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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 47 59 83
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +24
Contract jobs citing Network Security 59 28 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.30% 1.88% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.45% 13.66% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 0
Median daily rate £350 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.63 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +157.93%
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
275 205 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.39% 13.73% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 109 55
Median daily rate £375 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -
Network Security
North West

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 33 (37.93%) Firewall
2 29 (33.33%) Java
2 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 29 (33.33%) PHP
2 29 (33.33%) CRM
2 29 (33.33%) ERP
2 29 (33.33%) Cisco
2 29 (33.33%) Web Development
2 29 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 25 (28.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (26.44%) Data Centre
5 22 (25.29%) CISSP
6 21 (24.14%) Windows
6 21 (24.14%) CheckPoint
6 21 (24.14%) PKI
7 20 (22.99%) CISM
7 20 (22.99%) SIEM
8 19 (21.84%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (20.69%) Threat Management
10 17 (19.54%) Finance
10 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (19.54%) Unix
11 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
11 16 (18.39%) PCI DSS
11 16 (18.39%) Kalman Filter
12 15 (17.24%) Splunk
13 14 (16.09%) Vulnerability Management
13 14 (16.09%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (14.94%) SmoothWall
14 13 (14.94%) Symantec

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 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Magento
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (37.93%) Firewall
2 19 (21.84%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (11.49%) SSL
4 7 (8.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (8.05%) WAN
5 6 (6.90%) DNS
6 5 (5.75%) DHCP
6 5 (5.75%) VoIP
6 5 (5.75%) Wireless
7 4 (4.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (4.60%) VPN
8 3 (3.45%) BIG-IP
8 3 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (3.45%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.45%) LAN
8 3 (3.45%) SAN
8 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.30%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (2.30%) LDAP
9 2 (2.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.15%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) Selenium
2 1 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.60%) Marketing
4 2 (2.30%) Billing
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (20.69%) Consultant
2 16 (18.39%) Developer
2 16 (18.39%) Security Consultant
3 10 (11.49%) Analyst
3 10 (11.49%) Network Security Manager
3 10 (11.49%) Security Manager
4 8 (9.20%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) Architect
5 6 (6.90%) Network Consultant
6 5 (5.75%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (5.75%) HTML Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Network Security Consultant
6 5 (5.75%) Vulnerability Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.60%) ICT Assistant
7 4 (4.60%) IT Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Network Manager
7 4 (4.60%) Security Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) .NET
2 8 (9.20%) HTML
3 7 (8.05%) CSS
4 6 (6.90%) CSS3
4 6 (6.90%) HTML5
5 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.30%) 802.1X
6 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.30%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.15%) Cocoa
7 1 (1.15%) Grails
7 1 (1.15%) jQuery
7 1 (1.15%) JSON
7 1 (1.15%) LAMP
7 1 (1.15%) Middleware
7 1 (1.15%) Spring
7 1 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.15%) WPF
7 1 (1.15%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 23 (26.44%) Data Centre
3 21 (24.14%) PKI
4 4 (4.60%) Life Science
5 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.30%) EFT
6 2 (2.30%) NHS
6 2 (2.30%) User Experience
7 1 (1.15%) CCTV
7 1 (1.15%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) Statistics
7 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Windows
2 17 (19.54%) Unix
3 4 (4.60%) Linux
4 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.30%) Solaris
6 1 (1.15%) AIX
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) CRM
1 29 (33.33%) ERP
1 29 (33.33%) Web Development
2 20 (22.99%) SIEM
3 18 (20.69%) Threat Management
4 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (18.39%) Kalman Filter
6 14 (16.09%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (16.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (13.79%) ITIL
8 11 (12.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 10 (11.49%) Load Balancing
10 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (6.90%) Email Filtering
11 6 (6.90%) Information Security
11 6 (6.90%) Network Management
11 6 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (6.90%) Web Filtering
12 5 (5.75%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 29 (33.33%) Java
1 29 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 29 (33.33%) PHP
2 9 (10.34%) C#
3 3 (3.45%) SQL
4 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.15%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.15%) C
5 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.15%) Perl
5 1 (1.15%) Python
5 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 22 (25.29%) CISSP
2 20 (22.99%) CISM
3 13 (14.94%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (10.34%) CCNP
5 7 (8.05%) CISMP
6 6 (6.90%) CCENT
6 6 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (5.75%) CCNA
8 4 (4.60%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (4.60%) CLAS
9 3 (3.45%) CCIE
9 3 (3.45%) DBS Check
10 2 (2.30%) CCSA
10 2 (2.30%) Degree
10 2 (2.30%) ISEB
11 1 (1.15%) CEH
11 1 (1.15%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.15%) CISA
11 1 (1.15%) EMCSA
11 1 (1.15%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (28.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (18.39%) PCI DSS
3 11 (12.64%) COBIT
4 4 (4.60%) QA
5 3 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (18.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.30%) Snort
2 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) Norton AntiVirus
1 13 (14.94%) SmoothWall
2 2 (2.30%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.15%) Cacti
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (33.33%) Cisco
2 21 (24.14%) CheckPoint
3 15 (17.24%) Splunk
4 13 (14.94%) Intel Security
4 13 (14.94%) Symantec
5 11 (12.64%) Clearswift
6 7 (8.05%) F5
6 7 (8.05%) Kaspersky
7 6 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 6 (6.90%) Qualys
8 4 (4.60%) Juniper
9 3 (3.45%) Avaya
9 3 (3.45%) Citrix
9 3 (3.45%) Google
9 3 (3.45%) Oracle
9 3 (3.45%) VMware
10 2 (2.30%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.30%) IronPort
10 2 (2.30%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.30%) Zend
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