Period
to 20 June 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 20 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 50 56
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 -2
Contract jobs citing Network Security 16 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.47% 3.00% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.75% 26.47% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 2
Oxford median daily rate £463 £375 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% +39.53% -28.33%
10th Percentile £141 £150 £222
90th Percentile £500 £475 £311
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +20.00% +3.45% +3.57%
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 81 68 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 12.50% 11.31% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 49 55
Oxford median daily rate £325 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +50.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £159 £150 £146
90th Percentile £500 £525 £445
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £313
% change year-on-year - +36.00% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Oxford median hourly rate £17.50 £14.85 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.85% +6.07% -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.92 £12.79 £11.80
90th Percentile £32.10 £22.06 £32.80
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.25 £14.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year +34.36% -42.69% -16.67%

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 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Oxford

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

1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) DNS
3 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 7 (43.75%) BGP
4 7 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (43.75%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (37.50%) Web Filtering
5 6 (37.50%) Security Operations
5 6 (37.50%) Service Design
6 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
6 5 (31.25%) PMO
6 5 (31.25%) Task Automation
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) Juniper
6 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
6 5 (31.25%) Change Management
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (25.00%) SCOM
7 4 (25.00%) Time Management
7 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (25.00%) Degree

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 4 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) DNS
3 8 (50.00%) VPN
4 7 (43.75%) BGP
4 7 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) VoIP
6 2 (12.50%) DHCP
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Network Security Engineer
1 9 (56.25%) Security Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) IT Support
3 4 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (18.75%) Active Directory Technician
4 3 (18.75%) Audio Visual Technician
4 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
4 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Technician
4 3 (18.75%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (18.75%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (18.75%) IT Technician
4 3 (18.75%) Mac Technician
4 3 (18.75%) Server Support
4 3 (18.75%) Server Support Technician
4 3 (18.75%) Server Technician
4 3 (18.75%) Support Technician
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) CCTV
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (37.50%) Security Operations
2 6 (37.50%) Service Design
2 6 (37.50%) Web Filtering
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 5 (31.25%) Problem Management
3 5 (31.25%) Task Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (25.00%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Privileged Access Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Nagios
1 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Juniper
2 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe
5 1 (6.25%) Sophos