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 3 months to 24 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 56 68
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 10 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.21% 1.65% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.99% 10.14% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 1
Median daily rate £488 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33%  
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 Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 143 138 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 17.25% 16.27% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 105 56
Median daily rate £370 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Median hourly rate £30.25 £12.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.00% -55.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £9.30 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £39.00 £37.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 24 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
3 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
4 7 (33.33%) F5
5 6 (28.57%) Nokia
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 6 (28.57%) SLA
5 6 (28.57%) Demand Management
5 6 (28.57%) Proactive Monitoring
6 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 5 (23.81%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) VPN
6 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (23.81%) Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) CESG
8 3 (14.29%) VLAN
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (14.29%) MCSE
8 3 (14.29%) Unix
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
8 3 (14.29%) Risk Management

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) VPN
2 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (23.81%) Wireless
3 3 (14.29%) VLAN
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.52%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) IPsec
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) Software-Defined Radio
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
4 2 (9.52%) VoIP
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) BGP
5 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
5 1 (4.76%) MPLS
5 1 (4.76%) OSPF
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Avionics
3 2 (9.52%) Military
4 1 (4.76%) Billing
4 1 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Network Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Check Point Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Firewall Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Security Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) CESG
2 3 (14.29%) FlexPod
3 2 (9.52%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (9.52%) PKI
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Demand Management
1 6 (28.57%) Proactive Monitoring
1 6 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (4.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) MCSE
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (9.52%) CISM
3 2 (9.52%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) CLAS
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) CCDP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
4 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) RMADS
3 1 (4.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Firmware
2 1 (4.76%) GFS2
2 1 (4.76%) OCFS2
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nessus
1 2 (9.52%) Nmap
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
3 7 (33.33%) F5
4 6 (28.57%) Nokia
5 5 (23.81%) HP
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) NetApp
8 2 (9.52%) Juniper
8 2 (9.52%) Qualys
9 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
9 1 (4.76%) Avaya
9 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
9 1 (4.76%) CA
9 1 (4.76%) Citrix
9 1 (4.76%) Dell
9 1 (4.76%) IBM
9 1 (4.76%) IronPort
9 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.76%) VMware