The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 27 June 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 59 82
Rank change year-on-year -21 +23  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 9 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.88% 1.57% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.71% 9.20% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Median daily rate £395 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.66% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £40.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year -2.16% -1.53%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 191 163 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.67% 17.07% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 70 74
Median daily rate £388 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +4.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £206 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £9.00 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Buckinghamshire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Buckinghamshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Milton Keynes -13 7 £400 +45.45% 1
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco
4 8 (40.00%) WAN
4 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (35.00%) LAN
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) CCNP
5 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (25.00%) CISSP
6 5 (25.00%) HP
6 5 (25.00%) Juniper
6 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) CEH
7 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Open Source
7 4 (20.00%) ArcSight
7 4 (20.00%) SIEM
7 4 (20.00%) OSCP
7 4 (20.00%) F5
7 4 (20.00%) OSINT
7 4 (20.00%) CREST Certified
7 4 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
7 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) Unix
7 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Management

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) WAN
3 7 (35.00%) LAN
4 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (5.00%) DNS
7 1 (5.00%) SAN
7 1 (5.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Network Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Network Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Network Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Check Point Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) WAN Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) OSINT
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (20.00%) SIEM
3 4 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) Email Filtering
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (35.00%) CCNP
4 5 (25.00%) CISSP
4 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) CEH
5 4 (20.00%) CREST Certified
5 4 (20.00%) GCIA
5 4 (20.00%) GCIH
5 4 (20.00%) OSCP
6 2 (10.00%) MCSE
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (5.00%) CCDP
7 1 (5.00%) CCIE
7 1 (5.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) CCSA
7 1 (5.00%) MCPD
7 1 (5.00%) MCSA
7 1 (5.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) EdgeSight
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) HP
2 5 (25.00%) Juniper
3 4 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (20.00%) F5
4 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.00%) AppSense
6 1 (5.00%) CommVault
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.00%) Genesys
6 1 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Nokia