Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 63 45
Rank change year-on-year -5 -18 +11
Contract jobs citing Network Security 13 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.17% 1.81% 3.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.78% 11.56% 18.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 26
Wiltshire median daily rate £419 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -15.79% -13.64%
10th Percentile £400 £338 £356
90th Percentile £505 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £448 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +9.15% -3.53% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £39.00
South West median hourly rate - - £41.98

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 148 199 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 13.32% 15.68% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 129 144
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +17.14% -13.31%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £195
90th Percentile £547 £540 £534
South West median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 10
Wiltshire median hourly rate £29.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.05% +2.50% +76.29%
10th Percentile £15.70 £34.20 £19.85
90th Percentile £41.50 £65.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -29.33% -3.85% +63.35%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -6 7 £400 +3.23% 1
Corsham - 2 £400 -
Chippenham - 1 £475 - 1
Network Security
South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) MPLS
2 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
4 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 4 (30.77%) F5
4 4 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (15.38%) LAN
6 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 2 (15.38%) BGP
6 2 (15.38%) Network Design
6 2 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (15.38%) Multicast
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
7 1 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS

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 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
1 6 (46.15%) MPLS
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (30.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
4 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) Multicast
5 2 (15.38%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (7.69%) HTTP
6 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
6 1 (7.69%) IPv6
6 1 (7.69%) SMTP
6 1 (7.69%) Telnet
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Implementation Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.69%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) CentOS
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Transition Management
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) CCSP
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Blue Coat
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
2 4 (30.77%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk