The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 18 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 36 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.39% 3.03% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.71% 13.98% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 1
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£475 £463 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +10.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £20.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+107.40% -32.50%
Network Security
Wiltshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
93 93 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.10% 21.68% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 69 28
Average daily rate £475 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 26 (61.90%) Juniper
3 25 (59.52%) Firewall
4 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (45.24%) CCNP
6 18 (42.86%) McAfee
7 15 (35.71%) Blue Coat
8 14 (33.33%) VPN
8 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 14 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 13 (30.95%) LAN
9 13 (30.95%) Intel
9 13 (30.95%) MPLS
10 12 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (26.19%) OSPF
11 11 (26.19%) BGP
11 11 (26.19%) Ethernet
11 11 (26.19%) IPsec
11 11 (26.19%) IronPort
12 10 (23.81%) Finance
12 10 (23.81%) SLA
12 10 (23.81%) CCIE
12 10 (23.81%) CISSP
13 9 (21.43%) WAN
13 9 (21.43%) Migration
13 9 (21.43%) Sourcefire
14 8 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
14 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) Firewall
2 14 (33.33%) VPN
2 14 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (30.95%) MPLS
3 13 (30.95%) LAN
4 11 (26.19%) Ethernet
4 11 (26.19%) OSPF
4 11 (26.19%) BGP
4 11 (26.19%) IPsec
5 9 (21.43%) WAN
6 8 (19.05%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (19.05%) Cisco ISE
6 8 (19.05%) Junos
7 6 (14.29%) H.323
7 6 (14.29%) Wireless
7 6 (14.29%) VoIP
7 6 (14.29%) SSL
7 6 (14.29%) IPv4
7 6 (14.29%) IPv6
8 5 (11.90%) DPNSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.90%) Billing
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Designer
2 7 (16.67%) Lead Designer
3 6 (14.29%) Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Security Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Security Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Firewall Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) WCF
2 1 (2.38%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 5 (11.90%) IVR
3 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (21.43%) Migration
3 8 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (16.67%) CRM
5 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.90%) Risk Management
5 5 (11.90%) Information Security
5 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
5 5 (11.90%) Network Design
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 4 (9.52%) Change Management
7 3 (7.14%) Network Planning
7 3 (7.14%) WFM
7 3 (7.14%) Time Management
7 3 (7.14%) Network Management
7 3 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (45.24%) CCNP
3 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 10 (23.81%) CISSP
4 10 (23.81%) CCIE
5 7 (16.67%) JNCIP
6 6 (14.29%) JNCIS
6 6 (14.29%) DV Cleared
6 6 (14.29%) Degree
7 4 (9.52%) CCNA
8 3 (7.14%) JNCIE
9 2 (4.76%) MCSE
9 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (2.38%) CISM
10 1 (2.38%) ISEB
10 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
10 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.38%) Snort
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Cisco
2 26 (61.90%) Juniper
3 18 (42.86%) McAfee
4 15 (35.71%) Blue Coat
5 13 (30.95%) Intel
6 11 (26.19%) IronPort
7 9 (21.43%) Sourcefire
8 8 (19.05%) F5
9 6 (14.29%) Tandberg
10 5 (11.90%) Avaya
11 4 (9.52%) Remedy
12 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
13 2 (4.76%) Nokia
13 2 (4.76%) Citrix
13 2 (4.76%) NetQoS
13 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
14 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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