The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 43 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.03% - 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% - 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£400 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
- +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £21.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+97.48% -36.29%
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 Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 57 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.19% 21.59% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 23
Average daily rate £425 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £118 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 29 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
Chatham - 1 £525 -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (25.00%) Lancope
4 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (25.00%) NetScout
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) CCIE
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) CCNP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 1 (12.50%) Junos
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Data Security
1 1 (12.50%) Security Management
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security
1 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 1 (12.50%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) NetScout
3 2 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Lancope
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk
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