Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 62 72
Rank change year-on-year +5 +10 -14
Contract jobs citing Network Security 9 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.49% 2.59% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.33% 14.63% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 9
Oxford median daily rate £600 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.84% +14.81% +3.85%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £600 £425 £344
% change year-on-year +41.18% +23.64% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 73 123 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 12.11% 17.70% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 100 82
Oxford median daily rate £393 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £220 £170 £216
90th Percentile £600 £525 £550
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Oxford median hourly rate £17.00 - £17.00
10th Percentile £16.25 - £13.88
90th Percentile £18.75 - £20.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -23.91% +15.00% -9.09%

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 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
1 4 (44.44%) SAML
1 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
1 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
1 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
1 4 (44.44%) CISM
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
1 4 (44.44%) Cryptography
1 4 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (44.44%) CEH
1 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (44.44%) PKI
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
1 4 (44.44%) OAuth
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (44.44%) PaaS
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
1 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
1 4 (44.44%) SIEM
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
1 4 (44.44%) GitHub
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
1 4 (44.44%) OAuth2
1 4 (44.44%) SABSA
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
1 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform

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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (44.44%) GitHub
1 4 (44.44%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
1 4 (44.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) GitLab
General
1 4 (44.44%) Aerospace
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Information Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Security Solutions Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Technician
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (22.22%) IT Technician
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Server Support
3 2 (22.22%) Server Support Technician
3 2 (22.22%) Server Technician
3 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) OAuth
1 4 (44.44%) OAuth2
1 4 (44.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
1 4 (44.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Cryptography
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
1 4 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (44.44%) Identity Access Management
1 4 (44.44%) Identity Management
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security
1 4 (44.44%) Internal Audit
1 4 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Privileged Identity Management
1 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
1 4 (44.44%) SABSA
1 4 (44.44%) SDLC
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
1 4 (44.44%) SIEM
1 4 (44.44%) Threat Management
1 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
1 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CEH
1 4 (44.44%) CISM
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) Fortinet