Period
to 25 June 2019

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 6 months to 25 June 2019 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
6 months to
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 134 141
Rank change year-on-year +44 +7 -44
Contract jobs citing Network Security 32 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.55% 0.52% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.97% 3.84% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 5
East Midlands median daily rate £260 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.22% -5.26% +58.33%
10th Percentile £213 £299 £338
90th Percentile £475 £599 £820
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £20.50 - £17.02
10th Percentile £20.25 - £16.64
90th Percentile £20.75 - £17.40
England median hourly rate £30.50 £24.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +27.08% -52.00% +122.22%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 321 391 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.56% 13.61% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 227 199
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £365 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.85% +15.73% -13.10%
10th Percentile £145 £130 £149
90th Percentile £488 £500 £500
England median daily rate £434 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.06% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 30
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.11 £17.50 £17.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.36% +2.81% +17.40%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.70 £10.34
90th Percentile £21.46 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -24.00%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 25 June 2019.

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 6 months to 25 June 2019. 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
Nottinghamshire +27 17 £245 -42.35% 1
Leicestershire - 7 £284 -
Derbyshire +14 4 £395 -1.25% 1
Lincolnshire -1 2 £560 +180.00%
Northamptonshire +6 1 - -
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 27 (84.38%) Cisco
2 23 (71.88%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (68.75%) CCNA
4 21 (65.63%) Firewall
5 18 (56.25%) F5
6 17 (53.13%) VoIP
7 16 (50.00%) CCNP
8 13 (40.63%) CheckPoint
9 12 (37.50%) LAN
10 11 (34.38%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
11 10 (31.25%) Palo Alto
12 9 (28.13%) Cisco CUCM
12 9 (28.13%) Wireless
12 9 (28.13%) WAN
12 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
13 8 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
14 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
15 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (18.75%) VPN
15 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
15 6 (18.75%) OSPF
15 6 (18.75%) Network Management
15 6 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
16 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
17 4 (12.50%) Finance
17 4 (12.50%) HND
17 4 (12.50%) SLA
17 4 (12.50%) SIEM

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) GroupWise
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) Firewall
2 17 (53.13%) VoIP
3 12 (37.50%) LAN
4 11 (34.38%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
5 9 (28.13%) WAN
5 9 (28.13%) Wireless
6 8 (25.00%) Cisco Firepower
7 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (18.75%) OSPF
8 6 (18.75%) VPN
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (9.38%) Internet
9 3 (9.38%) IPsec
9 3 (9.38%) Multicast
9 3 (9.38%) SSL
9 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Electronics
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) VoIP Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Service Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Voice Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Voice Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco VoIP Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Network Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) VoIP Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.25%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) CMDB
3 1 (3.13%) Handset
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.75%) Network Management
3 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.50%) SIEM
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.38%) Tech Ops
5 3 (9.38%) Web Filtering
6 2 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.25%) Server Building
6 2 (6.25%) Server Management
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Validation
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (68.75%) CCNA
3 16 (50.00%) CCNP
4 4 (12.50%) HND
5 2 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (6.25%) CCIP
5 2 (6.25%) CCSA
5 2 (6.25%) CCSE
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) AWS Certification
6 1 (3.13%) CEH
6 1 (3.13%) CISSP
6 1 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Cisco
2 18 (56.25%) F5
3 13 (40.63%) CheckPoint
4 10 (31.25%) Palo Alto
5 3 (9.38%) Fortinet
5 3 (9.38%) SAP
5 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (6.25%) Juniper
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) ForeScout
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.13%) VMware