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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 79 76 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Network Security 24 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.49% 0.92% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 6.70% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 12
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£350 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £20.25 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+107.40% -22.85%
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
150 209 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.33% 13.72% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 94 117
Average daily rate £350 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 14
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.00 £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Derbyshire +9 11 £275 -45.54%
Nottinghamshire -8 7 £400 +18.51% 2
Northamptonshire -2 5 £350 -16.41% 2
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 19 (55.88%) Firewall
2 17 (50.00%) Cisco
3 15 (44.12%) ITIL
3 15 (44.12%) Blue Coat
4 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
6 11 (32.35%) Windows
7 10 (29.41%) CCNP
7 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
8 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
8 9 (26.47%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (26.47%) LAN
8 9 (26.47%) WAN
9 8 (23.53%) Nessus
9 8 (23.53%) Sourcefire
9 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 8 (23.53%) Nmap
9 8 (23.53%) IronPort
9 8 (23.53%) ArcSight
9 8 (23.53%) SIEM
10 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
11 6 (17.65%) CCSA
11 6 (17.65%) Juniper
11 6 (17.65%) CCNA
12 5 (14.71%) Citrix
12 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
12 5 (14.71%) Time Management
12 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
13 4 (11.76%) F5

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (2.94%) JBoss
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP WM
1 1 (2.94%) SAP SRM
1 1 (2.94%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (26.47%) LAN
2 9 (26.47%) WAN
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (11.76%) VPN
4 4 (11.76%) VoIP
4 4 (11.76%) TACACS
5 3 (8.82%) CTI
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (8.82%) PBX
5 3 (8.82%) DNS
6 2 (5.88%) SNMP
6 2 (5.88%) MPLS
7 1 (2.94%) Internet
7 1 (2.94%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.94%) SAN
7 1 (2.94%) Broadband
7 1 (2.94%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) DB2
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) Big Data
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Security Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Network Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (23.53%) Security Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Telephony Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Head of Information Security
8 1 (2.94%) Firewall Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) SAP Architect
8 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) IVR
4 1 (2.94%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) UNIX
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (23.53%) SIEM
3 5 (14.71%) Time Management
3 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.82%) CRM
4 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Network Management
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.94%) Information Security
6 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.94%) Release Management
6 1 (2.94%) Logistics
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Java
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (29.41%) CCNP
2 10 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
4 6 (17.65%) CCSA
4 6 (17.65%) CCNA
5 4 (11.76%) CCSP
5 4 (11.76%) CCSE
6 3 (8.82%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.88%) MCSE
7 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.94%) ISSAP
8 1 (2.94%) ISSEP
8 1 (2.94%) CISSP
8 1 (2.94%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (8.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Nessus
1 8 (23.53%) Nmap
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (5.88%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) Blue Coat
3 12 (35.29%) CheckPoint
4 8 (23.53%) Sourcefire
4 8 (23.53%) IronPort
4 8 (23.53%) ArcSight
5 6 (17.65%) Juniper
6 5 (14.71%) Citrix
7 4 (11.76%) F5
7 4 (11.76%) Nokia
8 3 (8.82%) HP
8 3 (8.82%) Websense
9 2 (5.88%) VMware
9 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.94%) IBM
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle
10 1 (2.94%) SAP
10 1 (2.94%) Clearswift
10 1 (2.94%) Splunk
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