Period
to 15 June 2019

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 15 June 2019 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
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 103 103
Rank change year-on-year +15 0 -14
Contract jobs citing Network Security 16 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.05% 0.79% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.84% 6.32% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 19
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.39% -5.95%
10th Percentile £283 £315 £315
90th Percentile £520 £508 £438
South East median daily rate £440 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -7.37% +11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £66.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £52.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -67.62% +5.00% +29.03%

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 181 253 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.89% 12.43% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 132 216
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £250 £253 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £27.24 £46.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.78% +196.77% +9.15%
10th Percentile £12.39 £13.25 £13.63
90th Percentile £60.60 £55.00 £35.13
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -31.37% +45.71% -45.74%

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 15 June 2019.

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 15 June 2019. 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 +21 14 £438 +25.00%
Newport Pagnell - 2 £263 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, 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 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security
5 4 (25.00%) Retail
5 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Security Management
6 3 (18.75%) VLAN
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Project Governance
6 3 (18.75%) HSRP
6 3 (18.75%) Programme Governance
6 3 (18.75%) PMO
7 2 (12.50%) Decision-Making
7 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (12.50%) Email Filtering

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) HSRP
3 3 (18.75%) VLAN
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) VRRP
4 2 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) NX-OS
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Commercial Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Commercial Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Network Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) BYOD
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Check Point GAiA
4 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Programme Governance
3 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
3 3 (18.75%) Project Governance
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Security Management
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Decision-Making
4 2 (12.50%) Email Filtering
4 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCNA
1 2 (12.50%) CCNP
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CCSA
2 1 (6.25%) CCSE
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PMO
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
1 2 (12.50%) Citrix
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Arista
2 1 (6.25%) CA
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) F5
2 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
2 1 (6.25%) NetScout