The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.65% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£508 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -45.31%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.22% 11.32% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
Average daily rate £490 £343 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.06% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £316 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £458 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Average hourly rate £41.50 £46.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.78% +48.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £27.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Nessus
3 3 (37.50%) Nmap
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) SABSA
5 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) JSP 440
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (12.50%) XML

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (37.50%) Internet
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) SABSA
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) E-business
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Nessus
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec