The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 47 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 12 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.97% 0.64% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.48% 6.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£282 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+122.22% -51.53%
Network Security
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 47 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 14.59% 10.06% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 34 14
Average daily rate £294 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £378 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Average hourly rate £26.75 £10.25 £10.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.97% -2.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.05 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £10.45 £10.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 10 £282 -16.44% 2
Sunderland - 2 - -
Network Security
North East

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) HP
2 11 (68.75%) Juniper
2 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 9 (56.25%) SSL
3 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) TippingPoint
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (43.75%) Cryptography
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco
5 7 (43.75%) McAfee
5 7 (43.75%) F5
6 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (31.25%) Internet
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) MS Office
6 5 (31.25%) Network Design
6 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (31.25%) Service Management
6 5 (31.25%) Time Management
6 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
7 4 (25.00%) Axway
7 4 (25.00%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (25.00%) JBoss
1 4 (25.00%) FileNet
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) SSL
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) WAN
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (31.25%) Internet
4 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (25.00%) LDAP
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
5 4 (25.00%) Junos
6 3 (18.75%) SAN
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Build Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (43.75%) Cryptography
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (25.00%) DataPower
5 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
6 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (6.25%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) AIX
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
1 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Service Management
1 5 (31.25%) Network Design
1 5 (31.25%) Time Management
1 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) Network Management
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (25.00%) Workflow
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) CISMP
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) JSP 440
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
1 3 (18.75%) vSphere
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) HP
1 11 (68.75%) Juniper
1 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
2 8 (50.00%) TippingPoint
3 7 (43.75%) F5
3 7 (43.75%) McAfee
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) IBM
4 4 (25.00%) Sun
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Business Objects
4 4 (25.00%) Siebel
4 4 (25.00%) Informatica
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (25.00%) Axway
5 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
5 3 (18.75%) EMC
6 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
6 2 (12.50%) Crossbeam