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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 44 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.60% 0.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 3.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.23 £21.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+96.41% -36.29%
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
17 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.14% 8.36% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 5
Average daily rate £350 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.60 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 4 August 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -3 1 - - 1
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint