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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 49 29
Rank change year-on-year +13 -20  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 25 5 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.44% 1.00% 5.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.09% 6.94% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 26
Median daily rate £375 £400 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.88% +12.50%  

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 89 72 120
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 15.81% 14.43% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 59 67
Median daily rate £425 £250 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £349 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £23.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £26.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +7 16 £375 +66.66% 1
Kidlington - 2 £375 -
Banbury - 1 - -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 27 (75.00%) Juniper
2 26 (72.22%) Palo Alto
3 22 (61.11%) Firewall
4 17 (47.22%) Kalman Filter
5 16 (44.44%) Brocade
6 15 (41.67%) Cisco
6 15 (41.67%) Web Filtering
7 14 (38.89%) WAN
8 13 (36.11%) Data Centre
9 10 (27.78%) F5
9 10 (27.78%) NetScaler
9 10 (27.78%) Load Balancing
9 10 (27.78%) Problem Management
10 9 (25.00%) HIPAA
10 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
10 9 (25.00%) Linux
10 9 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (22.22%) SSL
11 8 (22.22%) Intel Security
11 8 (22.22%) LAN
11 8 (22.22%) VPN
11 8 (22.22%) Blue Coat
11 8 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (22.22%) JNCIP
12 7 (19.44%) JNCIA
12 7 (19.44%) JNCIS
12 7 (19.44%) CISSP
12 7 (19.44%) Junos
13 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (16.67%) VoIP

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 2 (5.56%) Apache
1 2 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (61.11%) Firewall
2 14 (38.89%) WAN
3 10 (27.78%) NetScaler
4 8 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (22.22%) LAN
4 8 (22.22%) SSL
4 8 (22.22%) VPN
5 7 (19.44%) Junos
6 6 (16.67%) VoIP
7 5 (13.89%) BGP
7 5 (13.89%) DNS
7 5 (13.89%) IPv4
7 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
8 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
8 4 (11.11%) IPv6
9 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 9 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Publishing
3 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Network Engineer
2 25 (69.44%) Network Security Engineer
2 25 (69.44%) Security Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) Juniper Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Brocade Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) WAP
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.11%) Replication
4 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.56%) CCTV
5 2 (5.56%) EPoS
6 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.78%) Clustering
6 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Kalman Filter
2 15 (41.67%) Web Filtering
3 10 (27.78%) Load Balancing
3 10 (27.78%) Problem Management
4 5 (13.89%) DevOps
5 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) CRM
7 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.78%) Application Rationalisation
8 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.78%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) Python
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) VBScript
4 1 (2.78%) C
4 1 (2.78%) C++
4 1 (2.78%) Perl
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) JNCIP
2 7 (19.44%) CISSP
2 7 (19.44%) JNCIA
2 7 (19.44%) JNCIS
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.11%) CCNP
5 2 (5.56%) CCIE
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) JNCIE
5 2 (5.56%) MCSE
5 2 (5.56%) MCTS
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) HIPAA
1 9 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.78%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
2 3 (8.33%) Nagios
2 3 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
3 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Juniper
2 26 (72.22%) Palo Alto
3 16 (44.44%) Brocade
4 15 (41.67%) Cisco
5 10 (27.78%) F5
6 8 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 8 (22.22%) Intel Security
7 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.56%) Adobe
9 2 (5.56%) Apple
9 2 (5.56%) Sophos
9 2 (5.56%) VMware
10 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
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