The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 37 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.40% 0.30% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 2.56% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£475 £365 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.13% +55.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
- -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +37.20%
Network Security
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 39 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.20% 11.89% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 11
Average daily rate £275 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +96.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security across the Cardiff region.

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Cardiff region.

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
1 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
1 3 (60.00%) Lync
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Intune
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (60.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
1 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) DMZ
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CRM
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Intune
2 2 (40.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) LANDesk