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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 106 84 93
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +9
Contract jobs citing Network Security 14 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.66% 1.87% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 8.39% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 14
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£388 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £237 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £454 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -51.53%
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
371 453 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 17.61% 22.26% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 244 151
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 61
Average hourly rate £23.75 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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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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 -5 5 £388 - 3
Basingstoke +8 3 £395 - 2
Portsmouth -3 1 - - 1
Hook -5 1 £347 +12.09%
Winchester -15 1 £388 +12.31%
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 16 (50.00%) Firewall
2 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco
3 13 (40.63%) Windows
4 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 11 (34.38%) CCNA
5 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 9 (28.13%) WAN
7 9 (28.13%) LAN
8 8 (25.00%) McAfee
8 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 8 (25.00%) Wireless
9 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (21.88%) SLA
9 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
10 6 (18.75%) Malware Analysis
10 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
10 6 (18.75%) Reverse Engineering
11 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
11 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (15.63%) IP Telephony
11 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (15.63%) Fault Management
11 5 (15.63%) OSPF
11 5 (15.63%) CCNP
11 5 (15.63%) VoIP
11 5 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (12.50%) EIGRP
12 4 (12.50%) Websense

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) Firewall
2 14 (43.75%) TCP/IP
3 9 (28.13%) LAN
3 9 (28.13%) WAN
4 8 (25.00%) Wireless
5 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (15.63%) IP Telephony
6 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (15.63%) OSPF
6 5 (15.63%) VoIP
7 4 (12.50%) EIGRP
7 4 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.13%) ATM
8 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (3.13%) tcpdump
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (3.13%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.13%) Moq
General
1 1 (3.13%) Electronics
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Network Security Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Network Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Security Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Network Support
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) COM
1 1 (3.13%) CSS
1 1 (3.13%) SOAP
1 1 (3.13%) STL
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
1 1 (3.13%) WCF
1 1 (3.13%) LINQ
1 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Reverse Engineering
1 6 (18.75%) Malware Analysis
2 5 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
2 5 (15.63%) Fault Management
3 4 (12.50%) Network Design
3 4 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (9.38%) Network Management
4 3 (9.38%) SIEM
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Service Management
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Time Management
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security
5 2 (6.25%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) CCNA
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) CCIE
5 1 (3.13%) CISSP
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
2 3 (9.38%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) JSP 440
3 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
1 3 (9.38%) vSphere
1 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.25%) Snort
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco
2 8 (25.00%) McAfee
3 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.50%) Websense
5 3 (9.38%) Nokia
5 3 (9.38%) LogRhythm
5 3 (9.38%) Imperva
5 3 (9.38%) Remedy
5 3 (9.38%) HP
6 2 (6.25%) Sophos
6 2 (6.25%) NetScout
7 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.13%) Proofpoint
7 1 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (3.13%) Splunk
7 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.13%) Lumension
7 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) IBM