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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 80 117 116
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 71 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.97% 0.55% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.37% 4.61% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 7 2
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£325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £220 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £393 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £103.75 £27.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+284.25% -30.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £16.60 £37.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.75 £37.40 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -51.53%
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
494 369 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.67% 11.88% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 177 122
Average daily rate £325 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 29 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.95 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Network Security Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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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
Manchester +29 42 £300 - 3
Cheshire +7 23 £438 +12.90% 3
Merseyside -8 5 £313 +42.04% 2
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 59 (60.20%) Firewall
2 44 (44.90%) Cisco
3 36 (36.73%) CheckPoint
4 29 (29.59%) SSL
4 29 (29.59%) Load Balancing
5 26 (26.53%) Data Centre
6 25 (25.51%) Linux
7 23 (23.47%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (22.45%) WAN
9 20 (20.41%) Clearswift
9 20 (20.41%) ITIL
9 20 (20.41%) VPN
9 20 (20.41%) Citrix
9 20 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (20.41%) DevOps
10 19 (19.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 18 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 18 (18.37%) Kalman Filter
11 18 (18.37%) CISSP
12 17 (17.35%) VMware
12 17 (17.35%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (17.35%) PKI
12 17 (17.35%) CISMP
12 17 (17.35%) Kaspersky
12 17 (17.35%) QA
13 16 (16.33%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (16.33%) SIEM
13 16 (16.33%) Migration
14 15 (15.31%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (15.31%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 9 (9.18%) Apache
2 7 (7.14%) IIS
3 4 (4.08%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.02%) nginx
5 1 (1.02%) Jetty
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.02%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.02%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.06%) MS Office
3 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.02%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.35%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.06%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.06%) Route 53
3 3 (3.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.06%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) IaaS
5 1 (1.02%) SaaS
5 1 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (60.20%) Firewall
2 29 (29.59%) SSL
3 23 (23.47%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (22.45%) WAN
5 20 (20.41%) VPN
6 14 (14.29%) DHCP
7 13 (13.27%) LAN
8 12 (12.24%) DNS
9 11 (11.22%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (11.22%) Wireless
10 8 (8.16%) VoIP
11 6 (6.12%) Internet
12 5 (5.10%) OSPF
12 5 (5.10%) HTTP
12 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
13 4 (4.08%) BGP
14 3 (3.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 3 (3.06%) Cisco Nexus
15 2 (2.04%) FTP
15 2 (2.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.04%) MySQL
3 2 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.06%) Hudson
3 2 (2.04%) Maven
4 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.02%) JUnit
General
1 7 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.04%) Publishing
4 1 (1.02%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (27.55%) Network Engineer
2 22 (22.45%) Analyst
3 18 (18.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (17.35%) Security Analyst
5 13 (13.27%) Security Engineer
6 12 (12.24%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (11.22%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Network Analyst
8 8 (8.16%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Administrator
9 6 (6.12%) Network Support
9 6 (6.12%) Technical Security Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Network Security Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Security Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) Consultant
10 5 (5.10%) Architect
11 4 (4.08%) Network Consultant
11 4 (4.08%) Network Security Consultant
11 4 (4.08%) Network Specialist
12 3 (3.06%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.16%) Kafka
2 1 (1.02%) Servlets
2 1 (1.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.53%) Data Centre
2 17 (17.35%) PKI
3 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.04%) Replication
4 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) VSAM
5 1 (1.02%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (25.51%) Linux
2 10 (10.20%) Windows
3 9 (9.18%) UNIX
4 4 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.06%) CentOS
6 1 (1.02%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) Load Balancing
2 20 (20.41%) ITIL
2 20 (20.41%) DevOps
3 19 (19.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 18 (18.37%) Kalman Filter
5 16 (16.33%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (16.33%) SIEM
5 16 (16.33%) Migration
6 13 (13.27%) Service Delivery
6 13 (13.27%) Information Security
7 11 (11.22%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (11.22%) Security Patching
8 8 (8.16%) Network Management
9 7 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.10%) Network Design
10 5 (5.10%) Change Control
10 5 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.10%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.06%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.06%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) Java
1 15 (15.31%) Ruby
2 8 (8.16%) Go
2 8 (8.16%) Scala
3 6 (6.12%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.06%) Perl
5 2 (2.04%) Groovy
5 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.02%) JCL
6 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (18.37%) CISSP
3 17 (17.35%) CISMP
4 15 (15.31%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (14.29%) CCNP
5 14 (14.29%) CISM
6 12 (12.24%) CCENT
7 11 (11.22%) CCNA
8 9 (9.18%) CCIE
9 5 (5.10%) CCDP
10 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.06%) ISACA
11 2 (2.04%) Degree
12 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.02%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (17.35%) QA
3 5 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.20%) Docker
2 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.04%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.04%) VirtualBox
3 2 (2.04%) vSphere
4 1 (1.02%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (15.31%) Puppet
2 10 (10.20%) Ansible
3 5 (5.10%) Vagrant
4 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.04%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (2.04%) Salt
6 1 (1.02%) Cacti
6 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.02%) Icinga
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.02%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (44.90%) Cisco
2 36 (36.73%) CheckPoint
3 20 (20.41%) Clearswift
3 20 (20.41%) Citrix
4 17 (17.35%) VMware
4 17 (17.35%) Kaspersky
5 12 (12.24%) Juniper
6 10 (10.20%) Aruba
7 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
8 7 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.08%) Lotus
9 4 (4.08%) F5
9 4 (4.08%) Blue Coat
10 3 (3.06%) Google
11 2 (2.04%) Oracle
11 2 (2.04%) SurfControl
11 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.04%) RightScale
12 1 (1.02%) Vyatta
12 1 (1.02%) Splunk
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