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 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 48 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing Network Security 7 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.19% 0.68% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.38% 5.61% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £496 £414 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.93% +37.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £413 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £440 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.46 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-1.08% +97.48%
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
130 107 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.18% 12.10% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 77 48
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £468 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Wales +12 5 £313 -30.55%
West Wales - 2 £680 -
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) OWASP
2 5 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (40.00%) CEH
3 4 (40.00%) CREST Certified
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) Static Program Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Fuzz Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Secure Coding
4 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Static Code Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Social Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (20.00%) Change Control

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 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
3 2 (20.00%) BGP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) DNS
4 1 (10.00%) HSRP
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) NX-OS
4 1 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (10.00%) TACACS
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Architect
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) CESG
2 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) OWASP
1 5 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (30.00%) Fuzz Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (30.00%) Secure Coding
3 3 (30.00%) Social Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Static Program Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CISSP
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) CEH
3 4 (40.00%) CREST Certified
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) CCNP
5 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (10.00%) CISA
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CISMP
5 1 (10.00%) CLAS
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) ISSAP
5 1 (10.00%) OSCP
5 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (10.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) GPG13
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) Meraki
2 1 (10.00%) Nokia