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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 29 18 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing Network Security 18 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.36% 5.19% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.69% 30.19% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 2
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£556 £301 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.80% -31.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £232 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £445 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.71% -1.66%
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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
65 53 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.74% 17.21% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 42
Average daily rate £438 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £208 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Average hourly rate £22.69 £42.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.61% +97.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (38.10%) PCI DSS
4 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) SIEM
5 6 (28.57%) VPN
5 6 (28.57%) Juniper
5 6 (28.57%) WAN
6 5 (23.81%) McAfee
6 5 (23.81%) Data Security
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (19.05%) Banking
7 4 (19.05%) Test Management
7 4 (19.05%) VoIP
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) CCNP
7 4 (19.05%) CCNA
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (14.29%) Splunk
9 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (9.52%) Big Data
9 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (9.52%) IPsec

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) VPN
2 6 (28.57%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (19.05%) VoIP
5 2 (9.52%) IPsec
5 2 (9.52%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) IPv4
5 2 (9.52%) IPv6
5 2 (9.52%) H.323
5 2 (9.52%) BGP
5 2 (9.52%) DMZ
5 2 (9.52%) MPLS
5 2 (9.52%) OSPF
6 1 (4.76%) DPNSS
6 1 (4.76%) QSIG
6 1 (4.76%) PBX
6 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Designer
2 4 (19.05%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Test Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Designer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) IVR
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) SIEM
2 5 (23.81%) Data Security
3 4 (19.05%) Test Management
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Management
6 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.76%) Data Privacy
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) CCNA
4 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 2 (9.52%) JNCIA
5 2 (9.52%) JNCIS
5 2 (9.52%) CCSE
5 2 (9.52%) CEH
5 2 (9.52%) ISEB
5 2 (9.52%) CISSP
6 1 (4.76%) HND
6 1 (4.76%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Juniper
3 5 (23.81%) McAfee
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Splunk
6 2 (9.52%) Tandberg
6 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) Avaya