Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 97 83
Rank change year-on-year -42 -14 +50
Contract jobs citing Network Security 38 62 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.04% 1.78% 2.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.07% 7.93% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 40 77
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.46% +4.69% +3.23%
10th Percentile £253 £337 £313
90th Percentile £488 £589 £493
South East median daily rate £475 £463 £400
% change year-on-year +2.70% +15.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.39 - £32.50
10th Percentile £17.50 - £31.25
90th Percentile £57.85 - £33.75
South East median hourly rate £19.39 £33.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year -41.92% +11.25% -23.08%

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 750 782 784
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.53% 22.50% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 471 494
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £259
90th Percentile £566 £523 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 47 69
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -31.03% -3.33%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £44.65 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £24.15
% change year-on-year +38.89% -25.47% +7.33%

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 20 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 October 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
Portsmouth -16 5 £288 -28.13% 1
Fleet -16 5 - - 1
Southampton -30 5 £398 +2.58% 2
Gosport - 4 £345 -
Basingstoke -2 3 £225 -61.80% 3
Farnborough -14 3 £431 -12.88% 1
Hook - 3 £395 -
Fareham - 2 £380 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Romsey - 1 £450 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 26 (68.42%) Cisco
2 25 (65.79%) Firewall
3 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
5 13 (34.21%) LAN
6 12 (31.58%) CCNP
6 12 (31.58%) WAN
6 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
7 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (26.32%) ITIL
7 10 (26.32%) Windows
7 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (21.05%) Change Control
8 8 (21.05%) F5
8 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
9 7 (18.42%) Wireless
9 7 (18.42%) Information Security
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco ISE
9 7 (18.42%) Palo Alto
10 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
10 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 6 (15.79%) VPN
11 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (13.16%) Juniper
11 5 (13.16%) MCSE
11 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
11 5 (13.16%) BIG-IP

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 1 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) JBoss
1 1 (2.63%) Jetty
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (65.79%) Firewall
2 13 (34.21%) LAN
3 12 (31.58%) WAN
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco ISE
5 7 (18.42%) Wireless
6 6 (15.79%) VPN
7 5 (13.16%) BIG-IP
8 4 (10.53%) Cisco Firepower
8 4 (10.53%) OSPF
9 3 (7.89%) BGP
9 3 (7.89%) Broadband
9 3 (7.89%) iSCSI
9 3 (7.89%) ISDN
9 3 (7.89%) Junos
9 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (5.26%) DNS
10 2 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (2.63%) Redis
1 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.63%) SQLite
General
1 2 (5.26%) Banking
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Security Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Network Support
6 3 (7.89%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) IT Security Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Network Security Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Network Support Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Security Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Commons
2 1 (2.63%) CSS
2 1 (2.63%) GWT
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
2 1 (2.63%) Java SE
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.63%) RESTful
2 1 (2.63%) Servlets
2 1 (2.63%) Spring
2 1 (2.63%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.53%) Driving Licence
2 4 (10.53%) PKI
3 2 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.26%) Fintech
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) CESG
4 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.26%) Unix
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (2.63%) Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Change Control
3 7 (18.42%) Information Security
4 6 (15.79%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
5 5 (13.16%) Capacity Management
5 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.16%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (10.53%) Network Security Management
6 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.53%) Security Management
6 4 (10.53%) Web Filtering
7 3 (7.89%) Network Design
7 3 (7.89%) Network Management
7 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery Management
8 2 (5.26%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) C#
2 2 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
3 12 (31.58%) CCNP
3 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
5 5 (13.16%) MCSE
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (10.53%) CCNA
7 3 (7.89%) JNCIA
7 3 (7.89%) JNCIE
7 3 (7.89%) JNCIP
7 3 (7.89%) JNCIS
7 3 (7.89%) VCP6
7 3 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.26%) CCIE
8 2 (5.26%) CCSA
9 1 (2.63%) CISA
9 1 (2.63%) CISM
9 1 (2.63%) CISSP
9 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) GDPR
1 2 (5.26%) ISO 22301
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) NFS
2 3 (7.89%) vCloud
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) vRealize
2 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Cisco
2 8 (21.05%) F5
3 7 (18.42%) Palo Alto
4 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.16%) Juniper
5 5 (13.16%) SolarWinds
6 4 (10.53%) McAfee
6 4 (10.53%) Riverbed
6 4 (10.53%) VMware
7 3 (7.89%) Sophos
8 2 (5.26%) HP
8 2 (5.26%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.63%) Adobe
9 1 (2.63%) Amdocs
9 1 (2.63%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.63%) NetApp
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle
9 1 (2.63%) Pega
9 1 (2.63%) Splunk