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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 84 92 73
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Network Security 9 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.58% 0.27% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.29% 2.53% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £220 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -34.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £220 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £220 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+65.35% +15.45%
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
170 158 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.86% 10.73% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 55 86
Average daily rate £325 £240 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £110 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 38
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -45.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.42 £9.94 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.60 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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
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 27 February 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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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
Northamptonshire - 3 £388 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £400 -
Derbyshire +11 1 £438 -
Leicestershire +3 1 £313 +42.04%
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 4 (26.67%) F5
4 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 4 (26.67%) EMC
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) CCSA
5 3 (20.00%) CCSE
5 3 (20.00%) Network Design
5 3 (20.00%) Replication
5 3 (20.00%) Internet
5 3 (20.00%) TACACS
5 3 (20.00%) Nokia
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) IIS
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
4 3 (20.00%) Internet
4 3 (20.00%) TACACS
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) BGP
6 1 (6.67%) DNS
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Architect
4 1 (6.67%) IT Director
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Voice Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Designer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Voice Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
2 3 (20.00%) Replication
3 2 (13.33%) NHS
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (6.67%) Informatics
4 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Budget Control
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) CCSA
3 3 (20.00%) CCSE
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware ESX
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
3 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 4 (26.67%) F5
4 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (26.67%) EMC
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Nokia
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) Dell
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp
7 1 (6.67%) Unisys
7 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
7 1 (6.67%) Aruba