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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 19 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 11 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.40% 2.22% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.74% 13.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.23 £21.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+96.41% -36.29%
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 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.70% 16.30% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 13
Average daily rate £425 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £289 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £31.50 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -0.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 5 August 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 23 (92.00%) Load Balancing
2 21 (84.00%) Linux
3 18 (72.00%) DevOps
4 17 (68.00%) Java
5 15 (60.00%) Ruby
6 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (48.00%) Puppet
7 10 (40.00%) Scala
7 10 (40.00%) Ansible
7 10 (40.00%) Docker
7 10 (40.00%) Go
7 10 (40.00%) MongoDB
7 10 (40.00%) Kafka
8 7 (28.00%) DHCP
9 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
9 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 5 (20.00%) Firewall
11 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
12 3 (12.00%) LAN
12 3 (12.00%) Perl
12 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
12 3 (12.00%) Google
12 3 (12.00%) UNIX
12 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (8.00%) Jenkins

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.00%) Jetty
1 1 (4.00%) nginx
1 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (8.00%) Route 53
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.00%) SaaS
5 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) DHCP
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) OSPF
4 2 (8.00%) BGP
4 2 (8.00%) HTTP
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
5 1 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
2 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Hudson
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) Kafka
2 1 (4.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Load Balancing
2 18 (72.00%) DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Network Management
6 1 (4.00%) JVM Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) Unified Process
6 1 (4.00%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) Ruby
3 10 (40.00%) Scala
3 10 (40.00%) Go
4 6 (24.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) Puppet
2 10 (40.00%) Ansible
3 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.00%) Google
3 2 (8.00%) RightScale
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) Meraki
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