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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 72 83 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing Network Security 14 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.02% 0.089% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.38% 0.67% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
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£323 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% -9.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.35% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £19.25 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +15.45%
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
167 150 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.17% 13.38% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 71 87
Average daily rate £318 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.45% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 22
Average hourly rate £21.25 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £25.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Bury - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 10 (47.62%) SSL
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco
5 9 (42.86%) VPN
6 8 (38.10%) Information Security
7 7 (33.33%) CCNA
7 7 (33.33%) IIS
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 6 (28.57%) Citrix
8 6 (28.57%) Apache
9 5 (23.81%) Linux
9 5 (23.81%) WAN
9 5 (23.81%) Avaya
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (19.05%) VMware
10 4 (19.05%) Lotus
10 4 (19.05%) Clearswift
10 4 (19.05%) DNS
10 4 (19.05%) IBM Notes
10 4 (19.05%) ITIL
11 3 (14.29%) UNIX
11 3 (14.29%) MCSE
11 3 (14.29%) MCSA
11 3 (14.29%) IBM
11 3 (14.29%) DHCP
11 3 (14.29%) CCDP
11 3 (14.29%) Active Directory

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (33.33%) IIS
2 6 (28.57%) Apache
3 4 (19.05%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) SSL
3 9 (42.86%) VPN
4 5 (23.81%) WAN
4 5 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (19.05%) DNS
6 3 (14.29%) DHCP
6 3 (14.29%) DMZ
7 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (9.52%) Wireless
7 2 (9.52%) SMTP
7 2 (9.52%) LAN
7 2 (9.52%) VoIP
8 1 (4.76%) MPLS
8 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.76%) VLAN
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
8 1 (4.76%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Security Manager
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security Manager
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall Support
6 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.76%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Regular Expression
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Android
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) People Management
4 2 (9.52%) High Availability
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.52%) Network Management
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Quality Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Management
5 1 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CCNA
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) MCSE
2 3 (14.29%) MCSA
2 3 (14.29%) CCDP
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
2 3 (14.29%) CCIP
2 3 (14.29%) IBM Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CISSP
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) RHCE
2 3 (14.29%) MCDST
2 3 (14.29%) MCTS
2 3 (14.29%) MCITP
2 3 (14.29%) ACSA
2 3 (14.29%) CISMP
2 3 (14.29%) ACSP
2 3 (14.29%) ISACA
2 3 (14.29%) RHCSA
3 1 (4.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.76%) HIPAA
3 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
2 2 (9.52%) ISA Server
3 1 (4.76%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
1 2 (9.52%) Salt
1 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
1 2 (9.52%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (28.57%) Citrix
5 5 (23.81%) Avaya
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) Lotus
6 4 (19.05%) Clearswift
7 3 (14.29%) IBM
7 3 (14.29%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) EMC
7 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
7 3 (14.29%) Apple
8 2 (9.52%) Imperva
8 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
8 2 (9.52%) SurfControl
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle
9 1 (4.76%) SAP
9 1 (4.76%) Remedy
9 1 (4.76%) Websense