Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 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
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 105 74
Rank change year-on-year +7 -31 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Security 9 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.91% 0.35% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.17% 2.08% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Essex median daily rate £118 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -76.50% +42.86% +12.00%
10th Percentile £116 £475 £325
90th Percentile £495 £525 £410
East of England median daily rate £381 £497 £375
% change year-on-year -23.33% +32.60% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £11.00 - £21.30

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 174 144 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 17.59% 16.57% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 92 91
Essex median daily rate £463 £474 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +57.87% -15.79%
10th Percentile £166 £175 £220
90th Percentile £600 £600 £425
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 7
Essex median hourly rate £14.60 £14.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -61.11% +10.77%
10th Percentile £14.12 £10.40 £20.85
90th Percentile £22.12 £24.80 £42.69
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £18.98 £37.50
% change year-on-year -9.11% -49.39% +27.12%

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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 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
Brentwood - 3 £118 -
Basildon - 2 £488 -
Colchester - 2 - -
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) MCSA
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
3 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 3 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) MPLS
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Support Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Technical Support
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Support
1 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Services Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) MCP
3 2 (22.22%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (11.11%) CCDA
4 1 (11.11%) CCDP
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Aruba
2 2 (22.22%) BT
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
2 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds