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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 58 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Network Security 48 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.61% 2.46% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 17.15% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 3
Median daily rate £350 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £200 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £175.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +337.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +153.96%
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
264 239 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.37% 14.33% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 114 55
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.07 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Stockport - 5 £350 - 3
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 32 (42.67%) Firewall
2 24 (32.00%) Cisco
3 20 (26.67%) Java
3 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (26.67%) PHP
3 20 (26.67%) CRM
3 20 (26.67%) ERP
3 20 (26.67%) Web Development
3 20 (26.67%) SIEM
3 20 (26.67%) Digital Media
4 17 (22.67%) Data Centre
5 16 (21.33%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (21.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (21.33%) ITIL
6 14 (18.67%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (18.67%) CheckPoint
6 14 (18.67%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (17.33%) SSL
7 13 (17.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (16.00%) Load Balancing
8 12 (16.00%) CISSP
8 12 (16.00%) Windows
8 12 (16.00%) Finance
8 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (14.67%) DNS
9 11 (14.67%) PKI
10 10 (13.33%) CCNP
10 10 (13.33%) DHCP
10 10 (13.33%) WAN
10 10 (13.33%) CISM

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 (5.33%) Apache
2 3 (4.00%) IIS
2 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Magento
2 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (42.67%) Firewall
2 16 (21.33%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (17.33%) SSL
4 11 (14.67%) DNS
5 10 (13.33%) DHCP
5 10 (13.33%) WAN
6 9 (12.00%) Wireless
7 8 (10.67%) VoIP
7 8 (10.67%) VPN
8 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (8.00%) LAN
10 5 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
10 5 (6.67%) FWSM
10 5 (6.67%) IPsec
10 5 (6.67%) SAN
10 5 (6.67%) SMTP
10 5 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.33%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 12 (16.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Banking
2 4 (5.33%) Marketing
2 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.00%) Law
3 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Billing
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Consultant
2 14 (18.67%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.67%) Security Consultant
3 12 (16.00%) Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Security Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Analyst
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Architect
7 5 (6.67%) Network Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) Network Security Manager
7 5 (6.67%) Security Manager
8 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.33%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.67%) CSS
2 5 (6.67%) CSS3
2 5 (6.67%) HTML
2 5 (6.67%) HTML5
3 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.33%) Grails
4 1 (1.33%) jQuery
4 1 (1.33%) LAMP
4 1 (1.33%) React
4 1 (1.33%) Spring
4 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.67%) Digital Media
2 17 (22.67%) Data Centre
3 11 (14.67%) PKI
4 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) Life Science
6 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.67%) NHS
6 2 (2.67%) Statistics
6 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.33%) CESG
7 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.33%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Windows
2 9 (12.00%) Unix
3 5 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.33%) Solaris
5 1 (1.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.67%) CRM
1 20 (26.67%) ERP
1 20 (26.67%) SIEM
1 20 (26.67%) Web Development
2 16 (21.33%) ITIL
3 14 (18.67%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (17.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (16.00%) Load Balancing
5 12 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (13.33%) Threat Management
7 8 (10.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (9.33%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (9.33%) Service Delivery
9 6 (8.00%) Information Security
10 5 (6.67%) Migration
10 5 (6.67%) Network Management
10 5 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (6.67%) Service Management
10 5 (6.67%) Web Filtering
11 4 (5.33%) Application Rationalisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.67%) Java
1 20 (26.67%) JavaScript
1 20 (26.67%) PHP
2 6 (8.00%) C#
3 5 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (2.67%) Perl
4 2 (2.67%) Python
4 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.33%) C
5 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (16.00%) CISSP
3 10 (13.33%) CCNP
3 10 (13.33%) CISM
4 5 (6.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (6.67%) CISMP
5 4 (5.33%) CCENT
5 4 (5.33%) CCIE
5 4 (5.33%) CLAS
5 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.00%) CCNA
6 3 (4.00%) CCSA
6 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.67%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) CEH
8 1 (1.33%) CITP
8 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) EMCSA
8 1 (1.33%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.33%) COBIT
4 3 (4.00%) SLA
5 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) Snort
2 2 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) SmoothWall
2 6 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.33%) Proventia
3 4 (5.33%) QRadar
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (32.00%) Cisco
2 14 (18.67%) CheckPoint
3 10 (13.33%) Splunk
4 7 (9.33%) F5
4 7 (9.33%) Juniper
5 6 (8.00%) Intel Security
5 6 (8.00%) Symantec
6 5 (6.67%) Clearswift
6 5 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 5 (6.67%) Kaspersky
6 5 (6.67%) Palo Alto
7 4 (5.33%) Forcepoint
8 3 (4.00%) AlienVault
8 3 (4.00%) Citrix
8 3 (4.00%) Google
8 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.67%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.67%) Polycom
9 2 (2.67%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.67%) Zend
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