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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 74 102 107
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +5
Contract jobs citing Network Security 42 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.64% 0.37% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.86% 3.31% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 1
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£425 £375 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +275.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £386
% change year-on-year
- -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +37.20%
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
354 242 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.83% 11.05% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 108 109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 13 42
Average hourly rate £26.00 £16.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -44.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.37 £34.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 23 £425 +6.25% 1
Coventry +5 4 £350 -22.22% 3
Warwickshire 0 3 £528 +4.08% 1
Shropshire -14 3 £443 +26.42%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Solihull - - - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 35 (44.87%) Cisco
2 27 (34.62%) Firewall
3 23 (29.49%) Security Cleared
4 21 (26.92%) CheckPoint
5 15 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
6 13 (16.67%) Network Design
7 12 (15.38%) Finance
8 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (14.10%) Citrix
8 11 (14.10%) CCNA
8 11 (14.10%) LAN
9 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
9 10 (12.82%) OSPF
9 10 (12.82%) BGP
9 10 (12.82%) Migration
10 9 (11.54%) Programme Management
10 9 (11.54%) Clustering
10 9 (11.54%) Linux
10 9 (11.54%) Load Balancing
11 8 (10.26%) F5
11 8 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (10.26%) Dependency Management
11 8 (10.26%) MS Office
11 8 (10.26%) WAN
11 8 (10.26%) Windows
11 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
11 8 (10.26%) Internet
12 7 (8.97%) CiscoWorks
12 7 (8.97%) Juniper

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.28%) Apache
3 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.28%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) MS Office
2 6 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.62%) Firewall
2 11 (14.10%) LAN
3 10 (12.82%) OSPF
3 10 (12.82%) BGP
4 8 (10.26%) Internet
4 8 (10.26%) WAN
4 8 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (7.69%) VPN
6 5 (6.41%) MPLS
7 4 (5.13%) X.509
7 4 (5.13%) ASN.1
7 4 (5.13%) DNS
7 4 (5.13%) SSL
7 4 (5.13%) VoIP
7 4 (5.13%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.85%) VLAN
8 3 (3.85%) DHCP
8 3 (3.85%) Wireless
9 2 (2.56%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.85%) Big Data
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MSI
2 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.28%) Hudson
2 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Automotive
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Network Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Security Engineer
3 14 (17.95%) Architect
4 13 (16.67%) Design Engineer
5 11 (14.10%) Analyst
5 11 (14.10%) Security Architect
6 10 (12.82%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Technical Architect
8 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.41%) PMO Lead
9 4 (5.13%) Network Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Security Manager
9 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Network Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) GTK+
2 2 (2.56%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) CSS
3 1 (1.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Clustering
2 5 (6.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.13%) Open Source
3 4 (5.13%) Cryptography
3 4 (5.13%) PKI
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) Windows
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) UNIX
5 1 (1.28%) Debian
5 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.67%) Network Design
2 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (12.82%) Migration
4 9 (11.54%) Programme Management
4 9 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 8 (10.26%) Dependency Management
6 7 (8.97%) TOGAF
6 7 (8.97%) Asset Management
7 6 (7.69%) Security Architecture
7 6 (7.69%) ITIL
8 5 (6.41%) Change Management
8 5 (6.41%) Cyber Security
8 5 (6.41%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (5.13%) Database Security
9 4 (5.13%) Information Security
9 4 (5.13%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.13%) DRM
9 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) C#
2 4 (5.13%) C++
2 4 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.28%) Ruby
3 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) Security Cleared
2 15 (19.23%) SC Cleared
2 15 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (14.10%) CCNA
4 7 (8.97%) CCDP
4 7 (8.97%) CCNP
5 6 (7.69%) CISSP
6 2 (2.56%) MCSE
6 2 (2.56%) CCIE
6 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.28%) CISM
7 1 (1.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) BS7799
2 2 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.56%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.28%) XenApp
3 1 (1.28%) vSphere
3 1 (1.28%) iptables
3 1 (1.28%) Samba
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (2.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (44.87%) Cisco
2 21 (26.92%) CheckPoint
3 11 (14.10%) Citrix
4 8 (10.26%) F5
5 7 (8.97%) Juniper
5 7 (8.97%) Blue Coat
6 6 (7.69%) BT
7 4 (5.13%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.85%) HP
8 3 (3.85%) Nokia
9 2 (2.56%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle
9 2 (2.56%) Websense
9 2 (2.56%) VMware
9 2 (2.56%) Qualys
9 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.28%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (1.28%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.28%) McAfee
10 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
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