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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 81 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 21 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.29% 0.38% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.91% 2.84% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £21.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+97.48% -36.29%
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
212 141 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.05% 13.29% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 88 78
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £209 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 19 (73.08%) Cisco
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (69.23%) CCNP
2 18 (69.23%) Firewall
3 17 (65.38%) CCNA
4 15 (57.69%) WAN
5 12 (46.15%) CheckPoint
5 12 (46.15%) DMZ
5 12 (46.15%) Internet
6 11 (42.31%) Load Balancing
7 5 (19.23%) Migration
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (19.23%) Information Governance
8 4 (15.38%) F5
8 4 (15.38%) LAN
9 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
9 3 (11.54%) CCIE
9 3 (11.54%) NHS
9 3 (11.54%) FCoE
9 3 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
10 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
10 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (7.69%) Validation
10 2 (7.69%) TippingPoint
10 2 (7.69%) Network Design
10 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
10 2 (7.69%) HP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) Firewall
2 15 (57.69%) WAN
3 12 (46.15%) DMZ
3 12 (46.15%) Internet
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (15.38%) LAN
6 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
6 3 (11.54%) FCoE
6 3 (11.54%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
7 2 (7.69%) BGP
8 1 (3.85%) DPNSS
8 1 (3.85%) MPLS
8 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.85%) PBX
8 1 (3.85%) VoIP
8 1 (3.85%) QSIG
8 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
3 1 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Designer
3 1 (3.85%) Design Engineer
3 1 (3.85%) Network Support
3 1 (3.85%) Lead Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) NHS
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.85%) IVR
3 1 (3.85%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Load Balancing
2 5 (19.23%) Information Governance
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Network Design
3 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (3.85%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance
4 1 (3.85%) WFM
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (69.23%) CCNP
3 17 (65.38%) CCNA
4 3 (11.54%) CCIE
5 1 (3.85%) CISSP
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) CheckPoint
3 4 (15.38%) F5
4 2 (7.69%) TippingPoint
4 2 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
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