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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 31 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Network Security 12 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.76% 0.91% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.90% 8.82% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 4
Average daily rate
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£497 £420 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.31% -10.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £420 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -45.31%
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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 34 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.38% 10.37% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 20 51
Average daily rate £400 £391 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £235 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014, 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 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) Juniper
3 18 (75.00%) Firewall
4 14 (58.33%) F5
5 13 (54.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 13 (54.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (37.50%) Blue Coat
8 8 (33.33%) McAfee
8 8 (33.33%) Finance
8 8 (33.33%) IronPort
9 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 6 (25.00%) Change Control
9 6 (25.00%) ProxySG
10 5 (20.83%) Banking
10 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
11 4 (16.67%) Web Services
11 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (16.67%) Sourcefire
12 3 (12.50%) Network Design
12 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
13 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
13 2 (8.33%) OSPF
13 2 (8.33%) Data Security
13 2 (8.33%) Splunk
13 2 (8.33%) SIEM
13 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) Firewall
2 13 (54.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 13 (54.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 11 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) OSPF
7 1 (4.17%) BGP
7 1 (4.17%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.17%) NetScreen
7 1 (4.17%) VLAN
7 1 (4.17%) Frame Relay
7 1 (4.17%) RIP
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Network Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Security Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Designer
6 3 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Security Designer
6 3 (12.50%) Design Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Network Designer
7 2 (8.33%) Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Security Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) IT Security Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Change Control
2 3 (12.50%) Network Design
3 2 (8.33%) Data Security
3 2 (8.33%) SIEM
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco
2 20 (83.33%) Juniper
3 14 (58.33%) F5
4 9 (37.50%) Blue Coat
5 8 (33.33%) McAfee
5 8 (33.33%) IronPort
6 5 (20.83%) CheckPoint
7 4 (16.67%) Sourcefire
8 2 (8.33%) Splunk