Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Network Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security Management over the 6 months to 12 December 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 Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Network Security Management 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.10% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £475 - -
England median daily rate £475 £475 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.41 - -
England median hourly rate £14.41 - -

Network Security Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4070 4950 3994
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.88% 82.83% 79.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2612 2970 2264
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £241
90th Percentile £550 £550 £540
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 134 179
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £19.43 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.67% -2.85% -
10th Percentile £11.62 £10.91 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.88 £41.67 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.36 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% +10.70% +15.79%

Network Security Management
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 Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £475 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Network Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Management 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 Management.

1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Security Management
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (60.00%) iptables
2 3 (60.00%) PABX
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) Metasploit
2 3 (60.00%) Postfix
2 3 (60.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Samba
2 3 (60.00%) Nessus
2 3 (60.00%) Nmap
2 3 (60.00%) Squid
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (60.00%) NEC
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms

Network Security Management
Co-occurring 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Network Security
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) FTP
2 3 (60.00%) GSM
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Kerberos
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) PABX
2 3 (60.00%) PBX
2 3 (60.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) ICT Support
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Officer
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Officer
3 1 (20.00%) ICT Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (40.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Break/Fix
3 2 (40.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE Security
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CEH
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) GCIA
1 2 (40.00%) GIAC
1 2 (40.00%) GSEC
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) iptables
1 3 (60.00%) Postfix
1 3 (60.00%) Samba
1 3 (60.00%) Squid
2 2 (40.00%) Snort
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (60.00%) Nessus
1 3 (60.00%) Nmap
2 2 (40.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) NEC
2 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Lancope
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware