The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bristol region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 56 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 12 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.52% - 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% - 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £361
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £33.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-36.29% +10.65%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
100 60 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.63% 11.32% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 27 45
Average daily rate £400 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £39.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +57.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £19.00 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £46.00 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +4.61%
Network Security
South West

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 14 (82.35%) WAN
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Ruby
2 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (70.59%) ZABBIX
2 12 (70.59%) nginx
2 12 (70.59%) Bash Shell
2 12 (70.59%) Puppet
2 12 (70.59%) Hudson
2 12 (70.59%) Capacity Planning
2 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
2 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
2 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Apache
2 12 (70.59%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (70.59%) LAMP
2 12 (70.59%) Samba
2 12 (70.59%) Debian
2 12 (70.59%) DevOps
3 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
3 11 (64.71%) VPN
3 11 (64.71%) Postfix
3 11 (64.71%) Ubuntu
4 10 (58.82%) JIRA
4 10 (58.82%) Wiki
4 10 (58.82%) IPsec

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (70.59%) Apache
1 12 (70.59%) nginx
2 10 (58.82%) Confluence
2 10 (58.82%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) WAN
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 12 (70.59%) LAN
3 11 (64.71%) VPN
4 10 (58.82%) IPv6
4 10 (58.82%) OSPF
4 10 (58.82%) BGP
4 10 (58.82%) EIGRP
4 10 (58.82%) LDAP
4 10 (58.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) MySQL
1 10 (58.82%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (58.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) Hudson
1 12 (70.59%) Jenkins
2 11 (64.71%) Git (software)
3 10 (58.82%) Subversion
3 10 (58.82%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Wiki
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
1 12 (70.59%) Debian
2 11 (64.71%) Ubuntu
3 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (29.41%) CentOS
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (70.59%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (70.59%) Capacity Planning
1 12 (70.59%) DevOps
2 10 (58.82%) Data Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Ruby
1 12 (70.59%) Bash Shell
2 10 (58.82%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Perl
2 10 (58.82%) PHP
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Samba
1 12 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (64.71%) Postfix
3 10 (58.82%) XenServer
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (70.59%) ZABBIX
1 12 (70.59%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) Salt
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Red Hat
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Sophos
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
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