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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 47 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 3 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.69% 4.36% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 21.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.84% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -51.53%
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
49 73 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.26% 19.89% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 50 36
Average daily rate £435 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -52.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 2015. 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 -10 2 - - 1
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (37.50%) VoIP
4 6 (37.50%) CMS
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 4 (25.00%) CCNA
6 4 (25.00%) Juniper
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (25.00%) Network Design
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) Clustering
7 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
8 2 (12.50%) Wiki
8 2 (12.50%) Build Automation
8 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
8 2 (12.50%) Postfix
8 2 (12.50%) XenServer
8 2 (12.50%) nginx
8 2 (12.50%) Confluence
8 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) nginx
2 2 (12.50%) Confluence
2 2 (12.50%) MediaWiki
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 6 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) LDAP
5 2 (12.50%) MPLS
5 2 (12.50%) OSPF
5 2 (12.50%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 2 (12.50%) IPv6
5 2 (12.50%) IPsec
6 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
6 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Hudson
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Project Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Support
2 2 (12.50%) Network Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C++/Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Wiki
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) CentOS
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Debian
3 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Network Design
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Build Automation
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) CWNA
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) Postfix
2 2 (12.50%) XenServer
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) iptables
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) ZABBIX
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Dell