Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 62 76
Rank change year-on-year +4 +14 -17
Contract jobs citing Network Security 12 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.87% 1.71% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.77% 11.22% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 3
Oxford median daily rate £600 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -1.54% -1.52%
Oxfordshire median daily rate £600 £320 £363
% change year-on-year +87.50% -11.72% +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 94 98 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 14.62% 15.26% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 75 71
Oxford median daily rate £368 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £166 £263
90th Percentile £578 £533 £550
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Oxford median hourly rate £17.50 £18.15 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.59% +22.03% +8.18%
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.22 £11.89
90th Percentile £29.33 £22.90 £17.06
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.25 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.28% +11.43% -33.33%

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 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Oxford

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 4 (33.33%) CISM
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) CISSP
3 4 (33.33%) SAML
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) GCP
3 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) OAuth
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) Aerospace
3 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 4 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (33.33%) CEH
3 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) PaaS
3 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (33.33%) SIEM

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (33.33%) GitHub
2 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 4 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) BGP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 2 (16.67%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) GitLab
General
1 4 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Information Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Security Solutions Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Technician
3 2 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) IT Technician
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Mac Technician
3 2 (16.67%) Server Technician
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) OAuth
1 4 (33.33%) OAuth2
1 4 (33.33%) SAML
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 4 (33.33%) PKI
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps
1 4 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
1 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
1 4 (33.33%) Information Security
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (33.33%) Internal Audit
1 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Privileged Identity Management
1 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 4 (33.33%) SABSA
1 4 (33.33%) SDLC
1 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 4 (33.33%) SIEM
1 4 (33.33%) Threat Management
1 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) CEH
2 4 (33.33%) CISM
2 4 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) GCP
1 4 (33.33%) GDPR
2 2 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (16.67%) Juniper
3 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 2 (16.67%) SolarWinds
3 2 (16.67%) VMware