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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 65 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.14% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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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
114 50 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.43% 9.77% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 23 34
Average daily rate £375 £400 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +68.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £435 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.97 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +8.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £121.59 £20.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 19 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
South Wales -17 4 £425 - 3
North Wales - - - -
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Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) Juniper
2 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 5 (38.46%) LAN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
4 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (38.46%) Security Management
4 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
4 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
4 5 (38.46%) Information Security
5 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
5 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
5 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
5 4 (30.77%) SCADA
5 4 (30.77%) ISMS
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) F5
6 3 (23.08%) Lync
6 3 (23.08%) NAS
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Intune
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) SaaS
6 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (23.08%) Lync
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) MediaWiki
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (23.08%) NAS
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) MPLS
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.69%) LDAP
5 1 (7.69%) IPv6
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) BGP
5 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Hudson
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Security Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Security Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) IT Security Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Advisor
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) SCADA
3 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) CentOS
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
1 1 (7.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) Security Management
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
3 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 4 (30.77%) ISMS
4 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) UML
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCSP
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) Postfix
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) XenServer
2 1 (7.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Intune
2 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
1 7 (53.85%) Juniper
1 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
2 4 (30.77%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Radware
3 3 (23.08%) Avaya
3 3 (23.08%) Nortel
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
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