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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 46 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.21% 4.08% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.65% 10.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £310 £267 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +1.44%
Network Security
Scotland

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
196 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 55.06% 37.76% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 26 17
Average daily rate £330 £337 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £128 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -29 15 £310 +15.75%
Network Security
Scotland

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) CCNP
1 15 (100.00%) CCNA
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) Network Management
2 13 (86.67%) F5
2 13 (86.67%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (86.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 13 (86.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 13 (86.67%) Fortinet
2 13 (86.67%) Load Balancing
2 13 (86.67%) TippingPoint
2 13 (86.67%) Juniper
2 13 (86.67%) CheckPoint
2 13 (86.67%) Internet
2 13 (86.67%) HP
3 12 (80.00%) Data Privacy
3 12 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (80.00%) OpenStack
4 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) OSPF

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (80.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 13 (86.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 13 (86.67%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) OSPF
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Network Management
2 13 (86.67%) Capacity Planning
2 13 (86.67%) Load Balancing
3 12 (80.00%) Data Privacy
4 2 (13.33%) Escalation Management
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) CCNA
1 15 (100.00%) CCNP
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) CheckPoint
2 13 (86.67%) F5
2 13 (86.67%) Fortinet
2 13 (86.67%) HP
2 13 (86.67%) Juniper
2 13 (86.67%) TippingPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Intel Security