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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 30 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Network Security 6 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.12% 5.59% 2.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 24.00% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 6
Median daily rate £475 £488 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +31.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £388 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £40.73 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-59.48% +38.06%
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
57 75 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.14% 23.29% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 45
Median daily rate £375 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 3
Median hourly rate £15.36 £44.00 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.10% +90.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 27 (90.00%) Firewall
2 25 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (83.33%) Cisco
2 25 (83.33%) CCNP
2 25 (83.33%) Palo Alto
3 24 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 24 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 22 (73.33%) WAN
4 22 (73.33%) LAN
4 22 (73.33%) Wireless
5 16 (53.33%) VoIP
6 14 (46.67%) CheckPoint
6 14 (46.67%) CCNA
7 11 (36.67%) FortiGate
7 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (30.00%) Fault Management
8 9 (30.00%) IP Telephony
8 9 (30.00%) SLA
8 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (10.00%) VPN
9 3 (10.00%) Tufin
9 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (10.00%) AlgoSec
10 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 2 (6.67%) Security Operations
10 2 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (6.67%) Splunk

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 27 (90.00%) Firewall
2 22 (73.33%) LAN
2 22 (73.33%) WAN
2 22 (73.33%) Wireless
3 16 (53.33%) VoIP
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (30.00%) IP Telephony
5 9 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (10.00%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) DNS
7 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
7 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Network Engineer
2 17 (56.67%) Security Engineer
3 16 (53.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (43.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Network Support
6 4 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) SOC Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Citrix Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
1 1 (3.33%) CSS3
1 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
1 1 (3.33%) HTML5
1 1 (3.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.67%) Reference Data
2 2 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Fault Management
2 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (6.67%) Data Security
3 2 (6.67%) Information Security
3 2 (6.67%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) Security Operations
3 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) CRM
4 1 (3.33%) Email Filtering
4 1 (3.33%) ERP
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) MVC
4 1 (3.33%) Web Development
4 1 (3.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (83.33%) CCNP
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 24 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (46.67%) CCNA
4 2 (6.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco
1 25 (83.33%) Palo Alto
2 14 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.00%) AlgoSec
3 3 (10.00%) Tufin
4 2 (6.67%) Intel Security
4 2 (6.67%) Splunk
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (3.33%) HP