Period
to 15 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 15 July 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 > Surrey
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 116 113
Rank change year-on-year +18 -3 -15
Contract jobs citing Network Security 36 51 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.52% 1.55% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.73% 11.59% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 30
Surrey median daily rate £425 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +10.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £316 £411 £350
90th Percentile £575 £675 £541
South East median daily rate £438 £466 £450
% change year-on-year -6.17% +3.61% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Surrey median hourly rate - £147.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +195.00% -
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £35.94 £50.00
% change year-on-year -56.88% -28.12% +29.03%

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 370 440 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.64% 13.41% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 275 172
Surrey median daily rate £453 £438 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.43% +16.28% -5.94%
10th Percentile £253 £200 £160
90th Percentile £610 £600 £538
South East median daily rate £419 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.52% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 24
Surrey median hourly rate £19.73 £42.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.58% +123.68% -20.83%
10th Percentile £10.92 £15.90 £13.40
90th Percentile £54.50 £138.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £25.01 £17.50
% change year-on-year -30.01% +42.89% -32.69%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Surrey

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Surrey

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Surrey over the 6 months to 15 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Surrey

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Surrey

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
Staines +22 14 £388 -11.43% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames - 6 £440 - 2
Godalming - 3 £388 -
Guildford +11 2 £406 -26.14% 4
Epsom +4 2 £300 - 2
Woking - 2 £550 -
Redhill +20 1 £900 +38.46% 1
Leatherhead +2 1 £263 -52.27% 1
Egham -2 1 £550 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 29 (80.56%) Firewall
2 25 (69.44%) Palo Alto
3 21 (58.33%) Cisco
4 16 (44.44%) F5
5 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
6 14 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (38.89%) CCNP
7 12 (33.33%) Juniper
8 10 (27.78%) CCNA
8 10 (27.78%) FortiGate
9 8 (22.22%) CCSE
9 8 (22.22%) Wireless
9 8 (22.22%) CCSA
10 7 (19.44%) Information Security
10 7 (19.44%) CA
10 7 (19.44%) Check Point Certification
10 7 (19.44%) BIG-IP
10 7 (19.44%) Blue Coat
10 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (16.67%) Cryptography
11 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (16.67%) Meraki
11 6 (16.67%) WAN
12 5 (13.89%) LAN
12 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
12 5 (13.89%) MPLS
12 5 (13.89%) Data Privacy
12 5 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (13.89%) AlgoSec

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.56%) Akamai
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.78%) IaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) PaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) Firewall
2 8 (22.22%) Wireless
3 7 (19.44%) BIG-IP
4 6 (16.67%) WAN
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (13.89%) LAN
5 5 (13.89%) MPLS
5 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.11%) BGP
6 4 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 4 (11.11%) OSPF
6 4 (11.11%) VLAN
7 3 (8.33%) Skype
7 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
7 3 (8.33%) VPN
7 3 (8.33%) WLAN
8 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (5.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Metasploit
1 1 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 3 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.78%) Security Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Network Support
7 4 (11.11%) Architect
7 4 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (8.33%) Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) Network Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) Security Support Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
9 2 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Information Security
1 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (13.89%) Data Privacy
4 4 (11.11%) Change Management
4 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.33%) DNA
5 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.33%) Migration
5 3 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (5.56%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Architectural Design
7 1 (2.78%) Architecture Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C
1 1 (2.78%) C#
1 1 (2.78%) C++
1 1 (2.78%) Java
1 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) CCNP
1 14 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.78%) CCNA
3 8 (22.22%) CCSA
3 8 (22.22%) CCSE
4 7 (19.44%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (11.11%) CISSP
5 4 (11.11%) JNCIA
6 3 (8.33%) CISM
7 2 (5.56%) ISSAP
8 1 (2.78%) CCDA
8 1 (2.78%) CCDP
8 1 (2.78%) CCIE
8 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.78%) Degree
8 1 (2.78%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) NIST
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Palo Alto
2 21 (58.33%) Cisco
3 16 (44.44%) F5
4 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
5 12 (33.33%) Juniper
6 7 (19.44%) Blue Coat
6 7 (19.44%) CA
7 6 (16.67%) Meraki
8 5 (13.89%) AlgoSec
8 5 (13.89%) Zscaler
9 3 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (8.33%) Riverbed
10 2 (5.56%) HP
11 1 (2.78%) Avaya
11 1 (2.78%) McAfee
11 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.78%) Varonis
11 1 (2.78%) VMware