The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 71 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Security 87 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.38% 0.80% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.17% 6.62% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 18 6
Median daily rate £388 £338 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -23.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £438 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.30% +96.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £32.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £32.50 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.46 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-1.08% +97.48%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
538 468 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.74% 12.10% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 234 199
Median daily rate £388 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 44
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% -25.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Manchester +32 50 £375 +25.00% 40
Cheshire +11 26 £413 +17.85% 14
Lancashire - 5 £330 - 4
Merseyside - 4 £296 - 12
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 West region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 69 (45.10%) Java
1 69 (45.10%) JavaScript
1 69 (45.10%) PHP
1 69 (45.10%) CRM
1 69 (45.10%) ERP
1 69 (45.10%) Web Development
1 69 (45.10%) Digital Media
2 44 (28.76%) Firewall
3 30 (19.61%) CISSP
3 30 (19.61%) Cisco
4 29 (18.95%) Windows
4 29 (18.95%) Finance
5 28 (18.30%) Data Centre
6 27 (17.65%) SIEM
7 26 (16.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (16.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (16.99%) CISM
8 24 (15.69%) Threat Management
9 23 (15.03%) Active Directory
10 22 (14.38%) PKI
11 21 (13.73%) CheckPoint
12 20 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (13.07%) Vulnerability Management
13 19 (12.42%) Unix
13 19 (12.42%) SQL Server
14 18 (11.76%) E-Commerce
14 18 (11.76%) Splunk
15 17 (11.11%) PCI DSS
15 17 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
15 17 (11.11%) .NET

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (2.61%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.96%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) MS Office
2 2 (1.31%) MS Project
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Magento
2 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (2.61%) Office 365
2 3 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 44 (28.76%) Firewall
2 17 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (7.84%) WAN
4 10 (6.54%) DNS
4 10 (6.54%) SSL
5 8 (5.23%) DHCP
6 6 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (3.92%) LAN
6 6 (3.92%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.92%) VoIP
6 6 (3.92%) Wireless
7 5 (3.27%) VPN
8 4 (2.61%) Internet
8 4 (2.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (2.61%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.61%) OSPF
8 4 (2.61%) SAN
9 3 (1.96%) BGP
9 3 (1.96%) DMZ
10 2 (1.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.58%) Big Data
3 6 (3.92%) OLAP
3 6 (3.92%) OLAP Cube
3 6 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.96%) MySQL
4 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.65%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.58%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (3.27%) gulp
4 4 (2.61%) Grunt
4 4 (2.61%) Xcode
5 3 (1.96%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.96%) Maven
6 2 (1.31%) JIRA
7 1 (0.65%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.65%) JUnit
7 1 (0.65%) Selenium
7 1 (0.65%) Subversion
7 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (18.95%) Finance
2 8 (5.23%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.58%) Retail
3 7 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.31%) Banking
5 2 (1.31%) Billing
5 2 (1.31%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) German Language
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (24.84%) Developer
2 21 (13.73%) Consultant
3 20 (13.07%) Security Consultant
4 13 (8.50%) Analyst
5 11 (7.19%) Network Engineer
5 11 (7.19%) Security Manager
6 10 (6.54%) Architect
6 10 (6.54%) Network Security Manager
7 9 (5.88%) HTML Developer
7 9 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 8 (5.23%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.23%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.23%) Network Consultant
8 8 (5.23%) Network Security Consultant
9 7 (4.58%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.58%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.58%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Security Architect
10 6 (3.92%) SQL Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.11%) .NET
2 14 (9.15%) HTML
3 13 (8.50%) CSS
4 12 (7.84%) CSS3
4 12 (7.84%) HTML5
5 6 (3.92%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.27%) iOS SDK
6 5 (3.27%) jQuery
7 3 (1.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (1.96%) Cocoa
7 3 (1.96%) JSON
7 3 (1.96%) Middleware
8 2 (1.31%) 802.1X
8 2 (1.31%) Android SDK
8 2 (1.31%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.31%) Laravel
8 2 (1.31%) RESTful
8 2 (1.31%) WCF
8 2 (1.31%) Web Services
8 2 (1.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 69 (45.10%) Digital Media
2 28 (18.30%) Data Centre
3 22 (14.38%) PKI
4 4 (2.61%) Life Science
5 3 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.96%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.31%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.31%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.31%) EFT
6 2 (1.31%) IVR
6 2 (1.31%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.31%) NHS
6 2 (1.31%) User Experience
6 2 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.65%) CCTV
7 1 (0.65%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.65%) Informatics
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.95%) Windows
2 19 (12.42%) Unix
3 14 (9.15%) Linux
4 8 (5.23%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.27%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.96%) Android
7 3 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.31%) Solaris
9 1 (0.65%) AIX
9 1 (0.65%) CentOS
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (45.10%) CRM
1 69 (45.10%) ERP
1 69 (45.10%) Web Development
2 27 (17.65%) SIEM
3 26 (16.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (15.69%) Threat Management
5 20 (13.07%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.07%) Vulnerability Management
6 18 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 15 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (9.80%) Kalman Filter
7 15 (9.80%) Load Balancing
8 13 (8.50%) TDD
8 13 (8.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 12 (7.84%) ITIL
9 12 (7.84%) Migration
10 11 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (7.19%) DevOps
11 10 (6.54%) ETL
12 9 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 69 (45.10%) Java
1 69 (45.10%) JavaScript
1 69 (45.10%) PHP
2 15 (9.80%) SQL
3 13 (8.50%) C#
4 4 (2.61%) Objective-C
4 4 (2.61%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.96%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.31%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.65%) VB
7 1 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (19.61%) CISSP
2 26 (16.99%) CISM
3 15 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (7.84%) CCNP
5 10 (6.54%) CCNA
6 7 (4.58%) CISMP
7 6 (3.92%) CCENT
7 6 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.61%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (2.61%) CLAS
8 4 (2.61%) ISEB
8 4 (2.61%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.96%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.31%) Degree
10 2 (1.31%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.65%) CCSA
11 1 (0.65%) GIAC
11 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.65%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 12 (7.84%) COBIT
4 7 (4.58%) QA
5 2 (1.31%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (15.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.31%) Snort
5 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (9.15%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (8.50%) SmoothWall
3 2 (1.31%) Cacti
3 2 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.31%) Puppet
3 2 (1.31%) SCCM
3 2 (1.31%) WSUS
4 1 (0.65%) Nagios
4 1 (0.65%) vMotion
Vendors
1 30 (19.61%) Cisco
2 21 (13.73%) CheckPoint
3 18 (11.76%) Splunk
4 14 (9.15%) Intel Security
4 14 (9.15%) Symantec
5 13 (8.50%) Microsoft
6 11 (7.19%) Clearswift
7 9 (5.88%) Kaspersky
7 9 (5.88%) Vertica
8 7 (4.58%) Qualys
8 7 (4.58%) Talend
8 7 (4.58%) VMware
9 5 (3.27%) F5
9 5 (3.27%) Juniper
10 4 (2.61%) Google
11 3 (1.96%) Adobe
11 3 (1.96%) Avaya
11 3 (1.96%) Citrix
11 3 (1.96%) Sourcefire
11 3 (1.96%) Zend
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