Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 72 48
Rank change year-on-year -13 -24 +34
Contract jobs citing Network Security 12 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.82% 1.61% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.90% 7.30% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 19
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £308 £195 £261
90th Percentile £470 £519 £558
East of England median daily rate £425 £475 £394
% change year-on-year -10.53% +20.63% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £15.00
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +133.33% -73.91%

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 245 274 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.79% 22.04% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 151 125
Hertfordshire median daily rate £360 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +10.55%
10th Percentile £183 £154 £256
90th Percentile £516 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 14
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.35 £16.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.56% -7.25% +4.55%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.00 £13.63
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.50 £40.73
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £19.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.09% -46.93% +54.24%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Hatfield 0 4 £363 -3.33% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £440 -
Stevenage -12 1 - - 3
Welwyn Garden City -12 1 £475 -2.56%
Network Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) CCNP
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) IPsec
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) Network Management
5 3 (25.00%) Change Control
5 3 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (16.67%) Zscaler
6 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
6 2 (16.67%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 2 (16.67%) Arista
6 2 (16.67%) VMware NSX
6 2 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Multicast

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Akamai
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (25.00%) IPsec
4 3 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) DWDM
5 2 (16.67%) HTTP
5 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) SNMP
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Subject Matter Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 2 (16.67%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCNP
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCIE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware NSX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
1 1 (8.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (16.67%) Arista
4 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 2 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Zscaler
5 1 (8.33%) Aruba
5 1 (8.33%) ForeScout
5 1 (8.33%) Meraki
5 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (8.33%) Tufin