Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 22 January 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
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 85 77
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 -18
Contract jobs citing Network Security 11 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.11% 0.15% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.64% 0.92% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Essex median daily rate £550 - £340
East of England median daily rate £505 £456 £375
% change year-on-year +10.74% +21.67% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £29.61
East of England median hourly rate - £16.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -55.65% +10.29%

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 Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 144 109 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.52% 16.24% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 72 100
Essex median daily rate £450 £435 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +24.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £310 £159 £200
90th Percentile £589 £600 £568
East of England median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +7.59% +3.57% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 11
Essex median hourly rate £14.75 £25.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.00% -26.47% +15.41%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £21.23 £40.00 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £28.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year -38.39% -18.25% +9.60%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Essex

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Essex

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Essex over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Essex

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Essex

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Colchester - 5 - -
Basildon - 1 £403 -
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Essex region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 5 (45.45%) MCP
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
1 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
1 5 (45.45%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (45.45%) Numerate Degree
1 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (45.45%) Humanities
1 5 (45.45%) Social Science
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) WatchGuard
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
5 1 (9.09%) IBM

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
General
1 5 (45.45%) Humanities
1 5 (45.45%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) IT Support
1 5 (45.45%) Support Officer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Mathematics
1 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (9.09%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
1 5 (45.45%) MCP
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (45.45%) Numerate Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) CCIE
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
2 1 (9.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) WatchGuard
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Meraki
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft