The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 90 116
Rank change year-on-year -22 +26  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 24 51 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.90% 1.71% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.77% 9.71% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 15
Median daily rate £388 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.16% -  

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 the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 416 525 361
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.54% 17.62% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 337 216
Median daily rate £370 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 31
Median hourly rate £46.25 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +85.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.05 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Security in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in the South West

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in the South West

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in the South West

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Bristol -7 10 £488 - 5
Somerset - 5 £375 - 1
Dorset +1 3 £450 +14.64% 2
Wiltshire -11 2 £555 +58.57% 4
Cornwall -8 1 - -
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 29 (63.04%) Firewall
2 21 (45.65%) Cisco
3 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
4 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
5 12 (26.09%) Data Centre
5 12 (26.09%) Linux
6 11 (23.91%) VPN
6 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (23.91%) Demand Management
7 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
7 10 (21.74%) Wireless
7 10 (21.74%) Finance
8 9 (19.57%) F5
8 9 (19.57%) Proactive Monitoring
9 8 (17.39%) Ansible
9 8 (17.39%) DevOps
9 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
9 8 (17.39%) SLA
9 8 (17.39%) Juniper
9 8 (17.39%) Nokia
9 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
9 8 (17.39%) LDAP
10 7 (15.22%) LAN
10 7 (15.22%) Windows
10 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.22%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (13.04%) CCNP
11 6 (13.04%) WAN
12 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (6.52%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) IaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (63.04%) Firewall
2 11 (23.91%) VPN
3 10 (21.74%) Wireless
4 8 (17.39%) LDAP
4 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 7 (15.22%) LAN
5 7 (15.22%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (13.04%) WAN
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (10.87%) Kerberos
7 5 (10.87%) VoIP
8 4 (8.70%) Broadband
8 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (8.70%) IPsec
8 4 (8.70%) ISDN
8 4 (8.70%) SSL
8 4 (8.70%) VLAN
9 3 (6.52%) BGP
9 3 (6.52%) DNS
9 3 (6.52%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Hadoop
2 3 (6.52%) Apache Hive
2 3 (6.52%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.35%) Avionics
3 2 (4.35%) Military
4 1 (2.17%) Billing
4 1 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Network Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Check Point Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Firewall Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Network Security Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) CESG
2 3 (6.52%) FlexPod
3 2 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.35%) PKI
3 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 7 (15.22%) Windows
3 4 (8.70%) Unix
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.35%) CentOS
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (4.35%) Solaris
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Demand Management
2 9 (19.57%) Proactive Monitoring
3 8 (17.39%) DevOps
3 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 5 (10.87%) SIEM
5 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (6.52%) Information Security
6 3 (6.52%) Network Design
6 3 (6.52%) Network Management
6 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
2 15 (32.61%) SC Cleared
3 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.04%) CCNP
5 5 (10.87%) JNCIA
5 5 (10.87%) MCSE
5 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.70%) CCNA
6 4 (8.70%) CISSP
6 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.52%) JNCIP
7 3 (6.52%) JNCIS
8 2 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (4.35%) CISM
8 2 (4.35%) CLAS
8 2 (4.35%) Degree
8 2 (4.35%) GIAC
8 2 (4.35%) ISSAP
8 2 (4.35%) JNCIE
9 1 (2.17%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) SLA
2 4 (8.70%) QA
3 2 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.35%) JSP 440
3 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.35%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) HDFS
3 2 (4.35%) Docker
3 2 (4.35%) GFS2
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.35%) OCFS2
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Ansible
2 3 (6.52%) vRealize
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (4.35%) Nessus
3 2 (4.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (4.35%) Nmap
3 2 (4.35%) WSUS
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Cisco
2 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
3 9 (19.57%) F5
4 8 (17.39%) Juniper
4 8 (17.39%) Nokia
5 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.87%) Cloudera
6 5 (10.87%) HP
7 3 (6.52%) NetApp
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle
7 3 (6.52%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.35%) ArcSight
8 2 (4.35%) Qualys
8 2 (4.35%) VMware
9 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.17%) IronPort
9 1 (2.17%) LogRhythm
9 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.17%) Splunk
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