The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 63 95 71
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -24
Contract jobs citing Network Security 22 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.79% 0.22% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.49% 1.32% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £328 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £356 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -51.53%
Network Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
259 227 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.07% 16.51% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 90 87
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £120 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 23
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -62.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security across the Surrey region.

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Surrey region.

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Epsom - 5 £400 -
Staines +9 4 - - 1
Reigate - 4 - -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 43 (76.79%) Cisco
2 33 (58.93%) Firewall
3 32 (57.14%) Juniper
3 32 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 29 (51.79%) Blue Coat
5 27 (48.21%) LAN
6 26 (46.43%) WAN
7 21 (37.50%) SSL
8 17 (30.36%) IPsec
8 17 (30.36%) Windows
9 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 16 (28.57%) VPN
9 16 (28.57%) Finance
10 15 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (26.79%) DNS
10 15 (26.79%) ITIL
10 15 (26.79%) F5
11 14 (25.00%) DHCP
11 14 (25.00%) Time Management
12 11 (19.64%) Wireshark
12 11 (19.64%) Service Management
12 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (19.64%) SolarWinds
13 10 (17.86%) Lancope
13 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
13 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing
13 10 (17.86%) NetScout
14 9 (16.07%) Change Management
14 9 (16.07%) CISSP
14 9 (16.07%) CCNA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (3.57%) Lync
1 2 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) IaaS
1 4 (7.14%) PaaS
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (58.93%) Firewall
2 27 (48.21%) LAN
3 26 (46.43%) WAN
4 21 (37.50%) SSL
5 17 (30.36%) IPsec
6 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 16 (28.57%) VPN
7 15 (26.79%) DNS
8 14 (25.00%) DHCP
9 11 (19.64%) Wireshark
10 9 (16.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (16.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (14.29%) Multicast
12 5 (8.93%) MPLS
13 4 (7.14%) BGP
13 4 (7.14%) Internet
13 4 (7.14%) VLAN
14 3 (5.36%) Wireless
14 3 (5.36%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Analyst
2 20 (35.71%) Security Analyst
3 18 (32.14%) Security Engineer
4 17 (30.36%) Network Analyst
5 16 (28.57%) Network Engineer
6 14 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
7 9 (16.07%) Consultant
8 8 (14.29%) Security Consultant
8 8 (14.29%) Network Consultant
8 8 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
9 4 (7.14%) Architect
9 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) Network Support
9 4 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Rendezvous
2 2 (3.57%) boto
3 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) SecurID
3 4 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) IVR
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (14.29%) Linux
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.14%) UNIX
6 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.57%) VMS
8 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 14 (25.00%) Time Management
3 11 (19.64%) Service Management
4 10 (17.86%) Load Balancing
5 9 (16.07%) Change Management
5 9 (16.07%) Network Architecture
6 4 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 4 (7.14%) Software Deployment
7 3 (5.36%) ITSM
7 3 (5.36%) Project Management
7 3 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (5.36%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.57%) Auto-Scaling
8 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.57%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.57%) Computer Security
8 2 (3.57%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) Ruby
2 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.07%) CISSP
2 9 (16.07%) CCNA
3 6 (10.71%) CCNP
4 3 (5.36%) CCIE
5 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) MCITP
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) MCSE
6 1 (1.79%) MCSA
6 1 (1.79%) CCSP
6 1 (1.79%) CCDA
6 1 (1.79%) CCDP
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.36%) vSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) XenServer
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.36%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.57%) Ansible
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 43 (76.79%) Cisco
2 32 (57.14%) Juniper
2 32 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 29 (51.79%) Blue Coat
4 15 (26.79%) F5
5 11 (19.64%) SolarWinds
6 10 (17.86%) Lancope
6 10 (17.86%) NetScout
7 8 (14.29%) Tufin
7 8 (14.29%) Tradeweb
7 8 (14.29%) LogLogic
7 8 (14.29%) TIBCO
7 8 (14.29%) Bloomberg
7 8 (14.29%) Radianz
7 8 (14.29%) TippingPoint
8 7 (12.50%) VMware
9 4 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (5.36%) Symantec
10 3 (5.36%) McAfee
11 2 (3.57%) Meraki