Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 18 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 80 63
Rank change year-on-year +11 -17 -15
Contract jobs citing Network Security 17 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.31% 0.56% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.82% 3.60% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 11
Oxford median daily rate £425 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% - -34.18%
10th Percentile £236 £308 £308
90th Percentile £488 £408 £469
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -29.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 Oxford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 123 111 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 16.73% 15.44% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 84 74
Oxford median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £170 £224 £139
90th Percentile £525 £564 £463
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Oxford median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +9.68% -8.82%
10th Percentile £21.25 £13.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.75 £20.00 £36.25
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +15.00% -10.11% +30.88%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Oxford

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Oxford

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Oxford over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) BGP
3 8 (47.06%) VPN
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (41.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
5 6 (35.29%) CCNP
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (35.29%) DNS
5 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
6 5 (29.41%) Juniper
6 5 (29.41%) MPLS
6 5 (29.41%) OSPF
6 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
6 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
7 4 (23.53%) SCOM
7 4 (23.53%) VLAN
7 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
7 4 (23.53%) Change Management
7 4 (23.53%) Nagios
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco
7 4 (23.53%) WAN
7 4 (23.53%) Windows

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) BGP
3 8 (47.06%) VPN
4 7 (41.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (35.29%) DNS
5 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) Ethernet
6 5 (29.41%) MPLS
6 5 (29.41%) OSPF
7 4 (23.53%) VLAN
7 4 (23.53%) WAN
8 3 (17.65%) VoIP
9 2 (11.76%) LAN
10 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (5.88%) DHCP
10 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
10 1 (5.88%) HSRP
10 1 (5.88%) IPsec
10 1 (5.88%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Network Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (58.82%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (11.76%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Server Support
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Support
4 1 (5.88%) Audio Visual Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Technician
4 1 (5.88%) ICT Support
4 1 (5.88%) ICT Technician
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Support Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
1 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (17.65%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Service Design
3 3 (17.65%) Web Filtering
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
4 2 (11.76%) Task Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (5.88%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCNP
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) CCIE
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE Security
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nagios
1 4 (23.53%) SCOM
2 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Juniper
2 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.88%) Avaya
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Meraki
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Sophos
4 1 (5.88%) VMware