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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 33 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.43% 1.69% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 13.79% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £393 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £397 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £42.46 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +107.40%
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
24 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.26% 12.24% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 24
Median daily rate £400 £190 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -47.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £110 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 6
Median hourly rate £25.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.50 £35.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £49.19 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 £393 - 3
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (58.33%) Nagios
3 7 (58.33%) NetApp
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 7 (58.33%) Samba
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Perl
3 7 (58.33%) J2EE
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Unix
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Python
3 7 (58.33%) MQSeries
3 7 (58.33%) LDAP
3 7 (58.33%) FTP
3 7 (58.33%) HTTP
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) HTTPS
3 7 (58.33%) IPsec
3 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) NAS
3 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
3 7 (58.33%) Puppet
3 7 (58.33%) F5
3 7 (58.33%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (50.00%) iPad

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 7 (58.33%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) FTP
2 7 (58.33%) HTTP
2 7 (58.33%) HTTPS
2 7 (58.33%) IPsec
2 7 (58.33%) LDAP
2 7 (58.33%) NAS
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 6 (50.00%) tcpdump
3 6 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) DMZ
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (8.33%) Nortel Meridian
5 1 (8.33%) PBX
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) BCP
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Perl
1 7 (58.33%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Samba
1 7 (58.33%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Nagios
1 7 (58.33%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 7 (58.33%) F5
2 7 (58.33%) NetApp
2 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Nortel