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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 98 114 86
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -28
Contract jobs citing Network Security 37 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.35% 0.39% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.36% 2.98% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 20
Median daily rate £400 £438 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £364 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £40.73 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-59.48% +38.06%
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
357 336 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.05% 13.11% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 160 188
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 30
Median hourly rate £15.71 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.36% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £10.89 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.86 £29.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 - 15 £388 -
Warwickshire +1 8 £450 +12.50% 3
Birmingham - 4 £344 - 7
Coventry - 4 £400 - 2
Solihull +2 3 - - 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 39 (42.39%) Firewall
2 31 (33.70%) CRM
3 28 (30.43%) LAN
4 27 (29.35%) ERP
4 27 (29.35%) Java
4 27 (29.35%) JavaScript
4 27 (29.35%) PHP
4 27 (29.35%) Web Development
4 27 (29.35%) Digital Media
5 22 (23.91%) Cisco
5 22 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (22.83%) DNS
7 20 (21.74%) CCNP
8 18 (19.57%) WAN
8 18 (19.57%) Windows
9 17 (18.48%) Intel Security
9 17 (18.48%) Security Cleared
10 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
10 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (16.30%) CCNA
11 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
12 13 (14.13%) Wireless
12 13 (14.13%) Network Management
13 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (13.04%) CheckPoint
13 12 (13.04%) VLAN
14 11 (11.96%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (11.96%) DHCP
14 11 (11.96%) TCP/IP

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 4 (4.35%) CMS
1 4 (4.35%) NServiceBus
1 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.26%) Confluence
2 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.17%) WordPress
4 1 (1.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.43%) IaaS
3 5 (5.43%) Office 365
4 1 (1.09%) GitHub
4 1 (1.09%) PaaS
4 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (42.39%) Firewall
2 28 (30.43%) LAN
3 21 (22.83%) DNS
4 18 (19.57%) WAN
5 13 (14.13%) Wireless
6 12 (13.04%) VLAN
7 11 (11.96%) DHCP
7 11 (11.96%) TCP/IP
7 11 (11.96%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (10.87%) VPN
9 9 (9.78%) HTTP
9 9 (9.78%) VoIP
10 7 (7.61%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (6.52%) IPsec
11 6 (6.52%) SNMP
11 6 (6.52%) TACACS
11 6 (6.52%) WPA2
12 5 (5.43%) BGP
13 4 (4.35%) OSPF
14 3 (3.26%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.43%) JIRA
4 4 (4.35%) FxCop
4 4 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (4.35%) StyleCop
5 2 (2.17%) Selenium
6 1 (1.09%) Bower
6 1 (1.09%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.09%) gulp
6 1 (1.09%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.09%) JUnit
6 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.09%) Xcode
6 1 (1.09%) Yeoman
General
1 5 (5.43%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Banking
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Automotive
4 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) Billing
5 1 (1.09%) Law
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Analyst
2 16 (17.39%) Developer
3 13 (14.13%) Network Engineer
4 11 (11.96%) Security Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Architect
5 9 (9.78%) Consultant
5 9 (9.78%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (7.61%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Network Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Security Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Network Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Network Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Design Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Cloud Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.26%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) CSS
1 10 (10.87%) HTML
2 8 (8.70%) .NET
3 6 (6.52%) 802.1X
4 5 (5.43%) jQuery
5 3 (3.26%) HTML5
5 3 (3.26%) RESTful
5 3 (3.26%) Sass
6 2 (2.17%) Ajax
6 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.17%) CSS3
6 2 (2.17%) JSON
6 2 (2.17%) LESS
6 2 (2.17%) Node.js
6 2 (2.17%) Web Services
7 1 (1.09%) Cocoa
7 1 (1.09%) DOM
7 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.09%) LAMP
7 1 (1.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.35%) Digital Media
2 9 (9.78%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) CESG
4 3 (3.26%) Data Conversion
4 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.26%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.17%) CMDB
5 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.57%) Windows
2 9 (9.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.52%) Unix
4 3 (3.26%) Linux
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.17%) Android
5 2 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) CRM
2 27 (29.35%) ERP
2 27 (29.35%) Web Development
3 16 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.39%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (14.13%) Network Management
5 10 (10.87%) ITIL
5 10 (10.87%) SIEM
6 9 (9.78%) Migration
7 8 (8.70%) Information Security
7 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.61%) DevOps
9 6 (6.52%) Identity Management
9 6 (6.52%) Network Design
10 5 (5.43%) Data Loss Prevention
10 5 (5.43%) Data Protection
10 5 (5.43%) High Availability
10 5 (5.43%) Security Architecture
10 5 (5.43%) Security Hardening
11 4 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.35%) Java
1 27 (29.35%) JavaScript
1 27 (29.35%) PHP
2 6 (6.52%) SQL
3 4 (4.35%) C#
3 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.17%) C
5 1 (1.09%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.09%) Python
5 1 (1.09%) Ruby
5 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (21.74%) CCNP
3 17 (18.48%) Security Cleared
4 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
5 15 (16.30%) CCNA
6 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.35%) CCDP
7 4 (4.35%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.26%) CISSP
8 3 (3.26%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.17%) CCIE
9 2 (2.17%) Degree
9 2 (2.17%) ISEB
9 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.09%) CCDA
10 1 (1.09%) CLAS
10 1 (1.09%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.09%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.09%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (11.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) Puppet
2 6 (6.52%) FortiGate
2 6 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.35%) SCOM
4 2 (2.17%) Terraform
5 1 (1.09%) Kibana
5 1 (1.09%) logstash
5 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Cisco
2 17 (18.48%) Intel Security
3 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 11 (11.96%) Juniper
6 10 (10.87%) Fortinet
7 9 (9.78%) Oracle
8 6 (6.52%) F5
9 4 (4.35%) HP
9 4 (4.35%) SaltStack
10 3 (3.26%) Aruba
10 3 (3.26%) Dell
10 3 (3.26%) Palo Alto
11 2 (2.17%) VMware
12 1 (1.09%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.09%) Google
12 1 (1.09%) hybris
12 1 (1.09%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.09%) Splunk
12 1 (1.09%) Xamarin
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
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