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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 113 116 100
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Contract jobs citing Network Security 24 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.37% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.62% 2.73% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £19.25 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £29.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.71% -1.66%
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
427 366 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 13.57% 13.39% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 179 191
Average daily rate £338 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 53
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.56 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 January 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
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 27 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 14 £323 +9.32% 13
Cheshire +6 6 - - 2
Lancashire - - - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 24 (61.54%) Firewall
2 14 (35.90%) Cisco
3 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.77%) Windows
5 10 (25.64%) Information Security
5 10 (25.64%) SSL
5 10 (25.64%) VPN
5 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
6 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (23.08%) WAN
7 8 (20.51%) CCNA
8 7 (17.95%) Citrix
8 7 (17.95%) LAN
8 7 (17.95%) IIS
9 6 (15.38%) ITIL
9 6 (15.38%) Linux
9 6 (15.38%) Apache
9 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (12.82%) DevOps
10 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
10 5 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (12.82%) Wireless
10 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
10 5 (12.82%) Avaya
10 5 (12.82%) CCNP
10 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
10 5 (12.82%) Internet
11 4 (10.26%) Apple
11 4 (10.26%) Clearswift

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (17.95%) IIS
2 6 (15.38%) Apache
3 4 (10.26%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.13%) Route 53
3 2 (5.13%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (5.13%) SaaS
3 2 (5.13%) PaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 24 (61.54%) Firewall
2 10 (25.64%) SSL
2 10 (25.64%) VPN
3 9 (23.08%) WAN
4 7 (17.95%) LAN
5 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 5 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (12.82%) Wireless
6 5 (12.82%) Internet
7 4 (10.26%) DNS
8 3 (7.69%) Wireshark
8 3 (7.69%) VoIP
8 3 (7.69%) DHCP
8 3 (7.69%) DMZ
9 2 (5.13%) MPLS
9 2 (5.13%) SMTP
9 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (2.56%) HSRP
10 1 (2.56%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Hudson
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Network Engineer
1 11 (28.21%) Security Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Network Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Security Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Network Security Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Security Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Network Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Firewall Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Network Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Firewall Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
1 2 (5.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Replication
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.56%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Linux
3 4 (10.26%) UNIX
4 3 (7.69%) CentOS
4 3 (7.69%) Android
5 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Information Security
2 6 (15.38%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) DevOps
3 5 (12.82%) Load Balancing
3 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
4 4 (10.26%) Validation
4 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.69%) Network Management
5 3 (7.69%) Network Design
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) RUP
6 2 (5.13%) Unified Process
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.13%) Computer Security
6 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (20.51%) CCNA
3 5 (12.82%) CCNP
4 4 (10.26%) CCIP
4 4 (10.26%) CCDP
4 4 (10.26%) IBM Certification
4 4 (10.26%) CISSP
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.26%) RHCE
4 4 (10.26%) MCSE
4 4 (10.26%) MCSA
4 4 (10.26%) ACSA
4 4 (10.26%) MCDST
4 4 (10.26%) MCTS
4 4 (10.26%) MCITP
4 4 (10.26%) ACSP
4 4 (10.26%) RHCSA
5 3 (7.69%) ISACA
5 3 (7.69%) CISMP
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
1 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) ISA Server
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) MIMEsweeper
2 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
2 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.13%) Ansible
2 2 (5.13%) Salt
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Cisco
2 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
4 7 (17.95%) Citrix
5 5 (12.82%) Avaya
5 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
6 4 (10.26%) Apple
6 4 (10.26%) Clearswift
6 4 (10.26%) HP
6 4 (10.26%) EMC
6 4 (10.26%) IBM
6 4 (10.26%) VMware
6 4 (10.26%) Lotus
6 4 (10.26%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.69%) IronPort
7 3 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 3 (7.69%) Juniper
8 2 (5.13%) Oracle
8 2 (5.13%) SurfControl
8 2 (5.13%) F5
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