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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
North West / Manchester
Rank 66 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing Network Security 23 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.67% 1.35% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.41% 9.42% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 7
Median daily rate £456 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.14% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £348 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
- +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £42.46 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-56.42% -0.09%

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
221 276 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.04% 14.37% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 140 71
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 20
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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
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 20 January 2017, 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 37 (59.68%) Firewall
2 22 (35.48%) Cisco
3 21 (33.87%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (24.19%) WAN
5 14 (22.58%) LAN
6 13 (20.97%) Linux
7 12 (19.35%) DNS
8 11 (17.74%) Fortinet
8 11 (17.74%) ITIL
8 11 (17.74%) MPLS
9 10 (16.13%) Finance
9 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
9 10 (16.13%) F5
9 10 (16.13%) FortiGate
10 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
10 9 (14.52%) Load Balancing
10 9 (14.52%) CCSP
10 9 (14.52%) Java
10 9 (14.52%) CRM
11 8 (12.90%) Network Design
11 8 (12.90%) ERP
11 8 (12.90%) DHCP
11 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
11 8 (12.90%) PHP
11 8 (12.90%) Unix
11 8 (12.90%) Windows
11 8 (12.90%) Web Development
11 8 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (12.90%) Digital Media
11 8 (12.90%) SIEM

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 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (59.68%) Firewall
2 15 (24.19%) WAN
3 14 (22.58%) LAN
4 12 (19.35%) DNS
5 11 (17.74%) MPLS
6 8 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (12.90%) DHCP
7 7 (11.29%) VoIP
8 6 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (8.06%) SSL
9 5 (8.06%) Unified Communications
10 4 (6.45%) NetScaler
11 3 (4.84%) BGP
11 3 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (4.84%) EIGRP
11 3 (4.84%) OSPF
11 3 (4.84%) SAN
11 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
11 3 (4.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) gulp
3 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.61%) Grunt
3 1 (1.61%) Xcode
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Network Engineer
2 16 (25.81%) Network Security Engineer
2 16 (25.81%) Security Engineer
3 12 (19.35%) Firewall Engineer
4 11 (17.74%) Design Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Implementation Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Network Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Architect
6 6 (9.68%) Network Specialist
7 5 (8.06%) Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Consultant
8 4 (6.45%) Network Security Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Security Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Security Architect
8 4 (6.45%) Security Manager
9 3 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Network Security Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) CSS
1 3 (4.84%) HTML
2 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.23%) CSS3
2 2 (3.23%) HTML5
2 2 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.61%) Laravel
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
3 1 (1.61%) PhoneGap
3 1 (1.61%) Sass
3 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.90%) Digital Media
3 5 (8.06%) iPad
4 4 (6.45%) PKI
5 2 (3.23%) EFT
5 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.61%) iPhone
6 1 (1.61%) IVR
6 1 (1.61%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) Unix
2 8 (12.90%) Windows
3 4 (6.45%) CentOS
3 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) CRM
2 9 (14.52%) Load Balancing
3 8 (12.90%) ERP
3 8 (12.90%) Network Design
3 8 (12.90%) SIEM
3 8 (12.90%) Web Development
4 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.06%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (8.06%) Migration
6 4 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (6.45%) Network Architecture
6 4 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (6.45%) Patch Management
6 4 (6.45%) Project Management
6 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.45%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.84%) ITIL V3
7 3 (4.84%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) Java
2 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.90%) PHP
3 3 (4.84%) SQL
4 1 (1.61%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.61%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) Ruby
4 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.52%) CCSP
3 7 (11.29%) CCNP
3 7 (11.29%) CISSP
4 6 (9.68%) CCNA
4 6 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (8.06%) CCDA
5 5 (8.06%) CCDP
6 4 (6.45%) CCIE
6 4 (6.45%) CISM
7 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.61%) CASP
9 1 (1.61%) CCENT
9 1 (1.61%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.61%) CISMP
9 1 (1.61%) CLAS
9 1 (1.61%) CSSLP
9 1 (1.61%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.61%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.06%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.61%) Snort
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.84%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 3 (4.84%) SmoothWall
3 2 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.61%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (1.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Cisco
2 11 (17.74%) Fortinet
3 10 (16.13%) CheckPoint
3 10 (16.13%) F5
4 6 (9.68%) Juniper
4 6 (9.68%) Splunk
5 5 (8.06%) VMware
6 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.84%) Avaya
7 3 (4.84%) Clearswift
7 3 (4.84%) Dell
7 3 (4.84%) Forcepoint
7 3 (4.84%) RightScale
8 2 (3.23%) Apple
8 2 (3.23%) IronPort
8 2 (3.23%) Kaspersky
8 2 (3.23%) Motorola
8 2 (3.23%) Sophos
9 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Rate: £425.00 - £550 per day
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