Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 88 87
Rank change year-on-year -24 -1 +9
Contract jobs citing Network Security 10 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.52% 1.22% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.07% 7.19% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 15
Bristol median daily rate £353 £375 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.00% -23.08% -11.36%
10th Percentile £252 £355 £325
90th Percentile £543 £600 £595
South West median daily rate £488 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +30.00% - -16.67%
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 246 292 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 12.89% 16.98% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 195 207
Bristol median daily rate £371 £352 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.47% +0.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £200
90th Percentile £475 £516 £534
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £355
% change year-on-year +1.35% +4.23% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 19
Bristol median hourly rate £43.00 £28.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.57% +14.29% +7.10%
10th Percentile £16.50 £11.33 £9.50
90th Percentile £118.13 £34.65 £44.05
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +17.65% +21.43%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
5 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science

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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) SAML
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
2 2 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) OSCP
2 1 (10.00%) SANS
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (10.00%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle