Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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 > Dorset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 46 42
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.05% 1.12% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 11.36% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Dorset median daily rate £434 £393 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.51% - -
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Dorset median hourly rate - - £42.46
South West median hourly rate - £43.50 £42.46
% change year-on-year - +2.45% +9.57%

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 Dorset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 78 44 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 26.44% 9.82% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 17
Dorset median daily rate £421 £384 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.77% +2.33% -
10th Percentile £186 £181 £163
90th Percentile £475 £441 £645
South West median daily rate £368 £350 £370
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.41% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 24
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £42.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.58% -43.48% +28.67%
10th Percentile £10.89 £18.25 £15.75
90th Percentile £42.75 £30.48 £49.19
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £31.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +1.59% -19.75% +82.56%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wimborne +3 4 - -
Bournemouth +10 1 £418 +5.36%
Network Security
South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 6 (66.67%) McAfee
1 6 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (44.44%) ISSAP
3 4 (44.44%) SCCP
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) GIAC
3 4 (44.44%) CISSP
3 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
4 3 (33.33%) PKI
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) SIEM
5 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
5 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Samba
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (11.11%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (11.11%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) IPsec
2 4 (44.44%) SCCP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) FTP
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (11.11%) LDAP
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
1 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Network Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (77.78%) Security Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 5 (55.56%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 4 (44.44%) GIAC
2 4 (44.44%) ISSAP
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Samba
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (11.11%) Icinga
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) McAfee
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
4 2 (22.22%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Forcepoint
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 1 (11.11%) VMware