The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 55 31 54
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +23
Contract jobs citing Network Security 10 34 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.30% 4.19% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.63% 22.22% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 5
Average daily rate £356 £385 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.46% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £298 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
-4.93% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +78.77%
Network Security
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 153 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.99% 18.87% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 96 40
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £280 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Average hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +103.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) PHP
3 4 (33.33%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) ERP
3 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 4 (33.33%) Digital Media
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (16.67%) TACACS
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) PMP
5 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) TACACS
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SIEM Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) CSS3
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) HTML5
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Vista
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
1 4 (33.33%) ERP
1 4 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Presales
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 4 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) PHP 5
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCNA
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (16.67%) PMP
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCDP
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) Aruba
5 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (8.33%) Splunk
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
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