The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 117 143 162
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +19
Contract jobs citing Network Security 147 103 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.11% 0.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.25% 6.05% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 41
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£375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £226 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -49.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.75 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £37.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+153.96% -38.83%
Network Security
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2028 1702 1636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 20.39% 18.30% 19.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 980 741 680
Average daily rate £350 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 111 168
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Security
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Network Security Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Oxfordshire +23 44 £375 - 1
Surrey +33 39 £375 -16.66% 6
Berkshire -16 30 £376 +3.79% 15
Hampshire -11 15 £347 -8.85% 8
East Sussex - 7 £275 -
Buckinghamshire -11 6 £375 +50.00% 4
Kent -1 3 - - 1
West Sussex -19 2 £50 -90.26% 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 145 (51.60%) Cisco
2 128 (45.55%) Firewall
3 88 (31.32%) CheckPoint
4 83 (29.54%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (27.76%) Linux
6 67 (23.84%) Juniper
7 65 (23.13%) WAN
8 61 (21.71%) LAN
9 57 (20.28%) Cisco ASA
10 55 (19.57%) VPN
10 55 (19.57%) Windows
10 55 (19.57%) CCNP
11 54 (19.22%) F5
12 53 (18.86%) Amazon AWS
13 51 (18.15%) OSPF
14 48 (17.08%) TCP/IP
15 46 (16.37%) SSL
15 46 (16.37%) IPsec
16 45 (16.01%) ITIL
17 44 (15.66%) Security Cleared
18 43 (15.30%) DNS
19 42 (14.95%) VMware
20 41 (14.59%) Telecoms
20 41 (14.59%) CISSP
21 40 (14.23%) Puppet
21 40 (14.23%) DevOps
22 38 (13.52%) Oracle
22 38 (13.52%) Blue Coat
23 37 (13.17%) AWS CloudFormation
24 35 (12.46%) Web Services

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 21 (7.47%) Confluence
2 16 (5.69%) IIS
3 9 (3.20%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.20%) Apache
4 5 (1.78%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.07%) Lync
6 2 (0.71%) MediaWiki
7 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (3.91%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (1.78%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.07%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.85%) RMDS
2 3 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (18.86%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (13.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 16 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.14%) PaaS
4 6 (2.14%) IaaS
5 4 (1.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.07%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.07%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.07%) SaaS
7 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 128 (45.55%) Firewall
2 65 (23.13%) WAN
3 61 (21.71%) LAN
4 57 (20.28%) Cisco ASA
5 55 (19.57%) VPN
6 51 (18.15%) OSPF
7 48 (17.08%) TCP/IP
8 46 (16.37%) SSL
8 46 (16.37%) IPsec
9 43 (15.30%) DNS
10 32 (11.39%) BGP
11 30 (10.68%) SAN
12 29 (10.32%) Internet
12 29 (10.32%) Wireless
13 24 (8.54%) DHCP
14 21 (7.47%) VoIP
15 19 (6.76%) RIP
15 19 (6.76%) Wireshark
15 19 (6.76%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (6.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.42%) MongoDB
2 4 (1.42%) DB2
3 3 (1.07%) Big Data
3 3 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.71%) MySQL
5 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.36%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (7.47%) JIRA
2 5 (1.78%) JUnit
3 3 (1.07%) RSpec
4 2 (0.71%) Hudson
4 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.71%) Subversion
5 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (14.59%) Telecoms
2 28 (9.96%) Finance
3 6 (2.14%) Publishing
4 5 (1.78%) Billing
4 5 (1.78%) Marketing
5 4 (1.42%) Electronics
6 3 (1.07%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.07%) Retail
6 3 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.71%) German Language
7 2 (0.71%) Back Office
7 2 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 91 (32.38%) Network Engineer
2 76 (27.05%) Security Engineer
3 56 (19.93%) Network Security Engineer
4 35 (12.46%) Consultant
5 32 (11.39%) Analyst
6 31 (11.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 30 (10.68%) Security Consultant
8 26 (9.25%) Security Analyst
9 22 (7.83%) Network Security Consultant
9 22 (7.83%) Network Analyst
9 22 (7.83%) Developer
9 22 (7.83%) Network Consultant
10 20 (7.12%) Design Engineer
11 18 (6.41%) Network Security Analyst
12 14 (4.98%) Network Design Engineer
12 14 (4.98%) Architect
13 13 (4.63%) Support Engineer
