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 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 / Gloucestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 47 50
Contract jobs citing Network Security 0 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 1.47% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.54% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £304 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -32.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £360 £368
% change year-on-year +18.05% -2.04%  
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 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 43 82 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 13.27% 17.23% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 52 36
Median daily rate £324 £330 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.81% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £29.13 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.18% +100.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £29.75 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £45.00 £37.15
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 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 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 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
Co-occurring 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