The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 65 72 83
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +11
Contract jobs citing Network Security 21 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.48% 0.10% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.19% 0.76% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate £300 £425 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £425 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £425 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.25 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+36.04% -14.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
148 132 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.46% 13.68% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 53 103
Average daily rate £325 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £40.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
Network Security
North West

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 18 April 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
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Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (58.33%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (45.83%) CCNP
4 10 (41.67%) Firewall
5 9 (37.50%) MPLS
6 8 (33.33%) Avaya
6 8 (33.33%) Nortel
7 7 (29.17%) CCNA
7 7 (29.17%) CCDP
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) Ethernet
7 7 (29.17%) Juniper
8 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (20.83%) SSL
9 5 (20.83%) ITIL
10 4 (16.67%) LAN
10 4 (16.67%) WAN
10 4 (16.67%) IPv4
10 4 (16.67%) CCIE
10 4 (16.67%) Migration
10 4 (16.67%) BT
10 4 (16.67%) Mitel
10 4 (16.67%) IP Telephony
10 4 (16.67%) Redback
10 4 (16.67%) Network Design
10 4 (16.67%) JNCIP
10 4 (16.67%) JNCIE
10 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
10 4 (16.67%) Network Management

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) MPLS
3 7 (29.17%) Ethernet
4 5 (20.83%) SSL
5 4 (16.67%) LAN
5 4 (16.67%) WAN
5 4 (16.67%) IPv4
5 4 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 3 (12.50%) HSRP
6 3 (12.50%) Nortel Meridian
6 3 (12.50%) Multicast
6 3 (12.50%) IPsec
6 3 (12.50%) Wireless
6 3 (12.50%) OSPF
6 3 (12.50%) BGP
6 3 (12.50%) VoIP
6 3 (12.50%) SNMP
6 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco ISE
General
1 3 (12.50%) Local Government
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Network Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Network Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Network Security Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Network Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Voice Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Telephony Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Telephony Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Network Design
2 4 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 4 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (4.17%) Change Control
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) Information Security
3 1 (4.17%) CRM
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCNP
3 7 (29.17%) CCNA
3 7 (29.17%) CCDP
4 4 (16.67%) CCIE
4 4 (16.67%) JNCIP
4 4 (16.67%) JNCIE
5 3 (12.50%) ACSP
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.50%) RHCE
5 3 (12.50%) CCIP
5 3 (12.50%) MCSE
6 2 (8.33%) MCSA
6 2 (8.33%) CISSP
6 2 (8.33%) IBM Certification
6 2 (8.33%) CISA
6 2 (8.33%) CISM
6 2 (8.33%) ACSA
6 2 (8.33%) MCDST
6 2 (8.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (4.17%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) Avaya
2 8 (33.33%) Nortel
3 7 (29.17%) Juniper
4 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) BT
5 4 (16.67%) Mitel
5 4 (16.67%) Redback
6 3 (12.50%) SurfControl
7 2 (8.33%) HP
7 2 (8.33%) EMC
7 2 (8.33%) IBM
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.33%) Apple
7 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 2 (8.33%) Kaspersky
8 1 (4.17%) F5
8 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.17%) Websense
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