Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 72 124
Rank change year-on-year -45 +52 -21
Contract jobs citing Network Security 19 39 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.81% 2.24% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.29% 12.87% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £356 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.30% -13.64% +17.86%
10th Percentile £325 £115 £375
90th Percentile £438 £575 £509
South East median daily rate £475 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +18.75% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £33.38 £30.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.25% -23.08% +136.36%

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 302 303 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.86% 17.38% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 166 195
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £158 £259 £253
90th Percentile £536 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +30.61%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £10.35
90th Percentile £54.75 £38.75 £27.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £22.67
% change year-on-year -31.37% +12.51% +25.92%

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 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 19 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
Milton Keynes -40 13 £425 +11.48% 2
High Wycombe -9 2 £350 - 3
Amersham - 1 - -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 8 (42.11%) Windows
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) CCSA
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) CCSE
6 2 (10.53%) Sourcefire
6 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) Altiris
6 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) EdgeSight
6 2 (10.53%) Threat Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) XenApp
6 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
6 2 (10.53%) High Availability
6 2 (10.53%) SIEM
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) CCNP

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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) BGP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.26%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.26%) MPLS
3 1 (5.26%) NetScreen
3 1 (5.26%) OSPF
3 1 (5.26%) Skype
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Network Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.53%) High Availability
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) SIEM
3 2 (10.53%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Email Filtering
4 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) OSINT
4 1 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) CCSA
3 3 (15.79%) CCSE
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) CISSP
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) CEH
5 1 (5.26%) CISM
5 1 (5.26%) CREST Certified
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) GCIA
5 1 (5.26%) GCIH
5 1 (5.26%) MCSA
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) OSCP
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
2 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) EdgeSight
2 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) MOM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
1 5 (26.32%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Altiris
3 2 (10.53%) AppSense
3 2 (10.53%) Blue Coat
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Intel
3 2 (10.53%) Juniper
3 2 (10.53%) McAfee
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Sourcefire
3 2 (10.53%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.26%) Brocade
4 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.26%) Genesys
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy