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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 98 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Contract jobs citing Network Security 11 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.80% 0.91% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.15% 5.32% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 7
Median daily rate £320 £525 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.04% +25.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £525 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £525 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £42.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-34.52% +121.05%
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
349 188 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.40% 17.12% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 101 72
Median daily rate £330 £490 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.65% +40.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £344
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £13.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 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 29 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Tyne and Wear -19 11 £320 -39.04% 3
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 North East region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Linux
4 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
4 11 (45.83%) Puppet
5 10 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (41.67%) DevOps
5 10 (41.67%) WebSphere
5 10 (41.67%) HP
5 10 (41.67%) JBoss
5 10 (41.67%) Perl
5 10 (41.67%) Unix
6 9 (37.50%) Oracle
6 9 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
6 9 (37.50%) SQL
6 9 (37.50%) OO
6 9 (37.50%) LDAP
6 9 (37.50%) Siebel
6 9 (37.50%) SSL
6 9 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (37.50%) IBM
6 9 (37.50%) Sun
6 9 (37.50%) AIX
6 9 (37.50%) Informatica
6 9 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 9 (37.50%) Workflow
6 9 (37.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 9 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 10 (41.67%) JBoss
1 10 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 9 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (29.17%) FileNet
4 2 (8.33%) Confluence
5 1 (4.17%) Apache
5 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 9 (37.50%) LDAP
1 9 (37.50%) SSL
2 6 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.17%) DHCP
4 1 (4.17%) DNS
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) HTTP
4 1 (4.17%) SSH
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Content Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) NoSQL Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Perimeter Security Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Software Packaging
1 9 (37.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (8.33%) Play Framework
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) jQuery
3 1 (4.17%) REST
3 1 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (37.50%) DataPower
2 8 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 7 (29.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Unix
3 9 (37.50%) AIX
3 9 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) DevOps
3 9 (37.50%) Change Control
3 9 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 9 (37.50%) OO
3 9 (37.50%) Workflow
4 8 (33.33%) CRM
4 8 (33.33%) ERP
4 8 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) QMS
6 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Perl
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (33.33%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) CCDP
1 1 (4.17%) CCNP
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) Puppet
2 10 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Red Hat
2 10 (41.67%) HP
3 9 (37.50%) Axway
3 9 (37.50%) IBM
3 9 (37.50%) Informatica
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 9 (37.50%) Siebel
3 9 (37.50%) Sun
4 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.17%) RightScale
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