Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 90 95
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 +4
Contract jobs citing Network Security 20 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.02% 1.24% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% 8.64% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 12
Bristol median daily rate £375 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.82% +46.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £321 £363 £355
90th Percentile £663 £600 £598
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £43.50 -
South West median hourly rate - £43.50 £42.46
% change year-on-year - +2.45% +21.31%

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 312 243 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.86% 14.36% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 168 113
Bristol median daily rate £350 £336 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -10.33% -
10th Percentile £178 £200 £242
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +5.71% -3.78% +2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Bristol median hourly rate £28.00 £31.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +17.59% +80.00%
10th Percentile £12.30 £17.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £38.95 £45.38 £83.00
South West median hourly rate £31.50 £33.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year -4.55% -16.72% +76.11%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (50.00%) CISSP
3 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 9 (45.00%) Unix
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) CISM
5 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (40.00%) Analytics
6 7 (35.00%) Degree
7 6 (30.00%) Security+ Certification
7 6 (30.00%) Information Security
7 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (30.00%) VLAN
7 6 (30.00%) Data Analytics
7 6 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (30.00%) SIEM
7 6 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco
9 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 3 (15.00%) Service Management
10 3 (15.00%) F5
10 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
10 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
10 3 (15.00%) SDLC

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 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (10.00%) LAN
4 2 (10.00%) LDAP
5 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
General
1 11 (55.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
1 7 (35.00%) Security Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Analytics Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Core Network Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Data Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Network Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Security Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) SAML
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) PKI
3 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.00%) CESG
4 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
1 9 (45.00%) Unix
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (40.00%) Analytics
2 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (30.00%) Data Analytics
3 6 (30.00%) Information Security
3 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (30.00%) SIEM
4 3 (15.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
4 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 3 (15.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CISSP
2 9 (45.00%) CISM
3 7 (35.00%) Degree
4 6 (30.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (30.00%) Security+ Certification
5 2 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (10.00%) OSCP
5 2 (10.00%) SANS
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.00%) GDPR
3 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (10.00%) SLA
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
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
1 1 (5.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Nokia
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) IronPort
4 1 (5.00%) LogLogic
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Qualys
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds