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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 39 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.45% - 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.52% - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+65.35% +15.45%
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 26 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.27% 13.83% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 24
Average daily rate £450 £386 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% +127.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £259 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £411 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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
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Job
Vacancies
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Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
2 5 (45.45%) F5
3 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (36.36%) Network Design
3 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) Legal
5 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
5 2 (18.18%) NetScout
5 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 2 (18.18%) Junos
5 2 (18.18%) CCIE
5 2 (18.18%) OSPF
5 2 (18.18%) McAfee
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 1 (9.09%) SLA
6 1 (9.09%) Linux

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (18.18%) Junos
3 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Consultant
2 7 (63.64%) Security Consultant
3 6 (54.55%) Security Engineer
4 4 (36.36%) IT Security Engineer
4 4 (36.36%) IT Security Consultant
4 4 (36.36%) IT Consultant
5 3 (27.27%) Network Consultant
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
6 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
7 1 (9.09%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Network Design
1 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
1 5 (45.45%) F5
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) McAfee
3 2 (18.18%) NetScout
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) TippingPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Nokia
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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