Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 72 78
Rank change year-on-year +30 +6 +15
Contract jobs citing Network Security 13 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.26% 1.47% 2.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.44% 11.51% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 24
Oxfordshire median daily rate £388 £600 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.42% +41.18% +23.64%
10th Percentile £213 £327 £152
90th Percentile £444 £600 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £475 £463
% change year-on-year -10.53% +2.70% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £19.39 £16.75
% change year-on-year +183.72% +15.73% -39.09%

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 90 139 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.63% 12.78% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 102 159
Oxfordshire median daily rate £275 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% - -
10th Percentile £141 £250 £174
90th Percentile £476 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.43% -23.91% +15.00%
10th Percentile £14.00 £16.21 £13.57
90th Percentile £130.50 £38.75 £84.25
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £22.35 £17.00
% change year-on-year +56.62% +31.46% -32.00%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +20 8 £250 -58.33% 2
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) CheckPoint
3 11 (84.62%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) VLAN
5 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
5 6 (46.15%) Azure
5 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (46.15%) Palo Alto
5 6 (46.15%) Network Virtualisation
5 6 (46.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 6 (46.15%) OSPF
5 6 (46.15%) IPsec
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) LAN
6 5 (38.46%) WAN
6 5 (38.46%) VPN
7 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (30.77%) Qualys
7 4 (30.77%) Meraki
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
8 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
8 3 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (23.08%) Public Sector
8 3 (23.08%) Change Management
8 3 (23.08%) Information Security
9 2 (15.38%) BGP
9 2 (15.38%) EIGRP

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Azure
1 6 (46.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) VLAN
3 6 (46.15%) IPsec
3 6 (46.15%) OSPF
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (15.38%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
7 1 (7.69%) MPLS
7 1 (7.69%) SSL
7 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 3 (23.08%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Network Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Desktop Support
4 4 (30.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Network Support
4 4 (30.77%) Network Support Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Network Virtualisation
1 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) Python
1 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) CheckPoint
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Palo Alto
4 4 (30.77%) Meraki
4 4 (30.77%) Qualys
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) NETGEAR
5 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
5 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard