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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 76 87 108
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +21
Contract jobs citing Network Security 42 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.00% 1.17% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.73% 6.73% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 4
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£345 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +26.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £17.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -45.31%
Network Security
South East

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
481 297 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.96% 17.31% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 168 129
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £180 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £477 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 42
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Southampton -13 6 £315 -21.25% 3
Hook - 3 £250 -
Farnborough - 2 £375 -
Havant - 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £508 -
Romsey - 2 - -
Basingstoke - - - - 2
Eastleigh - - - - 2
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 53 (68.83%) Security Cleared
2 46 (59.74%) SC Cleared
3 43 (55.84%) Cisco
4 36 (46.75%) Firewall
5 30 (38.96%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (29.87%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (28.57%) CheckPoint
8 21 (27.27%) LAN
9 20 (25.97%) CCNP
10 18 (23.38%) WAN
10 18 (23.38%) UNIX
10 18 (23.38%) DV Cleared
11 17 (22.08%) Windows
11 17 (22.08%) Juniper
12 15 (19.48%) SAN
13 14 (18.18%) Linux
14 13 (16.88%) C
14 13 (16.88%) Python
14 13 (16.88%) CCNA
14 13 (16.88%) HP
14 13 (16.88%) OSPF
15 12 (15.58%) TCP/IP
15 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
15 12 (15.58%) Incident Management
16 11 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (14.29%) 3PAR
16 11 (14.29%) Network Management
16 11 (14.29%) Java
17 10 (12.99%) Microsoft

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 36 (46.75%) Firewall
2 30 (38.96%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (27.27%) LAN
4 18 (23.38%) WAN
5 15 (19.48%) SAN
6 13 (16.88%) OSPF
7 12 (15.58%) TCP/IP
8 11 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (11.69%) VLAN
9 9 (11.69%) VPN
10 8 (10.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (9.09%) Internet
12 5 (6.49%) HTTP
12 5 (6.49%) LDAP
12 5 (6.49%) NGN
13 4 (5.19%) IPsec
14 3 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (3.90%) SSL
14 3 (3.90%) EIGRP
14 3 (3.90%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.90%) SQLite
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (9.09%) Military
2 4 (5.19%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 20 (25.97%) Security Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Architect
3 14 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Consultant
5 6 (7.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Security Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Applications Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Security Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Network Security Architect
8 2 (2.60%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) .NET
2 5 (6.49%) Web Services
2 5 (6.49%) Middleware
2 5 (6.49%) JSON
3 3 (3.90%) XML
3 3 (3.90%) REST
3 3 (3.90%) Drools
4 2 (2.60%) XSLT
4 2 (2.60%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.30%) JSP
5 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
1 3 (3.90%) Statistics
1 3 (3.90%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.60%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.30%) Firmware
3 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) UNIX
2 17 (22.08%) Windows
3 14 (18.18%) Linux
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.39%) Mac OS X
6 8 (10.39%) Android
7 1 (1.30%) VMS
7 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Software Engineering
1 12 (15.58%) Incident Management
2 11 (14.29%) Network Management
3 10 (12.99%) Service Delivery
3 10 (12.99%) Service Management
3 10 (12.99%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (11.69%) Time Management
5 8 (10.39%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (9.09%) Network Architecture
6 7 (9.09%) Cyber Security
7 6 (7.79%) SOA
7 6 (7.79%) Information Security
8 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.49%) Network Design
8 5 (6.49%) Migration
8 5 (6.49%) Scrum
8 5 (6.49%) ITIL
8 5 (6.49%) UML
8 5 (6.49%) Change Control
8 5 (6.49%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.88%) C
1 13 (16.88%) Python
2 11 (14.29%) Java
3 5 (6.49%) SQL
3 5 (6.49%) C++
4 3 (3.90%) VBScript
4 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.90%) Golang
Qualifications
1 53 (68.83%) Security Cleared
2 46 (59.74%) SC Cleared
3 23 (29.87%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (25.97%) CCNP
5 18 (23.38%) DV Cleared
6 13 (16.88%) CCNA
7 8 (10.39%) CCSE
8 5 (6.49%) CCIE
8 5 (6.49%) Degree
9 4 (5.19%) CCSA
10 3 (3.90%) MCSE
10 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (2.60%) CCSP
12 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.30%) CISM
12 1 (1.30%) CISSP
12 1 (1.30%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) QA
2 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.90%) COBIT
4 2 (2.60%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.30%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) VMware ESXi
1 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V
1 9 (11.69%) vSphere
2 3 (3.90%) Nmap
2 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) Snort
4 1 (1.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
1 3 (3.90%) Nessus
1 3 (3.90%) SCOM
2 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (55.84%) Cisco
2 22 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 17 (22.08%) Juniper
4 13 (16.88%) HP
5 11 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
7 8 (10.39%) Brocade
8 7 (9.09%) Oracle
9 6 (7.79%) Blue Coat
10 5 (6.49%) Symantec
11 4 (5.19%) Websense
11 4 (5.19%) Nokia
12 3 (3.90%) IBM
12 3 (3.90%) Avaya
12 3 (3.90%) IronPort
12 3 (3.90%) Google
13 2 (2.60%) F5
13 2 (2.60%) McAfee
13 2 (2.60%) VMware
14 1 (1.30%) Sourcefire