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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 31 34 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing Network Security 30 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.29% 3.98% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 19.85% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 2
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£425 £500 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +18.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £568 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.23 £21.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+96.41% -36.29%
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
135 136 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.29% 20.06% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 72 44
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £306 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 August 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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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 +3 24 £425 -15.00% 2
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 24 (63.16%) Cisco
2 20 (52.63%) Juniper
3 19 (50.00%) Firewall
4 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
4 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
5 14 (36.84%) CCNP
6 13 (34.21%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (31.58%) McAfee
7 12 (31.58%) LAN
8 11 (28.95%) VPN
8 11 (28.95%) Finance
9 10 (26.32%) Blue Coat
9 10 (26.32%) WAN
9 10 (26.32%) MPLS
10 8 (21.05%) Ethernet
10 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (18.42%) OSPF
11 7 (18.42%) BGP
11 7 (18.42%) IPsec
11 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
12 6 (15.79%) H.323
12 6 (15.79%) Intel
12 6 (15.79%) VoIP
12 6 (15.79%) IPv4
12 6 (15.79%) IPv6
12 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
12 6 (15.79%) Migration
12 6 (15.79%) Cryptography
12 6 (15.79%) JNCIS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.89%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Project
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (31.58%) LAN
4 11 (28.95%) VPN
5 10 (26.32%) WAN
5 10 (26.32%) MPLS
6 8 (21.05%) Ethernet
7 7 (18.42%) OSPF
7 7 (18.42%) BGP
7 7 (18.42%) IPsec
8 6 (15.79%) H.323
8 6 (15.79%) VoIP
8 6 (15.79%) IPv4
8 6 (15.79%) IPv6
9 5 (13.16%) PBX
9 5 (13.16%) Junos
9 5 (13.16%) DPNSS
9 5 (13.16%) QSIG
10 4 (10.53%) NetScreen
10 4 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 5 (13.16%) Billing
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Designer
2 8 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Lead Designer
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Network Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security Architect
6 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) WCF
1 1 (2.63%) AppFabric
1 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Cryptography
2 6 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (13.16%) IVR
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 5 (13.16%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (13.16%) Asset Management
3 5 (13.16%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.89%) Change Management
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) WFM
5 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.26%) Network Design
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security
5 2 (5.26%) CRM
5 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.26%) Open Source
5 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 14 (36.84%) CCNP
3 6 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) JNCIS
4 4 (10.53%) CCNA
5 2 (5.26%) MCSE
5 2 (5.26%) CCIE
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.26%) JNCIP
5 2 (5.26%) CISSP
6 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.63%) CISM
6 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) ProxySG
2 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.63%) Snort
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco
2 20 (52.63%) Juniper
3 12 (31.58%) McAfee
4 10 (26.32%) Blue Coat
5 6 (15.79%) IronPort
5 6 (15.79%) Tandberg
5 6 (15.79%) Intel
5 6 (15.79%) F5
6 5 (13.16%) Avaya
6 5 (13.16%) CheckPoint
6 5 (13.16%) Sourcefire
7 3 (7.89%) Citrix
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.26%) Nokia
8 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.26%) NetQoS
9 1 (2.63%) Splunk
9 1 (2.63%) ArcSight