The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
England / Midlands
Rank - 29 24
Contract jobs citing Network Security 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 0.48% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.88% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £625 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.88% +12.50%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13 17 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 11.21% 8.21% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 4
Median daily rate £385 £563 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.55% +155.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing Network Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in the Midlands

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in the Midlands