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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 39 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing Network Security 30 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.79% 1.67% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.59% 11.80% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 2
Median daily rate £413 £390 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +121.05%
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
122 161 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.40% 14.12% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 101 61
Median daily rate £425 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.33 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.87% -36.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Chester +2 5 £413 -5.71% 7
Warrington +13 4 £750 +92.30% 2
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 30 (54.55%) Java
1 30 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 30 (54.55%) PHP
1 30 (54.55%) CRM
1 30 (54.55%) ERP
1 30 (54.55%) Web Development
1 30 (54.55%) Digital Media
2 16 (29.09%) E-Commerce
3 14 (25.45%) Firewall
3 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (23.64%) Finance
5 12 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (21.82%) SQL
5 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
5 12 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
6 10 (18.18%) DevOps
6 10 (18.18%) QA
6 10 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 10 (18.18%) CISSP
6 10 (18.18%) ETL
7 9 (16.36%) Linux
7 9 (16.36%) CISM
7 9 (16.36%) SIEM
7 9 (16.36%) Vertica
7 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
8 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 8 (14.55%) Threat Management
8 8 (14.55%) Big Data
8 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Management

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 2 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project
2 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) Firewall
2 4 (7.27%) WAN
3 3 (5.45%) BGP
3 3 (5.45%) DHCP
3 3 (5.45%) DNS
3 3 (5.45%) VoIP
4 2 (3.64%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.64%) IGRP
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 2 (3.64%) MPLS
4 2 (3.64%) OSPF
4 2 (3.64%) PBX
4 2 (3.64%) SAN
4 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) VPN
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) Big Data
3 6 (10.91%) OLAP
3 6 (10.91%) OLAP Cube
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.73%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (7.27%) Grunt
3 4 (7.27%) gulp
4 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) JIRA
5 1 (1.82%) Xcode
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) German Language
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Developer
2 6 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Developer
3 4 (7.27%) Architect
3 4 (7.27%) Consultant
3 4 (7.27%) DBA
3 4 (7.27%) Head of DevOps
3 4 (7.27%) HTML Developer
3 4 (7.27%) Security Architect
4 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
4 3 (5.45%) Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
4 3 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
5 2 (3.64%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (3.64%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (3.64%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) CSS
1 5 (9.09%) HTML
2 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
2 4 (7.27%) CSS3
2 4 (7.27%) HTML5
2 4 (7.27%) jQuery
3 2 (3.64%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.82%) Android SDK
4 1 (1.82%) Cocoa
4 1 (1.82%) iOS SDK
4 1 (1.82%) WCF
4 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (54.55%) Digital Media
2 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.64%) IVR
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) CESG
4 1 (1.82%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.82%) Informatics
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
4 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Android
2 2 (3.64%) CentOS
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) CRM
1 30 (54.55%) ERP
1 30 (54.55%) Web Development
2 16 (29.09%) E-Commerce
3 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.82%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.18%) DevOps
5 10 (18.18%) ETL
5 10 (18.18%) Load Balancing
6 9 (16.36%) SIEM
7 8 (14.55%) Risk Management
7 8 (14.55%) Threat Management
7 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (14.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 7 (12.73%) Analytics
9 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (10.91%) Dimensional Modelling
9 6 (10.91%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) Java
1 30 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 30 (54.55%) PHP
2 12 (21.82%) SQL
3 3 (5.45%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) CISSP
2 9 (16.36%) CISM
3 3 (5.45%) CCNA
3 3 (5.45%) CCNP
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.82%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.82%) CITP
5 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) IISP
5 1 (1.82%) ISEB
5 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.82%) MBCS
5 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (16.36%) Vertica
2 7 (12.73%) Talend
3 6 (10.91%) RightScale
4 5 (9.09%) Cisco
5 3 (5.45%) Juniper
5 3 (5.45%) Tableau
6 2 (3.64%) Adobe
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.64%) Nortel
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.64%) Sourcefire
6 2 (3.64%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix
7 1 (1.82%) F5
7 1 (1.82%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.82%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.82%) Lotus
7 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.82%) Tripwire
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 4 days ago