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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 75 100 118
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +18
Contract jobs citing Network Security 96 49 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.56% 1.33% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 10.21% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 29 5
Median daily rate £388 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £438 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £32.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% +20.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +153.96%
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
576 480 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.36% 13.00% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 242 187
Median daily rate £383 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 31
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +15 58 £350 +16.66% 26
Cheshire 0 25 £413 -5.71% 15
Lancashire - 6 £328 - 4
Merseyside 0 3 £325 - 9
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 56 (39.16%) Java
1 56 (39.16%) JavaScript
1 56 (39.16%) PHP
1 56 (39.16%) CRM
1 56 (39.16%) ERP
1 56 (39.16%) Web Development
1 56 (39.16%) Digital Media
2 43 (30.07%) Firewall
3 38 (26.57%) Cisco
4 28 (19.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (17.48%) Windows
6 24 (16.78%) CISSP
6 24 (16.78%) Finance
6 24 (16.78%) Data Centre
7 22 (15.38%) SIEM
7 22 (15.38%) CheckPoint
8 21 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (14.69%) PKI
8 21 (14.69%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (14.69%) Kalman Filter
9 20 (13.99%) CISM
10 19 (13.29%) Active Directory
10 19 (13.29%) Unix
11 18 (12.59%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (12.59%) Threat Management
11 18 (12.59%) Load Balancing
12 16 (11.19%) PCI DSS
12 16 (11.19%) Cybersecurity
13 15 (10.49%) Splunk
13 15 (10.49%) .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 3 (2.10%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.10%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS Office
2 2 (1.40%) MS Project
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.70%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 43 (30.07%) Firewall
2 21 (14.69%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (10.49%) SSL
4 13 (9.09%) DNS
4 13 (9.09%) WAN
5 12 (8.39%) DHCP
6 9 (6.29%) LAN
6 9 (6.29%) VPN
7 8 (5.59%) VoIP
8 7 (4.90%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (4.90%) SSH
9 6 (4.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (4.20%) IPsec
9 6 (4.20%) VLAN
10 5 (3.50%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.50%) Wireless
11 4 (2.80%) BGP
11 4 (2.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (2.80%) OSPF
12 3 (2.10%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.90%) Big Data
3 6 (4.20%) OLAP
3 6 (4.20%) OLAP Cube
3 6 (4.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.70%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.70%) MySQL
6 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Jenkins
1 7 (4.90%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (2.10%) Maven
2 3 (2.10%) Xcode
3 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.40%) Grunt
3 2 (1.40%) gulp
3 2 (1.40%) JIRA
4 1 (0.70%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.70%) JUnit
4 1 (0.70%) Selenium
4 1 (0.70%) Subversion
4 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (16.78%) Finance
2 7 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.50%) Marketing
5 3 (2.10%) Retail
6 2 (1.40%) Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Billing
6 2 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.70%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) German Language
7 1 (0.70%) Legal
7 1 (0.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 29 (20.28%) Developer
2 19 (13.29%) Consultant
3 17 (11.89%) Security Consultant
4 15 (10.49%) Architect
5 14 (9.79%) Analyst
6 13 (9.09%) Network Engineer
7 11 (7.69%) Security Manager
8 10 (6.99%) Network Security Manager
9 9 (6.29%) Project Manager
10 8 (5.59%) Business Analyst
10 8 (5.59%) Security Architect
11 7 (4.90%) HTML Developer
11 7 (4.90%) Network Architect
11 7 (4.90%) Network Consultant
11 7 (4.90%) Security Engineer
12 6 (4.20%) .NET Developer
12 6 (4.20%) Network Security Consultant
12 6 (4.20%) Network Security Engineer
12 6 (4.20%) Technical Architect
13 5 (3.50%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.49%) .NET
2 10 (6.99%) HTML
3 9 (6.29%) CSS
4 8 (5.59%) CSS3
4 8 (5.59%) HTML5
5 4 (2.80%) iOS SDK
6 3 (2.10%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.10%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.10%) jQuery
6 3 (2.10%) JSON
7 2 (1.40%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.40%) Cocoa
7 2 (1.40%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.40%) RESTful
7 2 (1.40%) WCF
7 2 (1.40%) Web Services
7 2 (1.40%) XML
8 1 (0.70%) Spring
8 1 (0.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 56 (39.16%) Digital Media
2 24 (16.78%) Data Centre
3 21 (14.69%) PKI
4 4 (2.80%) Life Science
5 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.10%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.40%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.40%) EFT
6 2 (1.40%) IVR
6 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.40%) NHS
6 2 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.40%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.40%) User Experience
7 1 (0.70%) CCTV
7 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.70%) Health Informatics
7 1 (0.70%) Informatics
7 1 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.48%) Windows
2 19 (13.29%) Unix
3 12 (8.39%) Linux
4 5 (3.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.40%) Android
6 2 (1.40%) Solaris
6 2 (1.40%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.70%) AIX
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.16%) CRM
1 56 (39.16%) ERP
1 56 (39.16%) Web Development
2 22 (15.38%) SIEM
3 21 (14.69%) Kalman Filter
3 21 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (12.59%) Load Balancing
4 18 (12.59%) Threat Management
5 16 (11.19%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (9.79%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (8.39%) E-Commerce
8 12 (8.39%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 11 (7.69%) ITIL
9 11 (7.69%) Migration
9 11 (7.69%) TDD
10 10 (6.99%) Information Security
10 10 (6.99%) Service Delivery
11 9 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (6.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 56 (39.16%) Java
1 56 (39.16%) JavaScript
1 56 (39.16%) PHP
2 11 (7.69%) C#
3 10 (6.99%) SQL
4 3 (2.10%) Objective-C
4 3 (2.10%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.70%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.70%) C
5 1 (0.70%) Perl
5 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.70%) Python
5 1 (0.70%) VB
5 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 24 (16.78%) CISSP
2 20 (13.99%) CISM
3 18 (12.59%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (9.09%) CCNP
5 8 (5.59%) CCNA
6 7 (4.90%) CISMP
6 7 (4.90%) Security Cleared
7 6 (4.20%) CCENT
7 6 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (3.50%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.80%) CESG Certified Professional
9 4 (2.80%) CLAS
9 4 (2.80%) ISEB
10 3 (2.10%) CCIE
10 3 (2.10%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.40%) CCSA
11 2 (1.40%) Degree
11 2 (1.40%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.70%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (11.19%) PCI DSS
3 11 (7.69%) COBIT
4 6 (4.20%) QA
5 3 (2.10%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (13.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.40%) Snort
3 2 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 13 (9.09%) SmoothWall
2 2 (1.40%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.70%) Puppet
3 1 (0.70%) SCCM
3 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (26.57%) Cisco
2 22 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 15 (10.49%) Splunk
4 13 (9.09%) Intel Security
4 13 (9.09%) Symantec
5 11 (7.69%) Clearswift
6 10 (6.99%) F5
7 9 (6.29%) Microsoft
8 8 (5.59%) Palo Alto
8 8 (5.59%) Vertica
9 7 (4.90%) Juniper
9 7 (4.90%) Kaspersky
9 7 (4.90%) Talend
10 6 (4.20%) Qualys
11 5 (3.50%) Fortinet
11 5 (3.50%) VMware
12 4 (2.80%) Citrix
12 4 (2.80%) Google
13 3 (2.10%) Adobe
13 3 (2.10%) Avaya
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago