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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 34 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.70% 2.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 23.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Median daily rate £581 £588 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.06% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.88% +12.50%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 29 30 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 10.18% 9.38% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 27
Median daily rate £400 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £178 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Network Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 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
Luton +9 1 £650 +55.68%
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto

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 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (50.00%) People Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
Bedfordshire
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago