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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 42 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing Network Security 22 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.13% 1.07% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.67% 7.59% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Average daily rate
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£463 £420 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £420 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £420 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-32.50% -6.25%
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
150 79 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.34% 14.11% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 39 69
Average daily rate £406 £383 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £222 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 23
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.62% +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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
Swindon 0 13 £463 +10.11% 2
Chippenham - - - -
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 27 (84.38%) Firewall
3 25 (78.13%) Juniper
4 18 (56.25%) F5
5 14 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 14 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 13 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (40.63%) Blue Coat
7 12 (37.50%) Change Control
8 10 (31.25%) McAfee
9 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
9 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
9 9 (28.13%) ProxySG
9 9 (28.13%) IronPort
10 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
10 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (18.75%) Finance
12 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity
12 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (15.63%) CCNP
12 5 (15.63%) CCNA
12 5 (15.63%) Banking
12 5 (15.63%) Network Design
12 5 (15.63%) Sourcefire
12 5 (15.63%) PCI DSS
12 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
12 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
13 4 (12.50%) Multicast
13 4 (12.50%) Network Management
13 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 4 (12.50%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (84.38%) Firewall
2 14 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 14 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (21.88%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (12.50%) Multicast
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (12.50%) ATM
5 4 (12.50%) LAN
5 4 (12.50%) WAN
6 3 (9.38%) NetScreen
7 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (6.25%) OSPF
8 1 (3.13%) BGP
8 1 (3.13%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.13%) Frame Relay
8 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.13%) VLAN
8 1 (3.13%) DHCP
8 1 (3.13%) RIP
General
1 9 (28.13%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 5 (15.63%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Architect
3 9 (28.13%) Security Engineer
4 8 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (18.75%) Security Architect
6 5 (15.63%) Designer
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Security Designer
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Network Designer
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Design Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Network Design Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
9 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
9 2 (6.25%) Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) Network Consultant
10 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Solaris
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Change Control
2 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (15.63%) Network Design
2 5 (15.63%) Business Continuity
3 4 (12.50%) Network Management
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Data Security
4 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.13%) Project Management
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security
5 1 (3.13%) Data Management
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) CCNP
2 5 (15.63%) CCNA
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) GPG13
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.13%) Snort
2 1 (3.13%) Squid
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) OpenView
1 4 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (12.50%) HP NNM
2 1 (3.13%) MOM
2 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Cisco
2 25 (78.13%) Juniper
3 18 (56.25%) F5
4 13 (40.63%) Blue Coat
5 10 (31.25%) McAfee
6 9 (28.13%) IronPort
7 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
8 5 (15.63%) Sourcefire
9 4 (12.50%) BT
9 4 (12.50%) HP
10 1 (3.13%) Websense
10 1 (3.13%) Veritas
10 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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