Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 75 48
Rank change year-on-year +4 -27 +24
Contract jobs citing Network Security 25 11 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.66% 0.87% 3.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.06% 4.47% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 38
Reading median daily rate £453 £408 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.04% -12.83% +13.33%
10th Percentile £304 £338 £228
90th Percentile £600 £538 £549
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £513 £421
% change year-on-year -12.20% +21.66% -6.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 310 246 382
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.56% 19.39% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 126 169
Reading median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +3.36%
10th Percentile £190 £263 £228
90th Percentile £545 £555 £530
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 15
Reading median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -15.56% +28.57%
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £13.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year +20.37% -8.47% -45.37%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Reading

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Reading

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Reading over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Reading

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CCNP
2 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco
3 8 (32.00%) LAN
3 8 (32.00%) WAN
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (24.00%) VoIP
5 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.00%) BCP
5 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 5 (20.00%) Degree
5 5 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
5 5 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 5 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (16.00%) IaaS
6 4 (16.00%) DevOps
6 4 (16.00%) Mandarin Language
6 4 (16.00%) PaaS
6 4 (16.00%) C
7 3 (12.00%) VPN
7 3 (12.00%) WLAN
7 3 (12.00%) Juniper
7 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (16.00%) IaaS
3 4 (16.00%) PaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Firewall
1 8 (32.00%) LAN
1 8 (32.00%) WAN
2 6 (24.00%) VoIP
3 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (12.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) WLAN
5 2 (8.00%) 3GPP
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Firepower
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.00%) IKE
6 1 (4.00%) IPsec
6 1 (4.00%) SMTP
6 1 (4.00%) SNMP
6 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) IT Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Senior IT Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Information Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (4.00%) JSON
2 1 (4.00%) OAuth
2 1 (4.00%) OpenID
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) BCP
1 5 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
1 5 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL V3
1 5 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (16.00%) DevOps
3 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (8.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.00%) MVC
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
4 1 (4.00%) OO
4 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) C
3 2 (8.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (36.00%) CCNP
3 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) CCIE
4 2 (8.00%) CISA
4 2 (8.00%) CISM
4 2 (8.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) CCDE
5 1 (4.00%) CCDP
5 1 (4.00%) CCIE Security
5 1 (4.00%) CEH
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (12.00%) Juniper
2 3 (12.00%) Meraki
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.00%) F5
4 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.00%) Symantec