The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 77 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing Network Security 18 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.55% 0.80% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.90% 6.59% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 2
Average daily rate £323 £265 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.69% -24.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £375 £384
% change year-on-year
-4.93% -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +78.77%
Network Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
305 91 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.32% 12.07% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 54 41
Average daily rate £290 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 6
Average hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £13.63 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.20 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security across the North East region.

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the North East region.

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -25 16 £325 +22.64% 5
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (73.68%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (42.11%) Workflow
3 8 (42.11%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (42.11%) Perl
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) LDAP
3 8 (42.11%) SSL
3 8 (42.11%) IBM
3 8 (42.11%) Sun
3 8 (42.11%) Software Packaging
3 8 (42.11%) DataPower
3 8 (42.11%) Puppet
3 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (42.11%) DevOps
4 7 (36.84%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (36.84%) Change Control
4 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
4 7 (36.84%) Axway
4 7 (36.84%) Unix
4 7 (36.84%) Siebel
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
4 7 (36.84%) AIX
4 7 (36.84%) Linux
4 7 (36.84%) OO

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 7 (36.84%) JBoss
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Workflow
1 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere
1 7 (36.84%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (21.05%) FileNet
3 3 (15.79%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 7 (36.84%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Intrusion Detection
1 8 (42.11%) LDAP
1 8 (42.11%) SSL
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (10.53%) Wireless
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Content Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) NoSQL Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum Master
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Software Packaging
2 7 (36.84%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) Play Framework
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) DataPower
2 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (31.58%) Digital Media
4 4 (21.05%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) AIX
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
1 7 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) DevOps
2 8 (42.11%) Workflow
3 7 (36.84%) Change Control
3 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 7 (36.84%) OO
4 6 (31.58%) CRM
4 6 (31.58%) ERP
4 6 (31.58%) Web Development
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
6 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) SOA
6 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) Perl
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNP
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCDP
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (42.11%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) IBM
1 8 (42.11%) Sun
2 7 (36.84%) Axway
2 7 (36.84%) HP
2 7 (36.84%) Informatica
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Red Hat
2 7 (36.84%) Siebel
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Avaya
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago