The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leicestershire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 38 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.02% - 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% - 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£563 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £383 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.30% +5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-41.53% +8.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.95% 10.53% 16.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 7
Average daily rate £350 £300 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £100 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £390 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.44 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.80% -37.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.11 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £21.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Network Security
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Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Network Security
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Project Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco