The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Merseyside 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.01% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+37.20% -14.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 11 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.05% 5.47% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 17
Average daily rate £220 £235 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -10.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 10
Average hourly rate - £22.25 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Liverpool - 2 £220 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) BT
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Trapeze
4 1 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (20.00%) VMware

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) 3G
4 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Support
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Assistant Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) BT
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Trapeze
3 1 (20.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (20.00%) VMware