Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 46 91
Rank change year-on-year -31 +45 +11
Contract jobs citing Network Security 22 48 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.41% 3.50% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.85% 16.90% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.11% -36.50%
10th Percentile £254 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £565
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £394
% change year-on-year +7.14% -11.11% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
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 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 321 284 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.56% 20.71% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 157 146
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £125 £245 £256
90th Percentile £535 £525 £544
East of England median daily rate £365 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 9 42
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £20.00 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.98% -7.08% +39.82%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.00 £10.68
90th Percentile £33.15 £44.15 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
Hatfield +1 9 £375 -25.00% 1
Stevenage -12 5 £228 -39.33%
Welwyn Garden City +4 4 £550 +25.71% 2
Watford -14 2 - -
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 19 (86.36%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco
3 14 (63.64%) Juniper
4 13 (59.09%) CCNP
4 13 (59.09%) Firewall
5 11 (50.00%) LAN
5 11 (50.00%) WAN
6 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) Change Control
7 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (31.82%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
8 6 (27.27%) Wireless
8 6 (27.27%) CCSA
8 6 (27.27%) Network Design
8 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (22.73%) JNCIP
9 5 (22.73%) CISM
9 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
9 5 (22.73%) VPN
9 5 (22.73%) ITIL
9 5 (22.73%) Broadband
9 5 (22.73%) ISDN
9 5 (22.73%) CCNA
9 5 (22.73%) CISSP
9 5 (22.73%) OpenStack
9 5 (22.73%) Network Management
9 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
10 4 (18.18%) F5

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 5 (22.73%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Firewall
2 11 (50.00%) LAN
2 11 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (27.27%) Wireless
4 5 (22.73%) Broadband
4 5 (22.73%) ISDN
4 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (22.73%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) TACACS
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (9.09%) FWSM
7 1 (4.55%) ICMP
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Security Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Network Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Network Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Network Support
4 4 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Support
6 2 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Change Control
1 7 (31.82%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (31.82%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (27.27%) Network Design
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Network Management
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Case Management
6 1 (4.55%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (4.55%) Fault Management
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Design
6 1 (4.55%) Threat Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (59.09%) CCNP
3 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) CCSA
5 5 (22.73%) CCNA
5 5 (22.73%) CISM
5 5 (22.73%) CISSP
5 5 (22.73%) JNCIP
6 4 (18.18%) CCIE
6 4 (18.18%) CCSE
6 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (4.55%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) GCIA
7 1 (4.55%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (4.55%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 14 (63.64%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 5 (22.73%) Palo Alto
5 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 4 (18.18%) Citrix
5 4 (18.18%) F5
5 4 (18.18%) Nokia
6 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
7 1 (4.55%) ArcSight
7 1 (4.55%) Computacenter
7 1 (4.55%) NetWitness
7 1 (4.55%) Qualys
7 1 (4.55%) Splunk