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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 85 88 101
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Network Security 58 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.85% 1.22% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 10.90% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 10 13
Median daily rate £325 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £433 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £43.73 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.24% +130.15%
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
464 266 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.79% 11.16% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 144 167
Median daily rate £350 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 31
Median hourly rate £36.25 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -13 13 £325 -4.41% 8
Warwickshire -9 7 £388 -7.73% 4
Coventry - 7 £325 - 2
Shropshire -26 6 £344 - 7
Staffordshire - 6 £281 - 4
Worcestershire - 5 £300 - 1
Solihull -10 3 £263 - 2
Herefordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 41 (44.09%) CRM
2 40 (43.01%) Java
3 35 (37.63%) Cisco
4 33 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 33 (35.48%) PHP
4 33 (35.48%) ERP
4 33 (35.48%) Web Development
4 33 (35.48%) Digital Media
5 32 (34.41%) Firewall
6 23 (24.73%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (22.58%) HTML
7 21 (22.58%) CSS
8 20 (21.51%) Data Centre
9 19 (20.43%) CheckPoint
9 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (19.35%) Puppet
11 17 (18.28%) Windows
11 17 (18.28%) .NET
11 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
12 16 (17.20%) LAN
12 16 (17.20%) Wireless
12 16 (17.20%) DevOps
13 15 (16.13%) CCNP
14 14 (15.05%) Juniper
14 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
14 14 (15.05%) Windows Server
14 14 (15.05%) HTML5
15 13 (13.98%) WAN
16 12 (12.90%) CCNA

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 8 (8.60%) NServiceBus
1 8 (8.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) Confluence
2 2 (2.15%) WordPress
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
3 1 (1.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
3 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.08%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.60%) IaaS
2 8 (8.60%) Office 365
3 7 (7.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (34.41%) Firewall
2 18 (19.35%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (17.20%) LAN
3 16 (17.20%) Wireless
4 13 (13.98%) WAN
5 11 (11.83%) VPN
6 10 (10.75%) VoIP
7 9 (9.68%) TACACS
7 9 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (8.60%) BGP
8 8 (8.60%) DHCP
8 8 (8.60%) DNS
8 8 (8.60%) OSPF
8 8 (8.60%) VLAN
9 7 (7.53%) SNMP
10 6 (6.45%) WPA2
11 5 (5.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (5.38%) IPsec
12 4 (4.30%) Cisco ISE
12 4 (4.30%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (8.60%) MySQL
3 7 (7.53%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (15.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.60%) FxCop
2 8 (8.60%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (8.60%) StyleCop
2 8 (8.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.38%) JUnit
4 4 (4.30%) JIRA
5 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.08%) Subversion
5 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) French Language
5 1 (1.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.08%) Law
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (31.18%) Developer
2 19 (20.43%) Network Engineer
3 10 (10.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (10.75%) Consultant
4 8 (8.60%) Architect
4 8 (8.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (8.60%) PHP Developer
4 8 (8.60%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.53%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.45%) Network Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Azure Consultant
7 5 (5.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) .NET Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Cloud Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (4.30%) Wireless Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.58%) CSS
1 21 (22.58%) HTML
2 17 (18.28%) .NET
3 14 (15.05%) HTML5
4 11 (11.83%) JSON
5 9 (9.68%) 802.1X
6 8 (8.60%) CSS3
7 7 (7.53%) AngularJS
7 7 (7.53%) Spring
8 5 (5.38%) J2EE
8 5 (5.38%) J2SE
8 5 (5.38%) jQuery
8 5 (5.38%) Play Framework
8 5 (5.38%) XML
9 4 (4.30%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.30%) REST
10 3 (3.23%) Ajax
11 2 (2.15%) Django
11 2 (2.15%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.48%) Digital Media
2 20 (21.51%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.23%) CESG
3 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.15%) CMDB
4 2 (2.15%) EPoS
4 2 (2.15%) iPad
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.15%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.08%) SCADA
5 1 (1.08%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Windows
2 14 (15.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.08%) Android
4 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.08%) Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.09%) CRM
2 33 (35.48%) ERP
2 33 (35.48%) Web Development
3 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.20%) DevOps
5 10 (10.75%) Microservices
5 10 (10.75%) Service Management
6 8 (8.60%) Application Packaging
6 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
6 8 (8.60%) High Availability
6 8 (8.60%) ITIL
7 7 (7.53%) MVC
7 7 (7.53%) SIEM
8 6 (6.45%) Front End Development
8 6 (6.45%) ITIL V3
8 6 (6.45%) Open Source
8 6 (6.45%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.38%) Migration
9 5 (5.38%) Network Management
10 4 (4.30%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.01%) Java
2 33 (35.48%) JavaScript
2 33 (35.48%) PHP
3 12 (12.90%) SQL
4 10 (10.75%) PowerShell
5 7 (7.53%) Scala
6 6 (6.45%) C#
7 4 (4.30%) Python
8 3 (3.23%) C
9 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.15%) Tcl
10 1 (1.08%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (24.73%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (16.13%) CCNP
3 12 (12.90%) CCNA
3 12 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.45%) CCDP
6 5 (5.38%) CCIE
7 4 (4.30%) Degree
8 3 (3.23%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.23%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
8 3 (3.23%) PMP
9 2 (2.15%) CCSE
9 2 (2.15%) ISEB
9 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.08%) CISA
10 1 (1.08%) CISM
10 1 (1.08%) CISSP
10 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.08%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.08%) Snort
4 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (19.35%) Puppet
2 11 (11.83%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.60%) SCOM
4 6 (6.45%) FortiGate
5 3 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.15%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (2.15%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.15%) Terraform
7 1 (1.08%) Cacti
7 1 (1.08%) Nagios
7 1 (1.08%) SmokePing
7 1 (1.08%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 35 (37.63%) Cisco
2 19 (20.43%) CheckPoint
3 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
4 14 (15.05%) Juniper
5 11 (11.83%) Intel Security
6 10 (10.75%) Fortinet
7 8 (8.60%) F5
7 8 (8.60%) SaltStack
8 7 (7.53%) Oracle
9 6 (6.45%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.38%) HP
11 4 (4.30%) Palo Alto
11 4 (4.30%) VMware
12 3 (3.23%) Aruba
12 3 (3.23%) Dell
12 3 (3.23%) Trustwave
13 2 (2.15%) Avaya
14 1 (1.08%) Adobe
14 1 (1.08%) Citrix
14 1 (1.08%) EMC
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