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 22 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 / Dorset
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 23 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.31% 4.35% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.32% 20.75% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £450 £393 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.64% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £360 £355
% change year-on-year +18.05% +1.40%  
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 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 41 53 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 31.54% 20.95% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 36 11
Median daily rate £450 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.64% +20.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Median hourly rate £39.50 £25.50 £49.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.90% -48.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wimborne - 2 - - 1
Network Security
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (66.67%) GIAC
2 2 (66.67%) ISSAP
2 2 (66.67%) SCCP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

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 (66.67%) SCCP
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) GIAC
2 2 (66.67%) ISSAP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
Wimborne, Dorset
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