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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 83 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Security 9 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.61% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.77% 3.98% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £291 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -
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
156 176 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.07% 15.40% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 78 116
Average daily rate £360 £298 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.00% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £158 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 - - - -
Bury - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNA
3 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) VPN
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Avaya
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) SSL
6 4 (25.00%) CCNP
6 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) ACSP
7 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
7 3 (18.75%) F5
7 3 (18.75%) ACSA
7 3 (18.75%) MCDST
7 3 (18.75%) MCTS
7 3 (18.75%) MCITP
7 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
7 3 (18.75%) CCIP
7 3 (18.75%) EMC
7 3 (18.75%) CCDP
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) SSL
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) DMZ
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) VoIP
6 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.25%) VLAN
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.25%) HSRP
7 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IP Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (6.25%) Life Science
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) CCIP
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) MCSA
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (18.75%) RHCE
3 3 (18.75%) CCDP
3 3 (18.75%) IBM Certification
3 3 (18.75%) MCDST
3 3 (18.75%) MCTS
3 3 (18.75%) MCITP
3 3 (18.75%) ACSA
3 3 (18.75%) ACSP
3 3 (18.75%) RHCSA
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (6.25%) CCSA
5 1 (6.25%) CCSE
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.25%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 2 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
1 2 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Salt
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) HP
3 5 (31.25%) Avaya
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat
5 3 (18.75%) EMC
5 3 (18.75%) Apple
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
5 3 (18.75%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) Imperva
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) Nokia
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) Remedy
7 1 (6.25%) Websense