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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 93 74 96
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Contract jobs citing Network Security 6 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.38% 0.76% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.00% 6.32% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate £400 £400 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +81.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +11.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.73 £24.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+82.20% -29.41%
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
200 174 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.76% 12.05% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 87 68
Average daily rate £313 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £219 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 28
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +11.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £22.50 £29.70
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 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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Derbyshire -11 3 £355 +29.09%
Leicestershire -10 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -9 1 £400 - 3
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (67.86%) Firewall
4 17 (60.71%) ITIL
5 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 16 (57.14%) Data Centre
6 15 (53.57%) WAN
7 14 (50.00%) Citrix
7 14 (50.00%) Blue Coat
7 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (46.43%) CCNP
9 12 (42.86%) LAN
9 12 (42.86%) Juniper
9 12 (42.86%) CCSA
9 12 (42.86%) F5
10 10 (35.71%) CCSE
10 10 (35.71%) Nokia
10 10 (35.71%) TACACS
11 9 (32.14%) CCNA
12 7 (25.00%) Migration
13 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
14 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (14.29%) VMware
15 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
15 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
15 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
15 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
15 4 (14.29%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (10.71%) JBoss
1 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) Firewall
2 15 (53.57%) WAN
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (42.86%) LAN
5 10 (35.71%) TACACS
6 3 (10.71%) BGP
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (10.71%) Converged Networks
6 3 (10.71%) SAN
6 3 (10.71%) VLAN
6 3 (10.71%) VPN
7 2 (7.14%) Wireless
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) DB2
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Analyst
1 10 (35.71%) Network Analyst
1 10 (35.71%) Network Security Analyst
1 10 (35.71%) Security Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Development Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Network Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 3 (10.71%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.71%) Web 2.0
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.57%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
1 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.71%) AIX
2 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.29%) ERP
5 3 (10.71%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (10.71%) DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
6 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.14%) Matrix Management
6 2 (7.14%) Security Management
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.57%) Network Management
7 1 (3.57%) Network Security Management
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) SOA
7 1 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (46.43%) CCNP
3 12 (42.86%) CCSA
4 10 (35.71%) CCSE
5 9 (32.14%) CCNA
6 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (10.71%) CISSP
8 2 (7.14%) CCSP
8 2 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) COBIT
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) RSA enVision
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 14 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 14 (50.00%) Citrix
4 12 (42.86%) F5
4 12 (42.86%) Juniper
5 10 (35.71%) Nokia
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) VMware
8 3 (10.71%) HP
8 3 (10.71%) IBM
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle
8 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
9 2 (7.14%) IronPort
9 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
10 1 (3.57%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (3.57%) Lancope
10 1 (3.57%) Prolexic
10 1 (3.57%) Rapid7
10 1 (3.57%) Splunk