Period
to 17 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 72 85
Rank change year-on-year -31 +13 +28
Contract jobs citing Network Security 60 65 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.85% 2.45% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.10% 16.33% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 66 38
Surrey median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% -4.49%
10th Percentile £414 £363 £336
90th Percentile £675 £625 £583
South East median daily rate £463 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -2.63% +18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Surrey median hourly rate £147.50 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +195.00% - -
South East median hourly rate £19.39 £33.38 £30.00
% change year-on-year -41.92% +11.25% -23.08%

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 458 398 458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 14.14% 15.01% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 248 293
Surrey median daily rate £425 £376 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.96% -5.94% +14.29%
10th Percentile £129 £181 £174
90th Percentile £600 £565 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 32
Surrey median hourly rate £23.75 £15.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.23% -61.25% +150.00%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.50 £11.34
90th Percentile £53.50 £41.00 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -28.00% +11.11%

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 October 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 October 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 22 £438 -12.50% 1
Guildford -13 12 £550 +79.59% 1
Epsom - 9 £475 - 2
Reigate - 3 £450 -
Egham - 2 - -
Tadworth +4 1 - -
Weybridge - 1 £488 - 1
Redhill - 1 £650 - 1
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (65.00%) Firewall
2 30 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 27 (45.00%) Juniper
3 27 (45.00%) Palo Alto
4 19 (31.67%) F5
4 19 (31.67%) Finance
5 18 (30.00%) Migration
5 18 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (28.33%) FortiGate
6 17 (28.33%) VPN
6 17 (28.33%) WAN
7 16 (26.67%) CA
7 16 (26.67%) CCSA
7 16 (26.67%) CCSE
8 15 (25.00%) BIG-IP
8 15 (25.00%) Blue Coat
8 15 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
9 14 (23.33%) Cisco
9 14 (23.33%) Internet
10 13 (21.67%) LAN
11 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
12 9 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (15.00%) SSL
12 9 (15.00%) Linux
12 9 (15.00%) Security Architecture
12 9 (15.00%) Aruba
12 9 (15.00%) Qualys
13 8 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
13 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring

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 1 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) JBoss
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.00%) Office 365
3 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.33%) IaaS
4 4 (6.67%) PaaS
5 3 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (65.00%) Firewall
2 17 (28.33%) VPN
2 17 (28.33%) WAN
3 15 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 14 (23.33%) Internet
5 13 (21.67%) LAN
6 9 (15.00%) SSL
6 9 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (13.33%) IPsec
8 3 (5.00%) DHCP
8 3 (5.00%) DNS
8 3 (5.00%) Kerberos
8 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.00%) Wireless
9 1 (1.67%) HTTP
9 1 (1.67%) MPLS
9 1 (1.67%) SAN
9 1 (1.67%) VLAN
9 1 (1.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Big Data
1 1 (1.67%) DB2
1 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.67%) MySQL
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Metasploit
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Legal
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Architect
2 10 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 10 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) ArcSight Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) LDAP
1 6 (10.00%) Middleware
2 5 (8.33%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.33%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) JAAS
3 2 (3.33%) JSON
3 2 (3.33%) OAuth
3 2 (3.33%) OpenID
3 2 (3.33%) REST
3 2 (3.33%) SAML
3 2 (3.33%) SOAP
3 2 (3.33%) WSDL
3 2 (3.33%) XACML
3 2 (3.33%) XML
3 2 (3.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.00%) PKI
4 2 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Linux
2 8 (13.33%) Windows
3 7 (11.67%) Unix
4 6 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Migration
1 18 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (15.00%) Security Architecture
3 8 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
4 7 (11.67%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (10.00%) Computer Security
5 6 (10.00%) OWASP
5 6 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (8.33%) Information Security
6 5 (8.33%) ITIL
6 5 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (8.33%) SIEM
7 4 (6.67%) Change Management
7 4 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 4 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.67%) Privileged Access Management
7 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.67%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) Python
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (1.67%) C
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) CCSA
1 16 (26.67%) CCSE
2 15 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
3 6 (10.00%) CISA
3 6 (10.00%) CISM
3 6 (10.00%) CISSP
4 4 (6.67%) Degree
4 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.33%) MCSE
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.67%) CCDA
7 1 (1.67%) CCDP
7 1 (1.67%) CCIE
7 1 (1.67%) CCNA
7 1 (1.67%) CCNP
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.67%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.67%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (10.00%) GDPR
3 4 (6.67%) NIST 800
4 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.67%) COBIT
5 1 (1.67%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (28.33%) FortiGate
2 5 (8.33%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (3.33%) QRadar
3 2 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.67%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 30 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 27 (45.00%) Juniper
2 27 (45.00%) Palo Alto
3 19 (31.67%) F5
4 16 (26.67%) CA
5 15 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 14 (23.33%) Cisco
7 9 (15.00%) Aruba
7 9 (15.00%) Qualys
8 5 (8.33%) ArcSight
9 4 (6.67%) HP
9 4 (6.67%) Intel
10 3 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (5.00%) Bomgar
10 3 (5.00%) Lieberman
10 3 (5.00%) ServiceNow
11 2 (3.33%) CyberArk
11 2 (3.33%) Rackspace
11 2 (3.33%) Splunk
11 2 (3.33%) VMware