Period
to 20 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Security
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 69 69
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 4 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.42% 0.26% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 2.94% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Coventry median daily rate £474 £503 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.72% +22.56% -18.00%
10th Percentile £422 £478 £394
90th Percentile £524 £523 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £475 £400
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.75 £13.95 £15.00
% change year-on-year +91.72% -6.98% -

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 92 68 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 9.65% 9.01% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 67
Coventry median daily rate £413 £325 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -20.73% +2.50%
10th Percentile £212 £160 £187
90th Percentile £575 £489 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Coventry median hourly rate £11.75 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.27% +10.00% +63.93%
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.93 £13.20
90th Percentile £16.53 £43.08 £37.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -38.18% +83.33% -16.67%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Coventry

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Security in Coventry.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Coventry

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint