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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 83 64 83
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing Network Security 15 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.24% 1.82% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.79% 8.52% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 6
Average daily rate £418 £370 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.83% -25.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £466 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +11.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.73 £24.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+82.20% -29.41%
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
313 305 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.98% 21.36% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 146 96
Average daily rate £388 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £185 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £491 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 14 21
Average hourly rate £43.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.96 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.11 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Staines +13 3 - -
Leatherhead - 2 £523 -
Guildford +7 1 £425 -1.16% 1
Epsom -4 1 - - 2
Godalming - 1 £340 -
Weybridge - 1 - -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 16 (59.26%) Firewall
3 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 15 (55.56%) VPN
4 12 (44.44%) Cisco
4 12 (44.44%) ITIL
5 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
5 11 (40.74%) WAN
5 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
5 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (37.04%) LAN
6 10 (37.04%) SSL
7 9 (33.33%) Juniper
7 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 9 (33.33%) Finance
7 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 8 (29.63%) Blue Coat
8 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (25.93%) CCNA
9 7 (25.93%) Unix
9 7 (25.93%) SecurID
9 7 (25.93%) Migration
9 7 (25.93%) VMware
9 7 (25.93%) Information Security
9 7 (25.93%) Palo Alto
9 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (22.22%) IPsec
10 6 (22.22%) TOGAF

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (14.81%) JBoss
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.11%) IaaS
2 3 (11.11%) PaaS
3 2 (7.41%) SaaS
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) Firewall
2 15 (55.56%) VPN
3 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
3 11 (40.74%) WAN
4 10 (37.04%) LAN
4 10 (37.04%) SSL
5 6 (22.22%) IPsec
6 5 (18.52%) DNS
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (14.81%) Converged Networks
7 4 (14.81%) DHCP
7 4 (14.81%) Internet
7 4 (14.81%) SAN
8 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
8 3 (11.11%) LDAP
8 3 (11.11%) MPLS
8 3 (11.11%) SSH
8 3 (11.11%) Wireless
9 2 (7.41%) BGP
9 2 (7.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) DB2
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Ant
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) Maven
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Security Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Network Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Network Security Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Security Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) LAN Security Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) LAN/WAN Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (11.11%) SAP Architect
6 3 (11.11%) SAP Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Security Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Middleware
2 2 (7.41%) SOAP
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.93%) SecurID
3 4 (14.81%) Public Cloud
3 4 (14.81%) Web 2.0
4 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (7.41%) DataPower
5 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.70%) FMCG
6 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.70%) IVR
6 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
6 1 (3.70%) Statistics
6 1 (3.70%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.93%) Unix
5 4 (14.81%) AIX
5 4 (14.81%) Solaris
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.70%) CentOS
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Information Security
2 7 (25.93%) Migration
3 6 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 5 (18.52%) Load Balancing
5 4 (14.81%) Converged Infrastructure
5 4 (14.81%) ERP
5 4 (14.81%) ITSM
5 4 (14.81%) Service Management
6 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (11.11%) Computer Security
6 3 (11.11%) Network Design
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (11.11%) SIEM
7 2 (7.41%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) CCNA
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 4 (14.81%) CCSP
4 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (11.11%) CISSP
6 2 (7.41%) CCSA
6 2 (7.41%) CISM
6 2 (7.41%) JNCIA
6 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) COBIT
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
3 4 (14.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.70%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
3 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 9 (33.33%) Juniper
3 8 (29.63%) Blue Coat
4 7 (25.93%) Palo Alto
4 7 (25.93%) VMware
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 4 (14.81%) HP
7 4 (14.81%) IBM
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle
7 4 (14.81%) Sun
8 3 (11.11%) Citrix
8 3 (11.11%) SAP
9 2 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (7.41%) F5
9 2 (7.41%) Rackspace
9 2 (7.41%) Sourcefire
9 2 (7.41%) Splunk
10 1 (3.70%) Aruba