The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 67 67 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -18
Contract jobs citing Network Security 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.57% 0.38% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.72% 3.37% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£413 £300 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £380
% change year-on-year
- +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £21.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+97.48% -36.29%
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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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
106 89 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.10% 11.29% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 50 48
Average daily rate £355 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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
North Wales - 3 £413 -
South Wales -5 2 - - 2
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) RightScale
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Design Authority
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) RightScale
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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