Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Network Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security Management over the 6 months to 23 November 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 Management
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 882 876 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - -
Contract jobs citing Network Security Management 5 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.014% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.006% 0.017% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 0
UK median daily rate £475 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 -
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
UK median hourly rate £14.41 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.41 - -

Network Security Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Network Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security Management in the UK

Network Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security Management in the UK

Network Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security Management in the UK

Network Security Management
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Management within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +38 5 £475 -5.00%
Midlands +30 5 £475 +48.44%
England +6 5 £475 +2.70%
West Midlands - 5 £475 -

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Network Security Management.

1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Security Management
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (60.00%) iptables
2 3 (60.00%) PABX
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Metasploit
2 3 (60.00%) Postfix
2 3 (60.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Samba
2 3 (60.00%) Nessus
2 3 (60.00%) Nmap
2 3 (60.00%) Squid
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (60.00%) NEC
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms

Network Security Management
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (60.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 3 (60.00%) GSM
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) PABX
2 3 (60.00%) PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) ICT Support
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Officer
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Officer
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (40.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (40.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE Security
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CEH
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) GCIA
1 2 (40.00%) GIAC
1 2 (40.00%) GSEC
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) iptables
1 3 (60.00%) Postfix
1 3 (60.00%) Samba
1 3 (60.00%) Squid
2 2 (40.00%) Snort
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (60.00%) Nessus
1 3 (60.00%) Nmap
2 2 (40.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) NEC
2 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Lancope
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware