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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 72 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Network Security 35 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.95% 0.90% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.46% 7.42% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 4
Median daily rate £375 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £327 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £423 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.88 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +121.05%
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
281 229 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.68% 12.17% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 129 107
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 16
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -43.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.94 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Network Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £335 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 39 (41.49%) Firewall
2 34 (36.17%) Cisco
3 31 (32.98%) Java
3 31 (32.98%) JavaScript
3 31 (32.98%) PHP
3 31 (32.98%) CRM
3 31 (32.98%) ERP
3 31 (32.98%) Web Development
3 31 (32.98%) Digital Media
4 29 (30.85%) Data Centre
5 28 (29.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (27.66%) CISSP
7 24 (25.53%) Windows
7 24 (25.53%) PKI
7 24 (25.53%) SIEM
8 23 (24.47%) CISM
9 22 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (22.34%) CheckPoint
10 21 (22.34%) Threat Management
11 20 (21.28%) Active Directory
12 19 (20.21%) Finance
12 19 (20.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (18.09%) PCI DSS
13 17 (18.09%) Splunk
14 16 (17.02%) Unix
15 15 (15.96%) WAN
15 15 (15.96%) ITIL
15 15 (15.96%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (15.96%) Cybersecurity
15 15 (15.96%) Kalman Filter

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.19%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.06%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.06%) Magento
1 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.49%) Firewall
2 22 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (15.96%) WAN
4 14 (14.89%) SSL
5 9 (9.57%) LAN
6 7 (7.45%) DNS
7 6 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (6.38%) VoIP
8 5 (5.32%) SAN
9 3 (3.19%) DHCP
9 3 (3.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (3.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.19%) VPN
9 3 (3.19%) Wireless
10 2 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (2.13%) FWSM
10 2 (2.13%) NAS
10 2 (2.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.06%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Maven
1 3 (3.19%) Xcode
2 2 (2.13%) gulp
3 1 (1.06%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.06%) Grunt
3 1 (1.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.06%) Selenium
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.19%) Marketing
2 3 (3.19%) Publishing
2 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Billing
4 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (21.28%) Developer
2 19 (20.21%) Consultant
3 18 (19.15%) Security Consultant
4 13 (13.83%) Network Security Manager
4 13 (13.83%) Security Manager
5 11 (11.70%) Network Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) Architect
7 7 (7.45%) Analyst
7 7 (7.45%) Network Consultant
7 7 (7.45%) Network Security Consultant
7 7 (7.45%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) Network Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Security Architect
9 5 (5.32%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (5.32%) HTML Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Vulnerability Consultant
10 4 (4.26%) Check Point Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) HTML
2 9 (9.57%) .NET
2 9 (9.57%) CSS
3 7 (7.45%) CSS3
3 7 (7.45%) HTML5
4 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (3.19%) Cocoa
4 3 (3.19%) iOS SDK
4 3 (3.19%) jQuery
4 3 (3.19%) Middleware
5 2 (2.13%) 802.1X
5 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.13%) Laravel
6 1 (1.06%) PhoneGap
6 1 (1.06%) React
6 1 (1.06%) Sass
6 1 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (32.98%) Digital Media
2 29 (30.85%) Data Centre
3 24 (25.53%) PKI
4 4 (4.26%) EFT
5 3 (3.19%) Life Science
6 2 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.13%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) NHS
6 2 (2.13%) User Experience
6 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.06%) CCTV
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.06%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.06%) iPad
7 1 (1.06%) iPhone
7 1 (1.06%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.53%) Windows
2 16 (17.02%) Unix
3 6 (6.38%) Linux
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.13%) Solaris
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.06%) AIX
7 1 (1.06%) Android
7 1 (1.06%) CentOS
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) CRM
1 31 (32.98%) ERP
1 31 (32.98%) Web Development
2 24 (25.53%) SIEM
3 21 (22.34%) Threat Management
4 19 (20.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (15.96%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (15.96%) ITIL
5 15 (15.96%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (15.96%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (11.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 9 (9.57%) Service Delivery
8 8 (8.51%) ITIL V3
8 8 (8.51%) Migration
8 8 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (7.45%) Application Rationalisation
9 7 (7.45%) Information Security
9 7 (7.45%) Security Management
10 6 (6.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.98%) Java
1 31 (32.98%) JavaScript
1 31 (32.98%) PHP
2 8 (8.51%) C#
3 3 (3.19%) Objective-C
3 3 (3.19%) SQL
4 2 (2.13%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.06%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (27.66%) CISSP
2 23 (24.47%) CISM
3 14 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (11.70%) CCNP
5 8 (8.51%) CISMP
5 8 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (7.45%) CCENT
7 6 (6.38%) CCNA
8 5 (5.32%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (5.32%) CLAS
9 3 (3.19%) CCIE
9 3 (3.19%) DBS Check
10 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.06%) CCDA
11 1 (1.06%) CCDP
11 1 (1.06%) CISA
11 1 (1.06%) CSSLP
11 1 (1.06%) Degree
11 1 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (29.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (18.09%) PCI DSS
3 12 (12.77%) COBIT
4 6 (6.38%) QA
5 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.06%) Snort
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (13.83%) Norton AntiVirus
1 13 (13.83%) SmoothWall
2 3 (3.19%) SCCM
3 2 (2.13%) Cacti
3 2 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.06%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (36.17%) Cisco
2 21 (22.34%) CheckPoint
3 17 (18.09%) Splunk
4 14 (14.89%) Clearswift
5 13 (13.83%) Intel Security
5 13 (13.83%) Symantec
6 10 (10.64%) Kaspersky
7 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
8 8 (8.51%) F5
8 8 (8.51%) Qualys
9 6 (6.38%) VMware
10 5 (5.32%) Avaya
11 4 (4.26%) IronPort
12 3 (3.19%) EMC
12 3 (3.19%) Google
12 3 (3.19%) Oracle
12 3 (3.19%) Sophos
13 2 (2.13%) Forcepoint
13 2 (2.13%) Juniper
13 2 (2.13%) Siemens
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