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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 51 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing Network Security 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.78% 2.32% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 10.14% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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 £29.50 £23.20 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+27.15% -4.32%
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 69 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.54% 22.85% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 14
Average daily rate £300 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 2
Average hourly rate £23.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.87% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +3.57%

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 28 November 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 - 1 - - 1
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 2
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) CESG
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) CCSP
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) CISSP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) DMZ
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) CISM

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) MPLS
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) DMZ
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Perimeter Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) CESG
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Information Security
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) CCSP
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) CWNA
4 1 (14.29%) CCSA
4 1 (14.29%) CCSE
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
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