Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 17 December 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 85 56
Rank change year-on-year -11 -29 +35
Contract jobs citing Network Security 8 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.50% 1.01% 3.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 5.61% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 18
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +46.67% -10.71%
10th Percentile £344 £221 £259
90th Percentile £628 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £438 £550 £350
% change year-on-year -20.45% +57.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £11.00 £16.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year -33.85% -52.49% +2.94%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 290 285 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 18.27% 17.90% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 127 167
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £193 £158 £203
90th Percentile £500 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £395 £363 £368
% change year-on-year +8.97% -1.49% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 10
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £37.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% -54.96% +77.64%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.25 £13.38
90th Percentile £52.75 £33.00 £44.53
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -54.86% +2.86% +19.74%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Hertfordshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Hertfordshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Hertfordshire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Hertfordshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 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
Watford +5 2 £675 - 5
Hatfield 0 2 - - 3
Hertford - 1 £475 -
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
4 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
5 1 (12.50%) PKI
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) CTI
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) FWSM
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (12.50%) TACACS
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Network Security Engineer
1 5 (62.50%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Data Privacy
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) DNA
2 1 (12.50%) E-Discovery
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (12.50%) Threat Detection
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) MuleSoft
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) webMethods