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 3 months to 28 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 75 77
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 15 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.23% 1.73% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.64% 9.21% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 6
Median daily rate £500 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £330 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £399 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £39.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year +12.82% -4.00%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 141 239 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 11.58% 18.80% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 148 151
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 22
Median hourly rate £45.00 £23.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +95.65% +48.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £12.38 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £51.90 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
Guildford +3 6 £501 +25.31% 1
Staines +6 2 £475 +1.33%
Woking -2 1 £380 - 1
Tadworth -3 1 £525 -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 14 (56.00%) Cisco
3 12 (48.00%) Juniper
4 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (36.00%) VPN
4 9 (36.00%) Palo Alto
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
7 6 (24.00%) HTTP
7 6 (24.00%) ITIL
7 6 (24.00%) F5
8 5 (20.00%) Web Services
8 5 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) CCNP
8 5 (20.00%) CCNA
8 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
8 5 (20.00%) Law
9 4 (16.00%) Project Management
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (16.00%) FortiGate
9 4 (16.00%) VMware
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
9 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
9 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
10 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
10 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (12.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 9 (36.00%) VPN
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (24.00%) HTTP
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (12.00%) Skype
7 3 (12.00%) VoIP
7 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
8 2 (8.00%) LAN
8 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
8 2 (8.00%) SSL
8 2 (8.00%) WAN
8 2 (8.00%) Wireless
9 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
9 1 (4.00%) IPsec
9 1 (4.00%) Junos
9 1 (4.00%) WAAS
General
1 5 (20.00%) Law
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Principal Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Principal Security Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Check Point Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) SUSE
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Internal Audit
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 3 (12.00%) SIEM
4 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.00%) IT Audit
4 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCNA
2 5 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) CCDP
3 3 (12.00%) CCIE
3 3 (12.00%) CCIE Security
4 2 (8.00%) CISM
4 2 (8.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.00%) HIPAA
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) ProxySG
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) Juniper
3 9 (36.00%) Palo Alto
4 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (24.00%) F5
6 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (16.00%) VMware
8 2 (8.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (8.00%) Citrix
8 2 (8.00%) HP
8 2 (8.00%) Riverbed
8 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.00%) ArcSight
9 1 (4.00%) Aruba
9 1 (4.00%) Dell
9 1 (4.00%) FireEye
9 1 (4.00%) Intel
9 1 (4.00%) LogLogic
9 1 (4.00%) Sophos
9 1 (4.00%) Tufin
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