The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 28 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.27% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 4.35% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £393 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
-4.93% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +56.42%
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 Dorset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.77% 10.95% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 16
Average daily rate £393 £195 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.28% -53.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £115 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £45.75 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security across the Dorset region.

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Dorset region.

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 5 £393 - 1
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) NetApp
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Nagios
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) MQSeries
3 4 (57.14%) LDAP
3 4 (57.14%) FTP
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) NAS
3 4 (57.14%) IPsec
3 4 (57.14%) Samba
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
4 3 (42.86%) iPad

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (57.14%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) FTP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
2 4 (57.14%) IPsec
2 4 (57.14%) LDAP
2 4 (57.14%) NAS
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
3 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) DMZ
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel Meridian
4 1 (14.29%) PBX
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Load Balancing
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) HND
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Samba
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Nagios
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
1 5 (71.43%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) NetApp
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Nortel
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
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