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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 72 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.86% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 6.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £350 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +11.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.73 £24.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+82.20% -29.41%
Network Security
UK

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
112 98 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.20% 14.02% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 70 26
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £16.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 2016. 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 -16 2 £350 -17.64% 1
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (58.33%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Juniper
4 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (33.33%) CCNP
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) CRM
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) ETL
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) VLAN
4 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (33.33%) Data Integration
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (33.33%) F5
4 4 (33.33%) Office 365
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (33.33%) NAS
5 3 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (33.33%) NAS
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) VLAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (16.67%) HTTP
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) DMZ
5 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (25.00%) GIS
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
1 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (33.33%) ETL
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCDP
2 2 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) ESRI
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Avaya
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Nortel
6 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
6 1 (8.33%) Polycom
6 1 (8.33%) Radware
6 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
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