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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 76 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.11% 0.96% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 5.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £393 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +11.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.73 £24.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+82.20% -29.41%
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
119 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.91% 16.56% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 64 39
Average daily rate £400 £365 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £256 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 20
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £31.10
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (14.29%) Server Building
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Junos
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) IPsec
3 1 (14.29%) Junos
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) TOGAF Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Audit Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Support
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
1 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 1 (14.29%) BCP
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CCNA
1 2 (28.57%) CCNP
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCSP
2 1 (14.29%) CCVP
2 1 (14.29%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 1 (14.29%) VMware