Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 112 81
Rank change year-on-year +8 -31 +43
Contract jobs citing Network Security 18 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.00% 0.89% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 7.27% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 17
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +15.71% -12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £334 £103
90th Percentile £525 £438 £635
South East median daily rate £470 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -1.05% +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.39 £33.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year -41.92% +11.25% -23.08%

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 222 275 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.27% 12.29% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 130 150
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £378 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.63% -5.88% +3.91%
10th Percentile £301 £144 £245
90th Percentile £475 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 16
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £13.41 £15.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £40.20 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £24.65
% change year-on-year +38.89% -26.98% +9.56%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +9 13 £450 +5.88% 2
High Wycombe -5 1 - -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) LAN
5 4 (22.22%) WAN
5 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (16.67%) NX-OS
6 3 (16.67%) Information Security
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (16.67%) BGP
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) CCNP
6 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (16.67%) F5
6 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
7 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
7 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (11.11%) SIEM
7 2 (11.11%) Network Management
7 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) BGP
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (16.67%) NX-OS
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) IPsec
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) SSL
4 2 (11.11%) Telepresence
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) DNS
5 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Network Support
4 3 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Communications Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Support
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (5.56%) Server Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) OAuth
2 1 (5.56%) OAuth2
2 1 (5.56%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Check Point GAiA
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (11.11%) Network Management
2 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Security Auditing
2 2 (11.11%) Security Management
2 2 (11.11%) SIEM
2 2 (11.11%) Threat Intelligence
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (5.56%) Email Filtering
3 1 (5.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Secure Coding
3 1 (5.56%) Tech Ops
3 1 (5.56%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CCNP
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCSE
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Government Security Classifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) ProxySG
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.56%) EdgeSight
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Blue Coat
1 7 (38.89%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Juniper
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (16.67%) F5
3 3 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Aruba
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) Intel
4 2 (11.11%) Mitel
4 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.11%) Symantec
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) Altiris
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Hitachi
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy