Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 23 June 2018 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 106 82
Rank change year-on-year 0 -24 +67
Contract jobs citing Network Security 73 59 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.95% 1.63% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.64% 6.76% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 82
Hampshire median daily rate £470 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% +13.33% -1.64%
10th Percentile £316 £300 £301
90th Percentile £638 £498 £531
South East median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £32.50
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +5.00% +29.03% -0.64%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 757 873 1,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.24% 24.14% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 545 648
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £198 £269 £275
90th Percentile £543 £513 £525
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 67 70
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £38.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.26% -47.75% +9.36%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.06 £20.63
90th Percentile £46.23 £43.00 £49.51
South East median hourly rate £26.50 £16.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year +60.61% -47.62% +2.44%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Hampshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Hampshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Hampshire over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Hampshire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Hampshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. 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
Southampton -4 12 £400 +3.23% 2
Basingstoke -5 10 £225 -51.46% 3
Fareham -4 3 £290 -32.56%
Havant -5 3 - -
Gosport - 3 £345 -
Romsey - 3 £400 -
Portsmouth -5 2 £475 +18.75% 1
Farnborough -19 2 £475 +19.50%
Winchester - 2 £334 - 1
Hook - 1 £425 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 45 (61.64%) Firewall
2 43 (58.90%) Security Cleared
3 34 (46.58%) SC Cleared
3 34 (46.58%) Cisco
4 27 (36.99%) Windows
5 24 (32.88%) Linux
6 17 (23.29%) Palo Alto
7 16 (21.92%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (20.55%) Windows Server
9 13 (17.81%) Cisco ISE
9 13 (17.81%) Nessus
9 13 (17.81%) VMware
10 11 (15.07%) DMZ
10 11 (15.07%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (15.07%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (15.07%) Data Centre
11 10 (13.70%) DV Cleared
11 10 (13.70%) Sophos
11 10 (13.70%) CheckPoint
11 10 (13.70%) VPN
12 9 (12.33%) NetApp
12 9 (12.33%) CISSP
12 9 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (12.33%) Nmap
12 9 (12.33%) Incident Management
13 8 (10.96%) CCNP
13 8 (10.96%) BGP
13 8 (10.96%) ITIL
13 8 (10.96%) PKI
14 7 (9.59%) Infoblox

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 6 (8.22%) Apache
2 4 (5.48%) JBoss
2 4 (5.48%) Jetty
3 2 (2.74%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) IaaS
3 2 (2.74%) PaaS
3 2 (2.74%) SaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (61.64%) Firewall
2 16 (21.92%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (17.81%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (15.07%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (15.07%) DMZ
5 10 (13.70%) VPN
6 8 (10.96%) BGP
7 7 (9.59%) Cisco Firepower
7 7 (9.59%) DNS
7 7 (9.59%) LAN
7 7 (9.59%) WAN
8 6 (8.22%) Wireless
9 5 (6.85%) DHCP
9 5 (6.85%) IPv6
9 5 (6.85%) MPLS
9 5 (6.85%) Multicast
9 5 (6.85%) SSL
10 4 (5.48%) NetScaler
11 3 (4.11%) Internet
11 3 (4.11%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) InterSystems Cache
1 3 (4.11%) Redis
1 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.11%) SQLite
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (2.74%) Banking
1 2 (2.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Network Engineer
2 24 (32.88%) Security Engineer
3 19 (26.03%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (16.44%) Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) Security Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) Architect
6 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Consultant
8 4 (5.48%) Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Risk Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Apache Commons
1 4 (5.48%) CSS
1 4 (5.48%) GWT
1 4 (5.48%) HTML
1 4 (5.48%) Java SE
1 4 (5.48%) RESTful
1 4 (5.48%) Servlets
1 4 (5.48%) Spring
1 4 (5.48%) WebSockets
2 3 (4.11%) Middleware
3 2 (2.74%) OAuth
3 2 (2.74%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.96%) PKI
3 4 (5.48%) User Experience
4 3 (4.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (4.11%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.74%) CESG
5 2 (2.74%) DataPower
5 2 (2.74%) Fintech
5 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Windows
2 24 (32.88%) Linux
3 15 (20.55%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.48%) Check Point GAiA
4 4 (5.48%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.48%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.74%) Unix
7 1 (1.37%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (12.33%) Incident Management
3 8 (10.96%) ITIL
4 7 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (8.22%) Security Patching
6 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.85%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (6.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (6.85%) Web Filtering
7 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.48%) Network Management
7 4 (5.48%) Requirements Management
7 4 (5.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.11%) Information Security
8 3 (4.11%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (4.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.11%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) Java
1 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.11%) Python
3 2 (2.74%) C
3 2 (2.74%) C#
4 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (58.90%) Security Cleared
2 34 (46.58%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.70%) DV Cleared
4 9 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (12.33%) CISSP
5 8 (10.96%) CCNP
6 4 (5.48%) CCIE
6 4 (5.48%) CCSE
7 2 (2.74%) CCSA
8 1 (1.37%) CCIE Security
8 1 (1.37%) CCIE Service Provider
8 1 (1.37%) CCSP
8 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (9.59%) vSphere
2 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.37%) Firmware
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) Nessus
2 9 (12.33%) Nmap
3 3 (4.11%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.74%) SCCM
4 2 (2.74%) SCOM
4 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.74%) WMI
5 1 (1.37%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Cisco
2 17 (23.29%) Palo Alto
3 13 (17.81%) VMware
4 10 (13.70%) CheckPoint
4 10 (13.70%) Sophos
5 9 (12.33%) NetApp
6 7 (9.59%) Infoblox
7 6 (8.22%) Citrix
8 5 (6.85%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.48%) Dell
9 4 (5.48%) Google
9 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.48%) Qualys
10 3 (4.11%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (4.11%) F5
10 3 (4.11%) Juniper
10 3 (4.11%) McAfee
10 3 (4.11%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.74%) IronPort
11 2 (2.74%) Rackspace