Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 November 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 of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 90 155
Rank change year-on-year -76 +65 +23
Contract jobs citing Network Security 37 104 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.72% 2.17% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 12.32% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 53 30
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.11% +5.00%
10th Percentile £220 £263 £262
90th Percentile £675 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £35.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.49% -39.13% +61.97%
10th Percentile £16.13 £28.40 £38.45
90th Percentile £17.13 £42.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £33.80 £33.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +0.15% -19.64% +40.00%

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 of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 945 844 948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.49% 17.61% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 469 465
East of England median daily rate £365 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £155 £200 £213
90th Percentile £562 £525 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 66 124
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.77 £11.03
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.88 £52.13
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in the East of England

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in the East of England

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in the East of England

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in the East of England

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -31 22 £375 - 3
Bedfordshire -25 10 £650 +96.97% 1
Norfolk -1 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -28 2 £263 -36.36% 4
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (48.65%) Firewall
3 17 (45.95%) Cisco
4 14 (37.84%) CCNP
4 14 (37.84%) Juniper
5 12 (32.43%) LAN
5 12 (32.43%) WAN
6 9 (24.32%) Change Control
7 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
7 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
7 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
7 8 (21.62%) CCNA
8 7 (18.92%) Wireless
8 7 (18.92%) Information Security
8 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
8 7 (18.92%) VPN
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (18.92%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
9 6 (16.22%) Security Architecture
9 6 (16.22%) Cryptography
9 6 (16.22%) Network Design
9 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
9 6 (16.22%) Citrix
9 6 (16.22%) CCSA
10 5 (13.51%) CISM
10 5 (13.51%) Migration
10 5 (13.51%) VMware
10 5 (13.51%) CISSP

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (13.51%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
1 3 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
1 3 (8.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) Firewall
2 12 (32.43%) LAN
2 12 (32.43%) WAN
3 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (18.92%) VPN
4 7 (18.92%) Wireless
5 5 (13.51%) Broadband
5 5 (13.51%) ISDN
6 4 (10.81%) TACACS
7 3 (8.11%) Internet
7 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (8.11%) VLAN
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (5.41%) FWSM
9 1 (2.70%) ICMP
9 1 (2.70%) SAN
9 1 (2.70%) SNMP
9 1 (2.70%) VoIP
9 1 (2.70%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.51%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Security Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Consultant
4 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Security Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Network Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Network Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Network Support
5 4 (10.81%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Change Control
2 7 (18.92%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (18.92%) Information Security
2 7 (18.92%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (16.22%) Cryptography
3 6 (16.22%) E-Commerce
3 6 (16.22%) Network Design
3 6 (16.22%) Security Architecture
4 5 (13.51%) Data Architecture
4 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 5 (13.51%) Network Management
4 5 (13.51%) People Management
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (10.81%) Programme Governance
6 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps
6 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Python
2 3 (8.11%) Perl
2 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (37.84%) CCNP
3 8 (21.62%) CCNA
3 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
4 6 (16.22%) CCSA
5 5 (13.51%) CISM
5 5 (13.51%) CISSP
5 5 (13.51%) JNCIP
6 4 (10.81%) CCIE
6 4 (10.81%) CCSE
6 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) AWS Certification
8 2 (5.41%) Degree
9 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (2.70%) GCIA
9 1 (2.70%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.70%) vSphere
1 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Puppet
1 3 (8.11%) Terraform
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.41%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.70%) CSIRT
3 1 (2.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Cisco
2 14 (37.84%) Juniper
3 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
4 6 (16.22%) Citrix
5 5 (13.51%) Palo Alto
5 5 (13.51%) VMware
6 4 (10.81%) Blue Coat
6 4 (10.81%) F5
6 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.81%) Nokia
7 2 (5.41%) Sourcefire
8 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.70%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) NetApp
8 1 (2.70%) NetWitness
8 1 (2.70%) Qualys
8 1 (2.70%) Splunk