The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 71 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Network Security 17 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.54% 1.48% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.59% 10.49% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 9
Median daily rate £375 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £400 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £485 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £357 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.93% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +153.96%
Network Security
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
198 143 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.93% 14.07% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 74 44
Median daily rate £385 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -52.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.50 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 7 £375 - 2
Chester -10 3 £350 -20.00% 9
Knutsford - 1 £413 - 1
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 18 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (41.67%) VPN
3 14 (38.89%) DNS
3 14 (38.89%) DHCP
3 14 (38.89%) SSL
3 14 (38.89%) Cisco
3 14 (38.89%) SSH
4 13 (36.11%) Palo Alto
5 12 (33.33%) Digital Media
5 12 (33.33%) Web Development
5 12 (33.33%) LAN
5 12 (33.33%) CRM
5 12 (33.33%) ERP
5 12 (33.33%) Java
5 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 12 (33.33%) PHP
6 11 (30.56%) VLAN
7 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
7 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (27.78%) Change Control
8 9 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (25.00%) IPsec
9 8 (22.22%) CCNP
9 8 (22.22%) CCNA
9 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 6 (16.67%) Information Security
11 5 (13.89%) Migration
11 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) Firewall
2 15 (41.67%) VPN
3 14 (38.89%) DHCP
3 14 (38.89%) DNS
3 14 (38.89%) SSH
3 14 (38.89%) SSL
4 12 (33.33%) LAN
5 11 (30.56%) VLAN
6 9 (25.00%) IPsec
7 8 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (13.89%) WAN
9 2 (5.56%) BGP
9 2 (5.56%) EIGRP
9 2 (5.56%) IGRP
9 2 (5.56%) Internet
9 2 (5.56%) OSPF
9 2 (5.56%) PBX
9 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.56%) VoIP
9 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) Big Data
3 3 (8.33%) OLAP
3 3 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) JUnit
3 1 (2.78%) Xcode
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) German Language
4 1 (2.78%) Local Government
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Network Architect
3 7 (19.44%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Security Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (5.56%) JSON
2 2 (5.56%) RESTful
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) Android SDK
3 1 (2.78%) iOS SDK
3 1 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) IVR
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Health Informatics
4 1 (2.78%) Informatics
4 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) CRM
1 12 (33.33%) ERP
1 12 (33.33%) Web Development
2 10 (27.78%) Change Control
2 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (16.67%) Information Security
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (13.89%) Migration
6 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.11%) ETL
7 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
1 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 12 (33.33%) PHP
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) CCNA
2 8 (22.22%) CCNP
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Cisco
2 13 (36.11%) Palo Alto
3 5 (13.89%) F5
3 5 (13.89%) Fortinet
3 5 (13.89%) Juniper
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.11%) Talend
4 4 (11.11%) Vertica
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) Nortel
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) Tableau
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