Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 110 84
Rank change year-on-year +10 -26 +65
Contract jobs citing Network Security 77 49 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.05% 1.38% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.91% 5.78% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 82
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +4.63% +3.23%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £309
90th Percentile £638 £498 £500
South East median daily rate £475 £436 £400
% change year-on-year +8.88% +9.06% +3.23%
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 £35.94 £50.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -28.12% +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 777 848 910
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.64% 23.81% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 507 595
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +1.00%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £285
90th Percentile £571 £504 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 71
Hampshire median hourly rate £25.01 £20.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.03% -43.66% +12.70%
10th Percentile £12.66 £10.40 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.90 £43.75 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £17.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year +35.87% -30.08% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -11 12 £450 +16.13% 1
Basingstoke +7 9 £225 -52.05% 2
Gosport - 5 £345 -
Portsmouth -9 4 £475 +18.75% 1
Hook - 4 £405 -
Fleet - 4 - - 1
Farnborough -21 3 £475 -4.04% 1
Romsey - 3 £400 -
Havant -3 2 - -
Winchester -7 2 £334 -
Fareham - 2 £380 -
Eastleigh - 1 - - 1
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 50 (64.94%) Firewall
2 41 (53.25%) Cisco
2 41 (53.25%) Security Cleared
3 32 (41.56%) SC Cleared
4 31 (40.26%) Windows
5 24 (31.17%) Linux
6 18 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (22.08%) Palo Alto
8 16 (20.78%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (20.78%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (19.48%) CCNP
9 15 (19.48%) LAN
9 15 (19.48%) Windows Server
10 14 (18.18%) WAN
10 14 (18.18%) ITIL
10 14 (18.18%) CheckPoint
10 14 (18.18%) VMware
11 13 (16.88%) Nessus
11 13 (16.88%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (16.88%) Cisco ISE
12 12 (15.58%) Data Centre
12 12 (15.58%) DV Cleared
13 10 (12.99%) DMZ
13 10 (12.99%) Sophos
13 10 (12.99%) CISSP
14 9 (11.69%) VPN
14 9 (11.69%) DNS
14 9 (11.69%) NetApp
14 9 (11.69%) Wireless
14 9 (11.69%) Nmap

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 (7.79%) Apache
2 4 (5.19%) JBoss
2 4 (5.19%) Jetty
3 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) IaaS
2 2 (2.60%) PaaS
2 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (64.94%) Firewall
2 16 (20.78%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (20.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (19.48%) LAN
4 14 (18.18%) WAN
5 13 (16.88%) Cisco ISE
6 10 (12.99%) DMZ
7 9 (11.69%) Cisco Firepower
7 9 (11.69%) DNS
7 9 (11.69%) VPN
7 9 (11.69%) Wireless
8 6 (7.79%) BGP
8 6 (7.79%) OSPF
9 5 (6.49%) BIG-IP
9 5 (6.49%) DHCP
9 5 (6.49%) SSL
10 4 (5.19%) NetScaler
10 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
10 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (3.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) InterSystems Cache
1 3 (3.90%) Redis
1 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.90%) SQLite
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (2.60%) Banking
1 2 (2.60%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Network Engineer
2 20 (25.97%) Security Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (15.58%) Analyst
5 10 (12.99%) Security Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Vulnerability Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Security Risk Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Support
10 3 (3.90%) Network Support
10 3 (3.90%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) Middleware
2 4 (5.19%) Apache Commons
2 4 (5.19%) CSS
2 4 (5.19%) GWT
2 4 (5.19%) HTML
2 4 (5.19%) Java SE
2 4 (5.19%) RESTful
2 4 (5.19%) Servlets
2 4 (5.19%) Spring
2 4 (5.19%) WebSockets
3 1 (1.30%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.30%) OAuth
3 1 (1.30%) OpenID
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.09%) PKI
3 5 (6.49%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.19%) User Experience
5 3 (3.90%) CESG
5 3 (3.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.60%) DataPower
6 2 (2.60%) Fintech
7 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (40.26%) Windows
2 24 (31.17%) Linux
3 15 (19.48%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
4 4 (5.19%) Unix
4 4 (5.19%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.90%) Check Point GAiA
5 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.30%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) ITIL
2 13 (16.88%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (11.69%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.39%) Information Security
5 7 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (7.79%) Change Control
6 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (7.79%) Security Patching
7 5 (6.49%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (6.49%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (6.49%) Server Management
8 4 (5.19%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.19%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.19%) Network Management
8 4 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.19%) Requirements Management
8 4 (5.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (5.19%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) Java
1 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.90%) Python
3 2 (2.60%) C
3 2 (2.60%) C#
4 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (53.25%) Security Cleared
2 32 (41.56%) SC Cleared
3 18 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (19.48%) CCNP
5 12 (15.58%) DV Cleared
6 10 (12.99%) CISSP
7 4 (5.19%) MCSE
7 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.90%) CCIE
8 3 (3.90%) CCNA
9 2 (2.60%) CCSA
9 2 (2.60%) CCSE
9 2 (2.60%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.60%) JNCIE
9 2 (2.60%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.60%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.60%) VCP6
9 2 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.30%) CCIE Security
10 1 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) GDPR
1 2 (2.60%) ISO 22301
1 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27005
1 2 (2.60%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) vSphere
2 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.60%) NFS
4 2 (2.60%) vCloud
5 1 (1.30%) Firmware
5 1 (1.30%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 13 (16.88%) Nessus
2 9 (11.69%) Nmap
3 3 (3.90%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.60%) SCCM
4 2 (2.60%) SCOM
4 2 (2.60%) vRealize
5 1 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 41 (53.25%) Cisco
2 17 (22.08%) Palo Alto
3 14 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 14 (18.18%) VMware
4 10 (12.99%) Sophos
5 9 (11.69%) NetApp
6 8 (10.39%) F5
6 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.09%) Infoblox
8 6 (7.79%) Citrix
9 5 (6.49%) McAfee
9 5 (6.49%) Riverbed
9 5 (6.49%) SolarWinds
10 4 (5.19%) Dell
10 4 (5.19%) Google
10 4 (5.19%) Juniper
10 4 (5.19%) Qualys
11 2 (2.60%) HP
11 2 (2.60%) IBM
11 2 (2.60%) IronPort