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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 73 69 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.50% 0.56% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.82% 4.46% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £435 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £428 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £446 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -45.31%
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
131 112 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.07% 12.61% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 66 75
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £435 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) CCDP
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) BMC
4 2 (25.00%) Lisp
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) DMZ
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WLAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) OPNET
4 2 (25.00%) TippingPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
5 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (25.00%) WLAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) DMZ
4 1 (12.50%) CTI
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) TACACS
4 1 (12.50%) H.323
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Network Design
1 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCDP
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
4 1 (12.50%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
2 3 (37.50%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) TippingPoint
3 2 (25.00%) BMC
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Radware
4 1 (12.50%) ArcSight
4 1 (12.50%) Verint