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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 28 22 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Contract jobs citing Network Security 3 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.20% 7.22% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 26.76% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 8
Median daily rate £366 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £263 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £413 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £45.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-58.88% +17.64%

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
37 71 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.80% 27.00% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 48 50
Median daily rate £363 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Median hourly rate £19.50 £32.75 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.45% +138.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £32.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £32.75 £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 2017, 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 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 2 (20.00%) Data Security
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (20.00%) Splunk
4 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
4 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) CSS3
1 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Cyber Defence
1 2 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
1 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (20.00%) Data Security
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) CCNP
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) Extreme Networks
3 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (20.00%) Splunk
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) HP