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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 72 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 4 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.44% 1.52% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 12.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
- +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £19.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+123.47% -43.70%
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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
80 100 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.85% 12.64% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 62 28
Average daily rate £370 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 6
Average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -55.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.16 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £22.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Juniper
3 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
4 5 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (38.46%) Computer Security
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
4 5 (38.46%) ArcSight
4 5 (38.46%) SIEM
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) Military
4 5 (38.46%) Web Design
4 5 (38.46%) Computer Forensics
4 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 4 (30.77%) OSPF
5 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) LDAP
6 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
6 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 3 (23.08%) PHP
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) MySQL
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Linux

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) Apache
1 3 (23.08%) nginx
1 3 (23.08%) Confluence
1 3 (23.08%) MediaWiki
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) OSPF
3 4 (30.77%) EIGRP
4 3 (23.08%) LDAP
4 3 (23.08%) BGP
4 3 (23.08%) IPv6
4 3 (23.08%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) NX-OS
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) MySQL
1 3 (23.08%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Hudson
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (38.46%) Military
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Network Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Wiki
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (23.08%) Debian
1 3 (23.08%) Ubuntu
1 3 (23.08%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Web Design
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Forensics
1 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 5 (38.46%) Computer Security
1 5 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
1 5 (38.46%) SIEM
2 3 (23.08%) Build Automation
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Database Theory
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database Theory
2 3 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (23.08%) Data Modelling
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
1 3 (23.08%) PHP
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) Ruby
1 3 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Samba
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) Postfix
1 3 (23.08%) XenServer
1 3 (23.08%) iptables
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) ZABBIX
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (15.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) Juniper
3 5 (38.46%) SolarWinds
3 5 (38.46%) ArcSight
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Fujitsu
5 2 (15.38%) BT
6 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft