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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 29 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.93% 1.67% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.63% 9.72% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£475 £500 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +18.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.84% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -51.53%
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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
41 72 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.18% 17.14% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 29
Average daily rate £450 £400 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 £40.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +52.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 8 (36.36%) WAN
3 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (36.36%) VPN
3 8 (36.36%) Firewall
4 7 (31.82%) Juniper
4 7 (31.82%) McAfee
5 5 (22.73%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (22.73%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
5 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) SIEM
6 4 (18.18%) Tandberg
6 4 (18.18%) BGP
6 4 (18.18%) MPLS
6 4 (18.18%) OSPF
6 4 (18.18%) H.323
6 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 4 (18.18%) LAN
6 4 (18.18%) VoIP
6 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 4 (18.18%) Citrix
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) IPv4
6 4 (18.18%) IPv6
6 4 (18.18%) CCNP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) WAN
1 8 (36.36%) VPN
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) BGP
2 4 (18.18%) MPLS
2 4 (18.18%) OSPF
2 4 (18.18%) H.323
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) VoIP
2 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
2 4 (18.18%) IPv4
2 4 (18.18%) IPv6
2 4 (18.18%) IPsec
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.55%) PBX
4 1 (4.55%) QSIG
4 1 (4.55%) DPNSS
4 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 3 (13.64%) Billing
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Designer
2 3 (13.64%) Lead Designer
2 3 (13.64%) Architect
2 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Designer
3 2 (9.09%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (18.18%) Cryptography
3 3 (13.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) IVR
4 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (18.18%) SIEM
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.64%) Data Security
3 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.64%) Test Management
4 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.09%) Coaching
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacking
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
1 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) CCNP
4 4 (18.18%) CCNA
4 4 (18.18%) JNCIS
5 2 (9.09%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.55%) CEH
6 1 (4.55%) HND
6 1 (4.55%) ISEB
6 1 (4.55%) CISSP
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) TrustSec
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Cisco
2 7 (31.82%) Juniper
2 7 (31.82%) McAfee
3 4 (18.18%) Tandberg
3 4 (18.18%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.64%) Splunk
5 2 (9.09%) ArcSight
6 1 (4.55%) Avaya