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 30 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 25 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Network Security 21 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.00% 4.29% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.34% 21.95% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 3
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£450 £488 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £21.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+97.48% -36.29%
Network Security
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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
67 82 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.95% 19.52% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 55 40
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 14 (53.85%) Cisco
1 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 13 (50.00%) Juniper
3 12 (46.15%) Finance
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (34.62%) VPN
5 9 (34.62%) CCNP
5 9 (34.62%) LAN
5 9 (34.62%) WAN
5 9 (34.62%) Firewall
6 8 (30.77%) MPLS
6 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (26.92%) McAfee
7 7 (26.92%) Ethernet
8 6 (23.08%) IPv4
8 6 (23.08%) IPv6
8 6 (23.08%) VoIP
8 6 (23.08%) H.323
8 6 (23.08%) BGP
8 6 (23.08%) OSPF
8 6 (23.08%) IPsec
8 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) Tandberg
8 6 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
8 6 (23.08%) Cryptography
8 6 (23.08%) JNCIS
9 5 (19.23%) QSIG

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) LAN
1 9 (34.62%) WAN
1 9 (34.62%) VPN
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) MPLS
3 7 (26.92%) Ethernet
4 6 (23.08%) OSPF
4 6 (23.08%) BGP
4 6 (23.08%) IPv4
4 6 (23.08%) IPv6
4 6 (23.08%) VoIP
4 6 (23.08%) H.323
4 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (23.08%) IPsec
5 5 (19.23%) QSIG
5 5 (19.23%) DPNSS
5 5 (19.23%) PBX
6 4 (15.38%) NetScreen
6 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (19.23%) Billing
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Designer
2 7 (26.92%) Lead Designer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Security Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
1 1 (3.85%) WCF
1 1 (3.85%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Cryptography
1 6 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (19.23%) IVR
3 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (19.23%) Asset Management
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
2 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) WFM
5 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.69%) Open Source
5 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (34.62%) CCNP
4 6 (23.08%) JNCIS
4 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) CCNA
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.69%) MCSE
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.85%) CISM
7 1 (3.85%) ISEB
7 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.85%) Snort
2 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) Juniper
3 7 (26.92%) McAfee
4 6 (23.08%) Tandberg
5 5 (19.23%) Avaya
6 4 (15.38%) Citrix
6 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
6 4 (15.38%) F5
7 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
8 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
8 2 (7.69%) Splunk
8 2 (7.69%) ArcSight
8 2 (7.69%) NetQoS
8 2 (7.69%) Nokia
9 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.85%) Microsoft