Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 109 86
Rank change year-on-year +1 -23 +38
Contract jobs citing Network Security 15 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.75% 1.07% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.46% 6.71% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 12
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +7.38% -0.67%
10th Percentile £305 £316 £264
90th Percentile £519 £438 £473
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £375
% change year-on-year +2.78% +20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +5.00% +29.03% -0.64%

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 201 343 355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.12% 16.00% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 175 168
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £170 £249
90th Percentile £518 £550 £528
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.92% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 14
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £41.75 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.94% +23.08% -48.00%
10th Percentile £14.85 £13.70 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £31.00 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% -7.41%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -1 8 £350 -13.04% 3
High Wycombe -5 1 - - 2
Aylesbury - 1 £350 - 2
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (20.00%) Office 365
3 3 (20.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (13.33%) BitLocker
4 2 (13.33%) IaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) NAS
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) QNAP
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Security Auditing
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

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 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (20.00%) NX-OS
3 2 (13.33%) Intranet
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) NAS
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) 802.11
4 1 (6.67%) BGP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) HSRP
4 1 (6.67%) OSPF
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Communications Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Check Point GAiA
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Security Auditing
2 2 (13.33%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Security
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Tech Ops
3 1 (6.67%) Threat Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) CCNP
2 1 (6.67%) CCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) BitLocker
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) ProxySG
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Mitel
4 2 (13.33%) QNAP
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 1 (6.67%) Brocade
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
5 1 (6.67%) McAfee
5 1 (6.67%) Meraki
5 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.67%) VMware