The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 66 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Network Security 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.67% 0.67% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 5.56% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £500 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +19.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +121.05%
Network Security
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
120 108 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.33% 12.01% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 61 60
Median daily rate £313 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.69% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.32 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £100.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 16 (80.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) Wireless
3 9 (45.00%) CISSP
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco
4 8 (40.00%) PKI
4 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (35.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (35.00%) OWASP
5 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (35.00%) SSL
5 7 (35.00%) SIEM
6 5 (25.00%) CESG
6 5 (25.00%) ISSAP
6 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (20.00%) OSPF
7 4 (20.00%) VoIP
7 4 (20.00%) DNS
7 4 (20.00%) CCNP
7 4 (20.00%) CCNA
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Juniper
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Data Centre

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (5.00%) Mule
1 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) Wireless
3 7 (35.00%) SSL
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (20.00%) DNS
5 4 (20.00%) OSPF
5 4 (20.00%) VoIP
5 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (15.00%) BGP
6 3 (15.00%) DHCP
6 3 (15.00%) Internet
6 3 (15.00%) IPsec
7 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.00%) Extranet
8 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (5.00%) LAN
8 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.00%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Security Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Network Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Check Point Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CakePHP
1 1 (5.00%) RSS
1 1 (5.00%) Symfony
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) PKI
2 5 (25.00%) CESG
3 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (5.00%) Blog
5 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 7 (35.00%) OWASP
1 7 (35.00%) SIEM
2 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Demand Management
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) SEO
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) ISSAP
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) CCDP
4 3 (15.00%) JNCIA
4 3 (15.00%) JNCIP
5 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (10.00%) CISM
5 2 (10.00%) CISMP
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) CISA
6 1 (5.00%) CLAS
6 1 (5.00%) CREST Certified
6 1 (5.00%) GCIA
6 1 (5.00%) GSEC
6 1 (5.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.00%) Nmap
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (20.00%) Juniper
4 3 (15.00%) Dell
4 3 (15.00%) F5
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Nokia
5 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) Meraki
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.00%) Qualys
5 1 (5.00%) Zend