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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 54 77 71
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Security 8 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.31% 1.14% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 6.49% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
Median daily rate £369 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £396 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +121.05%
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
120 154 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.64% 17.52% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 116 53
Median daily rate £375 £355 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.35 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -35.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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
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 24 September 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 +25 8 £369 -15.71% 1
Network Security
UK

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) CISSP
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 4 (30.77%) CEH
5 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) CREST Certified
5 4 (30.77%) OWASP
5 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
6 3 (23.08%) Static Code Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
6 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Secure Coding
6 3 (23.08%) Social Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (23.08%) Static Program Analysis

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%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
3 2 (15.38%) BGP
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) OSPF
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) HSRP
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.69%) NX-OS
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) TACACS
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 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 3 (23.08%) Algorithms
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
1 3 (23.08%) Digital Media
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) CESG
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) OWASP
2 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Security Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) CRM
3 3 (23.08%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (23.08%) Fuzz Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
3 3 (23.08%) Secure Coding
3 3 (23.08%) Social Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Static Code Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Static Program Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) C++
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) CISSP
4 4 (30.77%) CEH
4 4 (30.77%) CREST Certified
5 3 (23.08%) CCNA
5 3 (23.08%) CCNP
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (15.38%) CCENT
6 2 (15.38%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (7.69%) CISA
7 1 (7.69%) CISMP
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) ISSAP
7 1 (7.69%) OSCP
7 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
7 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (15.38%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
4 2 (15.38%) Avaya
4 2 (15.38%) CA
4 2 (15.38%) LogRhythm
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Nortel
4 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (7.69%) Meraki
5 1 (7.69%) Nokia
5 1 (7.69%) OpenText
5 1 (7.69%) Xamarin