Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 93 86
Rank change year-on-year -30 -7 +8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 15 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.69% 1.12% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.82% 7.17% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 13
Bristol median daily rate £400 £381 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% -30.68% +46.67%
10th Percentile £282 £268 £363
90th Percentile £625 £663 £600
South West median daily rate £481 £413 £393
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.10% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Bristol median hourly rate - - £43.50
South West median hourly rate £44.50 - £43.50

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 311 307 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.29% 15.59% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 189 152
Bristol median daily rate £388 £338 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -0.37% -9.67%
10th Percentile £256 £163 £213
90th Percentile £506 £540 £549
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 20
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.11% +14.29% -9.26%
10th Percentile £14.50 £12.30 £17.13
90th Percentile £159.75 £38.95 £45.38
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £27.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +55.56% -25.00% -8.28%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) F5
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (20.00%) IaaS
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making
5 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) Windows

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 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (20.00%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (13.33%) Decision-Making
4 2 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.67%) Business Development
5 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco
1 4 (26.67%) F5
2 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) Nokia