The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 64 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 15 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.50% 1.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.64% 7.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £15.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -38.83%
Network Security
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
141 141 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.06% 17.67% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 47 50
Average daily rate £400 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £331 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.15% +3.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 11
Average hourly rate £15.83 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.29% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.03 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £45.00 £55.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +17 14 £438 +29.62% 1
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 17 (80.95%) Load Balancing
2 13 (61.90%) DevOps
3 12 (57.14%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) Linux
4 9 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (38.10%) DHCP
5 8 (38.10%) Puppet
6 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 6 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (28.57%) Ruby
7 5 (23.81%) Scala
7 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
7 5 (23.81%) Kafka
7 5 (23.81%) Go
7 5 (23.81%) Ansible
7 5 (23.81%) Docker
8 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 3 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
9 3 (14.29%) Hudson
9 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (14.29%) Route 53
9 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
9 3 (14.29%) IronPort
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (14.29%) Internet
9 3 (14.29%) CentOS
9 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.76%) nginx
1 1 (4.76%) Jetty
1 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (14.29%) Route 53
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 1 (4.76%) SaaS
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Wireless
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) TACACS
4 1 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) Hudson
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Kafka
2 1 (4.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Load Balancing
2 13 (61.90%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 3 (14.29%) Unified Process
3 3 (14.29%) RUP
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) JVM Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
2 6 (28.57%) Ruby
3 5 (23.81%) Scala
3 5 (23.81%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CEH
1 1 (4.76%) GCIA
1 1 (4.76%) GCIH
1 1 (4.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) Puppet
2 5 (23.81%) Ansible
3 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) IronPort
1 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 2 (9.52%) RightScale
3 1 (4.76%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper
Chester, Cheshire
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