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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 59 64 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing Network Security 40 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.41% 1.52% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.02% 14.89% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 1
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£288 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+337.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £15.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+153.96% -38.83%
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
235 141 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.15% 10.22% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 53 56
Average daily rate £325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £189 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 23
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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
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 1 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 5 £250 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 44 (80.00%) Firewall
2 29 (52.73%) SSL
2 29 (52.73%) Cisco
2 29 (52.73%) CheckPoint
3 21 (38.18%) Cisco ASA
4 20 (36.36%) Clearswift
5 19 (34.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 18 (32.73%) Citrix
6 18 (32.73%) CISSP
6 18 (32.73%) ITIL
7 17 (30.91%) CISMP
7 17 (30.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (29.09%) PKI
8 16 (29.09%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (29.09%) Migration
8 16 (29.09%) VMware
8 16 (29.09%) VPN
8 16 (29.09%) Kaspersky
8 16 (29.09%) SIEM
8 16 (29.09%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (25.45%) CISM
10 14 (25.45%) WAN
10 14 (25.45%) QA
11 12 (21.82%) CCENT
11 12 (21.82%) Service Delivery
12 10 (18.18%) Information Security
12 10 (18.18%) Windows
12 10 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 8 (14.55%) Apache
2 6 (10.91%) IIS
3 4 (7.27%) IBM Notes
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.82%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.82%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (80.00%) Firewall
2 29 (52.73%) SSL
3 21 (38.18%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (29.09%) VPN
5 14 (25.45%) WAN
6 7 (12.73%) VoIP
6 7 (12.73%) DNS
6 7 (12.73%) Wireless
7 6 (10.91%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (10.91%) DHCP
8 2 (3.64%) SMTP
8 2 (3.64%) LAN
8 2 (3.64%) Internet
8 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.82%) NX-OS
9 1 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.82%) VLAN
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Games
2 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Analyst
2 16 (29.09%) Security Analyst
3 14 (25.45%) Network Engineer
4 12 (21.82%) Security Engineer
5 11 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Network Analyst
6 6 (10.91%) Technical Security Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Network Security Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Network Support
8 3 (5.45%) Network Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Administrator
8 3 (5.45%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Network Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Network Security Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Firewall Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Regular Expression
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) PKI
2 2 (3.64%) Replication
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.82%) VSAM
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.82%) zOS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 18 (32.73%) ITIL
3 16 (29.09%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (29.09%) Migration
3 16 (29.09%) SIEM
3 16 (29.09%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (21.82%) Service Delivery
5 10 (18.18%) Information Security
5 10 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (10.91%) Load Balancing
6 6 (10.91%) Network Management
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.27%) Change Control
7 4 (7.27%) DevOps
8 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.64%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.64%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.64%) High Availability
10 1 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) Groovy
1 2 (3.64%) Ruby
1 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.82%) JCL
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) CISSP
2 17 (30.91%) CISMP
3 15 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (25.45%) CISM
5 12 (21.82%) CCENT
6 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (12.73%) CCNA
8 4 (7.27%) CCIE
9 3 (5.45%) ISACA
10 2 (3.64%) Degree
11 1 (1.82%) CCSE
11 1 (1.82%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (25.45%) QA
3 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.82%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
3 2 (3.64%) VirtualBox
3 2 (3.64%) vSphere
3 2 (3.64%) Docker
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
1 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.64%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.64%) Salt
2 2 (3.64%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Icinga
3 1 (1.82%) Cacti
3 1 (1.82%) Nagios
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (52.73%) Cisco
1 29 (52.73%) CheckPoint
2 20 (36.36%) Clearswift
3 18 (32.73%) Citrix
4 16 (29.09%) VMware
4 16 (29.09%) Kaspersky
5 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.91%) Juniper
7 4 (7.27%) Lotus
7 4 (7.27%) Aruba
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle
9 2 (3.64%) SurfControl
10 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.82%) Imperva
10 1 (1.82%) Splunk
10 1 (1.82%) F5
10 1 (1.82%) Remedy
10 1 (1.82%) McAfee
10 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.82%) CommVault
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