The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 46 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing Network Security 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.38% 0.93% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.29% 5.83% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £450 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £490 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £397 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +107.40%
Network Security
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
96 103 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.86% 15.99% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 83 34
Median daily rate £369 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 0
Median hourly rate £18.75 £20.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +18 3 £356 -20.83%
Newport 0 3 - -
Network Security
Wales

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) CREST Certified
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) CEH
3 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) CISSP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
4 3 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Static Program Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Fuzz Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (37.50%) Secure Coding
4 3 (37.50%) Social Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) OWASP
4 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) HSRP
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) TACACS
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Cryptography
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) CESG
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (37.50%) Fuzz Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Information Assurance
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) OWASP
3 3 (37.50%) Secure Coding
3 3 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Social Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Static Program Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) CEH
3 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) CREST Certified
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) CCENT
5 2 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (12.50%) CISA
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) OSCP
6 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (12.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (25.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Avaya
2 2 (25.00%) CA
2 2 (25.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (25.00%) Nortel
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Meraki
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft