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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 80 75 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Network Security 27 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.48% 1.06% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 8.24% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 1
Average daily rate £368 £323 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.95% +9.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.46 £24.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+76.91% -29.41%
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
279 182 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.30% 12.83% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 93 69
Average daily rate £363 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.88 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.52 £10.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%

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 8 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 24 (57.14%) Firewall
2 23 (54.76%) Cisco
3 16 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (30.95%) WAN
4 13 (30.95%) ITIL
5 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 10 (23.81%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (23.81%) Finance
6 10 (23.81%) Wireless
6 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
7 9 (21.43%) Windows
7 9 (21.43%) LAN
7 9 (21.43%) VoIP
7 9 (21.43%) VPN
7 9 (21.43%) SSL
7 9 (21.43%) CCNP
8 8 (19.05%) DNS
8 8 (19.05%) DHCP
8 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
8 8 (19.05%) SIEM
9 7 (16.67%) F5
9 7 (16.67%) SMTP
9 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 6 (14.29%) Fortinet
10 6 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (14.29%) WLAN
10 6 (14.29%) Juniper
10 6 (14.29%) 802.1X
10 6 (14.29%) Palo Alto

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (7.14%) Apache
1 3 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 24 (57.14%) Firewall
2 16 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (30.95%) WAN
4 10 (23.81%) Wireless
5 9 (21.43%) LAN
5 9 (21.43%) SSL
5 9 (21.43%) VoIP
5 9 (21.43%) VPN
6 8 (19.05%) DHCP
6 8 (19.05%) DNS
7 7 (16.67%) SMTP
7 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 6 (14.29%) WLAN
9 5 (11.90%) BGP
9 5 (11.90%) FWSM
9 5 (11.90%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (11.90%) IPsec
9 5 (11.90%) OSPF
9 5 (11.90%) SAN
9 5 (11.90%) TACACS
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Local Government
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) SIEM Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) SIEM Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Statistics
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.38%) CESG
4 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.38%) Life Science
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Unix
3 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (23.81%) Load Balancing
3 8 (19.05%) SIEM
4 6 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
5 5 (11.90%) Service Management
6 4 (9.52%) Information Security
6 4 (9.52%) Network Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.52%) Web Filtering
7 3 (7.14%) Coaching
7 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Network Management
7 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.14%) Use Case
8 2 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Perl
1 4 (9.52%) Python
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.43%) CCNP
3 4 (9.52%) CCIE
3 4 (9.52%) CCSA
3 4 (9.52%) CISSP
4 3 (7.14%) CISM
5 2 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) CCSE
6 1 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.38%) CISMP
6 1 (2.38%) CITP
6 1 (2.38%) CLAS
6 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) IISP
6 1 (2.38%) ISEB
6 1 (2.38%) MBCS
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
2 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (9.52%) Proventia
1 4 (9.52%) QRadar
2 2 (4.76%) SmoothWall
3 1 (2.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Cisco
2 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
3 7 (16.67%) F5
4 6 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 6 (14.29%) Juniper
4 6 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 4 (9.52%) Aruba
5 4 (9.52%) Forcepoint
5 4 (9.52%) Splunk
6 3 (7.14%) AlienVault
6 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.76%) Avaya
7 2 (4.76%) Citrix
7 2 (4.76%) Clearswift
7 2 (4.76%) Imperva
7 2 (4.76%) Polycom
7 2 (4.76%) Proofpoint
7 2 (4.76%) Siemens
7 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.38%) Lotus
Manchester
Oho Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago