Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 21 July 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 90 73
Rank change year-on-year +11 -17 -11
Contract jobs citing Network Security 9 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.76% 0.29% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.50% 2.37% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 12
Wiltshire median daily rate £488 £555 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.16% +56.34% -25.26%
10th Percentile £419 £528 £218
90th Percentile £613 £583 £489
South West median daily rate £481 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +28.33% - -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £44.50 - £43.50

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 200 169 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.81% 12.44% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 102 194
Wiltshire median daily rate £430 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.81% +0.69% +0.69%
10th Percentile £263 £204 £250
90th Percentile £593 £582 £550
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.07% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £44.75 £38.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.23% -11.49% +210.71%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.16 £16.13
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £67.90
South West median hourly rate £41.77 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year +4.41% +15.11% +70.41%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Wiltshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Wiltshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Wiltshire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Wiltshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Swindon +3 5 £488 -
Corsham +15 3 £563 -
Chippenham -2 1 - -
Network Security
South West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Statistics
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) Security Testing

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) SSL
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) BGP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (11.11%) IPsec
3 1 (11.11%) OSPF
3 1 (11.11%) TACACS
3 1 (11.11%) tcpdump
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (11.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) IT Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
2 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Statistics
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (11.11%) B2B
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CCDP
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (11.11%) CCSA
4 1 (11.11%) CCSE
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Intel
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee