The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Somerset region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 50 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.28% - 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £383 £361
% change year-on-year
+1.30% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-43.70% +12.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.58% 7.18% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 5
Average daily rate £350 £200 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £278 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.54% +2.00%
Network Security
South West

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 23 July 2014. 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 - 1 £413 -
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) MediaWiki
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) IPv6
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Hudson
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Postfix
1 2 (100.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware