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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 92 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Contract jobs citing Network Security 13 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.03% 0.21% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 1.30% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 10
Median daily rate £324 £350 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +0.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £330 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £370 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £40.73 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-59.48% +16.37%
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
295 154 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 23.38% 15.99% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 84 89
Median daily rate £330 £450 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -26.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.70 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -18 13 £324 -7.33% 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 11 (55.00%) Linux
1 11 (55.00%) HP
1 11 (55.00%) Change Control
2 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 9 (45.00%) JBoss
3 9 (45.00%) Perl
3 9 (45.00%) DevOps
3 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
4 8 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (40.00%) Informatica
4 8 (40.00%) Puppet
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Oracle
4 8 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (40.00%) Siebel
4 8 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 7 (35.00%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) IBM
5 7 (35.00%) Sun
5 7 (35.00%) FileNet
5 7 (35.00%) Workflow
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (35.00%) LDAP
5 7 (35.00%) SSL
5 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
5 7 (35.00%) AIX

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 9 (45.00%) JBoss
1 9 (45.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (35.00%) FileNet
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (35.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) Apache
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (35.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (35.00%) LDAP
3 7 (35.00%) SSL
4 2 (10.00%) DHCP
4 2 (10.00%) DNS
4 2 (10.00%) FTP
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) BGP
5 1 (5.00%) DSL
5 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.00%) HTTP
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) IPsec
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) OSPF
5 1 (5.00%) SMTP
5 1 (5.00%) SNMP
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Junior
6 1 (5.00%) Junior DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Perimeter Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (35.00%) Software Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (35.00%) DataPower
2 6 (30.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Unix
3 7 (35.00%) AIX
3 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Change Control
2 9 (45.00%) DevOps
3 8 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) OO
4 7 (35.00%) Workflow
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) QMS
5 4 (20.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Server Hardening
6 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Perl
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) HP
2 10 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (40.00%) Informatica
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 8 (40.00%) Siebel
4 7 (35.00%) Axway
4 7 (35.00%) IBM
4 7 (35.00%) Sun
5 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (25.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) Juniper
8 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
9 2 (10.00%) VMware
10 1 (5.00%) Citrix
10 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
10 1 (5.00%) RightScale