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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 73 78 80
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Network Security 10 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.77% 0.62% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.46% 3.38% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
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£360 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-41.53% +1.56%
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
224 237 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 17.19% 18.34% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 160 90
Average daily rate £360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 37
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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
Camberley +8 1 £488 - 3
Guildford - 1 - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - - 1
Dorking - - - - 1
Farnham - - - - 1
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (40.00%) Juniper
4 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (40.00%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (33.33%) Nokia
5 5 (33.33%) Tivoli
5 5 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Linux
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (26.67%) F5
6 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
6 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (26.67%) MPLS
6 4 (26.67%) BGP
7 3 (20.00%) OSPF
7 3 (20.00%) CCNP
7 3 (20.00%) VPN
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (26.67%) MPLS
4 4 (26.67%) BGP
5 3 (20.00%) OSPF
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (13.33%) Junos
6 2 (13.33%) NetScreen
7 1 (6.67%) Intranet
7 1 (6.67%) Internet
7 1 (6.67%) DMZ
7 1 (6.67%) LAN
7 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
7 1 (6.67%) SNMP
7 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Data Architect
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IP Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Network Management
6 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
2 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) Nokia
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) F5
4 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (13.33%) TippingPoint
5 2 (13.33%) McAfee
6 1 (6.67%) Radware
6 1 (6.67%) Huawei
6 1 (6.67%) Redback
6 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
6 1 (6.67%) Crossbeam
6 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard
6 1 (6.67%) IronPort
6 1 (6.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks