The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank - 30 29
Contract jobs citing Network Security 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 1.12% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.11% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+36.04% -14.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
40 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.47% 13.81% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 21
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £286 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Network Security
Hampshire

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 18 April 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 6 (60.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) CTI
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (40.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) COM
2 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (30.00%) Time Management
3 3 (30.00%) LINQ
3 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (30.00%) Budget Control
3 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Moq
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) CTI
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (30.00%) Moq
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) XML
1 4 (40.00%) COM
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 3 (30.00%) LINQ
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) ATL
3 1 (10.00%) MFC
3 1 (10.00%) STL
3 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) OO
1 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
2 3 (30.00%) Budget Control
2 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle