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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 46 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Network Security 13 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.96% 2.70% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.62% 19.77% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 2
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£425 £475 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £396 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £585 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+185.71% -51.53%
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
103 86 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.56% 13.65% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 43 45
Average daily rate £388 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £520 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £40.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.79% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 0 12 £425 -15.00%
Chippenham - 1 - -
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) WAN
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (40.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) Juniper
4 7 (35.00%) VPN
4 7 (35.00%) LAN
5 6 (30.00%) CCNP
5 6 (30.00%) MPLS
6 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Tandberg
7 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (20.00%) Cryptography
7 4 (20.00%) JNCIS
7 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (20.00%) CCNA
7 4 (20.00%) IPv4
7 4 (20.00%) IPv6
7 4 (20.00%) VoIP
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (20.00%) IPsec
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) OSPF
7 4 (20.00%) McAfee
7 4 (20.00%) BGP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) WAN
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) VPN
2 7 (35.00%) LAN
3 6 (30.00%) MPLS
4 5 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (20.00%) OSPF
5 4 (20.00%) BGP
5 4 (20.00%) IPv4
5 4 (20.00%) IPv6
5 4 (20.00%) VoIP
5 4 (20.00%) IPsec
5 4 (20.00%) H.323
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (10.00%) QSIG
7 2 (10.00%) DPNSS
7 2 (10.00%) PBX
8 1 (5.00%) ATM
8 1 (5.00%) ISDN
8 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Designer
2 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Lead Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) WCF
1 1 (5.00%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Coaching
3 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (10.00%) SIEM
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) ETL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (30.00%) CCNP
4 5 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) CCNA
5 4 (20.00%) JNCIS
6 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
6 1 (5.00%) ISEB
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (5.00%) CISM
6 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
6 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Snort
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Juniper
3 4 (20.00%) McAfee
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (20.00%) Tandberg
4 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Avaya
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Splunk
5 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
6 1 (5.00%) NetQoS
6 1 (5.00%) VMware
6 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire