The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Sussex region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 43 35 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +21
Contract jobs citing Network Security 5 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.44% 1.81% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.58% 12.73% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£220 £393 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.94% +20.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.53% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-51.53% +30.00%
Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 55 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 21.90% 14.21% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 33
Average daily rate £225 £390 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £283 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.86 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.14% -25.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick - - - - 1
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Kaseya
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) PBX
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) PBX
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) SNMP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Network Management
1 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCDST
2 2 (33.33%) MCTS
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) Kaseya