Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 November 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 22 50
Rank change year-on-year -4 +28 +8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 20 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.23% 6.83% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.20% 35.79% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 11
Southampton median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +16.54%
10th Percentile £343 £363 £381
90th Percentile £438 £478 £394
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +15.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Southampton median hourly rate - - £41.25
Hampshire median hourly rate - £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year - -21.21% +91.86%

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 99 95 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 20.93% 19.08% 18.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 66 89
Southampton median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £138 £266 £223
90th Percentile £545 £478 £400
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 23
Southampton median hourly rate £20.06 £25.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.33% -27.14% +35.92%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.85 £10.85
90th Percentile £46.02 £25.50 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.46% +8.33% -

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Southampton

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Southampton

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Southampton

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 11 (55.00%) C#
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
1 11 (55.00%) OOD
1 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (55.00%) OWASP
1 11 (55.00%) Multithreading
1 11 (55.00%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (50.00%) WiX
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) WCF
2 10 (50.00%) C++
2 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (50.00%) XML
3 8 (40.00%) CTI
4 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Firewall
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (20.00%) CCNA
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (15.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (15.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (15.00%) Degree
7 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 11 (55.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (40.00%) CTI
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) LAN
6 1 (5.00%) SMS
6 1 (5.00%) SMTP
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 10 (50.00%) WiX
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
1 10 (50.00%) WCF
1 10 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Multithreading
1 11 (55.00%) OOD
1 11 (55.00%) OWASP
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (15.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Email Filtering
6 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security
7 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) CISSP
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 2 (10.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE
5 1 (5.00%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (15.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) IronPort