The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wales region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 65 47 56
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing Network Security 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.38% 0.95% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.41% 5.05% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £33.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-36.29% +20.53%
Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 99 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.17% 18.82% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 48 38
Average daily rate £400 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £132 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -11.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Network Security
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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
South Wales -19 2 £175 -68.18% 1
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (55.56%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Websense
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) Security Management
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) BT
6 1 (11.11%) IPsec
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) LAMP
6 1 (11.11%) Samba
6 1 (11.11%) Debian
6 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Information Security
6 1 (11.11%) Ruby

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
1 1 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) IPv6
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) LDAP
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Hudson
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Advisor
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Debian
1 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
1 1 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) OOP
1 1 (11.11%) OO
1 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
1 1 (11.11%) OOD
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) Security Management
1 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
1 1 (11.11%) Information Security
1 1 (11.11%) Data Management
1 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
1 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
1 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
1 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) CCSE
1 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Samba
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) Postfix
1 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) F5
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) Websense
4 1 (11.11%) BT
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
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