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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
South West / Bristol
Rank 60 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Network Security 11 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.32% 1.95% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.02% 13.28% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 7
Median daily rate £375 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £485 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £395 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.79% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £42.46 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-58.19% +11.00%

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
122 128 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.65% 14.65% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 99 68
Median daily rate £370 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +120.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £18.50 £8.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £30.00 £42.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 February 2017, 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 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (40.00%) F5
3 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (35.00%) Nokia
4 7 (35.00%) SLA
5 6 (30.00%) Wireless
5 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (30.00%) Demand Management
5 6 (30.00%) PKI
6 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) OWASP
6 5 (25.00%) SIEM
6 5 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (20.00%) SSL
7 4 (20.00%) CISSP
7 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (10.00%) CISM
9 2 (10.00%) HP
9 2 (10.00%) Unix
9 2 (10.00%) Windows
9 2 (10.00%) Solaris
9 2 (10.00%) Linux

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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) Wireless
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (20.00%) SSL
3 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) Software-Defined Radio
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (5.00%) DMZ
5 1 (5.00%) FWSM
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (10.00%) Avionics
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Security Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Check Point Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (30.00%) PKI
3 2 (10.00%) CESG
3 2 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.00%) FlexPod
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Solaris
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Demand Management
1 6 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (25.00%) OWASP
2 5 (25.00%) SIEM
3 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (10.00%) CISM
3 2 (10.00%) CISMP
3 2 (10.00%) CLAS
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) ISSAP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Nessus
1 2 (10.00%) Nmap
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (40.00%) F5
3 7 (35.00%) Nokia
4 2 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Qualys
4 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) IronPort
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp