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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 13 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 21 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 8.90% 1.98% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.73% 6.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -
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 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -51.53%
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
44 59 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 18.64% 29.21% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 5
Average daily rate £400 £340 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £288 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £18.75 £32.50 £16.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +94.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £16.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 21 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 19 (79.17%) Linux
3 16 (66.67%) DevOps
4 15 (62.50%) Java
5 13 (54.17%) Ruby
6 12 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (41.67%) Puppet
8 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 8 (33.33%) Kafka
8 8 (33.33%) Go
8 8 (33.33%) Ansible
8 8 (33.33%) Docker
8 8 (33.33%) Scala
9 7 (29.17%) DHCP
10 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 6 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
11 5 (20.83%) Firewall
12 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (12.50%) Perl
13 3 (12.50%) RUP
13 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
13 3 (12.50%) Google
13 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
13 3 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
13 3 (12.50%) TOGAF

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.17%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Jetty
1 1 (4.17%) nginx
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (8.33%) Route 53
5 1 (4.17%) SaaS
5 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) DHCP
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) OSPF
3 2 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.33%) Hudson
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Kafka
2 1 (4.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 16 (66.67%) DevOps
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) RUP
4 3 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.50%) Unified Process
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Network Management
6 1 (4.17%) JVM Tuning
6 1 (4.17%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Open Source
6 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) Ruby
3 8 (33.33%) Go
3 8 (33.33%) Scala
4 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (12.50%) Perl
5 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCNP
1 1 (4.17%) CCNA
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Puppet
2 8 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (8.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
2 3 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (8.33%) RightScale
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
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