The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 94 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Security 12 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.23% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 1.63% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
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£350 £400 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +47.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £380 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £420 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £20.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+107.40% -32.50%
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
220 184 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.89% 14.06% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 88 79
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £175 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 14
Average hourly rate £14.19 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.70% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £40.00 £21.40
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 Manchester

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 47 (83.93%) Firewall
2 34 (60.71%) Cisco
3 31 (55.36%) CheckPoint
4 26 (46.43%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (44.64%) SSL
6 24 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
7 23 (41.07%) ITIL
8 21 (37.50%) Clearswift
8 21 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 21 (37.50%) Data Centre
9 20 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
9 20 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 19 (33.93%) PKI
10 19 (33.93%) Kaspersky
11 17 (30.36%) SIEM
11 17 (30.36%) Migration
11 17 (30.36%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (30.36%) WAN
12 16 (28.57%) CISSP
12 16 (28.57%) CISM
12 16 (28.57%) QA
12 16 (28.57%) CISMP
13 15 (26.79%) Service Delivery
13 15 (26.79%) VMware
13 15 (26.79%) VPN
14 14 (25.00%) Citrix
15 12 (21.43%) DNS
15 12 (21.43%) CCENT
16 11 (19.64%) Capacity Planning
16 11 (19.64%) Security Patching

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (3.57%) Apache
1 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) CICS
2 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (83.93%) Firewall
2 26 (46.43%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (44.64%) SSL
4 17 (30.36%) WAN
5 15 (26.79%) VPN
6 12 (21.43%) DNS
7 10 (17.86%) VoIP
8 9 (16.07%) DHCP
8 9 (16.07%) Wireless
9 7 (12.50%) HTTP
10 6 (10.71%) FTP
10 6 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
11 4 (7.14%) TACACS
11 4 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
12 3 (5.36%) Telnet
12 3 (5.36%) SSH
12 3 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (5.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Analyst
2 19 (33.93%) Security Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Technical Security Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Network Support
6 6 (10.71%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Security Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Network Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Network Consultant
9 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.36%) Administrator
9 3 (5.36%) IT Security Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Network Administrator
10 2 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
10 2 (3.57%) Cisco Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 19 (33.93%) PKI
3 3 (5.36%) Statistics
4 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) CESG
4 2 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.79%) VSAM
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) UNIX
2 5 (8.93%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) zOS
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 23 (41.07%) ITIL
3 21 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 20 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (30.36%) Migration
5 17 (30.36%) SIEM
6 15 (26.79%) Service Delivery
7 11 (19.64%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (19.64%) Security Patching
8 9 (16.07%) Load Balancing
9 6 (10.71%) Network Management
10 5 (8.93%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (7.14%) Change Control
11 4 (7.14%) Information Security
12 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
12 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
13 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (3.57%) Project Management
13 2 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) Perl
1 3 (5.36%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) Ruby
2 2 (3.57%) Groovy
3 1 (1.79%) JCL
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (28.57%) CISM
2 16 (28.57%) CISSP
2 16 (28.57%) CISMP
3 12 (21.43%) CCENT
4 11 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (10.71%) CCNP
5 6 (10.71%) CCNA
6 1 (1.79%) CCSA
6 1 (1.79%) CCSE
6 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (28.57%) QA
3 5 (8.93%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (3.57%) SLA
5 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.57%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (1.79%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.57%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (3.57%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.79%) Icinga
3 1 (1.79%) Nagios
3 1 (1.79%) Cacti
3 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) Cisco
2 31 (55.36%) CheckPoint
3 21 (37.50%) Clearswift
4 19 (33.93%) Kaspersky
5 15 (26.79%) VMware
6 14 (25.00%) Citrix
7 9 (16.07%) Juniper
8 5 (8.93%) Aruba
9 4 (7.14%) Blue Coat
10 3 (5.36%) Fortinet
10 3 (5.36%) F5
11 2 (3.57%) Oracle
12 1 (1.79%) Splunk
12 1 (1.79%) Vyatta
12 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.79%) McAfee
12 1 (1.79%) CommVault
12 1 (1.79%) Nokia
12 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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