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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 84 74 77
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Network Security 6 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.68% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.19% 5.26% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £263 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.90% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £278 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.70 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-20.28% -26.07%
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
188 152 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.68% 12.84% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 66 58
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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
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 21 October 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 - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (75.00%) WAN
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Avaya
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) ACSP
4 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 3 (37.50%) ACSA
4 3 (37.50%) MCDST
4 3 (37.50%) MCTS
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (37.50%) CCIP
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) MCSE
4 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) IBM Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Apple
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) DMZ
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (12.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) DMZ
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) HSRP
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Network Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IP Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) People Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) QMS
3 1 (12.50%) MapReduce
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCIP
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) MCSA
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) RHCE
3 3 (37.50%) CCDP
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Certification
3 3 (37.50%) MCDST
3 3 (37.50%) MCTS
3 3 (37.50%) MCITP
3 3 (37.50%) ACSP
3 3 (37.50%) ACSA
4 2 (25.00%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) CCSA
5 1 (12.50%) CCSE
5 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Avaya
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Apple
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Nokia
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (12.50%) Websense
6 1 (12.50%) Meraki
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago