The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 26 39 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 -  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.77% 0.71% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.72% 3.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £464 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.87% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.88% +12.50%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 72 61 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 28.46% 21.63% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 10
Median daily rate £269 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.75% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £11.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Network Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Basingstoke

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Basingstoke

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Basingstoke

Network Security
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Network Management
3 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) Boundary Protection
3 3 (37.50%) Forcepoint
3 3 (37.50%) DAB
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) DAB
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Security Architect
2 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Boundary Protection
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
1 3 (37.50%) SIEM
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Forcepoint
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire