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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 51 36 54
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs citing Network Security 15 34 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.90% 4.23% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.79% 21.12% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 7
Median daily rate £350 £385 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.60% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +122.22%
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
139 161 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.59% 20.02% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 100 46
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £281 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 9
Median hourly rate £12.15 £27.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +81.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 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 27 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) CRM
2 7 (41.18%) ERP
2 7 (41.18%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 7 (41.18%) PHP
2 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
2 7 (41.18%) Web Development
2 7 (41.18%) Digital Media
3 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (29.41%) Juniper
4 5 (29.41%) CCNA
5 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) HTML5
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) F5
6 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
6 3 (17.65%) LAN
6 3 (17.65%) HTML

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (11.76%) Node.js
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) TACACS
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) 802.11
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) HSRP
5 1 (5.88%) MPLS
5 1 (5.88%) OSPF
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) CSS3
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) Ajax
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
2 2 (11.76%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (5.88%) OAuth
3 1 (5.88%) OAuth2
3 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Digital Media
2 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) CRM
1 7 (41.18%) ERP
1 7 (41.18%) Web Development
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL V3
2 3 (17.65%) Presales
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
2 3 (17.65%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
3 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
1 7 (41.18%) PHP
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) PHP 5
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) PMI Certification
4 3 (17.65%) PMP
4 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) CCNP
6 1 (5.88%) CCDP
6 1 (5.88%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) CheckPoint
3 5 (29.41%) Juniper
4 3 (17.65%) F5
4 3 (17.65%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
6 1 (5.88%) Aruba
6 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
6 1 (5.88%) Splunk
6 1 (5.88%) Stonesoft
6 1 (5.88%) Symantec
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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