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 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 39 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 14 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.35% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.47% 1.37% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£423 £600 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.58% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.35% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £31.75 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +10.43%
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
85 73 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.24% 12.81% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 28
Average daily rate £295 £260 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £120 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -10.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015, 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 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
3 9 (52.94%) Migration
4 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (41.18%) Programme Management
4 7 (41.18%) MS Office
4 7 (41.18%) Dependency Management
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) SSL
6 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) CISSP
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 3 (17.65%) F5
8 2 (11.76%) QA
8 2 (11.76%) Qualys
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (11.76%) LAN
8 2 (11.76%) WAN
8 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
8 2 (11.76%) Security Management
8 2 (11.76%) Websense
8 2 (11.76%) Service Management
8 2 (11.76%) Wireless
8 2 (11.76%) Telecoms

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) SSL
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) PMO Lead
3 3 (17.65%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Officer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Security Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Migration
2 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (41.18%) Programme Management
2 7 (41.18%) Dependency Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Logistics
5 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) SABSA
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) F5
3 2 (11.76%) Qualys
3 2 (11.76%) Websense
3 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Ruckus Wireless
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