Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 6 months to 25 February 2018 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 81 81
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +21
Contract jobs citing Network Security 20 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.08% 1.25% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.60% 9.17% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 26
Bristol median daily rate £313 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +3.09% -14.41%
10th Percentile £269 £361 £325
90th Percentile £663 £645 £538
South West median daily rate £475 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +15.85% +9.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £40.73

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 263 218 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.17% 13.57% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 142 154
Bristol median daily rate £350 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% -9.68%
10th Percentile £155 £209 £211
90th Percentile £574 £588 £487
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 14
Bristol median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -20.00% +96.43%
10th Percentile £19.16 £16.09 £17.25
90th Percentile £45.45 £47.50 £47.56
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £38.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year -29.87% +0.65% +68.58%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Bristol

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Bristol

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Bristol

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Information Security
3 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (45.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (35.00%) CISSP
5 6 (30.00%) CISM
5 6 (30.00%) Linux
5 6 (30.00%) Unix
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (25.00%) LAN
6 5 (25.00%) WAN
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco
6 5 (25.00%) Analytics
7 4 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
7 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) PKI
8 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (15.00%) Service Management
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) SIEM
8 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (15.00%) VLAN

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (15.00%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) VLAN
4 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Analytics Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Core Network Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Data Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Network Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Information Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
1 2 (10.00%) SAML
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (15.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.00%) CESG
3 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Information Security
2 9 (45.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 4 (20.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Security Hardening
5 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 3 (15.00%) SIEM
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
6 2 (10.00%) Security Management
6 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) CISSP
2 6 (30.00%) CISM
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (10.00%) OSCP
5 2 (10.00%) SANS
6 1 (5.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.00%) GDPR
3 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (5.00%) NIST 800
4 1 (5.00%) RMADS
4 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) IAG
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Brocade
2 2 (10.00%) Juniper
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) LogLogic
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Qualys