Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 70 67
Rank change year-on-year -26 -3 +20
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.13% 0.91% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 4.47% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 9
Essex median daily rate - £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.68% +29.17%
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Essex median hourly rate - £29.61 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.91% -
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £35.00 £57.50
% change year-on-year -52.49% -39.13% +61.97%

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 131 179 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.56% 20.36% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 126 99
Essex median daily rate £450 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £153 £213 £260
90th Percentile £598 £505 £538
East of England median daily rate £363 £363 £375
% change year-on-year - -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 17
Essex median hourly rate £14.20 £34.62 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.98% +15.40% +2.56%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.95 £13.65
90th Percentile £37.20 £42.90 £47.55
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +16.67% +22.45%

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 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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall

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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco