The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 27 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 92 94 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Security 11 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.62% 0.065% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 0.71% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £290 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £23.20 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+27.15% -4.32%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
255 141 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.33% 9.18% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 79 75
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +9.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.70 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.16 £23.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
Leeds - 7 £350 - 5
Wakefield - - - -
Network Security
Yorkshire

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (38.89%) CCNP
5 7 (38.89%) CCNA
6 5 (27.78%) Blue Coat
6 5 (27.78%) Imperva
7 4 (22.22%) CCDP
7 4 (22.22%) Symantec
7 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (22.22%) F5
7 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (16.67%) HIPAA
8 3 (16.67%) CentOS
8 3 (16.67%) Regular Expression
8 3 (16.67%) Websense
8 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (16.67%) Remedy
8 3 (16.67%) McAfee
8 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
8 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (16.67%) Juniper
8 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 3 (16.67%) DNS
8 3 (16.67%) SSL
8 3 (16.67%) C++
8 3 (16.67%) Perl
8 3 (16.67%) PHP
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) SSL
3 3 (16.67%) LDAP
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) WLAN
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) BGP
4 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 2 (11.11%) DMZ
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Designer
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall Support
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) CentOS
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security
4 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (5.56%) SIEM
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 3 (16.67%) C++
1 3 (16.67%) Perl
1 3 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (38.89%) CCNP
2 7 (38.89%) CCNA
3 4 (22.22%) CCDP
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) CCSP
6 1 (5.56%) CISSP
6 1 (5.56%) CEH
6 1 (5.56%) CISA
6 1 (5.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) HIPAA
1 3 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 2 (11.11%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) Blue Coat
2 5 (27.78%) Imperva
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec
3 4 (22.22%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) Websense
4 3 (16.67%) Remedy
4 3 (16.67%) McAfee
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) TippingPoint
4 3 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) BMC
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint