Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 17 November 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.

Network Security
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 91 96
Contract jobs citing Network Security 0 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.84% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 4.82% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 9
Wales median daily rate - £356 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.18% -5.56%
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £33.80 £37.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -9.87% -10.71% +40.00%

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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 183 249 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 14.91% 17.41% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 160 195
Wales median daily rate £316 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.94% +16.79% -8.67%
10th Percentile £150 £224 £216
90th Percentile £475 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 16
Wales median hourly rate £12.86 £21.00 £11.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.76% +81.82% -27.81%
10th Percentile £10.45 £12.04 £9.00
90th Percentile £25.62 £77.50 £20.38
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.59 £20.50
% change year-on-year -19.46% +15.07% +2.50%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Wales

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Wales

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Wales