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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 44 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Network Security 6 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.74% 2.95% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 25.81% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.35% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £31.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +10.43%
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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
62 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.97% 11.44% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 18 7
Average daily rate £400 £300 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £389 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £36.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 2015, 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 (71.43%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) SSL
4 5 (35.71%) DSL
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (35.71%) Puppet
4 5 (35.71%) RSpec
4 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 5 (35.71%) CentOS
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (35.71%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
6 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) LAN
6 3 (21.43%) WAN
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (14.29%) NGN
7 2 (14.29%) ICONIX
7 2 (14.29%) Drools
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) SSL
3 5 (35.71%) DSL
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (14.29%) NGN
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) IPsec
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
6 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) RSpec
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) CentOS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Scrum
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) ICONIX
2 2 (14.29%) UML
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
2 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCSP
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCSE
3 1 (7.14%) CCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) ISA Server
2 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Websense
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (7.14%) Sophos
4 1 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
4 1 (7.14%) Proofpoint
4 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.14%) IronPort
4 1 (7.14%) MobileIron
4 1 (7.14%) Imperva
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
Southampton
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago