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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 66 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Network Security 3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% 1.08% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.26% 9.68% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.84% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -51.53%
Network Security
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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
92 93 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.62% 11.16% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 26
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 5
Average hourly rate £22.88 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £16.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £18.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 (78.57%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) LAN
3 7 (50.00%) WAN
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) VPN
4 6 (42.86%) OSPF
4 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
5 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (35.71%) IPsec
5 5 (35.71%) Samba
5 5 (35.71%) Debian
5 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) Subversion
5 5 (35.71%) Ruby
5 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
5 5 (35.71%) BGP
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
5 5 (35.71%) IPv6
5 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Apache
5 5 (35.71%) Perl
5 5 (35.71%) PHP
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) MySQL
5 5 (35.71%) LDAP
5 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) nginx
1 5 (35.71%) Confluence
1 5 (35.71%) MediaWiki
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) LAN
2 7 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) VPN
3 6 (42.86%) OSPF
3 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 5 (35.71%) IPsec
4 5 (35.71%) BGP
4 5 (35.71%) IPv6
4 5 (35.71%) LDAP
5 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) Fast Ethernet
6 1 (7.14%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Subversion
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
1 5 (35.71%) Hudson
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (21.43%) Military
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Network Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Wiki
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Debian
2 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
1 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
1 5 (35.71%) Build Automation
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
1 5 (35.71%) Database Theory
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database Theory
2 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Forensics
3 3 (21.43%) Network Design
3 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (21.43%) Web Design
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Security
3 3 (21.43%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Ruby
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
1 5 (35.71%) PHP
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Samba
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (35.71%) Postfix
1 5 (35.71%) XenServer
1 5 (35.71%) iptables
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) ZABBIX
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Salt
2 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
4 3 (21.43%) ArcSight
5 2 (14.29%) Fujitsu
5 2 (14.29%) BT
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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