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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank - 21 24
Contract jobs citing Network Security 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.67% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 12.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £357 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.93% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +153.96%
Network Security
England

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
13 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.44% 5.37% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £500 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 13 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BS25999
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Target Operating Model
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) BS25999
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000