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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 93 95 88
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Network Security 22 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 1.17% 1.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.03% 6.74% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 12
Average daily rate
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£319 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £238 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £448 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+107.40% -10.00%
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
274 445 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.10% 17.41% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 229 149
Average daily rate £315 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 32
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.78 £35.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Warwickshire +17 12 £413 - 3
Birmingham -1 6 £325 -4.41% 10
Coventry - 2 £270 - 4
Solihull - 2 - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 37 (56.06%) Cisco
2 34 (51.52%) CheckPoint
3 27 (40.91%) Firewall
4 23 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (33.33%) Clustering
6 19 (28.79%) BGP
7 18 (27.27%) CCNP
8 17 (25.76%) OSPF
9 15 (22.73%) Juniper
10 14 (21.21%) VPN
10 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
11 13 (19.70%) Load Balancing
11 13 (19.70%) MPLS
12 10 (15.15%) Windows
12 10 (15.15%) Blue Coat
13 9 (13.64%) LAN
13 9 (13.64%) Security Architecture
14 8 (12.12%) WAN
14 8 (12.12%) CCNA
15 7 (10.61%) Check Point Certification
15 7 (10.61%) DNS
15 7 (10.61%) CCSA
15 7 (10.61%) Cisco ASA
16 6 (9.09%) F5
16 6 (9.09%) Finance
16 6 (9.09%) Banking
16 6 (9.09%) UNIX
16 6 (9.09%) Internet
17 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
17 5 (7.58%) CISSP

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (3.03%) IIS
1 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.03%) Lync
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) SAP EWM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Yammer
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (40.91%) Firewall
2 19 (28.79%) BGP
3 17 (25.76%) OSPF
4 14 (21.21%) VPN
5 13 (19.70%) MPLS
6 9 (13.64%) LAN
7 8 (12.12%) WAN
8 7 (10.61%) DNS
8 7 (10.61%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (9.09%) Internet
10 5 (7.58%) EIGRP
10 5 (7.58%) Junos
11 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
11 4 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (3.03%) iSCSI
12 2 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (3.03%) Extranet
12 2 (3.03%) DHCP
12 2 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MSI
1 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
1 6 (9.09%) Banking
2 3 (4.55%) Automotive
2 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 22 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 22 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 12 (18.18%) Architect
4 10 (15.15%) Design Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Network Design Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Firewall Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Security Architect
6 7 (10.61%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
8 5 (7.58%) IT Security Architect
8 5 (7.58%) IT Architect
8 5 (7.58%) Security Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Security Manager
9 3 (4.55%) Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
10 2 (3.03%) Security Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Security Project Manager
10 2 (3.03%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) Middleware
2 2 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) CSS
3 1 (1.52%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.03%) SCADA
3 2 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (1.52%) Statistics
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Informatics
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 6 (9.09%) UNIX
3 5 (7.58%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Solaris
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Load Balancing
2 9 (13.64%) Security Architecture
3 5 (7.58%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.58%) Project Management
4 4 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (6.06%) Information Security
4 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.06%) Cyber Security
5 3 (4.55%) SABSA
5 3 (4.55%) Patch Management
5 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 3 (4.55%) TOGAF
5 3 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.03%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.03%) ETL
6 2 (3.03%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) C
2 3 (4.55%) Perl
2 3 (4.55%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) Tcl
2 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (27.27%) CCNP
3 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
4 8 (12.12%) CCNA
5 7 (10.61%) Check Point Certification
5 7 (10.61%) CCSA
6 5 (7.58%) CISSP
7 4 (6.06%) CCIE
7 4 (6.06%) CISM
8 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.55%) CISA
9 2 (3.03%) CCSE
9 2 (3.03%) Degree
10 1 (1.52%) CSSLP
10 1 (1.52%) CCSP
10 1 (1.52%) ISEB
10 1 (1.52%) PhD
10 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.03%) COBIT
2 1 (1.52%) BS7799
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.03%) Snort
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.03%) XenApp
2 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (1.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) SCOM
2 2 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) Puppet
3 1 (1.52%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) Cisco
2 34 (51.52%) CheckPoint
3 15 (22.73%) Juniper
4 10 (15.15%) Blue Coat
5 6 (9.09%) F5
6 4 (6.06%) VMware
6 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.55%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.03%) Citrix
8 2 (3.03%) SAP
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle
9 1 (1.52%) IBM
9 1 (1.52%) BMC
9 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.52%) McAfee
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