The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 96 99 99
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 49 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 0.84% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.61% 7.78% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 6 15
Median daily rate £325 £319 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £397 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.54% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +107.40%
Network Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
462 270 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.27% 10.83% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 144 226
Median daily rate £388 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £240 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £487 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 28
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security across the West Midlands region.

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the West Midlands region.

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Network Security
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Network Security Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Shropshire - 10 £425 - 2
Birmingham -11 9 £325 - 15
Warwickshire -11 5 £350 -4.43% 5
Coventry -13 5 £325 +20.37% 3
Staffordshire - 5 £275 - 4
Solihull -4 4 £263 -
Worcestershire - 2 £263 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 48 (45.71%) CRM
2 46 (43.81%) Java
3 41 (39.05%) JavaScript
3 41 (39.05%) PHP
3 41 (39.05%) ERP
3 41 (39.05%) Web Development
3 41 (39.05%) Digital Media
4 39 (37.14%) Cisco
5 35 (33.33%) Firewall
6 27 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (21.90%) HTML
7 23 (21.90%) CSS
8 20 (19.05%) CheckPoint
8 20 (19.05%) LAN
9 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
9 19 (18.10%) CCNP
9 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (18.10%) Data Centre
10 18 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (17.14%) Windows
10 18 (17.14%) Wireless
11 16 (15.24%) Juniper
11 16 (15.24%) .NET
12 14 (13.33%) CCNA
12 14 (13.33%) WAN
12 14 (13.33%) Puppet
12 14 (13.33%) Windows Server
13 13 (12.38%) DevOps
13 13 (12.38%) Intel Security
13 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (6.67%) NServiceBus
1 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.86%) Confluence
2 3 (2.86%) WordPress
3 2 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.95%) Apache
4 1 (0.95%) CMS
4 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.95%) IIS
4 1 (0.95%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.95%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.67%) IaaS
3 7 (6.67%) Office 365
4 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (33.33%) Firewall
2 20 (19.05%) LAN
3 18 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (17.14%) Wireless
4 14 (13.33%) WAN
5 12 (11.43%) VPN
5 12 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (10.48%) VoIP
7 10 (9.52%) TACACS
7 10 (9.52%) VLAN
8 9 (8.57%) DHCP
8 9 (8.57%) DNS
9 8 (7.62%) BGP
9 8 (7.62%) OSPF
9 8 (7.62%) SNMP
10 7 (6.67%) WPA2
11 5 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (4.76%) IPsec
11 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
12 4 (3.81%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) MySQL
1 10 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.67%) FxCop
2 7 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (6.67%) StyleCop
2 7 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.76%) JIRA
4 3 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (0.95%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.95%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.95%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.95%) Selenium
5 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.95%) Subversion
5 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (4.76%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) French Language
4 1 (0.95%) German Language
4 1 (0.95%) Law
4 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (30.48%) Developer
2 21 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 12 (11.43%) Consultant
4 10 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) PHP Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Architect
6 8 (7.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (5.71%) Network Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Security Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Network Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Network Consultant
9 5 (4.76%) Network Security Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.90%) CSS
1 23 (21.90%) HTML
2 16 (15.24%) .NET
3 12 (11.43%) HTML5
4 10 (9.52%) 802.1X
4 10 (9.52%) JSON
5 8 (7.62%) CSS3
6 7 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.71%) jQuery
8 5 (4.76%) Spring
9 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.81%) REST
10 3 (2.86%) Ajax
10 3 (2.86%) J2EE
10 3 (2.86%) J2SE
10 3 (2.86%) Node.js
10 3 (2.86%) Play Framework
10 3 (2.86%) Sass
10 3 (2.86%) XML
11 2 (1.90%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (39.05%) Digital Media
2 19 (18.10%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.86%) CESG
3 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.90%) CMDB
4 2 (1.90%) EPoS
4 2 (1.90%) iPad
4 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.95%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (0.95%) SCADA
5 1 (0.95%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) Windows
2 14 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.86%) Linux
3 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.95%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (45.71%) CRM
2 41 (39.05%) ERP
2 41 (39.05%) Web Development
3 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.38%) DevOps
5 9 (8.57%) Microservices
6 8 (7.62%) Front End Development
6 8 (7.62%) High Availability
6 8 (7.62%) ITIL
6 8 (7.62%) SIEM
7 7 (6.67%) Application Packaging
7 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (6.67%) MVC
7 7 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.67%) Service Management
8 6 (5.71%) ITIL V3
8 6 (5.71%) Migration
9 5 (4.76%) Information Security
9 5 (4.76%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.81%) Java
2 41 (39.05%) JavaScript
2 41 (39.05%) PHP
3 12 (11.43%) SQL
4 9 (8.57%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.71%) C#
6 5 (4.76%) Scala
7 4 (3.81%) Python
8 3 (2.86%) C
9 2 (1.90%) Ruby
9 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.90%) Tcl
10 1 (0.95%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (18.10%) CCNP
3 14 (13.33%) CCNA
4 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
5 12 (11.43%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.71%) CCIE
7 5 (4.76%) CCDP
7 5 (4.76%) Degree
8 4 (3.81%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.86%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.86%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.86%) PMP
10 2 (1.90%) CCSE
10 2 (1.90%) CISSP
10 2 (1.90%) ISEB
10 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.95%) CISA
11 1 (0.95%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.95%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.95%) Snort
4 1 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.95%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (13.33%) Puppet
2 9 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 7 (6.67%) SCOM
4 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.90%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.90%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.90%) Terraform
6 1 (0.95%) Cacti
6 1 (0.95%) Kibana
6 1 (0.95%) logstash
6 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.95%) Nagios
6 1 (0.95%) QRadar
6 1 (0.95%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.95%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 39 (37.14%) Cisco
2 20 (19.05%) CheckPoint
3 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
4 16 (15.24%) Juniper
5 13 (12.38%) Intel Security
6 11 (10.48%) Fortinet
7 9 (8.57%) F5
8 8 (7.62%) Oracle
9 7 (6.67%) SaltStack
10 6 (5.71%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.76%) Aruba
11 5 (4.76%) HP
12 4 (3.81%) Palo Alto
12 4 (3.81%) VMware
13 3 (2.86%) Dell
13 3 (2.86%) Trustwave
14 2 (1.90%) Avaya
14 2 (1.90%) Splunk
15 1 (0.95%) Adobe
15 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
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