Period
to 21 October 2018

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 6 months to 21 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 96 71
Rank change year-on-year +25 -25 +28
Contract jobs citing Network Security 15 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.26% 0.15% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.85% 0.72% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £379 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.29% -11.98% +22.86%
10th Percentile £318 £280 £325
90th Percentile £538 £474 £495
East of England median daily rate £425 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £11.00 - £35.00

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 219 278 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.39% 20.29% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 124 46
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £251 £186 £220
90th Percentile £487 £482 £563
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 55 28
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.59% +21.15%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.45 £27.63
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.65 £77.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year -36.00% -32.89% +20.16%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Cambridgeshire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 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
Cambridge - 6 £438 - 5
Peterborough +12 4 £525 +100.00% 1
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) VoIP
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
5 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (20.00%) Publishing
5 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (20.00%) vSphere
5 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
5 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (20.00%) vMotion
5 3 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) Antivirus Management
6 2 (13.33%) IPFIX
6 2 (13.33%) Stealthwatch

Network Security
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) 802.11
3 2 (13.33%) ATM
3 2 (13.33%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (13.33%) Frame Relay
3 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (13.33%) IPFIX
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (13.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Network Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Antivirus Management
1 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Change Control
2 2 (13.33%) Data Privacy
2 2 (13.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (13.33%) DNA
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (6.67%) E-Discovery
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Security Management
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
1 3 (20.00%) vMotion
2 2 (13.33%) Nmap
2 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (13.33%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (13.33%) Avaya
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Nokia
4 2 (13.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (13.33%) Sophos
4 2 (13.33%) Symantec