The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 35 41 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Security 14 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.86% 0.29% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 1.72% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate £320 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +11.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.73 £24.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+82.20% -29.41%
Network Security
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
102 58 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.82% 17.01% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 39 44
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £13.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +57.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Sheffield 0 12 £285 -9.52% 1
Network Security
Yorkshire

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 18 (62.07%) Firewall
2 16 (55.17%) Cisco
3 15 (51.72%) F5
4 13 (44.83%) CheckPoint
5 10 (34.48%) SSL
5 10 (34.48%) Information Security
5 10 (34.48%) Network Design
5 10 (34.48%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
6 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (27.59%) HTTPS
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 8 (27.59%) FTP
7 7 (24.14%) Windows
7 7 (24.14%) CCSA
7 7 (24.14%) Security Auditing
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
9 5 (17.24%) HTTP
10 4 (13.79%) VPN
10 4 (13.79%) CCNP
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (13.79%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (13.79%) CCSE
11 3 (10.34%) Nmap
11 3 (10.34%) Internet
11 3 (10.34%) Unix
11 3 (10.34%) ITIL
11 3 (10.34%) Nessus

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) JBoss
1 2 (6.90%) nginx
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) Firewall
2 10 (34.48%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (34.48%) SSL
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (27.59%) FTP
3 8 (27.59%) HTTPS
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (17.24%) HTTP
6 4 (13.79%) VPN
7 3 (10.34%) Internet
8 2 (6.90%) FirePass
8 2 (6.90%) IPsec
8 2 (6.90%) LAN
8 2 (6.90%) LDAP
8 2 (6.90%) OpenLDAP
8 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.90%) VLAN
8 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Consultant
2 8 (27.59%) Security Consultant
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Security Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Network Consultant
4 6 (20.69%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) LAMP
1 2 (6.90%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (6.90%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows
3 3 (10.34%) Unix
4 2 (6.90%) Debian
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Information Security
1 10 (34.48%) Network Design
2 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
3 7 (24.14%) Security Auditing
4 6 (20.69%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Data Privacy
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps
7 1 (3.45%) Information Management
7 1 (3.45%) Memory Management
7 1 (3.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.90%) Java
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) CCSA
2 4 (13.79%) CCNP
2 4 (13.79%) CCSE
2 4 (13.79%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CCDP
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nessus
1 3 (10.34%) Nmap
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) F5
3 13 (44.83%) CheckPoint
4 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.45%) New Relic
6 1 (3.45%) Splunk