The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 3 months to 24 June 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 35 42
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 19 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 7.57% 1.21% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.58% 8.00% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 1
Median daily rate £400 £288 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.13% -45.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.16% -  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 48 50 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 19.12% 15.15% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 33
Median daily rate £375 £325 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £145 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £610 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £23.64 £20.83 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.49% +57.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £20.83 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.38 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing Network Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Kent

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Kent

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Kent over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Kent

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Kent

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 5 £425 -
Tonbridge - 1 £525 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £370 -
West Malling - 1 £375 -
Network Security
South East

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

1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 13 (59.09%) Cisco
4 10 (45.45%) LAN
5 9 (40.91%) Wireless
5 9 (40.91%) IP Telephony
6 8 (36.36%) WAN
6 8 (36.36%) CISSP
6 8 (36.36%) Mitel
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco IPT
7 7 (31.82%) F5
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (31.82%) CCNP
7 7 (31.82%) HP
7 7 (31.82%) MPLS
7 7 (31.82%) IPsec
7 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) VMware
8 6 (27.27%) CCNA
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 6 (27.27%) DNS
8 6 (27.27%) Telepresence
8 6 (27.27%) 802.1X
8 6 (27.27%) Riverbed
9 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (22.73%) DHCP
9 5 (22.73%) WLAN
9 5 (22.73%) 802.11
9 5 (22.73%) Siemens
9 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
1 4 (18.18%) Skype for Business
1 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (18.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) LAN
3 9 (40.91%) IP Telephony
3 9 (40.91%) Wireless
4 8 (36.36%) Cisco IPT
4 8 (36.36%) WAN
5 7 (31.82%) IPsec
5 7 (31.82%) MPLS
6 6 (27.27%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) Telepresence
7 5 (22.73%) 802.11
7 5 (22.73%) DHCP
7 5 (22.73%) WLAN
8 4 (18.18%) DPNSS
8 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (18.18%) QSIG
8 4 (18.18%) Skype
8 4 (18.18%) SNMP
9 3 (13.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Security Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Designer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Designer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Security Designer
3 5 (22.73%) Solutions Designer
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Security Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Check Point Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) CISSP Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Firewall Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) 802.1X
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Information Security
1 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 2 (9.09%) Demand Management
2 2 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.55%) Data Security
3 1 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) Network Management
3 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
3 1 (4.55%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CISSP
2 7 (31.82%) CCNP
2 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (27.27%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) CNA
4 1 (4.55%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) PMO
2 3 (13.64%) SLA
3 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (18.18%) ProxySG
2 4 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) Mitel
4 7 (31.82%) F5
4 7 (31.82%) HP
4 7 (31.82%) VMware
5 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) Riverbed
6 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
6 5 (22.73%) Siemens
7 4 (18.18%) Juniper
7 4 (18.18%) Palo Alto
8 2 (9.09%) Nokia
9 1 (4.55%) CA
9 1 (4.55%) IBM
9 1 (4.55%) IronPort
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle
9 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
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