The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 51 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 6 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.15% 2.40% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 10.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £510 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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 Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
90 66 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.31% 22.60% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 14
Average daily rate £350 £325 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -30.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -48.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Gloucester -5 1 £313 -38.72%
Cirencester - - - -
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Network Design
5 2 (25.00%) BGP
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) CCSP
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (12.50%) DMZ
6 1 (12.50%) CCNA
6 1 (12.50%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) CISSP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) MPLS
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) DMZ
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Perimeter Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNP
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) CCSP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) CISM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CWNA
4 1 (12.50%) CCSA
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
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