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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 49 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Network Security 13 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.72% 0.70% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 5.56% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 6
Median daily rate £388 £270 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.61% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £226 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £314 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +121.05%
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
117 90 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.50% 12.64% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 59 74
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 17 (60.71%) Java
1 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
1 17 (60.71%) PHP
1 17 (60.71%) CRM
1 17 (60.71%) ERP
1 17 (60.71%) Web Development
1 17 (60.71%) Digital Media
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco
3 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (25.00%) Firewall
3 7 (25.00%) CSS
3 7 (25.00%) HTML
4 6 (21.43%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) Juniper
4 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 5 (17.86%) HTML5
5 5 (17.86%) jQuery
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) WAN
5 5 (17.86%) C#
5 5 (17.86%) CCNP
5 5 (17.86%) CCNA
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.29%) LAN
6 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2

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 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) IaaS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (17.86%) WAN
3 4 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) 802.11
5 1 (3.57%) BGP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (3.57%) HSRP
5 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.57%) LDAP
5 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.57%) OSPF
5 1 (3.57%) SNMP
5 1 (3.57%) TACACS
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) VRRP
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Bower
2 1 (3.57%) gulp
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Android Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Lead .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Lead PHP Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) CSS
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (21.43%) .NET
3 5 (17.86%) HTML5
3 5 (17.86%) jQuery
4 4 (14.29%) CSS3
5 3 (10.71%) Ajax
5 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
5 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
5 3 (10.71%) JSON
5 3 (10.71%) Node.js
5 3 (10.71%) REST
5 3 (10.71%) Spring
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (7.14%) RESTful
7 1 (3.57%) DOM
7 1 (3.57%) OAuth
7 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Digital Media
2 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) CRM
1 17 (60.71%) ERP
1 17 (60.71%) Web Development
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
4 3 (10.71%) MVC
4 3 (10.71%) Presales
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Android Development
6 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Java
1 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
1 17 (60.71%) PHP
2 5 (17.86%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) PHP 5
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) CCNA
2 5 (17.86%) CCNP
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
4 3 (10.71%) PMP
5 1 (3.57%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) CCDP
5 1 (3.57%) CCIE
5 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
5 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco
2 6 (21.43%) Juniper
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) F5
4 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.14%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.57%) Google
6 1 (3.57%) hybris
6 1 (3.57%) Stonesoft
6 1 (3.57%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Xamarin