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 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 56 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.91% 0.24% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.68% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
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% -
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
88 50 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.06% 11.99% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 24 31
Average daily rate £356 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +68.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £435 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £137.50 £20.96
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 South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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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
Cardiff -6 4 £425 - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Network Security
Wales

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Security Management
2 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (40.00%) SCADA
3 4 (40.00%) ISMS
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
3 4 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (30.00%) Lync
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Intune
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) MPLS

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (30.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) NAS
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) MPLS
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) DMZ
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Advisor
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) SCADA
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Security Management
2 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (40.00%) ISMS
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Juniper
1 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (10.00%) F5
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