The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 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 24 June 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
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 25 26
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.85% 0.81% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 9.09% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £570 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.16% -  

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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 19 11 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 17.59% 8.94% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 6
Median daily rate £570 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £375 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £488 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Canary Wharf

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Tandem
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Arista
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) OpenVMS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) RIP
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) RIP
2 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) OpenVMS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Arista
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft