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 22 June 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.

Network Security
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 2.36% 0.93% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.56% 5.26% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £345 £300 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -24.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £260 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £340 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £360 £355
% change year-on-year +18.05% +1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.16% -  

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 119 57 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 31.23% 17.70% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 21 22
Median daily rate £400 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £210 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £702 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Basingstoke

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) Network Management
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) F5
5 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
6 5 (31.25%) MVNO
6 5 (31.25%) High Availability
6 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (31.25%) LTE
6 5 (31.25%) SCTP
6 5 (31.25%) Brocade
6 5 (31.25%) Fortinet
6 5 (31.25%) IPsec
6 5 (31.25%) CESG
6 5 (31.25%) VoIP
6 5 (31.25%) MPLS
6 5 (31.25%) OSPF
6 5 (31.25%) BGP
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
7 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (25.00%) Network Design
7 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (18.75%) PMO
8 3 (18.75%) Boundary Protection
8 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared

Network Security
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) BGP
3 5 (31.25%) IPsec
3 5 (31.25%) LTE
3 5 (31.25%) MPLS
3 5 (31.25%) MVNO
3 5 (31.25%) OSPF
3 5 (31.25%) SCTP
3 5 (31.25%) VoIP
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) DAB
6 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Engineering Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) IP Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 4 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IP Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (31.25%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Network Management
2 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (31.25%) High Availability
3 4 (25.00%) Network Design
4 3 (18.75%) Boundary Protection
4 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) SIEM
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) PMO
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) F5
3 5 (31.25%) Brocade
3 5 (31.25%) Fortinet
4 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) Ericsson
5 3 (18.75%) Forcepoint
5 3 (18.75%) Motorola
6 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.25%) Juniper
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
6 1 (6.25%) VMware