The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 52 60 53
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.32% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 2.35% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.88% +12.50%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 98 85 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.28% 13.69% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 43 47
Median daily rate £375 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.58% +20.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £280 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £447 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 18
Median hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £42.05 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Network Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Cambridgeshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Security in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Cambridgeshire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Cambridgeshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Huntingdon - 1 £500 - 1
Network Security
East of England

Network Security
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LabVIEW
1 2 (50.00%) Code Coverage
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Brocade
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Conflict Management
2 1 (25.00%) Decision Quality
2 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Operational Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Code Coverage
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Conflict Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Decision Quality
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Brocade
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) HP