The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 52 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Network Security 5 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.71% 1.72% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.05% 9.91% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £327 £506
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% -35.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
- -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +37.20%
Network Security
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
99 111 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 14.00% 17.32% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 77 53
Average daily rate £340 £350 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £25.00 £22.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £25.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Swindon -2 3 - - 3
Trowbridge - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - - 1
Corsham - - - -
Salisbury - - - - 2
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (41.67%) Linux
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (33.33%) WAN
3 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (29.17%) McAfee
5 6 (25.00%) VPN
6 5 (20.83%) Juniper
6 5 (20.83%) CCNP
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (16.67%) Test Management
7 4 (16.67%) SIEM
7 4 (16.67%) CCNA
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) VoIP
7 4 (16.67%) LAN
7 4 (16.67%) Data Security
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 3 (12.50%) MPLS
8 3 (12.50%) Splunk
8 3 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 3 (12.50%) Banking

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) WAN
3 6 (25.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (16.67%) VoIP
5 4 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (12.50%) MPLS
7 2 (8.33%) OSPF
7 2 (8.33%) BGP
7 2 (8.33%) IPv4
7 2 (8.33%) IPv6
7 2 (8.33%) DMZ
7 2 (8.33%) H.323
7 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
7 2 (8.33%) IPsec
8 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
8 1 (4.17%) DNS
8 1 (4.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Designer
2 4 (16.67%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Designer
4 2 (8.33%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) IVR
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Data Security
1 4 (16.67%) Test Management
1 4 (16.67%) SIEM
2 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (8.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) Coaching
3 2 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) CCNP
4 4 (16.67%) CCNA
5 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) ISEB
6 2 (8.33%) CISSP
6 2 (8.33%) CCSE
6 2 (8.33%) CEH
6 2 (8.33%) JNCIA
6 2 (8.33%) JNCIS
6 2 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) CCSA
7 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) McAfee
3 5 (20.83%) Juniper
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.50%) Splunk
6 2 (8.33%) ArcSight
6 2 (8.33%) Tandberg
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Avaya
7 1 (4.17%) VMware