Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 142 108
Rank change year-on-year +26 -34 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Security 25 4 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.91% 0.13% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.94% 0.96% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 3 40
East Midlands median daily rate £600 £475 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% +43.40% -11.67%
England median daily rate £475 £475 £413
% change year-on-year - +15.15% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £19.39 £33.80 £30.05
% change year-on-year -42.65% +12.48% -25.34%

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 421 416 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.36% 13.45% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 273 269
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £333 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -11.45% +15.54%
10th Percentile £132 £150 £200
90th Percentile £519 £500 £598
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 23
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% -12.00% +8.62%
10th Percentile £11.50 £9.75 £8.69
90th Percentile £45.00 £52.50 £31.85
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -16.89% +12.50%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 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
Nottinghamshire +21 14 £338 -20.59% 4
Derbyshire +12 4 £400 -27.27% 2
Northamptonshire - 4 £600 - 2
Leicestershire - 2 £550 - 3
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) F5
2 12 (48.00%) Cisco Firepower
3 9 (36.00%) Firewall
4 8 (32.00%) CCNA
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (24.00%) CCNP
5 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (24.00%) VPN
5 6 (24.00%) VoIP
6 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (20.00%) Information Security
6 5 (20.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (20.00%) SIEM
6 5 (20.00%) SDLC
7 4 (16.00%) Threat Management
7 4 (16.00%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (16.00%) GDPR
7 4 (16.00%) Privileged Identity Management
7 4 (16.00%) GitHub
7 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
7 4 (16.00%) OAuth2
7 4 (16.00%) SABSA
7 4 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform

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 (4.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (16.00%) GitHub
3 4 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (16.00%) Office 365
3 4 (16.00%) PaaS
4 2 (8.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 9 (36.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (24.00%) VoIP
4 6 (24.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (16.00%) SSL
6 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (12.00%) OSPF
7 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
8 2 (8.00%) LAN
8 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
8 2 (8.00%) WAN
9 1 (4.00%) BGP
9 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
9 1 (4.00%) HTTP
9 1 (4.00%) IPsec
9 1 (4.00%) MPLS
9 1 (4.00%) VRRP
9 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) GitLab
2 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (16.00%) Aerospace
1 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Information Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Security Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Voice Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Voice Specialist
6 2 (8.00%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) OAuth
1 4 (16.00%) OAuth2
1 4 (16.00%) SAML
2 1 (4.00%) JSF
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.00%) PKI
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (20.00%) Information Security
2 5 (20.00%) SDLC
2 5 (20.00%) SIEM
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Cryptography
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (16.00%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (16.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (16.00%) Internal Audit
3 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Privileged Identity Management
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (16.00%) SABSA
3 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (16.00%) Threat Management
3 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) CCNA
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (24.00%) CCNP
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) CEH
4 4 (16.00%) CISM
4 4 (16.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (12.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (12.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) F5
3 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) McAfee
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Arista
6 1 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.00%) BMC
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy