The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 27 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 3.45% 6.56% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.30% 14.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 37.07% 44.26% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 11
Average daily rate £399 £344 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.01% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £324 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.00 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+11.90% -3.06%

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 24 December 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Service Management
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 7 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 7 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 7 (100.00%) Junos
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) Network Management
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) EMC
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (85.71%) MS Office
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (100.00%) Junos
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Service Management
1 7 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (85.71%) Network Management
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Time Management
4 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
4 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CCNP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
1 5 (71.43%) vSphere
1 5 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Crossbeam
1 7 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) EMC
3 5 (71.43%) 3PAR