The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 22 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 / Oxfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 59 50
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 4 3 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.63% 0.51% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.56% 3.70% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 11
Median daily rate £350 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -27.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £315 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £385 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £360 £355
% change year-on-year +18.05% +1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Median hourly rate - - £39.00
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 61 81 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 9.59% 13.73% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 59 72
Median daily rate £350 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% -8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -45.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £11.25 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £32.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Oxfordshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Oxfordshire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Oxfordshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Oxford -1 3 £150 -52.00% 3
Thame -4 1 £350 +7.69%
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 19 (67.86%) Juniper
2 17 (60.71%) Palo Alto
3 12 (42.86%) Firewall
4 11 (39.29%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (35.71%) WAN
6 9 (32.14%) Web Filtering
7 8 (28.57%) VPN
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (25.00%) Brocade
8 7 (25.00%) SQL
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco
9 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
9 6 (21.43%) MySQL
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (21.43%) VoIP
9 6 (21.43%) BGP
9 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
10 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
10 5 (17.86%) JNCIP
10 5 (17.86%) Python
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.86%) DNS
10 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
10 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.86%) F5
10 5 (17.86%) NetScaler
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (10.71%) Apache
1 3 (10.71%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) WAN
3 8 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (28.57%) VPN
4 6 (21.43%) BGP
4 6 (21.43%) VoIP
5 5 (17.86%) DNS
5 5 (17.86%) Ethernet
5 5 (17.86%) NetScaler
5 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
6 4 (14.29%) IPv4
6 4 (14.29%) IPv6
6 4 (14.29%) LAN
6 4 (14.29%) SSL
7 3 (10.71%) Junos
8 1 (3.57%) MPLS
8 1 (3.57%) OSPF
8 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.29%) Publishing
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Network Engineer
2 16 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
2 16 (57.14%) Security Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Officer
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) WAP
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Replication
3 3 (10.71%) CCTV
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) EPoS
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (32.14%) Web Filtering
3 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
3 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.71%) CRM
5 3 (10.71%) Task Automation
6 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
6 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Governance
7 1 (3.57%) Security Operations
7 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) JNCIP
3 4 (14.29%) CCNP
3 4 (14.29%) JNCIA
4 3 (10.71%) CCIE
4 3 (10.71%) CISSP
4 3 (10.71%) JNCIS
5 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) MCSE
5 2 (7.14%) MCTS
5 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCIE Security
6 1 (3.57%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) HIPAA
1 4 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
2 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (14.29%) Puppet
2 3 (10.71%) Nagios
2 3 (10.71%) SCOM
2 3 (10.71%) Tivoli
2 3 (10.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Juniper
2 17 (60.71%) Palo Alto
3 7 (25.00%) Brocade
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) F5
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 4 (14.29%) McAfee
6 3 (10.71%) Adobe
6 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
6 3 (10.71%) Sophos
7 2 (7.14%) Apple
8 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Energus
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago