The median contractor rate for a Network Security Specialist was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Specialist
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 610 573
Rank change year-on-year +40 -37  
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Specialist 13 4 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.008% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.008% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 29
Median daily rate £438 £350 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £225 £401
% change year-on-year +94.44% -43.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39444 47062 46529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.27% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25724 30895 28569
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1459 1887
Median hourly rate £18.40 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Network Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Network Security Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Specialist in England

Network Security Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Specialist in England

Network Security Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security Specialist in England

Network Security Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security Specialist in England

Network Security Specialist
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +29 6 £438 -7.89% 1
South East +12 2 £436 +93.88%
Yorkshire - 2 - -
North East - 2 £450 -
East of England - 1 £425 -
Network Security Specialist
UK

Network Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Network Security Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Network Security Specialist in the job title.

1 24 (96.00%) Network Security
2 22 (88.00%) Firewall
3 21 (84.00%) Cisco
4 16 (64.00%) CheckPoint
5 13 (52.00%) F5
6 10 (40.00%) Fortinet
6 10 (40.00%) Juniper
7 9 (36.00%) Blue Coat
7 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (36.00%) Infoblox
7 9 (36.00%) Palo Alto
8 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (28.00%) CCNP
8 7 (28.00%) DNS
9 6 (24.00%) DHCP
9 6 (24.00%) OSPF
10 5 (20.00%) BGP
10 5 (20.00%) VMware
10 5 (20.00%) Citrix
10 5 (20.00%) BIG-IP
10 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
10 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (16.00%) CCSP
11 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
11 4 (16.00%) SNMP
11 4 (16.00%) MPLS

Network Security Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) Network Security
2 22 (88.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (28.00%) DNS
5 6 (24.00%) DHCP
5 6 (24.00%) OSPF
6 5 (20.00%) BGP
6 5 (20.00%) BIG-IP
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
7 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (16.00%) MPLS
7 4 (16.00%) SNMP
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (12.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (12.00%) Fast Ethernet
8 3 (12.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
8 3 (12.00%) IPsec
8 3 (12.00%) LDAP
8 3 (12.00%) TACACS
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) PKI
3 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.00%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
1 3 (12.00%) Unix
2 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Database Security
1 3 (12.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Line Management
2 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (8.00%) Network Design
2 2 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Security Management
3 1 (4.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (4.00%) DevOps
3 1 (4.00%) E-Discovery
3 1 (4.00%) Information Security
3 1 (4.00%) Network Management
3 1 (4.00%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) CCNP
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCSE
2 4 (16.00%) CCSP
3 2 (8.00%) CISSP
4 1 (4.00%) CCSA
4 1 (4.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.00%) EnCase
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) CheckPoint
3 13 (52.00%) F5
4 10 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 10 (40.00%) Juniper
5 9 (36.00%) Blue Coat
5 9 (36.00%) Infoblox
5 9 (36.00%) Palo Alto
6 5 (20.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (12.00%) Arista
8 2 (8.00%) Imperva
9 1 (4.00%) CA
9 1 (4.00%) HP
9 1 (4.00%) IBM
9 1 (4.00%) IronPort
9 1 (4.00%) Nokia
9 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
9 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.00%) Splunk
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