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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 109 96 119
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +23
Contract jobs citing Network Security 33 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.99% 0.54% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 4.72% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 8
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£450 £420 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £348 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £452 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +8.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.23 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £17.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -45.31%
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
550 254 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.58% 11.51% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 133 185
Average daily rate £363 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £452 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 31 61
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Wiltshire +4 19 £497 +18.31% 5
Bristol -16 3 £388 +3.33% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 3
Somerset - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 2
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 61 (81.33%) Firewall
2 48 (64.00%) Cisco
3 32 (42.67%) Juniper
4 31 (41.33%) WAN
5 28 (37.33%) LAN
5 28 (37.33%) OSPF
6 25 (33.33%) F5
7 23 (30.67%) Windows
8 21 (28.00%) BGP
8 21 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (26.67%) Linux
10 19 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
12 17 (22.67%) Telecoms
12 17 (22.67%) VPN
13 16 (21.33%) CCNP
13 16 (21.33%) CheckPoint
14 15 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (18.67%) Jenkins
15 14 (18.67%) Puppet
15 14 (18.67%) Hudson
15 14 (18.67%) ZABBIX
15 14 (18.67%) nginx
15 14 (18.67%) Capacity Planning
15 14 (18.67%) Bash Shell
15 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (18.67%) Ruby
15 14 (18.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (18.67%) Apache
1 14 (18.67%) nginx
2 12 (16.00%) Confluence
2 12 (16.00%) MediaWiki
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
1 4 (5.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
2 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 61 (81.33%) Firewall
2 31 (41.33%) WAN
3 28 (37.33%) LAN
3 28 (37.33%) OSPF
4 21 (28.00%) BGP
4 21 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (22.67%) VPN
6 15 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (18.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 14 (18.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 13 (17.33%) EIGRP
9 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
9 12 (16.00%) LDAP
9 12 (16.00%) IPv6
9 12 (16.00%) IPsec
10 11 (14.67%) MPLS
11 8 (10.67%) FTP
11 8 (10.67%) SNMP
11 8 (10.67%) Telnet
12 6 (8.00%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) MySQL
1 12 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
1 12 (16.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Hudson
1 14 (18.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (17.33%) Git (software)
3 12 (16.00%) Subversion
3 12 (16.00%) JIRA
General
1 17 (22.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.67%) Finance
3 5 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Network Engineer
2 19 (25.33%) Security Engineer
3 16 (21.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (16.00%) Architect
5 8 (10.67%) Administrator
5 8 (10.67%) Security Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Consultant
6 7 (9.33%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (8.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Designer
8 5 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Security Designer
9 4 (5.33%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Network Support
9 4 (5.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) LAMP
2 4 (5.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Wiki
2 4 (5.33%) Statistics
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Clustering
4 2 (2.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.67%) Windows
2 20 (26.67%) Linux
3 14 (18.67%) Debian
4 13 (17.33%) Ubuntu
5 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (9.33%) CentOS
7 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.67%) UNIX
9 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (18.67%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (18.67%) DevOps
3 12 (16.00%) Network Management
3 12 (16.00%) Change Control
3 12 (16.00%) Data Modelling
4 10 (13.33%) Network Design
5 9 (12.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (9.33%) Performance Management
8 6 (8.00%) Line Management
8 6 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.67%) Network Performance Management
9 5 (6.67%) Business Continuity
9 5 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (5.33%) Project Management
11 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
11 3 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) Ruby
1 14 (18.67%) Bash Shell
2 12 (16.00%) Java
2 12 (16.00%) Perl
2 12 (16.00%) PHP
2 12 (16.00%) SQL
3 3 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (21.33%) CCNP
4 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
5 9 (12.00%) CCIE
6 8 (10.67%) CCNA
6 8 (10.67%) CISSP
7 7 (9.33%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.67%) CCSP
9 1 (1.33%) RHCE
9 1 (1.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) Samba
1 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.33%) Postfix
3 12 (16.00%) XenServer
4 9 (12.00%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.33%) Snort
6 1 (1.33%) Squid
6 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) ZABBIX
1 14 (18.67%) Puppet
2 4 (5.33%) OpenView
2 4 (5.33%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (5.33%) HP NNM
3 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.00%) Salt
4 2 (2.67%) SCCM
5 1 (1.33%) MOM
5 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (64.00%) Cisco
2 32 (42.67%) Juniper
3 25 (33.33%) F5
4 16 (21.33%) CheckPoint
5 14 (18.67%) Red Hat
5 14 (18.67%) VMware
6 13 (17.33%) Blue Coat
7 12 (16.00%) Citrix
8 10 (13.33%) McAfee
9 9 (12.00%) IronPort
10 5 (6.67%) Sourcefire
10 5 (6.67%) HP
11 4 (5.33%) BT
12 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
13 2 (2.67%) Sophos
13 2 (2.67%) Splunk
14 1 (1.33%) Websense
14 1 (1.33%) Nokia
14 1 (1.33%) Veritas
14 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
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