The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 40 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 8 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.19% 3.28% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.99% 28.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Average daily rate
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£315 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.50% -6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 38 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.32% 11.34% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 24 10
Average daily rate £345 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
1 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (54.55%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) CCSE
6 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
6 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (27.27%) CCIE
6 3 (27.27%) CCNP
7 2 (18.18%) Nokia
7 2 (18.18%) CCSP
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
8 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
8 1 (9.09%) Android
8 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 1 (9.09%) Network Design
8 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (9.09%) IronPort

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (54.55%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) IPsec
5 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Network Security Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Security Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) VBScript
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) CCSE
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) CCIE
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) CCSP
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) CCSA
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Nokia
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) IronPort
4 1 (9.09%) 3PAR
4 1 (9.09%) Websense