The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 114 129 121
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 27 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 0.72% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.83% 5.56% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 22
Median daily rate £425 £375 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £343 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £40.73 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £40.73 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-59.48% +38.06%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
345 414 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.74% 12.99% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 233 295
Median daily rate £330 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 65
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +65.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £17.00 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +3 12 £463 +54.16% 3
Bristol +6 10 £575 +53.33% 2
Dorset -2 3 £315 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 40 (78.43%) Firewall
2 25 (49.02%) Cisco
3 15 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 15 (29.41%) Wireless
4 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
4 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
5 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
5 13 (25.49%) LAN
5 13 (25.49%) WAN
5 13 (25.49%) VPN
6 12 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (21.57%) CCNP
7 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (19.61%) SSL
9 9 (17.65%) Information Security
9 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
9 9 (17.65%) PCI DSS
10 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (15.69%) ITIL
10 8 (15.69%) BGP
10 8 (15.69%) OSPF
10 8 (15.69%) Juniper
11 7 (13.73%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (13.73%) OWASP
11 7 (13.73%) PKI
11 7 (13.73%) Palo Alto
11 7 (13.73%) SIEM
11 7 (13.73%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (11.76%) F5
12 6 (11.76%) CISSP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) Drupal
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.96%) Mule
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (78.43%) Firewall
2 15 (29.41%) Wireless
3 13 (25.49%) LAN
3 13 (25.49%) VPN
3 13 (25.49%) WAN
4 12 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (19.61%) SSL
6 8 (15.69%) BGP
6 8 (15.69%) OSPF
7 7 (13.73%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (9.80%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (7.84%) DHCP
10 4 (7.84%) DNS
10 4 (7.84%) Internet
10 4 (7.84%) IPsec
10 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
11 3 (5.88%) VoIP
12 2 (3.92%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (3.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (11.76%) Banking
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.96%) Military
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Analyst
1 11 (21.57%) Architect
2 10 (19.61%) Network Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Security Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Security Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Network Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Tester
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Network Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
1 3 (5.88%) AppFabric
1 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 3 (5.88%) WCF
1 3 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) HTML5
2 1 (1.96%) J2EE
2 1 (1.96%) jQuery
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.73%) PKI
3 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
4 4 (7.84%) CESG
4 4 (7.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (7.84%) iPad
4 4 (7.84%) Reference Data
4 4 (7.84%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.96%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.96%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Unix
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) CentOS
3 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Information Security
2 8 (15.69%) ITIL
3 7 (13.73%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (13.73%) OWASP
3 7 (13.73%) SIEM
4 6 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (9.80%) Network Management
5 5 (9.80%) Security Architecture
5 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.84%) Data Security
6 4 (7.84%) Defect Management
6 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.84%) Security Operations
6 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.84%) Threat Modelling
7 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.88%) ETL
7 3 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) Java
1 2 (3.92%) Perl
1 2 (3.92%) Python
1 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.96%) PHP
2 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) SC Cleared
1 14 (27.45%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.57%) CCNP
2 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (11.76%) CCNA
3 6 (11.76%) CISSP
4 4 (7.84%) CISM
4 4 (7.84%) CREST Certified
4 4 (7.84%) ISEB
5 3 (5.88%) CCDP
5 3 (5.88%) CHECK Team Member
5 3 (5.88%) ISSAP
5 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.88%) JNCIA
5 3 (5.88%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.92%) CISMP
6 2 (3.92%) Degree
6 2 (3.92%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.92%) PMP
7 1 (1.96%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.65%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.84%) SLA
3 2 (3.92%) QA
4 1 (1.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) Snort
3 1 (1.96%) Samba
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (9.80%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (5.88%) Puppet
4 2 (3.92%) Ansible
4 2 (3.92%) Nessus
5 1 (1.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.96%) Nagios
5 1 (1.96%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.96%) Nmap
5 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (49.02%) Cisco
2 15 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 8 (15.69%) Juniper
4 7 (13.73%) Palo Alto
5 6 (11.76%) F5
5 6 (11.76%) Intel Security
6 5 (9.80%) Splunk
6 5 (9.80%) VMware
7 4 (7.84%) HP
7 4 (7.84%) Nokia
7 4 (7.84%) Sourcefire
8 3 (5.88%) CA
8 3 (5.88%) Dell
8 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.96%) Brocade
9 1 (1.96%) Google
9 1 (1.96%) IBM
9 1 (1.96%) IronPort
9 1 (1.96%) NetApp
9 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
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