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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 54 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.48% 1.61% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 9.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £350 £431 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £24.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+76.91% -29.41%
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
70 54 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.87% 17.42% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 15
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) NAS
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 4 (44.44%) ETL
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (33.33%) GIS
4 3 (33.33%) ESRI
4 3 (33.33%) ArcGIS
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (33.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) NAS
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (22.22%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) DMZ
5 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) GIS
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Integration
2 2 (22.22%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (44.44%) ETL
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCDP
2 2 (22.22%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) ESRI
4 3 (33.33%) F5
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (11.11%) Polycom
6 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
6 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds