Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 77 73
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Security 16 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.49% 1.31% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.14% 9.52% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 9
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.71% -8.11%
10th Percentile £400 £338 £123
90th Percentile £523 £550 £508
South West median daily rate £475 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +15.85% +9.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £39.00
South West median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 175 189 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.26% 13.78% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 132 174
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £305 £204 £218
90th Percentile £588 £515 £488
South West median daily rate £395 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +8.22% +4.21% -2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 14
Wiltshire median hourly rate £22.25 £38.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.21% -1.28% +122.86%
10th Percentile £17.50 £36.75 £16.13
90th Percentile £37.63 £41.50 £47.22
South West median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +65.27%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +4 7 £425 +9.68%
Corsham +18 5 £425 - 1
Chippenham - 1 £475 -
Network Security
South West

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) VPN
3 6 (37.50%) MPLS
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) F5
4 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
4 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (25.00%) LAN
5 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (18.75%) BGP
6 3 (18.75%) BIG-IP
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 2 (12.50%) Juniper
7 2 (12.50%) SSL
7 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (12.50%) Multicast
7 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) VPN
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (37.50%) MPLS
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) BGP
5 3 (18.75%) BIG-IP
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (12.50%) Multicast
6 2 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (12.50%) SSL
6 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (6.25%) OSPF
7 1 (6.25%) Telnet
7 1 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Network Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) B2B
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (6.25%) SIEM
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.25%) System Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Threat Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
3 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) CCDP
5 1 (6.25%) CCIE
5 1 (6.25%) CCSP
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) Intel
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 1 (6.25%) Splunk
5 1 (6.25%) VMware