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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 78 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Security 15 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.16% 0.53% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.47% 3.23% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £336 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £469 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.63 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+157.93% -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
274 217 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 21.22% 16.29% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 100 102
Average daily rate £388 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 31
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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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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 - 4 £400 -
Staines - 4 - - 1
Reigate - 1 - - 1
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 40 (74.07%) Cisco
2 35 (64.81%) Firewall
3 32 (59.26%) CheckPoint
4 30 (55.56%) Juniper
5 28 (51.85%) LAN
5 28 (51.85%) Blue Coat
6 27 (50.00%) WAN
7 21 (38.89%) SSL
8 20 (37.04%) Finance
9 19 (35.19%) TCP/IP
9 19 (35.19%) Windows
10 18 (33.33%) VPN
11 17 (31.48%) ITIL
12 16 (29.63%) DNS
13 15 (27.78%) IPsec
13 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
14 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (25.93%) DHCP
14 14 (25.93%) F5
15 12 (22.22%) Linux
15 12 (22.22%) Service Management
16 11 (20.37%) Load Balancing
16 11 (20.37%) SolarWinds
17 10 (18.52%) Wireshark
17 10 (18.52%) Time Management
17 10 (18.52%) Lancope
17 10 (18.52%) NetScout
17 10 (18.52%) CISSP
18 9 (16.67%) SecurID

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (3.70%) Apache
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.70%) Lync
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (14.81%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) PaaS
1 4 (7.41%) IaaS
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (64.81%) Firewall
2 28 (51.85%) LAN
3 27 (50.00%) WAN
4 21 (38.89%) SSL
5 19 (35.19%) TCP/IP
6 18 (33.33%) VPN
7 16 (29.63%) DNS
8 15 (27.78%) IPsec
9 14 (25.93%) DHCP
10 10 (18.52%) Wireshark
11 9 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 8 (14.81%) Multicast
13 7 (12.96%) Internet
14 5 (9.26%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (9.26%) VLAN
15 4 (7.41%) MPLS
15 4 (7.41%) Wireless
16 3 (5.56%) DMZ
16 3 (5.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Billing
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Analyst
2 18 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 16 (29.63%) Security Engineer
4 15 (27.78%) Network Analyst
5 13 (24.07%) Network Engineer
6 12 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (18.52%) Network Security Analyst
8 9 (16.67%) Consultant
9 8 (14.81%) Network Consultant
9 8 (14.81%) Security Consultant
9 8 (14.81%) Network Security Consultant
10 4 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
10 4 (7.41%) Architect
10 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (7.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (5.56%) Network Support
11 3 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
12 2 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
12 2 (3.70%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Rendezvous
2 2 (3.70%) boto
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 9 (16.67%) SecurID
1 9 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Replication
3 2 (3.70%) IVR
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (22.22%) Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.41%) UNIX
6 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.56%) Solaris
7 2 (3.70%) VMS
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) ITIL
2 12 (22.22%) Service Management
3 11 (20.37%) Load Balancing
4 10 (18.52%) Time Management
5 9 (16.67%) Change Management
6 8 (14.81%) Network Architecture
7 5 (9.26%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (9.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
8 4 (7.41%) Software Deployment
8 4 (7.41%) Project Management
8 4 (7.41%) ITSM
8 4 (7.41%) Information Security
9 3 (5.56%) Security Management
9 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.56%) Information Security Management
9 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.56%) Computer Security
9 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (5.56%) Malware Detection\Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) Python
2 2 (3.70%) Ruby
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) C#
3 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.52%) CISSP
3 8 (14.81%) CCNA
4 4 (7.41%) CCNP
4 4 (7.41%) CCIE
5 3 (5.56%) CCSP
5 3 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.85%) CISA
6 1 (1.85%) MCITP
6 1 (1.85%) MCSE
6 1 (1.85%) MCSA
6 1 (1.85%) CCDA
6 1 (1.85%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.70%) XenServer
3 2 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Puppet
1 3 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (3.70%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.85%) SCOM
3 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (74.07%) Cisco
2 32 (59.26%) CheckPoint
3 30 (55.56%) Juniper
4 28 (51.85%) Blue Coat
5 14 (25.93%) F5
6 11 (20.37%) SolarWinds
7 10 (18.52%) Lancope
7 10 (18.52%) NetScout
8 8 (14.81%) Radianz
8 8 (14.81%) TIBCO
8 8 (14.81%) Bloomberg
8 8 (14.81%) LogLogic
8 8 (14.81%) Tufin
8 8 (14.81%) TippingPoint
8 8 (14.81%) Tradeweb
9 6 (11.11%) VMware
10 4 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (5.56%) Symantec
11 3 (5.56%) McAfee
11 3 (5.56%) Sun