The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 29 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.

Network Security
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 68 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.76% 0.16% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
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 West Sussex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 76 89 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 14.48% 14.52% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 74
Median daily rate £388 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in West Sussex

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in West Sussex

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 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
Crawley +10 2 - - 1
Horsham - 2 - -
Network Security
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
4 3 (37.50%) Apple
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) ADSL
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
4 3 (37.50%) Network Design
4 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) Veeam
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) ADSL
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 3 (37.50%) SSL
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Support
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 10
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Security
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
1 1 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
3 3 (37.50%) SonicWALL
3 3 (37.50%) Veeam
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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