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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 21 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing Network Security 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.90% 2.61% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 33.33% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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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
38 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 27.54% 7.83% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 6
Average daily rate £360 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £310 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £418 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Nessus
1 5 (83.33%) Nmap
1 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) SIEM
5 1 (16.67%) SABSA
5 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 3 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) SABSA
3 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco