The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 37 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.32% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
- +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £42.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-59.96% -0.09%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.83% 14.52% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 16
Median daily rate £340 £425 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £470 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IPv4
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IPv4
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) MRTG
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Civica
1 1 (50.00%) Infoblox