Period
to 13 December 2018

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 6 months to 13 December 2018 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
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 119 70
Rank change year-on-year +15 -49 +48
Contract jobs citing Network Security 12 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.71% 0.80% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 6.60% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 23
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £453 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.47% +17.24% -12.12%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £128
90th Percentile £504 £561 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £400
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.39 £16.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +15.73% -39.09% -29.49%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 220 288 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.99% 12.12% 16.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 140 165
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £278 £158 £263
90th Percentile £500 £523 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 11
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +30.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £14.61 £17.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £27.24 £56.63 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £16.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.82% -33.00% -4.76%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
Milton Keynes +15 8 £450 +5.88% 3
High Wycombe -2 1 - - 1
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) LAN
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange

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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) IPsec
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Telepresence
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) Skype
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Support
3 3 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) OAuth
2 1 (8.33%) OAuth2
2 1 (8.33%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Management
2 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
2 2 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Security Auditing
3 1 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Government Security Classifications
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (8.33%) EdgeSight
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) F5
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Aruba
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Intel
4 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (8.33%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (8.33%) Altiris
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Ivanti
5 1 (8.33%) Meraki
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) Sophos