Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 85 93
Rank change year-on-year -44 +8 +16
Contract jobs citing Network Security 58 78 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.54% 2.23% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.28% 9.54% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 58 66
Hampshire median daily rate £394 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £303 £332 £306
90th Percentile £623 £589 £544
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £407
% change year-on-year +5.56% +10.70% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.91 - -
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £16.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +48.72% -39.09% -26.67%

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 797 818 820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.15% 23.36% 22.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 450 542
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% -1.94%
10th Percentile £300 £200 £256
90th Percentile £575 £518 £513
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 51 50
Hampshire median hourly rate £31.25 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% +6.67% -48.63%
10th Percentile £12.48 £10.40 £11.70
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.17 £47.21
South East median hourly rate £22.00 £17.38 £22.25
% change year-on-year +26.62% -21.91% -31.54%

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 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -17 7 £366 -26.75%
Gosport - 7 £388 - 1
Basingstoke -6 6 £650 +10.36% 4
Southampton -29 6 £375 -3.23% 1
Aldershot - 6 £406 -
Farnborough -12 5 £388 -4.32%
Fleet -18 5 - - 1
Eastleigh - 4 - - 3
Winchester -11 3 £335 -14.65% 2
Fareham -4 1 £625 +127.27% 1
Hook - 1 - - 1
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 44 (75.86%) Firewall
2 39 (67.24%) Cisco
3 20 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
5 18 (31.03%) LAN
6 17 (29.31%) ITIL
6 17 (29.31%) WAN
6 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
6 17 (29.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (25.86%) Windows
7 15 (25.86%) Linux
7 15 (25.86%) CCNP
8 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
9 13 (22.41%) Data Centre
9 13 (22.41%) Palo Alto
9 13 (22.41%) VPN
9 13 (22.41%) McAfee
9 13 (22.41%) Security Management
9 13 (22.41%) VMware
10 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (18.97%) F5
12 10 (17.24%) Network Security Management
12 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
12 10 (17.24%) Network Management
12 10 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
13 9 (15.52%) vSphere
13 9 (15.52%) NetScaler
13 9 (15.52%) Citrix
14 8 (13.79%) DNS

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 3 (5.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (75.86%) Firewall
2 18 (31.03%) LAN
3 17 (29.31%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (29.31%) WAN
4 13 (22.41%) VPN
5 10 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (15.52%) NetScaler
7 8 (13.79%) BIG-IP
7 8 (13.79%) DNS
7 8 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (13.79%) Wireless
8 6 (10.34%) Cisco Firepower
8 6 (10.34%) DHCP
8 6 (10.34%) OSPF
9 5 (8.62%) BGP
9 5 (8.62%) Broadband
9 5 (8.62%) Cisco ISE
9 5 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
10 4 (6.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.97%) Security Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Network Specialist
5 5 (8.62%) Network Support
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Server Specialist
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (5.17%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.62%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.90%) PKI
4 3 (5.17%) CESG
4 3 (5.17%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.17%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.45%) CMDB
6 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
1 15 (25.86%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.45%) CentOS
5 1 (1.72%) Check Point GAiA
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
5 1 (1.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) ITIL
2 13 (22.41%) Security Management
3 10 (17.24%) Network Management
3 10 (17.24%) Network Security Management
4 8 (13.79%) Change Control
5 7 (12.07%) Data Protection
6 6 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (10.34%) Migration
6 6 (10.34%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 6 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (10.34%) Network Virtualisation
6 6 (10.34%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 5 (8.62%) Business Continuity
7 5 (8.62%) Capacity Management
7 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.62%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (8.62%) Security Architecture
7 5 (8.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
1 3 (5.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (32.76%) Security Cleared
3 15 (25.86%) CCNP
4 14 (24.14%) SC Cleared
5 9 (15.52%) DV Cleared
6 7 (12.07%) MCSE
6 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (10.34%) CCNA
7 6 (10.34%) Degree
8 5 (8.62%) CCSA
9 3 (5.17%) CCSE
9 3 (5.17%) CEH
9 3 (5.17%) CHFI
9 3 (5.17%) CISSP
9 3 (5.17%) JNCIA
9 3 (5.17%) JNCIE
9 3 (5.17%) JNCIP
9 3 (5.17%) JNCIS
9 3 (5.17%) VCP6
9 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) GDPR
2 2 (3.45%) PMO
3 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.52%) vSphere
3 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.34%) Samba
4 3 (5.17%) NFS
4 3 (5.17%) vCloud
5 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.72%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) Ansible
2 4 (6.90%) Terraform
3 3 (5.17%) Nessus
3 3 (5.17%) vRealize
4 2 (3.45%) Packer
4 2 (3.45%) Puppet
5 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (67.24%) Cisco
2 17 (29.31%) CheckPoint
3 13 (22.41%) McAfee
3 13 (22.41%) Palo Alto
3 13 (22.41%) VMware
4 11 (18.97%) F5
5 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 9 (15.52%) Citrix
7 7 (12.07%) Riverbed
8 6 (10.34%) Juniper
8 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
9 4 (6.90%) Dell
9 4 (6.90%) HP
9 4 (6.90%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.17%) IBM
10 3 (5.17%) Qualys
11 2 (3.45%) CA
11 2 (3.45%) GUPTA
11 2 (3.45%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.72%) Okta