The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 68 91
Rank change year-on-year -29 +23  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 6 29 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.40% 1.89% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% 15.85% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 27 4
Median daily rate £475 £301 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.06% -19.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £245 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £820 £564 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 172 183 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.43% 11.91% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 118 118
Median daily rate £313 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 12
Median hourly rate £14.20 £13.75 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.27% -39.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £65.85
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in the East Midlands

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in the East Midlands

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in the East Midlands

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Nottinghamshire -4 4 £375 -37.50%
Network Security
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) DMZ
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
1 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) DMZ
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Security Technical Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
1 2 (22.22%) Security Management
1 2 (22.22%) SIEM
1 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos