Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 2020 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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 102 71
Rank change year-on-year +10 -31 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Security 28 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.54% 1.09% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.20% 6.56% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 14
Wiltshire median daily rate £381 £375 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% -10.45% +4.69%
10th Percentile £120 £313 £400
90th Percentile £537 £620 £505
South West median daily rate £388 £475 £448
% change year-on-year -18.42% +6.15% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £32.25 -
% change year-on-year +55.04% - -

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 250 305 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 13.71% 16.55% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 177 91
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £385 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -12.00% +6.06%
10th Percentile £273 £116 £288
90th Percentile £563 £625 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +9.68% - +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate £46.00 £47.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.13% +59.32% -28.05%
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £37.55 £26.50
% change year-on-year +13.18% +41.70% -29.33%

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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 +22 11 £413 +17.86%
Corsham -2 6 £438 -7.89%
Melksham - 2 £120 -
Salisbury +12 1 £465 - 1
Chippenham - 1 £375 - 1
Network Security
South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) Firewall
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (35.71%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
5 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
6 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 8 (28.57%) VPN
7 7 (25.00%) CCNA
8 6 (21.43%) CCNP
8 6 (21.43%) DNS
8 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (17.86%) Open Source
9 5 (17.86%) VMware
9 5 (17.86%) Windows
9 5 (17.86%) WAN
9 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
9 5 (17.86%) BGP
9 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (17.86%) Cisco Firepower
9 5 (17.86%) Project Delivery
10 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (14.29%) Terraform
10 4 (14.29%) F5
10 4 (14.29%) KVM
10 4 (14.29%) OSPF
10 4 (14.29%) Juniper
10 4 (14.29%) Wireless

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Azure
2 2 (7.14%) AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 8 (28.57%) VPN
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
4 5 (17.86%) BGP
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Firepower
4 5 (17.86%) WAN
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (14.29%) OSPF
5 4 (14.29%) Wireless
6 3 (10.71%) DHCP
6 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (10.71%) LAN
6 3 (10.71%) VoIP
7 2 (7.14%) MPLS
7 2 (7.14%) TACACS
7 2 (7.14%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) SIEM Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) SIEM Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) SOC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.57%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Open Source
1 5 (17.86%) Project Delivery
2 4 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (10.71%) Analytics
3 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.71%) Network Design
3 3 (10.71%) Server Management
3 3 (10.71%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.14%) SIEM
4 2 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (3.57%) Anomaly Detection
5 1 (3.57%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) C
2 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (25.00%) CCNA
5 6 (21.43%) CCNP
6 3 (10.71%) CCDP
7 2 (7.14%) CISSP
8 1 (3.57%) CCIP
8 1 (3.57%) CCSA
8 1 (3.57%) CCSE
8 1 (3.57%) CEH
8 1 (3.57%) CISM
8 1 (3.57%) MCSE
8 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.57%) VCP6
8 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.57%) NIST
1 1 (3.57%) RMADS
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.29%) KVM
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Firmware
3 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.57%) Snort
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Terraform
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.57%) OSSEC
3 1 (3.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) F5
3 4 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) McAfee
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) Okta
4 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
4 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
5 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk