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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 57 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing Network Security 17 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.82% 0.33% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.76% 3.53% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 10
Median daily rate £550 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 - £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.73 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +130.15%
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
158 85 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.93% 9.36% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 54 62
Median daily rate £365 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £120 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £76.40 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 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 22 (78.57%) Firewall
2 14 (50.00%) Cisco
3 13 (46.43%) CheckPoint
4 11 (39.29%) Wireless
5 10 (35.71%) Service Delivery
5 10 (35.71%) CISSP
5 10 (35.71%) Finance
5 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
6 9 (32.14%) PKI
7 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 8 (28.57%) Nokia
7 8 (28.57%) SSL
7 8 (28.57%) SLA
7 8 (28.57%) SIEM
7 8 (28.57%) F5
7 8 (28.57%) Demand Management
8 7 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (25.00%) OWASP
9 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 6 (21.43%) VPN
10 5 (17.86%) CCNA
10 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (17.86%) Juniper
10 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (17.86%) ISSAP
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (14.29%) JNCIA

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 (3.57%) Mule
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) Firewall
2 11 (39.29%) Wireless
3 8 (28.57%) SSL
4 6 (21.43%) VPN
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (14.29%) DNS
6 4 (14.29%) Internet
6 4 (14.29%) IPsec
6 4 (14.29%) OSPF
6 4 (14.29%) VoIP
7 3 (10.71%) BGP
7 3 (10.71%) DHCP
7 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.57%) Extranet
8 1 (3.57%) LAN
8 1 (3.57%) MPLS
8 1 (3.57%) TACACS
8 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
1 10 (35.71%) Security Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Network Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Network Security Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Check Point Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Firewall Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Security Architect
6 3 (10.71%) Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Network Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) CakePHP
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) OpenCL
1 1 (3.57%) RSS
1 1 (3.57%) Symfony
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
1 1 (3.57%) XML
1 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 9 (32.14%) PKI
3 4 (14.29%) CESG
4 2 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.57%) Blog
5 1 (3.57%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Social Media
5 1 (3.57%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Service Delivery
2 8 (28.57%) Demand Management
2 8 (28.57%) SIEM
3 7 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (25.00%) OWASP
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
5 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Threat Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) CRM
7 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.57%) ERP
7 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.57%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.57%) ITSM
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) CISSP
2 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) CCNA
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (17.86%) ISSAP
5 4 (14.29%) CCNP
5 4 (14.29%) JNCIA
6 3 (10.71%) CCDP
6 3 (10.71%) JNCIP
7 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (7.14%) CISM
7 2 (7.14%) CISMP
7 2 (7.14%) Degree
7 2 (7.14%) GCIA
7 2 (7.14%) SANS
8 1 (3.57%) CREST Certified
8 1 (3.57%) CRISC
8 1 (3.57%) GCIH
8 1 (3.57%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.57%) Nessus
1 1 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (3.57%) Nmap
1 1 (3.57%) Puppet
1 1 (3.57%) RSA enVision
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) CheckPoint
3 8 (28.57%) F5
3 8 (28.57%) Nokia
4 5 (17.86%) Juniper
5 3 (10.71%) Dell
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) ArcSight
6 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.57%) Google
7 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
7 1 (3.57%) Meraki
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) Qualys
7 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.57%) Splunk
7 1 (3.57%) Zend