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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 60 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 13 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.66% 1.86% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.04% 15.38% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 9
Median daily rate £325 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £380 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.46 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.08% +123.47%
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
108 91 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.83% 12.08% 18.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 51 72
Median daily rate £338 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 13
Median hourly rate £12.75 £26.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.96% +116.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 11 (52.38%) Java
1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
1 11 (52.38%) PHP
1 11 (52.38%) CRM
1 11 (52.38%) ERP
1 11 (52.38%) Web Development
1 11 (52.38%) Digital Media
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 6 (28.57%) CCNA
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 5 (23.81%) Juniper
6 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
7 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (19.05%) HTML5
7 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
7 4 (19.05%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 4 (19.05%) WAN
7 4 (19.05%) CSS
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 3 (14.29%) LAN
8 3 (14.29%) CCNP
8 3 (14.29%) PMP
8 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
8 3 (14.29%) SQL

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 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (19.05%) WAN
3 3 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (14.29%) TACACS
4 1 (4.76%) 802.11
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (4.76%) HSRP
4 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.76%) OSPF
4 1 (4.76%) SNMP
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) VRRP
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) HTML5
3 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) CSS3
3 3 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) Ajax
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) Node.js
4 2 (9.52%) REST
4 2 (9.52%) Spring
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.76%) OAuth
5 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Digital Media
2 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Android
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) CRM
1 11 (52.38%) ERP
1 11 (52.38%) Web Development
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 3 (14.29%) Presales
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Security Operations
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Network Management
6 1 (4.76%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
1 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
1 11 (52.38%) PHP
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PHP 5
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) CCNP
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 3 (14.29%) PMP
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 5 (23.81%) Juniper
4 3 (14.29%) F5
4 3 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk
6 1 (4.76%) Stonesoft
6 1 (4.76%) Symantec
6 1 (4.76%) Xamarin