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 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 90 107 93
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing Network Security 55 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.71% 0.71% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.53% 5.96% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 21
Median daily rate £375 £311 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +121.05%
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
477 302 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.87% 11.95% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 148 227
Median daily rate £388 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 27
Median hourly rate £39.20 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.57% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.35 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £30.00
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 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 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
Birmingham +2 13 £388 +43.61% 15
Shropshire - 13 £463 - 8
Warwickshire 0 8 £350 -15.15%
Staffordshire +4 5 £275 -11.29% 2
Coventry -10 3 £350 +29.62% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £263 - 1
Solihull +1 1 - - 2
West Bromwich - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £400 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 50 (46.73%) CRM
2 44 (41.12%) Java
3 43 (40.19%) JavaScript
3 43 (40.19%) PHP
3 43 (40.19%) ERP
3 43 (40.19%) Web Development
3 43 (40.19%) Digital Media
4 39 (36.45%) Firewall
5 37 (34.58%) Cisco
6 27 (25.23%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (23.36%) LAN
8 24 (22.43%) Windows
9 20 (18.69%) CSS
9 20 (18.69%) HTML
9 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
9 20 (18.69%) CCNP
10 19 (17.76%) WAN
10 19 (17.76%) CheckPoint
10 19 (17.76%) Wireless
11 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (15.89%) Data Centre
13 16 (14.95%) Juniper
13 16 (14.95%) .NET
14 15 (14.02%) CCNA
14 15 (14.02%) Windows Server
14 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
14 15 (14.02%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (13.08%) SC Cleared
15 14 (13.08%) Intel Security
16 13 (12.15%) Active Directory

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 (6.54%) NServiceBus
1 7 (6.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.80%) Confluence
2 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.80%) WordPress
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.93%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.48%) IaaS
4 7 (6.54%) Office 365
5 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.93%) GitHub
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
5 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (36.45%) Firewall
2 25 (23.36%) LAN
3 19 (17.76%) WAN
3 19 (17.76%) Wireless
4 15 (14.02%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (12.15%) VPN
6 12 (11.21%) DNS
6 12 (11.21%) VoIP
6 12 (11.21%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (9.35%) VLAN
8 9 (8.41%) DHCP
9 8 (7.48%) BGP
9 8 (7.48%) OSPF
9 8 (7.48%) SNMP
9 8 (7.48%) TACACS
9 8 (7.48%) TCP/IP
10 7 (6.54%) WPA2
11 5 (4.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (4.67%) IPsec
11 5 (4.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.48%) MySQL
3 7 (6.54%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.35%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.54%) FxCop
2 7 (6.54%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (6.54%) StyleCop
2 7 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.67%) JIRA
4 2 (1.87%) Selenium
5 1 (0.93%) Bower
5 1 (0.93%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.93%) gulp
5 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.93%) JUnit
5 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.93%) Subversion
5 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.93%) Xcode
5 1 (0.93%) Yeoman
General
1 6 (5.61%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.80%) Banking
3 3 (2.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) French Language
5 1 (0.93%) German Language
5 1 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (28.04%) Developer
2 23 (21.50%) Network Engineer
3 12 (11.21%) Consultant
4 11 (10.28%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (9.35%) Architect
5 10 (9.35%) Security Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) Analyst
7 8 (7.48%) PHP Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) Network Architect
9 6 (5.61%) Network Consultant
9 6 (5.61%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (4.67%) Security Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Azure Consultant
11 4 (3.74%) Cloud Consultant
11 4 (3.74%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.69%) CSS
1 20 (18.69%) HTML
2 16 (14.95%) .NET
3 10 (9.35%) 802.1X
3 10 (9.35%) HTML5
4 9 (8.41%) CSS3
5 8 (7.48%) jQuery
6 7 (6.54%) AngularJS
6 7 (6.54%) JSON
7 5 (4.67%) REST
8 4 (3.74%) Ajax
8 4 (3.74%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.74%) Node.js
8 4 (3.74%) Sass
9 3 (2.80%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.80%) RESTful
9 3 (2.80%) Spring
10 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (1.87%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (40.19%) Digital Media
2 17 (15.89%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.80%) CESG
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.87%) CMDB
5 2 (1.87%) iPad
5 2 (1.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.93%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (0.93%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.43%) Windows
2 15 (14.02%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.67%) Unix
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.80%) Linux
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.87%) Android
6 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.73%) CRM
2 43 (40.19%) ERP
2 43 (40.19%) Web Development
3 18 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.35%) DevOps
5 9 (8.41%) ITIL
6 8 (7.48%) High Availability
6 8 (7.48%) Microservices
7 7 (6.54%) Application Packaging
7 7 (6.54%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.54%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (6.54%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (6.54%) Front End Development
7 7 (6.54%) Information Security
7 7 (6.54%) MVC
7 7 (6.54%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.54%) SIEM
8 6 (5.61%) ITIL V3
8 6 (5.61%) Migration
8 6 (5.61%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.12%) Java
2 43 (40.19%) JavaScript
2 43 (40.19%) PHP
3 13 (12.15%) SQL
4 9 (8.41%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.54%) C#
6 4 (3.74%) Python
7 3 (2.80%) C
8 2 (1.87%) Ruby
8 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.87%) Tcl
9 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.93%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.93%) Scala
9 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (25.23%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (18.69%) CCNP
3 15 (14.02%) CCNA
3 15 (14.02%) Security Cleared
4 14 (13.08%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.61%) CCIE
6 5 (4.67%) CCDP
6 5 (4.67%) Degree
7 4 (3.74%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.80%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.80%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.80%) PMP
9 2 (1.87%) CISSP
9 2 (1.87%) ISEB
9 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.93%) CCSA
10 1 (0.93%) CCSE
10 1 (0.93%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.93%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (12.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.74%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) Puppet
2 9 (8.41%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.54%) FortiGate
3 7 (6.54%) SCOM
4 3 (2.80%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.87%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.87%) Terraform
6 1 (0.93%) Cacti
6 1 (0.93%) Kibana
6 1 (0.93%) logstash
6 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.93%) Nagios
6 1 (0.93%) QRadar
6 1 (0.93%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.93%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 37 (34.58%) Cisco
2 20 (18.69%) Microsoft
3 19 (17.76%) CheckPoint
4 16 (14.95%) Juniper
5 14 (13.08%) Intel Security
6 12 (11.21%) Oracle
7 11 (10.28%) Fortinet
8 9 (8.41%) F5
9 7 (6.54%) SaltStack
10 5 (4.67%) Aruba
10 5 (4.67%) HP
10 5 (4.67%) SolarWinds
10 5 (4.67%) VMware
11 3 (2.80%) Avaya
11 3 (2.80%) Dell
11 3 (2.80%) Palo Alto
11 3 (2.80%) Trustwave
12 2 (1.87%) Citrix
13 1 (0.93%) EMC
13 1 (0.93%) Nortel
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Rate: £375 - £450 per day
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Telford, Shropshire
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
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