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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.75% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £256 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +11.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.73 £24.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+82.20% -29.41%
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 Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 13.68% 6.05% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 9
Average daily rate £313 £388 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +61.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £235 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £24.15 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 2 £256 - 1
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security.

1 6 (66.67%) CESG
1 6 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (44.44%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
5 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (22.22%) Smart Meter
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
6 1 (11.11%) Energy Management
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) CCDA
6 1 (11.11%) CCDP
6 1 (11.11%) CISSP
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) RMADS
6 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing Network Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Network Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Information Assurance Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) CESG
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Smart Meter
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Assurance
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Protective Monitoring
2 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (22.22%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Energy Management
4 1 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CESG Certified Professional
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCDA
3 1 (11.11%) CCDP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) RMADS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco