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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
UK / Wales
Rank 55 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Security 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.20% 0.30% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.61% 1.83% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Median daily rate £363 £431 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £366 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £496 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £42.46 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-58.19% +11.00%

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
121 109 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.14% 16.27% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 84 56
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% +10.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £238 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
West Wales - 5 £344 -
South Wales +20 3 £363 +3.57%
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) VoIP
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) Snort
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) pfSense
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (23.08%) Vyatta
6 3 (23.08%) HAProxy
7 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
7 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
7 2 (15.38%) F5
7 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (15.38%) BGP
7 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (15.38%) IPv6
7 2 (15.38%) CCNP
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) VoIP
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Intranet
5 2 (15.38%) IPv6
5 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) IPsec
6 1 (7.69%) RTP
6 1 (7.69%) SNMP
6 1 (7.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cordova
1 1 (7.69%) PhoneGap
1 1 (7.69%) RESTful
1 1 (7.69%) SOAP
1 1 (7.69%) WCF
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Android Development
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) CCENT
4 1 (7.69%) CCIP
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) pfSense
1 5 (38.46%) Snort
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (7.69%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
3 3 (23.08%) Vyatta
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) F5
4 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
4 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) BMC
5 1 (7.69%) CA
5 1 (7.69%) LogRhythm
5 1 (7.69%) Nortel
5 1 (7.69%) OpenText
5 1 (7.69%) Xamarin