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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 32 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing Network Security 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.22% 1.57% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 7.61% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £356 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
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
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
35 92 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.29% 20.63% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 78 23
Median daily rate £350 £350 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff 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 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 25 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (66.67%) LogRhythm
2 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) CCENT
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Zenoss
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Nortel
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) PMP
3 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCENT
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (66.67%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) CA
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
1 2 (66.67%) LogRhythm
1 2 (66.67%) Nortel
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) F5