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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 12 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 21 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.63% 1.37% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 51.22% 12.20% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 0
Median daily rate £375 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.63 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +157.93%
Network Security
Hampshire

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
41 41 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.81% 11.23% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 38
Median daily rate £375 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -55.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 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 30 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 35 (87.50%) WAN
2 32 (80.00%) LAN
2 32 (80.00%) VoIP
2 32 (80.00%) Cisco
2 32 (80.00%) Firewall
3 31 (77.50%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (75.00%) Wireless
4 30 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 30 (75.00%) Security Cleared
5 25 (62.50%) CCNA
6 24 (60.00%) CCNP
7 22 (55.00%) CheckPoint
7 22 (55.00%) Palo Alto
8 20 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (37.50%) FortiGate
10 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
11 10 (25.00%) AlgoSec
11 10 (25.00%) IP Telephony
11 10 (25.00%) Tufin
11 10 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
13 5 (12.50%) VMware
14 4 (10.00%) BT
14 4 (10.00%) Windows
14 4 (10.00%) Avaya
14 4 (10.00%) SLA
15 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
15 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
15 3 (7.50%) Fault Management
16 2 (5.00%) LogRhythm

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (87.50%) WAN
2 32 (80.00%) Firewall
2 32 (80.00%) LAN
2 32 (80.00%) VoIP
3 30 (75.00%) Wireless
4 20 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 10 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (5.00%) DNS
6 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.50%) IPsec
7 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (2.50%) SAN
7 1 (2.50%) SSL
7 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (47.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 18 (45.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Network Support
7 4 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Telephony Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Architect
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (7.50%) Fault Management
2 2 (5.00%) Budget Control
2 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (5.00%) SIEM
2 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.50%) Demand Management
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL
3 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.50%) Network Design
3 1 (2.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.50%) Storage Virtualisation
3 1 (2.50%) Time Management
3 1 (2.50%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 30 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 25 (62.50%) CCNA
4 24 (60.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.50%) CCDP
5 1 (2.50%) CCSA
5 1 (2.50%) CCSE
5 1 (2.50%) MCSE
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Cisco
2 22 (55.00%) CheckPoint
2 22 (55.00%) Palo Alto
3 10 (25.00%) AlgoSec
3 10 (25.00%) Tufin
4 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (12.50%) VMware
6 4 (10.00%) Avaya
6 4 (10.00%) BT
7 2 (5.00%) LogRhythm
7 2 (5.00%) Nokia
7 2 (5.00%) Splunk
8 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) IronPort
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
8 1 (2.50%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec