The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Chester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 39 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.77% - 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.20% -14.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.08% 21.53% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
Average daily rate £340 £240 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £409 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +292.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
Network Security
Cheshire

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 17 April 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (85.71%) OSPF
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) ProxySG
3 4 (57.14%) e-Health
3 4 (57.14%) NetScout
3 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (57.14%) F5
3 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) Netcool
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) OSPF
1 6 (85.71%) BGP
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 4 (57.14%) MPLS
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) WAAS
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Extranet
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Operations Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Problem Management
2 4 (57.14%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Network Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) E-business
5 1 (14.29%) Data Security
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCDP
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Netcool
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
1 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
1 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
1 4 (57.14%) NetScout
1 4 (57.14%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Nortel
2 3 (42.86%) Avaya
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
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