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 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 40 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing Network Security 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.69% 0.67% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 4.88% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£405 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £125.00
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 Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 22.68% 13.80% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 15
Average daily rate £400 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -57.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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
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 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
Maidstone - 2 £405 - 4
Sevenoaks - - - -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) HP
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