The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 54 59 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.16% 1.28% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 9.52% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Average daily rate - £500 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.73 £24.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+82.20% -29.41%
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 105 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.58% 13.46% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 61 18
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £114 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
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 Glasgow

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Network Security
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (66.67%) Forcepoint
1 4 (66.67%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) FWSM
4 1 (16.67%) Varonis
4 1 (16.67%) Proventia
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) FWSM
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Proventia
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) F5
1 4 (66.67%) Forcepoint
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
3 1 (16.67%) Varonis