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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 90 81 108
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +27
Contract jobs citing Network Security 52 41 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.74% 1.74% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.16% 12.09% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 9
Median daily rate £325 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +153.96%
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
395 339 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.23% 14.36% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 189 147
Median daily rate £358 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 35
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.21 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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
Birmingham -17 15 £325 -2.25% 11
Warwickshire -7 7 £425 +1.19% 6
Coventry - 6 £325 - 4
Worcestershire - 6 £338 - 1
Solihull -16 3 £263 -
Shropshire -31 3 - - 4
Staffordshire - 3 £363 - 2
Herefordshire - 1 £375 - 2
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 34 (43.59%) Java
1 34 (43.59%) CRM
2 27 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 27 (34.62%) PHP
2 27 (34.62%) ERP
2 27 (34.62%) Cisco
2 27 (34.62%) Web Development
2 27 (34.62%) Digital Media
3 23 (29.49%) Firewall
4 19 (24.36%) HTML
4 19 (24.36%) CSS
5 17 (21.79%) Windows
5 17 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (21.79%) Data Centre
6 16 (20.51%) CheckPoint
6 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (17.95%) .NET
8 13 (16.67%) LAN
8 13 (16.67%) WAN
8 13 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 13 (16.67%) HTML5
8 13 (16.67%) Puppet
8 13 (16.67%) DevOps
9 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 11 (14.10%) SQL
10 11 (14.10%) Juniper
10 11 (14.10%) JSON

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 (8.97%) NServiceBus
1 7 (8.97%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) WordPress
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.28%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) IaaS
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (8.97%) Office 365
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.28%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.49%) Firewall
2 13 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (16.67%) LAN
2 13 (16.67%) WAN
3 9 (11.54%) Wireless
4 7 (8.97%) VPN
5 5 (6.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (6.41%) OSPF
5 5 (6.41%) TACACS
6 4 (5.13%) BGP
6 4 (5.13%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (5.13%) DNS
6 4 (5.13%) EIGRP
6 4 (5.13%) MPLS
6 4 (5.13%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.13%) VoIP
6 4 (5.13%) Wireshark
7 3 (3.85%) DHCP
7 3 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.26%) MySQL
3 7 (8.97%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (8.97%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.97%) FxCop
2 7 (8.97%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (8.97%) StyleCop
2 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.41%) JUnit
4 1 (1.28%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (1.28%) French Language
5 1 (1.28%) German Language
5 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (34.62%) Developer
2 19 (24.36%) Network Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) Consultant
4 9 (11.54%) Security Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) PHP Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Architect
7 5 (6.41%) Security Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Azure Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.13%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Network Security Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) CSS
1 19 (24.36%) HTML
2 14 (17.95%) .NET
3 13 (16.67%) HTML5
4 11 (14.10%) JSON
5 8 (10.26%) CSS3
6 7 (8.97%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.97%) Spring
7 5 (6.41%) 802.1X
7 5 (6.41%) J2EE
7 5 (6.41%) J2SE
7 5 (6.41%) Play Framework
7 5 (6.41%) XML
8 4 (5.13%) REST
9 3 (3.85%) jQuery
10 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (2.56%) Django
10 2 (2.56%) Node.js
10 2 (2.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.62%) Digital Media
2 17 (21.79%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.56%) EPoS
4 2 (2.56%) iPad
4 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.28%) SCADA
5 1 (1.28%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.79%) Windows
2 12 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) Unix
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.59%) CRM
2 27 (34.62%) ERP
2 27 (34.62%) Web Development
3 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.67%) DevOps
5 10 (12.82%) Service Management
6 9 (11.54%) Microservices
7 8 (10.26%) SIEM
8 7 (8.97%) Application Packaging
8 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.97%) High Availability
8 7 (8.97%) ITIL
8 7 (8.97%) MVC
9 6 (7.69%) Front End Development
9 6 (7.69%) ITIL V3
9 6 (7.69%) Open Source
10 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.13%) OO PHP
11 4 (5.13%) OOP
11 4 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.59%) Java
2 27 (34.62%) JavaScript
2 27 (34.62%) PHP
3 11 (14.10%) SQL
4 9 (11.54%) PowerShell
5 7 (8.97%) Scala
6 4 (5.13%) C#
6 4 (5.13%) Python
7 2 (2.56%) C
7 2 (2.56%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.56%) Tcl
8 1 (1.28%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.28%) Ruby
8 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (12.82%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.54%) CCNP
5 8 (10.26%) CCNA
6 5 (6.41%) CCIE
7 4 (5.13%) Degree
8 3 (3.85%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.85%) PMP
9 2 (2.56%) CCDP
9 2 (2.56%) CCSE
10 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
10 1 (1.28%) CISA
10 1 (1.28%) CISM
10 1 (1.28%) CISSP
10 1 (1.28%) CRISC
10 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.28%) MCP
10 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) Snort
3 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (16.67%) Puppet
2 8 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (8.97%) SCOM
4 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (2.56%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.56%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.28%) Cacti
6 1 (1.28%) Nagios
6 1 (1.28%) SmokePing
6 1 (1.28%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 27 (34.62%) Cisco
2 16 (20.51%) CheckPoint
3 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.10%) Juniper
5 8 (10.26%) F5
6 7 (8.97%) Intel Security
6 7 (8.97%) SaltStack
7 6 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 6 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 5 (6.41%) Oracle
8 5 (6.41%) VMware
9 4 (5.13%) Aruba
9 4 (5.13%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.85%) Trustwave
11 2 (2.56%) Avaya
11 2 (2.56%) Citrix
11 2 (2.56%) HP
12 1 (1.28%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.28%) EMC
12 1 (1.28%) Symantec
Staffordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Herefordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago