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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 61 58 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Security 11 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.26% 0.69% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.32% 8.82% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £401 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+65.35% +15.45%
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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
118 68 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.47% 7.80% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 36 43
Average daily rate £400 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.55 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.22% -46.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.04 £11.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.72 £20.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) OSPF
3 7 (58.33%) EIGRP
4 6 (50.00%) BGP
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) IPv6
4 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Apache
4 6 (50.00%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) PHP
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 6 (50.00%) LDAP
4 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (50.00%) IPsec
4 6 (50.00%) Samba
4 6 (50.00%) Debian
4 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Subversion
4 6 (50.00%) CentOS
4 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (50.00%) ZABBIX

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
1 6 (50.00%) nginx
1 6 (50.00%) Confluence
1 6 (50.00%) MediaWiki
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) OSPF
3 7 (58.33%) EIGRP
4 6 (50.00%) LDAP
4 6 (50.00%) IPsec
4 6 (50.00%) BGP
4 6 (50.00%) IPv6
5 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) Fast Ethernet
5 1 (8.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
1 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Subversion
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (50.00%) Hudson
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (50.00%) Debian
2 6 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 6 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 6 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (50.00%) Build Automation
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps
1 6 (50.00%) Database Theory
1 6 (50.00%) Relational Database Theory
2 3 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
1 6 (50.00%) PHP
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) Ruby
1 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Samba
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (50.00%) Postfix
1 6 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) ZABBIX
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (41.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Fujitsu
3 2 (16.67%) BT
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper