The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 29 March 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 / Dorset
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 25 33
Contract jobs citing Network Security 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset - 0.84% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 9.09% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £335 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.88% +12.50%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 4 22 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 4.30% 9.21% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 11
Median daily rate £328 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.09% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £29.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Dorset

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Palo Alto