The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 38 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.57% 0.36% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.08% 3.45% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £500 £650 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +55.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.73 £24.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+82.20% -29.41%
Network Security
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 13.92% 10.36% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 7
Average daily rate £338 £208 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.65% -48.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £330 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.35 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +94.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) FxCop
2 2 (66.67%) StyleCop
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) SaltStack
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) NServiceBus
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) FxCop
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (66.67%) StyleCop
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SaltStack
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware