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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 69 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs citing Network Security 35 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.09% 1.08% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.64% 8.08% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 8
Median daily rate £450 £368 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £40.73 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-59.48% +38.06%
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
277 260 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.51% 13.35% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 142 91
Median daily rate £425 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £263 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 16
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.35 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.43% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £16.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 2 £450 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 38 (55.07%) Firewall
2 28 (40.58%) Cisco
3 16 (23.19%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (23.19%) WAN
3 16 (23.19%) Data Centre
4 15 (21.74%) CRM
4 15 (21.74%) LAN
4 15 (21.74%) Java
5 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
5 14 (20.29%) PHP
5 14 (20.29%) ITIL
5 14 (20.29%) ERP
5 14 (20.29%) Finance
5 14 (20.29%) Web Development
5 14 (20.29%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (20.29%) Digital Media
6 13 (18.84%) DNS
6 13 (18.84%) CheckPoint
7 12 (17.39%) SIEM
8 11 (15.94%) F5
8 11 (15.94%) CCNP
8 11 (15.94%) Windows
8 11 (15.94%) Linux
9 10 (14.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (13.04%) Load Balancing
10 9 (13.04%) Splunk
10 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
10 9 (13.04%) SSL
10 9 (13.04%) VoIP
10 9 (13.04%) Active Directory

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (55.07%) Firewall
2 16 (23.19%) WAN
3 15 (21.74%) LAN
4 14 (20.29%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (18.84%) DNS
6 9 (13.04%) SSL
6 9 (13.04%) VoIP
7 8 (11.59%) DHCP
8 6 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (7.25%) SAN
9 5 (7.25%) Wireless
10 4 (5.80%) NetScaler
10 4 (5.80%) Unified Communications
10 4 (5.80%) VPN
11 3 (4.35%) BGP
11 3 (4.35%) MPLS
11 3 (4.35%) OSPF
11 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) MySQL
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.35%) Xcode
2 2 (2.90%) gulp
3 1 (1.45%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.45%) Grunt
General
1 14 (20.29%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Publishing
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Games
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Consultant
3 9 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Security Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Network Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Security Consultant
5 6 (8.70%) Network Specialist
6 5 (7.25%) Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Network Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Network Security Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Security Manager
7 4 (5.80%) iOS Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Network Security Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) CSS
1 5 (7.25%) HTML
2 3 (4.35%) Cocoa
2 3 (4.35%) CSS3
2 3 (4.35%) HTML5
2 3 (4.35%) iOS SDK
3 2 (2.90%) .NET
3 2 (2.90%) 802.1X
3 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.90%) jQuery
3 2 (2.90%) Laravel
3 2 (2.90%) Middleware
4 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.45%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.45%) Sass
4 1 (1.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (1.45%) Web Services
4 1 (1.45%) WPF
4 1 (1.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.19%) Data Centre
2 14 (20.29%) Digital Media
3 8 (11.59%) PKI
4 5 (7.25%) iPad
5 3 (4.35%) EFT
6 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.45%) iPhone
7 1 (1.45%) IVR
7 1 (1.45%) Life Science
7 1 (1.45%) SCADA
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.94%) Linux
1 11 (15.94%) Windows
2 8 (11.59%) Unix
3 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.80%) CentOS
3 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) CRM
2 14 (20.29%) ERP
2 14 (20.29%) ITIL
2 14 (20.29%) Web Development
3 12 (17.39%) SIEM
4 9 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 9 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 8 (11.59%) Network Design
5 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.14%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (8.70%) Threat Management
8 5 (7.25%) ITIL V3
8 5 (7.25%) Migration
8 5 (7.25%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (5.80%) Change Control
9 4 (5.80%) Information Security
9 4 (5.80%) Project Management
9 4 (5.80%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.80%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) Java
2 14 (20.29%) JavaScript
2 14 (20.29%) PHP
3 3 (4.35%) Objective-C
3 3 (4.35%) SQL
4 2 (2.90%) Apple Swift
4 2 (2.90%) C#
5 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) Ruby
5 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.94%) CCNP
3 9 (13.04%) CISSP
4 7 (10.14%) CCNA
4 7 (10.14%) CISM
4 7 (10.14%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.80%) CCDA
5 4 (5.80%) CCDP
5 4 (5.80%) CCIE
6 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.45%) CASP
8 1 (1.45%) CCENT
8 1 (1.45%) CCSP
8 1 (1.45%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.45%) CISMP
8 1 (1.45%) CSSLP
8 1 (1.45%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.45%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (11.59%) PCI DSS
3 7 (10.14%) QA
4 3 (4.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.90%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.45%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) SmoothWall
2 3 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.35%) Puppet
2 3 (4.35%) SCCM
3 2 (2.90%) Cacti
3 2 (2.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.90%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.45%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (40.58%) Cisco
2 13 (18.84%) CheckPoint
3 11 (15.94%) F5
4 9 (13.04%) Splunk
5 7 (10.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.70%) Avaya
6 6 (8.70%) Clearswift
7 5 (7.25%) Juniper
7 5 (7.25%) VMware
8 4 (5.80%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.35%) Dell
9 3 (4.35%) Forcepoint
9 3 (4.35%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.35%) Intel Security
9 3 (4.35%) IronPort
9 3 (4.35%) Kaspersky
9 3 (4.35%) Qualys
9 3 (4.35%) RightScale
9 3 (4.35%) Symantec
10 2 (2.90%) Polycom