Period
to 21 January 2019

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 6 months to 21 January 2019 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
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 77 72
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 12 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.28% 2.60% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.65% 14.83% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 23
Oxfordshire median daily rate £600 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% +21.43% -
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £16.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +48.72% -39.09% -26.67%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 103 209 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.98% 17.53% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 168 119
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% -4.69% +23.08%
10th Percentile £213 £170 £243
90th Percentile £575 £515 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 19
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +22.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.94 £12.15
90th Percentile £34.25 £122.13 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £17.44 £22.50
% change year-on-year +26.16% -22.50% -30.77%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +18 7 £600 +41.18%
Kidlington +4 1 £513 +6.49%
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Identity Management
4 4 (33.33%) CISM
4 4 (33.33%) SAML
4 4 (33.33%) CISSP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Aerospace
4 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 4 (33.33%) Cryptography
4 4 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (33.33%) CEH
4 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) PKI
4 4 (33.33%) OAuth
4 4 (33.33%) PaaS
4 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 4 (33.33%) Office 365
4 4 (33.33%) GitHub
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 4 (33.33%) DevOps

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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (33.33%) GitHub
3 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (33.33%) Office 365
3 4 (33.33%) PaaS
4 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) GitLab
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 4 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Information Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Security Solutions Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) OAuth
1 4 (33.33%) OAuth2
1 4 (33.33%) SAML
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 4 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
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%) 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 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CEH
1 4 (33.33%) CISM
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) VMware