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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 62 106
Rank change year-on-year -18 +44  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 32 65 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.72% 2.98% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.58% 11.17% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 51 9
Median daily rate £450 £352 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.84% +8.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £625 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.88% +12.50%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 486 582 415
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 26.16% 26.69% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 371 209
Median daily rate £409 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.85% -10.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 39
Median hourly rate £25.00 £38.05 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.29% +1.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £22.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Network Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +12 7 £464 +23.60%
Southampton -9 4 £388 +10.71% 2
Portsmouth -7 2 £400 -3.03% 1
Fareham -11 2 £430 -31.20%
Havant -6 1 - - 2
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (66.10%) Firewall
2 35 (59.32%) Cisco
3 20 (33.90%) CheckPoint
4 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
5 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
5 15 (25.42%) Linux
5 15 (25.42%) SSL
6 13 (22.03%) DNS
6 13 (22.03%) LAN
6 13 (22.03%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (20.34%) PCI DSS
7 12 (20.34%) Load Balancing
7 12 (20.34%) WAN
7 12 (20.34%) CCNP
7 12 (20.34%) Wireless
8 10 (16.95%) Information Security
8 10 (16.95%) Citrix
8 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
9 9 (15.25%) Extreme Networks
9 9 (15.25%) NetScaler
9 9 (15.25%) Dell
9 9 (15.25%) CCNA
10 8 (13.56%) SIEM
10 8 (13.56%) Regular Expression
10 8 (13.56%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (13.56%) Network Management
10 8 (13.56%) Email Filtering
10 8 (13.56%) Web Filtering
11 7 (11.86%) Customer Requirements

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:

Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) IaaS
1 2 (3.39%) PaaS
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (66.10%) Firewall
2 15 (25.42%) SSL
3 13 (22.03%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (22.03%) DNS
3 13 (22.03%) LAN
4 12 (20.34%) WAN
4 12 (20.34%) Wireless
5 9 (15.25%) NetScaler
6 6 (10.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (10.17%) IPsec
7 5 (8.47%) Internet
7 5 (8.47%) MPLS
7 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
7 5 (8.47%) VPN
8 4 (6.78%) DHCP
8 4 (6.78%) LDAP
9 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
9 3 (5.08%) PSTN
9 3 (5.08%) SNMP
9 3 (5.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) BusinessObjects
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Network Engineer
2 21 (35.59%) Security Engineer
3 16 (27.12%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Citrix Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Network Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Network Security Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Network Security Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Network Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Security Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Security Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) Regular Expression
2 3 (5.08%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.69%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) PKI
4 2 (3.39%) CMDB
4 2 (3.39%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.39%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.39%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) DataPower
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.42%) Linux
2 5 (8.47%) Unix
3 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.08%) CentOS
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Windows
5 1 (1.69%) Solaris
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Load Balancing
2 10 (16.95%) Information Security
3 8 (13.56%) Email Filtering
3 8 (13.56%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (13.56%) Network Management
3 8 (13.56%) SIEM
3 8 (13.56%) Web Filtering
4 7 (11.86%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (8.47%) Change Management
5 5 (8.47%) ITIL
5 5 (8.47%) Security Operations
5 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 4 (6.78%) Database Security
6 4 (6.78%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (6.78%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.08%) Boundary Protection
7 3 (5.08%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.08%) DevOps
7 3 (5.08%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.69%) C
2 1 (1.69%) C#
2 1 (1.69%) C++
2 1 (1.69%) Java
2 1 (1.69%) Perl
2 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.42%) SC Cleared
3 12 (20.34%) CCNP
4 9 (15.25%) CCNA
5 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) CCIE
6 1 (1.69%) CCSE
6 1 (1.69%) CISSP
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.69%) PCI QSA
6 1 (1.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) PCI DSS
2 6 (10.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.08%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.69%) PA-DSS
4 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) GFS2
2 1 (1.69%) OCFS2
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.69%) Ansible
2 1 (1.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 35 (59.32%) Cisco
2 20 (33.90%) CheckPoint
3 10 (16.95%) Citrix
4 9 (15.25%) Dell
4 9 (15.25%) Extreme Networks
5 6 (10.17%) Palo Alto
5 6 (10.17%) VMware
6 5 (8.47%) F5
6 5 (8.47%) Juniper
6 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.78%) HP
7 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.78%) Oracle
8 3 (5.08%) Cyberoam
8 3 (5.08%) Forcepoint
8 3 (5.08%) Qualys
9 2 (3.39%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.39%) ProCurve
9 2 (3.39%) SAP
9 2 (3.39%) Splunk
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