The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
South East / Hampshire
Rank 75 72 100
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +28
Contract jobs citing Network Security 33 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.91% 2.51% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.40% 9.75% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 13
Median daily rate £450 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
- +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £43.73 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-61.12% +2.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
446 472 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 25.78% 25.75% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 296 199
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 42
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £55.00 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Southampton +1 9 £425 +54.54% 5
Fareham -10 5 £600 -
Basingstoke +6 3 £464 +15.87% 1
Hook +1 1 - -
Farnborough -4 1 £475 +15.15%
Havant -7 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £275 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 39 (65.00%) Cisco
1 39 (65.00%) Firewall
2 25 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 18 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (28.33%) DNS
4 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
5 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 14 (23.33%) Load Balancing
6 14 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (23.33%) SSL
6 14 (23.33%) LAN
6 14 (23.33%) Linux
7 13 (21.67%) CCNA
7 13 (21.67%) PCI DSS
8 12 (20.00%) CCNP
9 11 (18.33%) Information Security
9 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
10 10 (16.67%) F5
10 10 (16.67%) Citrix
10 10 (16.67%) WAN
11 9 (15.00%) Dell
11 9 (15.00%) Management Information System
11 9 (15.00%) Wireless
11 9 (15.00%) SIEM
11 9 (15.00%) NetScaler
11 9 (15.00%) Extreme Networks
12 8 (13.33%) Email Filtering
12 8 (13.33%) Web Filtering
12 8 (13.33%) Regular Expression
12 8 (13.33%) Kalman Filter

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) IaaS
1 2 (3.33%) PaaS
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (65.00%) Firewall
2 17 (28.33%) DNS
3 14 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (23.33%) LAN
3 14 (23.33%) SSL
4 10 (16.67%) WAN
5 9 (15.00%) NetScaler
5 9 (15.00%) Wireless
6 8 (13.33%) DHCP
6 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (11.67%) Internet
7 7 (11.67%) MPLS
8 6 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (8.33%) Ethernet
9 5 (8.33%) ICMP
9 5 (8.33%) IPsec
9 5 (8.33%) PSTN
9 5 (8.33%) SNMP
9 5 (8.33%) VPN
9 5 (8.33%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
1 3 (5.00%) Legal
2 2 (3.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.33%) Law
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 21 (35.00%) Security Engineer
3 18 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Network Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Network Architect
8 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Network Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Network Project Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) Regular Expression
2 5 (8.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
3 1 (1.67%) CSS3
3 1 (1.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.67%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.67%) Cryptography
4 4 (6.67%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.33%) CMDB
5 2 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.33%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.67%) DataPower
6 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Solaris
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Load Balancing
2 11 (18.33%) Information Security
3 9 (15.00%) SIEM
4 8 (13.33%) Email Filtering
4 8 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (13.33%) Web Filtering
5 7 (11.67%) Change Management
5 7 (11.67%) ITIL
5 7 (11.67%) Network Management
6 6 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (8.33%) Capacity Management
7 5 (8.33%) Computer Security
7 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
7 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.33%) Project Management
7 5 (8.33%) Security Patching
8 3 (5.00%) Information Security Management
8 3 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.00%) Security Management
8 3 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C#
1 1 (1.67%) Java
1 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (28.33%) Security Cleared
3 15 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 13 (21.67%) CCNA
5 12 (20.00%) CCNP
6 3 (5.00%) CISSP
6 3 (5.00%) Degree
7 2 (3.33%) CCDP
7 2 (3.33%) CCSP
7 2 (3.33%) CISM
7 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) CCIE
8 1 (1.67%) CCSE
8 1 (1.67%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) PCI DSS
2 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (5.00%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.67%) PA-DSS
4 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) vCloud
1 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 39 (65.00%) Cisco
2 25 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 10 (16.67%) Citrix
3 10 (16.67%) F5
4 9 (15.00%) Dell
4 9 (15.00%) Extreme Networks
5 8 (13.33%) VMware
6 7 (11.67%) Palo Alto
7 6 (10.00%) HP
7 6 (10.00%) Juniper
8 5 (8.33%) Cyberoam
9 4 (6.67%) ProCurve
10 3 (5.00%) IBM
11 2 (3.33%) Intel Security
11 2 (3.33%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.33%) Splunk
11 2 (3.33%) Tripwire
12 1 (1.67%) Aruba
12 1 (1.67%) Foundry