Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 25 September 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 - 34
Rank change year-on-year - +34 +14
Contract jobs citing Network Security 2 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.53% - 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% - 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Watford median daily rate £675 - £298
10th Percentile £663 - £254
90th Percentile £688 - £434
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +26.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £15.00

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 Watford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 52 62 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 13.87% 16.02% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 34
Watford median daily rate £400 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £116 £130 £229
90th Percentile £591 £475 £371
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Watford median hourly rate - £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.92% -61.61%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £16.65 £17.50
% change year-on-year -0.92% -4.84% -18.70%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Watford

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Watford region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) DNA

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) CTI
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) DNA
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Re-Platforming
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods