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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
England / South West
Rank 112 106 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Security 27 35 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 1.19% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.98% 8.14% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 20
Median daily rate £375 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £230 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £481 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £395 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.79% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £42.46 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-58.19% +11.00%

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
387 430 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.36% 14.56% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 289 199
Median daily rate £365 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £429 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 23 33
Median hourly rate £43.50 £27.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £17.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £44.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +6 12 £381 +65.76%
Bristol -6 11 £375 +7.14% 2
Somerset +1 2 £440 -
Gloucestershire -2 1 - - 4
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 34 (69.39%) Firewall
2 20 (40.82%) Cisco
3 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
4 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
5 14 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 12 (24.49%) Information Security
7 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
7 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
7 11 (22.45%) F5
7 11 (22.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (20.41%) PCI DSS
8 10 (20.41%) Wireless
9 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
9 9 (18.37%) Nokia
9 9 (18.37%) SLA
9 9 (18.37%) LAN
10 8 (16.33%) WAN
10 8 (16.33%) SSL
10 8 (16.33%) Finance
10 8 (16.33%) Demand Management
11 7 (14.29%) CISM
11 7 (14.29%) Banking
11 7 (14.29%) VPN
11 7 (14.29%) ITIL
11 7 (14.29%) Juniper
12 6 (12.24%) CCNP
12 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (12.24%) Linux
12 6 (12.24%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management

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 4 (8.16%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.04%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Project
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) IaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (69.39%) Firewall
2 11 (22.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (20.41%) Wireless
4 9 (18.37%) LAN
5 8 (16.33%) SSL
5 8 (16.33%) WAN
6 7 (14.29%) VPN
7 6 (12.24%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
9 4 (8.16%) BGP
9 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (8.16%) OSPF
10 2 (4.08%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (4.08%) DMZ
10 2 (4.08%) Internet
10 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
10 2 (4.08%) MPLS
10 2 (4.08%) Software-Defined Radio
10 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Apache Hive
2 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.08%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Avionics
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Military
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Analyst
2 11 (22.45%) Network Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Security Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Architect
4 9 (18.37%) Network Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Security Architect
6 6 (12.24%) Cisco Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Network Security Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Check Point Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Cisco Security Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Consultant
8 4 (8.16%) Firewall Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Security Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) SOC Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) AppFabric
1 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET
1 4 (8.16%) WCF
1 4 (8.16%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.24%) PKI
3 5 (10.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.16%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (8.16%) Reference Data
4 4 (8.16%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) CESG
5 2 (4.08%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.04%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) Solaris
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.04%) CentOS
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Information Security
2 9 (18.37%) Service Delivery
3 8 (16.33%) Demand Management
4 7 (14.29%) ITIL
5 6 (12.24%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (12.24%) Network Management
5 6 (12.24%) SIEM
5 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (10.20%) Defect Management
6 5 (10.20%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (10.20%) OWASP
6 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.20%) Threat Modelling
7 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.16%) Data Protection
7 4 (8.16%) Data Security
7 4 (8.16%) ETL
7 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.04%) C
1 1 (2.04%) Perl
1 1 (2.04%) Python
1 1 (2.04%) Ruby
1 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.29%) CISM
4 6 (12.24%) CCNP
4 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (10.20%) CISSP
5 5 (10.20%) ISEB
6 4 (8.16%) CCNA
6 4 (8.16%) CHECK Team Member
6 4 (8.16%) CREST Certified
6 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
7 2 (4.08%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (4.08%) CISMP
7 2 (4.08%) CLAS
7 2 (4.08%) Degree
7 2 (4.08%) ISSAP
7 2 (4.08%) JNCIA
7 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
7 2 (4.08%) PMP
8 1 (2.04%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) PCI DSS
2 9 (18.37%) SLA
3 5 (10.20%) QA
4 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (4.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (4.08%) RMADS
System Software
1 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) Snort
3 2 (4.08%) HDFS
4 1 (2.04%) Docker
4 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (10.20%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (6.12%) Ansible
3 2 (4.08%) Nessus
3 2 (4.08%) Nmap
4 1 (2.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.04%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Cisco
2 11 (22.45%) CheckPoint
2 11 (22.45%) F5
3 9 (18.37%) Nokia
4 7 (14.29%) Juniper
5 5 (10.20%) Intel Security
5 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.20%) Sourcefire
6 4 (8.16%) Palo Alto
6 4 (8.16%) Splunk
6 4 (8.16%) VMware
7 3 (6.12%) CA
8 2 (4.08%) Cloudera
8 2 (4.08%) HP
8 2 (4.08%) Qualys
8 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.04%) Brocade
9 1 (2.04%) Ciena
9 1 (2.04%) IronPort
9 1 (2.04%) NetApp
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