Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 84 125
Rank change year-on-year -6 +41 -17
Contract jobs citing Network Security 74 94 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.08% 2.40% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.80% 10.68% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 83 42
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +15.53%
10th Percentile £349 £313 £354
90th Percentile £589 £498 £506
South East median daily rate £475 £400 £411
% change year-on-year +18.75% -2.74% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Hampshire median hourly rate - £32.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -21.21% +91.86%
South East median hourly rate £33.38 £30.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.25% -23.08% +136.36%

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 841 880 909
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.60% 22.51% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 549 536
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £263
90th Percentile £500 £507 £492
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 71 93
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £11.74
90th Percentile £46.05 £59.31 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.86% +11.70% +26.83%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Southampton -6 20 £388 -3.13% 5
Basingstoke -11 17 £589 +24.00%
Winchester +16 7 £400 -5.88%
Farnborough +8 4 £495 +4.21%
Havant - 4 £425 -
Fleet +8 2 £340 -6.08%
Portsmouth -3 2 £500 +11.11%
Fareham -4 1 £275 -47.62%
Petersfield - 1 £350 -
Network Security
South East

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

1 39 (52.70%) Firewall
2 30 (40.54%) Cisco
3 26 (35.14%) CheckPoint
4 18 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (21.62%) DNS
5 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
6 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
6 15 (20.27%) Windows
6 15 (20.27%) Linux
6 15 (20.27%) Citrix
7 14 (18.92%) LAN
7 14 (18.92%) Load Balancing
7 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
7 14 (18.92%) NetScaler
8 13 (17.57%) Wireless
8 13 (17.57%) WAN
8 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
8 13 (17.57%) CCNP
9 12 (16.22%) Dell
9 12 (16.22%) SSL
9 12 (16.22%) Extreme Networks
9 12 (16.22%) Customer Requirements
10 11 (14.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (14.86%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (14.86%) Network Management
10 11 (14.86%) F5
10 11 (14.86%) OWASP
10 11 (14.86%) Multithreading
10 11 (14.86%) OOD
10 11 (14.86%) C#

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 11 (14.86%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) IaaS
3 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (52.70%) Firewall
2 16 (21.62%) DNS
3 14 (18.92%) LAN
3 14 (18.92%) NetScaler
4 13 (17.57%) TCP/IP
4 13 (17.57%) WAN
4 13 (17.57%) Wireless
5 12 (16.22%) SSL
6 11 (14.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (13.51%) BGP
8 9 (12.16%) DHCP
8 9 (12.16%) Internet
8 9 (12.16%) MPLS
9 8 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (10.81%) CTI
9 8 (10.81%) OSPF
10 7 (9.46%) IPsec
11 6 (8.11%) SNMP
11 6 (8.11%) VoIP
11 6 (8.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (4.05%) MS Access
4 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Visual Studio
1 10 (13.51%) WiX
General
1 3 (4.05%) Retail
2 2 (2.70%) Banking
2 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (41.89%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) Security Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Architect
5 10 (13.51%) Security Architect
6 8 (10.81%) Network Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Network Security Architect
8 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Security Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) Engineering Specialist
10 4 (5.41%) IP Specialist
10 4 (5.41%) Network Specialist
10 4 (5.41%) Security Analyst
11 3 (4.05%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 3 (4.05%) IT Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) .NET
1 10 (13.51%) Regular Expression
1 10 (13.51%) WCF
1 10 (13.51%) XML
2 2 (2.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) CESG
3 2 (2.70%) DataPower
3 2 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.70%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (1.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Linux
1 15 (20.27%) Windows
2 9 (12.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (10.81%) CentOS
4 3 (4.05%) Unix
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Load Balancing
2 12 (16.22%) Customer Requirements
3 11 (14.86%) Multithreading
3 11 (14.86%) Network Management
3 11 (14.86%) OOD
3 11 (14.86%) OWASP
4 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.51%) Email Filtering
4 10 (13.51%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (12.16%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (10.81%) System Testing
7 7 (9.46%) Boundary Protection
8 6 (8.11%) Change Management
8 6 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.11%) Project Management
8 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.76%) High Availability
9 5 (6.76%) Information Security
9 5 (6.76%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.86%) C#
2 10 (13.51%) C++
3 2 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
3 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
4 13 (17.57%) CCNP
5 10 (13.51%) CCIE
6 6 (8.11%) CCIE Service Provider
6 6 (8.11%) CCSP
7 5 (6.76%) Degree
8 4 (5.41%) CCNA
8 4 (5.41%) CISSP
9 2 (2.70%) CCSA
10 1 (1.35%) CCIE Security
10 1 (1.35%) CCSE
10 1 (1.35%) CEH
10 1 (1.35%) CSSLP
10 1 (1.35%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.05%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (4.05%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.05%) PMO
3 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.35%) PowerCLI
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
1 1 (1.35%) vCenter Server
1 1 (1.35%) vMotion
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Cisco
2 26 (35.14%) CheckPoint
3 15 (20.27%) Citrix
3 15 (20.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (16.22%) Dell
4 12 (16.22%) Extreme Networks
5 11 (14.86%) F5
6 7 (9.46%) Forcepoint
6 7 (9.46%) Palo Alto
7 6 (8.11%) Foundry
8 5 (6.76%) Brocade
8 5 (6.76%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.05%) Ericsson
9 3 (4.05%) IBM
9 3 (4.05%) McAfee
9 3 (4.05%) Motorola
9 3 (4.05%) Tripwire
10 2 (2.70%) IronPort
10 2 (2.70%) Remedy
11 1 (1.35%) SolarWinds