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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 41 58 35
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.30% 0.24% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 1.56% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £363 £350 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -18.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £395 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.79% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £42.46 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-58.19% +11.00%

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
48 64 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.37% 15.13% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 34
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £234 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) CCIP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) CCENT
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Zenoss
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland

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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCENT
2 1 (50.00%) CCIP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (50.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (50.00%) Nortel
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow