Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 2018 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 82 77
Rank change year-on-year -27 -5 +44
Contract jobs citing Network Security 54 68 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.63% 2.41% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.68% 16.50% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 68 40
Surrey median daily rate £550 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -6.08%
10th Percentile £419 £363 £362
90th Percentile £675 £641 £582
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £401
% change year-on-year - +18.60% -4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate £147.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £19.39 £16.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +15.73% -39.09% -33.33%

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 426 412 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.84% 14.63% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 256 256
Surrey median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £134 £140 £163
90th Percentile £588 £591 £531
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 41
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £15.23 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.62% -61.93% +100.00%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.33 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £23.15 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £22.35 £17.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year +30.02% -31.25% -7.41%

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 17 December 2018.

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 17 December 2018. 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 +3 21 £438 -12.50%
Guildford -13 14 £563 -6.25% 3
Epsom - 4 £475 - 1
Leatherhead +4 2 £550 +10.00%
Redhill - 1 £650 - 1
Egham - 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £488 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, 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 39 (72.22%) Firewall
2 26 (48.15%) CheckPoint
3 24 (44.44%) Juniper
3 24 (44.44%) Palo Alto
4 23 (42.59%) F5
5 20 (37.04%) CCSA
5 20 (37.04%) CCSE
6 19 (35.19%) FortiGate
6 19 (35.19%) Performance Tuning
7 18 (33.33%) BIG-IP
7 18 (33.33%) Blue Coat
7 18 (33.33%) Migration
7 18 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
8 17 (31.48%) CA
9 11 (20.37%) VPN
10 10 (18.52%) Finance
11 9 (16.67%) WAN
11 9 (16.67%) Internet
11 9 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
12 8 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
13 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
13 7 (12.96%) Linux
13 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (11.11%) Windows
14 6 (11.11%) HP
14 6 (11.11%) Cisco
14 6 (11.11%) Middleware
14 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
14 6 (11.11%) ArcSight
14 6 (11.11%) SIEM

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 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.85%) IIS
2 1 (1.85%) JBoss
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (72.22%) Firewall
2 18 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 11 (20.37%) VPN
4 9 (16.67%) Internet
4 9 (16.67%) WAN
5 5 (9.26%) Wireless
6 4 (7.41%) IPsec
6 4 (7.41%) LAN
7 3 (5.56%) SSL
7 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (3.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.70%) IPv6
8 2 (3.70%) MPLS
9 1 (1.85%) Converged Networks
9 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.85%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
1 1 (1.85%) DB2
1 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Security Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Architect
4 7 (12.96%) Network Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) ArcSight Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Network Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Network Security Architect
6 5 (9.26%) Security Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Network Security Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Security Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.70%) Network Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) Middleware
1 6 (11.11%) Regular Expression
2 3 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Windows
3 5 (9.26%) Unix
3 5 (9.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (33.33%) Migration
3 9 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
4 8 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 6 (11.11%) SIEM
6 5 (9.26%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (9.26%) Threat Intelligence
6 5 (9.26%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (7.41%) Coaching
7 4 (7.41%) Information Security
7 4 (7.41%) OWASP
7 4 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.41%) Security Operations
8 3 (5.56%) Business Development
8 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.56%) Kanban
8 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
8 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) Python
2 3 (5.56%) C
2 3 (5.56%) C++
2 3 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (3.70%) Lisp
3 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) CCSA
1 20 (37.04%) CCSE
2 18 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 5 (9.26%) CISA
3 5 (9.26%) CISM
3 5 (9.26%) CISSP
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
3 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.70%) CCDA
6 2 (3.70%) CCDP
6 2 (3.70%) CCIE
6 2 (3.70%) CCNA
6 2 (3.70%) CCNP
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.70%) JNCIE
6 2 (3.70%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.70%) MCSE
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.26%) GDPR
3 4 (7.41%) NIST 800
4 1 (1.85%) COBIT
4 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (35.19%) FortiGate
2 6 (11.11%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (3.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) CheckPoint
2 24 (44.44%) Juniper
2 24 (44.44%) Palo Alto
3 23 (42.59%) F5
4 18 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 17 (31.48%) CA
6 6 (11.11%) ArcSight
6 6 (11.11%) Cisco
6 6 (11.11%) HP
7 5 (9.26%) Intel
8 3 (5.56%) Aruba
8 3 (5.56%) Qualys
9 2 (3.70%) Avaya
9 2 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (3.70%) Bomgar
9 2 (3.70%) CyberArk
9 2 (3.70%) Lieberman
9 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.70%) VMware
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle