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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
South East / Surrey
Rank 81 74 53
Rank change year-on-year -7 -21  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 10 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.86% 2.09% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 6.92% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 12
Median daily rate £500 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £569 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.88% +12.50%  

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 170 390 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 14.55% 30.14% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 224 158
Median daily rate £380 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £225 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 40 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £45.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.70% -6.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £20.25 £21.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.24 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.17
% change year-on-year -39.18% +26.84%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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
Woking - 4 £419 - 1
Guildford +5 1 £515 +21.17% 1
Network Security
South East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 21 (72.41%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco
4 12 (41.38%) Juniper
5 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
5 11 (37.93%) ITIL
5 11 (37.93%) Blue Coat
6 8 (27.59%) TippingPoint
6 8 (27.59%) CCIE
6 8 (27.59%) Project Management
6 8 (27.59%) Finance
6 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
6 8 (27.59%) Palo Alto
7 7 (24.14%) Service Management
7 7 (24.14%) Change Management
7 7 (24.14%) CCNA
7 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
7 7 (24.14%) Network Architecture
8 6 (20.69%) F5
8 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
8 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (20.69%) VPN
8 6 (20.69%) SSL
8 6 (20.69%) VMware
8 6 (20.69%) FireEye
9 5 (17.24%) CCSP
9 5 (17.24%) Windows
9 5 (17.24%) Linux
9 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
10 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management

Network Security
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) SSL
3 6 (20.69%) VPN
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (13.79%) MPLS
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (10.34%) LAN
5 3 (10.34%) WAN
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (6.90%) HTTP
6 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (6.90%) LDAP
6 2 (6.90%) SSH
6 2 (6.90%) Wireless
7 1 (3.45%) BGP
7 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
7 1 (3.45%) OSPF
7 1 (3.45%) VLAN
7 1 (3.45%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Law
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Security Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 1 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.90%) DataPower
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Project Management
3 7 (24.14%) Change Management
3 7 (24.14%) Network Architecture
3 7 (24.14%) Service Management
4 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
5 4 (13.79%) Internal Audit
5 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.90%) Information Security
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) IT Audit
7 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (6.90%) SIEM
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (27.59%) CCIE
3 7 (24.14%) CCNA
4 5 (17.24%) CCSP
5 4 (13.79%) CCDP
5 4 (13.79%) CCNP
5 4 (13.79%) CISSP
5 4 (13.79%) MCSE
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) CISM
8 1 (3.45%) CCSA
8 1 (3.45%) JNCIP
8 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (20.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.90%) HIPAA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO27002
2 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) vCloud
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) Juniper
3 11 (37.93%) Blue Coat
3 11 (37.93%) CheckPoint
4 8 (27.59%) Palo Alto
4 8 (27.59%) TippingPoint
5 6 (20.69%) F5
5 6 (20.69%) FireEye
5 6 (20.69%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Aruba
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.45%) NetApp
7 1 (3.45%) Nokia
7 1 (3.45%) Tufin