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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 50 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 8 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.20% 0.80% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.51% 4.44% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Median daily rate £675 £355 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.14% -11.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £40.73 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-59.48% +38.06%
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
94 180 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.14% 18.00% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 127 74
Median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 7
Median hourly rate £21.06 £17.77 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.52% -1.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.02 £16.01 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 - 6 £675 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 19 (45.24%) Java
1 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
1 19 (45.24%) PHP
1 19 (45.24%) CRM
1 19 (45.24%) ERP
1 19 (45.24%) Web Development
1 19 (45.24%) Digital Media
2 13 (30.95%) CISSP
3 12 (28.57%) Firewall
3 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (23.81%) CISM
4 10 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
5 9 (21.43%) QA
5 9 (21.43%) Finance
5 9 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
6 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
6 8 (19.05%) DevOps
6 8 (19.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (19.05%) Threat Management
6 8 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (19.05%) SIEM
7 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (14.29%) Puppet
8 6 (14.29%) RightScale
8 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
9 5 (11.90%) SQL
9 5 (11.90%) HTML
9 5 (11.90%) CSS

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 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) DHCP
2 3 (7.14%) DNS
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) WAN
3 2 (4.76%) BGP
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.76%) MPLS
3 2 (4.76%) SAN
3 2 (4.76%) VoIP
3 2 (4.76%) VPN
3 2 (4.76%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
4 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (2.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.38%) H.323
4 1 (2.38%) OSPF
4 1 (2.38%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.52%) Grunt
2 4 (9.52%) gulp
3 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Architect
2 6 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Security Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) HTML Developer
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.14%) DBA
5 3 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Excel Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Principal Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Scrum Master
6 2 (4.76%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) CSS
1 5 (11.90%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 4 (9.52%) CSS3
2 4 (9.52%) HTML5
2 4 (9.52%) jQuery
3 3 (7.14%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.38%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.38%) Cocoa
5 1 (2.38%) iOS SDK
5 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Digital Media
2 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.52%) CESG
3 4 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.38%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) Statistics
5 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) CentOS
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) CRM
1 19 (45.24%) ERP
1 19 (45.24%) Web Development
2 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 8 (19.05%) DevOps
5 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
5 8 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 8 (19.05%) SIEM
5 8 (19.05%) Threat Management
5 8 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (19.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (11.90%) Security Architecture
6 5 (11.90%) TOGAF
7 4 (9.52%) Information Security
7 4 (9.52%) Load Testing
7 4 (9.52%) TDD
8 3 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Java
1 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
1 19 (45.24%) PHP
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) C#
3 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) CISSP
2 10 (23.81%) CISM
3 4 (9.52%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (9.52%) CITP
3 4 (9.52%) IISP
3 4 (9.52%) MBCS
3 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) CCNA
5 2 (4.76%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) RightScale
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (4.76%) Adobe
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) F5
4 1 (2.38%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.38%) Lotus
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.38%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau
4 1 (2.38%) Vertica