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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 82 74 71
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing Network Security 23 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.38% 0.40% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.04% 2.88% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -24.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £20.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+107.40% -32.50%
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
229 139 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.70% 13.75% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 74 76
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 23 (74.19%) Cisco
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (70.97%) Firewall
3 20 (64.52%) CCNP
4 19 (61.29%) CCNA
5 17 (54.84%) WAN
6 12 (38.71%) DMZ
6 12 (38.71%) Internet
7 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
7 11 (35.48%) Load Balancing
8 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (22.58%) FCoE
9 7 (22.58%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (22.58%) Ethernet
10 6 (19.35%) LAN
10 6 (19.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (19.35%) DDoS Mitigation
11 5 (16.13%) F5
11 5 (16.13%) Information Governance
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (16.13%) Migration
12 3 (9.68%) CCIE
12 3 (9.68%) NHS
12 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
13 2 (6.45%) Validation
13 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
13 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
13 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
13 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
14 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) Firewall
2 17 (54.84%) WAN
3 12 (38.71%) DMZ
3 12 (38.71%) Internet
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (22.58%) FCoE
5 7 (22.58%) Fibre Channel
5 7 (22.58%) Ethernet
6 6 (19.35%) LAN
7 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (3.23%) PBX
8 1 (3.23%) VoIP
8 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.23%) MPLS
8 1 (3.23%) BGP
8 1 (3.23%) DPNSS
8 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.23%) QSIG
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Network Engineer
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) Network Specialist
3 1 (3.23%) Designer
3 1 (3.23%) Network Consultant
3 1 (3.23%) Consultant
3 1 (3.23%) Lead Designer
3 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (3.23%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) IVR
3 1 (3.23%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Load Balancing
2 6 (19.35%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (16.13%) Information Governance
3 5 (16.13%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.45%) Validation
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.23%) WFM
5 1 (3.23%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.23%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
5 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.23%) Network Design
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Operations
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (64.52%) CCNP
3 19 (61.29%) CCNA
4 3 (9.68%) CCIE
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Cisco
2 11 (35.48%) CheckPoint
3 5 (16.13%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) TippingPoint
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Avaya