The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 18 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 Coventry 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 39 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.31% 0.88% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 7.14% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £100 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+350.00% -73.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+36.04% -14.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.66% 12.33% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 10
Average daily rate £360 £210 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -35.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £100 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £280 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +31.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Network Security
West Midlands

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Network Security
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) Nortel
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) Avaya
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) PABX
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) CCSA
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) PABX
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) CCSA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Nortel
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia