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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 20 46 29
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -17
Contract jobs citing Network Security 17 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.72% 2.14% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 12.12% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 6
Average daily rate £338 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £434 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +11.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.73 £24.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+82.20% -29.41%
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
68 66 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.88% 17.69% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 16
Average daily rate £400 £400 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+227.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 2016, 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 18 (60.00%) VoIP
1 18 (60.00%) WAN
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) LAN
4 12 (40.00%) Firewall
4 12 (40.00%) Cisco
5 11 (36.67%) Wireless
5 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
6 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 10 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (33.33%) IP Telephony
6 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (33.33%) Windows
7 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (30.00%) C#
7 9 (30.00%) .NET
7 9 (30.00%) WCF
7 9 (30.00%) Moq
8 8 (26.67%) Palo Alto
8 8 (26.67%) SLA
9 7 (23.33%) Avaya
9 7 (23.33%) BT
9 7 (23.33%) VMware
9 7 (23.33%) Fault Management
10 6 (20.00%) REST
10 6 (20.00%) LINQ
10 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
10 6 (20.00%) NHibernate
10 6 (20.00%) CCNA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) VoIP
1 18 (60.00%) WAN
2 13 (43.33%) LAN
3 12 (40.00%) Firewall
4 11 (36.67%) Wireless
5 10 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 10 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (20.00%) CTI
6 6 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.00%) VPN
8 2 (6.67%) SSL
9 1 (3.33%) 802.11
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Moq
1 9 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.00%) NUnit
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Telephony Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Development Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) VoIP Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
1 9 (30.00%) WCF
2 6 (20.00%) COM
2 6 (20.00%) LINQ
2 6 (20.00%) NHibernate
2 6 (20.00%) REST
2 6 (20.00%) SOAP
2 6 (20.00%) STL
2 6 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (10.00%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Fault Management
2 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (20.00%) OOD
3 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (3.33%) Demand Management
7 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) C#
2 6 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (13.33%) CCIE
3 4 (13.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco
3 8 (26.67%) Palo Alto
4 7 (23.33%) Avaya
4 7 (23.33%) BT
4 7 (23.33%) VMware
5 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.67%) F5
6 2 (6.67%) Juniper
6 2 (6.67%) Nokia
7 1 (3.33%) NICE Systems
7 1 (3.33%) Ruckus Wireless