The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 47 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.29% 0.34% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 2.70% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£350 £413 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +106.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £383
% change year-on-year
- -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +37.20%
Network Security
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.49% 12.59% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 12
Average daily rate £238 £250 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £38.00 £14.50 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.06% -0.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £14.00 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £15.00 £15.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.48%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 March 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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Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (66.67%) NHS
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Fast Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Fast Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco