The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 97 119 119
Rank change year-on-year
+22 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 32 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.10% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.67% 1.75% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Average daily rate
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£383 £268 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.99% -15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £254 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £282 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.84% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -51.53%
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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 Scotland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
331 343 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.36% 13.56% 10.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 167 127
Average daily rate £325 £345 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £16.00 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Scotland region.

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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
Edinburgh +9 13 £408 +52.33% 1
Renfrewshire - 10 £345 -
Glasgow 0 7 £438 - 9
Aberdeen - 1 £375 - 1
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Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 45 (67.16%) Firewall
2 26 (38.81%) Cisco
3 23 (34.33%) CheckPoint
4 20 (29.85%) LAN
4 20 (29.85%) WAN
4 20 (29.85%) Security Cleared
5 19 (28.36%) Juniper
6 17 (25.37%) Windows
7 16 (23.88%) SC Cleared
8 15 (22.39%) F5
8 15 (22.39%) Finance
9 13 (19.40%) ITIL
9 13 (19.40%) HP
9 13 (19.40%) TippingPoint
10 12 (17.91%) Linux
10 12 (17.91%) Cryptography
11 11 (16.42%) Crossbeam
12 10 (14.93%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (14.93%) Incident Management
12 10 (14.93%) VPN
13 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
13 9 (13.43%) UNIX
13 9 (13.43%) MS Office
13 9 (13.43%) McAfee
13 9 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (13.43%) Information Security
13 9 (13.43%) Service Management
13 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
13 9 (13.43%) Time Management
13 9 (13.43%) QA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.99%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Office
2 7 (10.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) IaaS
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (67.16%) Firewall
2 20 (29.85%) LAN
2 20 (29.85%) WAN
3 10 (14.93%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (14.93%) VPN
4 9 (13.43%) TCP/IP
4 9 (13.43%) Junos
5 8 (11.94%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (8.96%) SAN
7 4 (5.97%) VLAN
7 4 (5.97%) DNS
8 3 (4.48%) DHCP
8 3 (4.48%) EIGRP
8 3 (4.48%) BGP
8 3 (4.48%) Internet
9 2 (2.99%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.49%) IPv4
10 1 (1.49%) IPv6
10 1 (1.49%) MPLS
10 1 (1.49%) Wireless
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Legal
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Network Engineer
2 12 (17.91%) Architect
3 11 (16.42%) Security Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Security Architect
5 8 (11.94%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.96%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Network Security Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Network Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Network Project Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Network Manager
8 3 (4.48%) Security Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Security Advisor
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
2 3 (4.48%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) Middleware
3 1 (1.49%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Cryptography
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.99%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.99%) Statistics
4 2 (2.99%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) iPhone
5 1 (1.49%) SCADA
5 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.37%) Windows
2 12 (17.91%) Linux
3 9 (13.43%) UNIX
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000
5 3 (4.48%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.49%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.40%) ITIL
2 10 (14.93%) Incident Management
3 9 (13.43%) Information Security
3 9 (13.43%) Service Management
3 9 (13.43%) Service Delivery
3 9 (13.43%) Time Management
3 9 (13.43%) Network Load Balancing
3 9 (13.43%) Security Architecture
3 9 (13.43%) Network Management
3 9 (13.43%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (11.94%) Migration
5 7 (10.45%) Change Control
5 7 (10.45%) Test Scripting
6 6 (8.96%) SIEM
7 5 (7.46%) TOGAF
7 5 (7.46%) Quality Management
7 5 (7.46%) QMS
8 4 (5.97%) Malware Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) OWASP
8 4 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) C
2 4 (5.97%) Ruby
2 4 (5.97%) C++
2 4 (5.97%) Java
2 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.97%) Perl
2 4 (5.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.88%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.96%) CCNA
5 5 (7.46%) CCNP
6 4 (5.97%) CCSA
6 4 (5.97%) CCSE
6 4 (5.97%) JNCIS
7 3 (4.48%) CISSP
7 3 (4.48%) PMP
7 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
7 3 (4.48%) APMP
7 3 (4.48%) Degree
8 2 (2.99%) CISM
8 2 (2.99%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.49%) CCIE
9 1 (1.49%) MCSA
9 1 (1.49%) SSCP
9 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.49%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) QA
2 7 (10.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (8.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (8.96%) Hyper-V
1 6 (8.96%) vSphere
2 3 (4.48%) Xen
3 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) Firmware
3 1 (1.49%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.49%) Nessus
2 1 (1.49%) Nmap
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) Cisco
2 23 (34.33%) CheckPoint
3 19 (28.36%) Juniper
4 15 (22.39%) F5
5 13 (19.40%) HP
5 13 (19.40%) TippingPoint
6 11 (16.42%) Crossbeam
7 9 (13.43%) McAfee
7 9 (13.43%) Riverbed
8 6 (8.96%) 3PAR
8 6 (8.96%) EMC
8 6 (8.96%) Citrix
9 5 (7.46%) Nokia
9 5 (7.46%) Varonis
10 3 (4.48%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.99%) VMware
11 2 (2.99%) Avaya
11 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.49%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.49%) Sourcefire
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