The first table below looks at the demand for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 40 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 4 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.12% - 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.70% - 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
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£400 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 - £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-36.29% +12.50%
Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
46 17 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 12.92% 8.37% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 44
Average daily rate £347 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.72% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.59 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £15.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
Network Security
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Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) McAfee
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (50.00%) Network Management
3 4 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (37.50%) Junos
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Time Management
4 3 (37.50%) JSP 440
4 3 (37.50%) TippingPoint
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (37.50%) Junos
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) SSL
5 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Service Management
1 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (50.00%) Network Management
1 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) Budget Control
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security
4 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Juniper
1 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (50.00%) McAfee
1 4 (50.00%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
2 3 (37.50%) TippingPoint
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) Crossbeam
3 2 (25.00%) Riverbed