Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 90 63 97
Rank change year-on-year -27 +34 +17
Contract jobs citing Network Security 14 6 17
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.92% 0.77% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.33% 6.45% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 13
10th Percentile £363 - £252
25th Percentile £459 £281 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £400 £350
Median % change year-on-year +43.75% +14.29% -12.50%
75th Percentile £819 £438 £438
90th Percentile £825 - £528
England median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -5.26%

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 191 93 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.54% 11.86% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 58 144
10th Percentile £162 £149 £150
25th Percentile £210 £213 £211
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £356 £355 £328
Median % change year-on-year +0.35% +8.23% -6.29%
75th Percentile £441 £417 £438
90th Percentile £540 £502 £496
England median daily rate £495 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +16.41% +3.66% -3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 36
10th Percentile £14.29 £14.94 £11.74
25th Percentile - £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.82 £19.47 £16.20
Median % change year-on-year -23.88% +20.19% +8.00%
75th Percentile £17.50 £22.50 £29.38
90th Percentile £28.60 £30.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £31.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -31.20% +45.35% +19.44%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Network Security as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Network Security in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Network Security in the East Midlands

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Network Security in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Network Security in the East Midlands

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Network Security in the East Midlands.

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 18 January 2022. 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
Derbyshire - 6 £750 -
Northamptonshire -15 3 £775 +82.35% 2
Leicestershire - 3 £575 -
Nottinghamshire -26 2 £338 +17.39% 5
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 8 (57.14%) Social Skills
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) Network Architecture
5 5 (35.71%) Azure
5 5 (35.71%) Siemens NX
5 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
5 5 (35.71%) PLM
5 5 (35.71%) Teamcenter
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (35.71%) Unix
5 5 (35.71%) Siemens
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (21.43%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (21.43%) Information Security
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (21.43%) IaaS
7 3 (21.43%) Analytics
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) Microservices
8 2 (14.29%) OpenID
8 2 (14.29%) 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 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (35.71%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Azure
2 3 (21.43%) IaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (14.29%) AWS
3 2 (14.29%) PaaS
3 2 (14.29%) SaaS
3 2 (14.29%) Serverless
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Storage
4 1 (7.14%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (14.29%) MPLS
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) EIGRP
3 1 (7.14%) IPsec
3 1 (7.14%) IPv4
3 1 (7.14%) IPv6
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) Multicast
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (7.14%) TACACS
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (57.14%) Social Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
5 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Project Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper Support
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) OAuth
1 2 (14.29%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Native
1 2 (14.29%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 2 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) VMS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
2 6 (42.86%) Network Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) PLM
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps
6 2 (14.29%) DevSecOps
6 2 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (14.29%) Key Management
6 2 (14.29%) Microservices
6 2 (14.29%) MITRE ATT&CK
6 2 (14.29%) Privileged Access Management
6 2 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Bash
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VB
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (14.29%) CCSP
2 2 (14.29%) CISM
2 2 (14.29%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) CASB
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Siemens
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Aruba
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) Meraki
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
4 1 (7.14%) VMware