The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 91 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Security 10 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.61% 0.40% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% 3.87% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £400 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.84% -1.56%
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
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 155 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.46% 10.44% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 57 64
Average daily rate £375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £168 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 24
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £25.72 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +3 3 £400 -
Northamptonshire +3 3 £521 - 1
Derbyshire -2 2 £300 -36.84% 1
Nottinghamshire -8 2 £125 - 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (52.63%) ITIL
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (36.84%) WAN
3 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
4 6 (31.58%) LAN
4 6 (31.58%) Blue Coat
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) F5
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Juniper
5 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 4 (21.05%) CCNP
5 4 (21.05%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (15.79%) TACACS
6 3 (15.79%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) CCSA
6 3 (15.79%) CCNA
6 3 (15.79%) DNS
6 3 (15.79%) Nokia
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) C
6 3 (15.79%) UNIX
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (15.79%) Network Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP WM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP EWM
1 1 (5.26%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) WAN
3 6 (31.58%) LAN
4 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 3 (15.79%) TACACS
5 3 (15.79%) Wireless
5 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (10.53%) VoIP
6 2 (10.53%) SNMP
6 2 (10.53%) MPLS
7 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Automotive
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (15.79%) Network Management
2 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.53%) Budget Control
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
4 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 3 (15.79%) CCSA
3 3 (15.79%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) CCSE
3 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) CISM
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP
5 1 (5.26%) CCSP
5 1 (5.26%) ISSAP
5 1 (5.26%) ISSEP
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (10.53%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (10.53%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 6 (31.58%) Blue Coat
4 4 (21.05%) F5
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) Juniper
4 4 (21.05%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Nokia
6 2 (10.53%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.26%) Dell
7 1 (5.26%) SAP
7 1 (5.26%) Aruba
7 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
7 1 (5.26%) VMware