The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 77 78 68
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Security 15 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.92% 0.70% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 7.38% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.23 £21.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+96.41% -36.29%
Network Security
Scotland

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

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
145 122 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.92% 9.52% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 69 33
Average daily rate £350 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £523 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.35 £11.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.39% -64.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) Migration
3 13 (48.15%) Firewall
3 13 (48.15%) Data Centre
4 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 12 (44.44%) Citrix
5 10 (37.04%) Banking
6 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.93%) Windows
7 7 (25.93%) Linux
7 7 (25.93%) Cisco
8 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (18.52%) SCCM
9 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (18.52%) DNS
9 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
10 4 (14.81%) LAN
10 4 (14.81%) WAN
10 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
10 4 (14.81%) UNIX
11 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
11 3 (11.11%) VMware
11 3 (11.11%) CLARiiON
11 3 (11.11%) Information Security
11 3 (11.11%) DHCP
11 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
11 3 (11.11%) VBScript

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
3 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (18.52%) DNS
5 4 (14.81%) LAN
5 4 (14.81%) WAN
6 3 (11.11%) DHCP
6 3 (11.11%) SAN
7 2 (7.41%) VLAN
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.70%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.70%) FTP
8 1 (3.70%) HTTP
8 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
8 1 (3.70%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MSI
1 2 (7.41%) AdminStudio
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Security Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Network Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Business Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Engagement Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Advisor
5 2 (7.41%) Business Engagement Manager
6 1 (3.70%) ICT Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) CLARiiON
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.41%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) DNA
4 2 (7.41%) Data Migration
4 2 (7.41%) Product Management
4 2 (7.41%) Malware Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) People Management
5 1 (3.70%) Process Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) VBScript
2 2 (7.41%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) A+ Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE
3 1 (3.70%) CCSA
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Xen
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.11%) WSUS
3 2 (7.41%) AppDNA
4 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Citrix
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Dell Compellent
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.11%) Dell
4 3 (11.11%) EMC
4 3 (11.11%) CommVault
4 3 (11.11%) Veritas
5 2 (7.41%) FireEye
5 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.70%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) HP