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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 37 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing Network Security 19 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.96% 0.32% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.12% 2.50% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 5
Median daily rate £300 - £420
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 - £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 - £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-58.88% -14.28%

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
111 80 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.29% 12.64% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 40 40
Median daily rate £313 £369 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.73 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.47% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.35 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 13 (48.15%) Telecoms
2 11 (40.74%) Customer Requirements
3 10 (37.04%) Migration
4 9 (33.33%) Firewall
4 9 (33.33%) Degree
5 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
5 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (29.63%) Electronics
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) Cisco
6 7 (25.93%) IBM
6 7 (25.93%) HP
6 7 (25.93%) SAN
6 7 (25.93%) OSPF
6 7 (25.93%) BGP
6 7 (25.93%) LAN
6 7 (25.93%) WAN
6 7 (25.93%) ITIL
6 7 (25.93%) Change Management
6 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
7 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
7 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) VMware
7 6 (22.22%) CRM
7 6 (22.22%) MPLS
7 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (22.22%) Dell
8 5 (18.52%) EMC

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 1 (3.70%) Apache
1 1 (3.70%) SAS
1 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) BGP
2 7 (25.93%) LAN
2 7 (25.93%) OSPF
2 7 (25.93%) SAN
2 7 (25.93%) WAN
3 6 (22.22%) MPLS
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (14.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (14.81%) ISDN
4 4 (14.81%) Junos
4 4 (14.81%) Multicast
4 4 (14.81%) NX-OS
4 4 (14.81%) VPLS
5 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (7.41%) 802.11
6 2 (7.41%) Frame Relay
6 2 (7.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mart
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
2 1 (3.70%) Informix
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Bower
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) gulp
1 1 (3.70%) JUnit
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
1 1 (3.70%) Yeoman
General
1 13 (48.15%) Telecoms
2 8 (29.63%) Electronics
3 6 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (14.81%) Retail
5 3 (11.11%) Banking
5 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.41%) HP Storage Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Storage Architect
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (3.70%) EMC Storage Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Security Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) 802.1X
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) RESTful
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (3.70%) CSS3
3 1 (3.70%) DOM
3 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.70%) HTML5
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) JSON
3 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (3.70%) Sass
3 1 (3.70%) Spring
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.93%) Data Centre
3 5 (18.52%) Digital Media
4 4 (14.81%) CLARiiON
4 4 (14.81%) Symmetrix DMX
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.70%) HP Storage
6 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
6 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (37.04%) Migration
3 7 (25.93%) Change Management
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
4 6 (22.22%) CRM
4 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 5 (18.52%) ERP
5 5 (18.52%) Escalation Management
5 5 (18.52%) Network Management
5 5 (18.52%) Web Development
5 5 (18.52%) Workflow
6 4 (14.81%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (14.81%) Product Management
6 4 (14.81%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Java
1 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
1 5 (18.52%) PHP
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.41%) CCDA
3 2 (7.41%) CCDP
3 2 (7.41%) CCIE
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) CISM
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.81%) SRDF
3 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) NFS
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) HP
2 7 (25.93%) IBM
3 6 (22.22%) Dell
3 6 (22.22%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) EMC
4 5 (18.52%) Juniper
5 4 (14.81%) 3PAR
5 4 (14.81%) F5
5 4 (14.81%) NetApp
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
6 3 (11.11%) Brocade
6 3 (11.11%) Veritas
7 2 (7.41%) AirMagnet
7 2 (7.41%) CA
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.41%) Teradata
8 1 (3.70%) Google
8 1 (3.70%) hybris
8 1 (3.70%) Netezza