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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 38 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.33% 1.39% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.82% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £250 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £40.73 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-59.48% +38.06%
Network Security
North West

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
55 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.39% 15.32% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 22
Median daily rate £350 £430 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Median hourly rate £19.85 £22.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.77% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £12.40 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £32.15 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +5 1 £250 -44.44% 4
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Media
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) IPv4
3 1 (25.00%) IPv6
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Internet

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) DSL
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) IPv4
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) MRTG
2 1 (25.00%) OSPF
2 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) VRRP
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CRM
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CCSA
1 1 (25.00%) CCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Civica
1 1 (25.00%) Dell
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) NETGEAR
1 1 (25.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (25.00%) VMware