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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
North West / Cheshire
Rank 41 57 67
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +10
Contract jobs citing Network Security 7 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.38% 2.04% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.45% 10.00% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £338 £456 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% -20.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £42.46 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-58.19% +11.00%

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
67 190 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.16% 20.41% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 112 74
Median daily rate £338 £475 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +21.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £245 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 17
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +13 5 £338 -32.50%
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) PHP
2 6 (30.00%) CRM
2 6 (30.00%) ERP
2 6 (30.00%) CISSP
2 6 (30.00%) Web Development
2 6 (30.00%) Digital Media
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
3 5 (25.00%) LAN
3 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (20.00%) IISP
4 4 (20.00%) BGP
4 4 (20.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security
4 4 (20.00%) WAN
4 4 (20.00%) CCNP
4 4 (20.00%) CCNA
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (20.00%) VLAN
4 4 (20.00%) CITP
4 4 (20.00%) CESG
4 4 (20.00%) 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 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) VPN
3 4 (20.00%) BGP
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (20.00%) VLAN
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (15.00%) H.323
4 3 (15.00%) OSPF
4 3 (15.00%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (15.00%) VoIP
4 3 (15.00%) Wireless
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
6 1 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (5.00%) DMZ
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Grunt
1 1 (5.00%) gulp
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Security Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) CISSP Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Principal Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Principal Security Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
7 1 (5.00%) Angular Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
2 1 (5.00%) jQuery
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Digital Media
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (20.00%) CESG
3 4 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (20.00%) PKI
4 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
5 2 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) CRM
1 6 (30.00%) ERP
1 6 (30.00%) Web Development
2 5 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security
3 4 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (10.00%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (30.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (20.00%) CITP
3 4 (20.00%) IISP
3 4 (20.00%) MBCS
4 3 (15.00%) CISM
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.00%) F5
2 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (5.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) VMware