14 12 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (3.91%) Web Developer
15 11 (3.91%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.46%) Web Services
2 14 (4.98%) CSS
2 14 (4.98%) HTML
3 8 (2.85%) Rendezvous
4 5 (1.78%) SAML
4 5 (1.78%) OAuth
4 5 (1.78%) Drools
4 5 (1.78%) OpenID
5 4 (1.42%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.71%) Laravel
6 2 (0.71%) HTML5
6 2 (0.71%) RESTful
6 2 (0.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.71%) Backbone.js
6 2 (0.71%) JSON
6 2 (0.71%) WAP
7 1 (0.36%) boto
7 1 (0.36%) .NET
7 1 (0.36%) J2EE
7 1 (0.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.61%) Enterprise Software
2 21 (7.47%) SecurID
3 15 (5.34%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.91%) Raspberry Pi
5 9 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.85%) Replication
7 4 (1.42%) PKI
7 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.42%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.07%) User Experience
8 3 (1.07%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.71%) Open Source
9 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.71%) Wiki
9 2 (0.71%) DTV
10 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.36%) IVR
10 1 (0.36%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (27.76%) Linux
2 55 (19.57%) Windows
3 31 (11.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (9.25%) UNIX
5 15 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.78%) CentOS
8 4 (1.42%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.42%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.42%) SUSE
8 4 (1.42%) AIX
9 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.71%) Solaris
9 2 (0.71%) VMS
10 1 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.01%) ITIL
2 40 (14.23%) DevOps
3 35 (12.46%) Load Balancing
4 25 (8.90%) Migration
4 25 (8.90%) Change Management
5 24 (8.54%) Information Security
6 22 (7.83%) Service Management
7 21 (7.47%) Time Management
8 20 (7.12%) Validation
9 16 (5.69%) Cyber Security
10 15 (5.34%) Project Management
10 15 (5.34%) eTOM
11 14 (4.98%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (4.63%) Network Architecture
13 12 (4.27%) Demand Forecasting
13 12 (4.27%) Network Management
14 11 (3.91%) OO
14 11 (3.91%) Risk Assessment
14 11 (3.91%) Web Design
14 11 (3.91%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.41%) SQL
2 13 (4.63%) Java
3 9 (3.20%) Perl
4 8 (2.85%) Python
5 7 (2.49%) PHP
5 7 (2.49%) Ruby
6 6 (2.14%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.78%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.42%) C
8 4 (1.42%) C++
9 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.71%) C#
10 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.36%) VB
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (29.54%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (19.57%) CCNP
3 44 (15.66%) Security Cleared
4 41 (14.59%) CISSP
5 35 (12.46%) SC Cleared
6 26 (9.25%) Degree
6 26 (9.25%) CCNA
7 13 (4.63%) CCIE
7 13 (4.63%) DV Cleared
8 7 (2.49%) CCSE
9 6 (2.14%) CCSA
9 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (1.78%) CCDA
10 5 (1.78%) CCDP
11 4 (1.42%) CCSP
12 2 (0.71%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.71%) CISM
12 2 (0.71%) MCSE
12 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.19%) PCI DSS
2 17 (6.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.49%) QA
4 6 (2.14%) SLA
5 4 (1.42%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (7.47%) Active Directory
3 17 (6.05%) vSphere
4 6 (2.14%) Snort
4 6 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.42%) FreeRADIUS
6 4 (1.42%) XenServer
7 3 (1.07%) Firmware
7 3 (1.07%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.71%) Postfix
8 2 (0.71%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.71%) Samba
8 2 (0.71%) iptables
9 1 (0.36%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 40 (14.23%) Puppet
2 14 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (2.85%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.42%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.07%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.07%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (1.07%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.71%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.71%) OpenView
6 2 (0.71%) Netcool
7 1 (0.36%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.36%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.36%) Cacti
7 1 (0.36%) SCOM
7 1 (0.36%) Nmap
7 1 (0.36%) Nessus
Vendors
1 145 (51.60%) Cisco
2 88 (31.32%) CheckPoint
3 67 (23.84%) Juniper
4 54 (19.22%) F5
5 42 (14.95%) VMware
6 38 (13.52%) Oracle
6 38 (13.52%) Blue Coat
7 35 (12.46%) Red Hat
8 33 (11.74%) Microsoft
9 28 (9.96%) Citrix
10 22 (7.83%) Fortinet
10 22 (7.83%) Tufin
11 16 (5.69%) CA
12 14 (4.98%) AlgoSec
12 14 (4.98%) SolarWinds
13 12 (4.27%) NetScout
14 11 (3.91%) Apple
14 11 (3.91%) McAfee
15 10 (3.56%) HP
16 8 (2.85%) LogLogic
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