
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
1 6 (60.00%) Security Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Cryptography
1 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
1 6 (60.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (50.00%) People Management
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Programme Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix