The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 25 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.84% 0.48% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+65.35% +15.45%
Network Security
Cheshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.56% 11.59% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 3
Average daily rate £388 £363 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +27.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% -42.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -14.27%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) RUP
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Process
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) SaaS
3 2 (40.00%) PaaS
3 2 (40.00%) RightScale
3 2 (40.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) Hudson
3 2 (40.00%) Route 53
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) SLA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Route 53
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) RUP
1 3 (60.00%) Unified Process
1 3 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) RightScale