The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 92 84 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing Network Security 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.52% 0.16% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.26% 1.52% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate
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£420 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.84% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -51.53%
Network Security
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
215 132 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.84% 10.85% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 89 101
Average daily rate £311 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -38.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £21.50 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £21.50 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) CCNP
4 6 (60.00%) CCNA
4 6 (60.00%) WAN
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) F5
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (30.00%) DMZ
6 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 3 (30.00%) CCIE
7 2 (20.00%) Validation
7 2 (20.00%) BGP
7 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (20.00%) Network Design
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) TippingPoint
7 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (10.00%) QA
8 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (10.00%) DataPower
8 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) DMZ
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 2 (20.00%) BGP
5 2 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Validation
1 2 (20.00%) Network Design
1 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) TippingPoint
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago