The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
North West / Lancashire
Rank 36 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.40% 0.69% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 5.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £501 £256 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.31% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £42.46 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-58.19% +76.91%

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 58 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.97% 13.43% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 11
Median daily rate £525 £315 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £477 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £24.15 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.74% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Lytham St Annes - 1 £501 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) VoIP
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (87.50%) Wi-Fi
1 7 (87.50%) Network Architecture
2 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (75.00%) Internet
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) CCIE
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) Broadband
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
6 2 (25.00%) Service Management
6 2 (25.00%) Network Design
7 1 (12.50%) CESG
7 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) MBCS
7 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) CITP
7 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
7 1 (12.50%) Back Office

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) VoIP
1 7 (87.50%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (75.00%) Internet
2 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Broadband
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Network Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Voice Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Network Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) TOGAF
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) IT Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) SFIA
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCIE
2 6 (75.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) CITP
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) IISP
4 1 (12.50%) MBCS
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco