The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
England / Midlands
Rank - 23 22
Contract jobs citing Network Security 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.10% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 8.70% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £563 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £45.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-58.88% -14.28%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.14% 12.71% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 2
Median daily rate £350 £500 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +127.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Network Security
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Presales

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Sourcefire