Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 111 146
Rank change year-on-year +18 +35 -26
Contract jobs citing Network Security 21 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.13% 1.07% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.14% 7.16% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 1
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.13% +4.55% +69.23%
10th Percentile £233 £315 £425
90th Percentile £553 £600 £675
England median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £19.71 - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £24.00 £33.80
% change year-on-year +108.33% -28.99% +4.00%

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 294 405 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.83% 14.93% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 229 269
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £158 £149 £150
90th Percentile £497 £530 £500
England median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 29 35
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +11.83% -16.63%
10th Percentile £11.19 £11.75 £9.75
90th Percentile £47.20 £45.75 £41.90
England median hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +25.60% +6.95% -16.89%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +3 10 £245 -23.44% 8
Leicestershire +14 8 £350 -36.36% 3
Northamptonshire +26 1 - - 2
Lincolnshire - 1 £425 - 1
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 13 (61.90%) Cisco
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) LAN
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (52.38%) CCNA
3 11 (52.38%) F5
4 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
4 10 (47.62%) VoIP
5 9 (42.86%) Palo Alto
6 8 (38.10%) CCNP
6 8 (38.10%) Wireless
7 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 7 (33.33%) WAN
8 6 (28.57%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (28.57%) Web Filtering
9 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (23.81%) Fortinet
9 5 (23.81%) OSPF
9 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco Firepower
10 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure as Code
10 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
10 4 (19.05%) Python
10 4 (19.05%) JSON
10 4 (19.05%) Network Management
10 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
10 4 (19.05%) YAML

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 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
1 3 (14.29%) AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) LAN
3 10 (47.62%) VoIP
4 8 (38.10%) Wireless
5 7 (33.33%) WAN
6 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
7 5 (23.81%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (23.81%) OSPF
7 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
9 3 (14.29%) SNMP
10 2 (9.52%) BGP
10 2 (9.52%) EIGRP
10 2 (9.52%) RIP
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) JSON
1 4 (19.05%) YAML
2 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Native
2 2 (9.52%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (9.52%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (28.57%) Web Filtering
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure as Code
2 4 (19.05%) Network Management
2 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Project Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 3 (14.29%) Server Management
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Process Management
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Server Building
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Bash Shell
1 4 (19.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CCNA
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) CCIP
3 2 (9.52%) CCSA
3 2 (9.52%) CCSE
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCDA
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE Data Center
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP Voice
4 1 (4.76%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) CISA
4 1 (4.76%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP
4 1 (4.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
2 2 (9.52%) Firmware
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Ansible
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) F5
3 9 (42.86%) Palo Alto
4 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 5 (23.81%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.76%) Acronis
7 1 (4.76%) Meraki
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) VMware