The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 Midlands 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 - - 31
Contract jobs citing Network Security 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.22% 8.14% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Average daily rate £500 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint