The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 43 44 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 3 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.91% 0.91% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 6.25% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.33%  
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 £27.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +22.72%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 57 64 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 17.33% 14.51% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 24
Median daily rate £269 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.23% -27.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.25 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.07% -8.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Gloucestershire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Gloucestershire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Gloucester - 3 - - 1
Network Security
South West

Network Security
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 3 (100.00%) Broadband
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Junos
2 2 (66.67%) Demand Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIS
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIP
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIE
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (100.00%) Broadband
1 3 (100.00%) ISDN
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Junos
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (33.33%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Network Support
3 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Demand Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIE
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIP
2 2 (66.67%) JNCIS
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco