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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 61 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Network Security 8 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.94% 0.16% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 1.59% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£419 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-41.53% +1.56%
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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
98 63 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.54% 10.38% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 31 37
Average daily rate £388 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £149 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 16
Average hourly rate £21.50 £39.25 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.22% -4.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.35 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £46.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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
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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) WAN
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Ruby
2 13 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (72.22%) ZABBIX
2 13 (72.22%) nginx
2 13 (72.22%) Bash Shell
2 13 (72.22%) Puppet
2 13 (72.22%) Hudson
2 13 (72.22%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (72.22%) Jenkins
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Apache
2 13 (72.22%) LAN
2 13 (72.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (72.22%) LAMP
2 13 (72.22%) Samba
2 13 (72.22%) Debian
2 13 (72.22%) DevOps
3 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 12 (66.67%) VPN
3 12 (66.67%) Postfix
3 12 (66.67%) Ubuntu
4 11 (61.11%) JIRA
4 11 (61.11%) Wiki
4 11 (61.11%) IPsec

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 13 (72.22%) nginx
1 13 (72.22%) Apache
2 11 (61.11%) Confluence
2 11 (61.11%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) WAN
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 13 (72.22%) LAN
3 12 (66.67%) VPN
4 11 (61.11%) IPsec
4 11 (61.11%) IPv6
4 11 (61.11%) OSPF
4 11 (61.11%) LDAP
4 11 (61.11%) BGP
4 11 (61.11%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) MySQL
1 11 (61.11%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (61.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Hudson
1 13 (72.22%) Jenkins
2 12 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (61.11%) JIRA
3 11 (61.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Wiki
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
1 13 (72.22%) Debian
2 12 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (33.33%) CentOS
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Continuous Integration
1 13 (72.22%) Capacity Planning
1 13 (72.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (72.22%) DevOps
2 11 (61.11%) Data Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Ruby
1 13 (72.22%) Bash Shell
2 11 (61.11%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) Perl
2 11 (61.11%) PHP
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (72.22%) Samba
2 12 (66.67%) Postfix
3 11 (61.11%) XenServer
4 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (72.22%) ZABBIX
1 13 (72.22%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (16.67%) Salt
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
1 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 11 (61.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Sophos
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco