The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Renfrewshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - - 9.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+36.04% -14.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 29.90% 40.32% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 3
Average daily rate £324 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.88% +3.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Network Security
Scotland

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Time Management
2 3 (75.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (75.00%) TippingPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Crossbeam
2 3 (75.00%) Junos
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (50.00%) JSP 440
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (75.00%) Junos
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Time Management
1 3 (75.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
2 3 (75.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (75.00%) TippingPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Crossbeam
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (50.00%) EMC