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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 41 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.30% 0.69% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 5.26% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
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£463 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.90 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+0.52% -40.93%
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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
32 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.29% 13.15% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 16
Average daily rate £375 £253 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.51% -29.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £203 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £18.97 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -

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 1 October 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Security Management
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) SCADA
2 4 (66.67%) ISMS
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Security Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Security Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) IT Security Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Security Management
1 5 (83.33%) Risk Management
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 4 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 4 (66.67%) ISMS
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft