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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 82 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Contract jobs citing Network Security 16 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.11% 0.87% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.48% 7.56% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 4
Median daily rate £488 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.71% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £378 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £473 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £42.46 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-56.42% +11.00%

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
214 225 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.79% 11.46% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 152 141
Median daily rate £410 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Median hourly rate £17.75 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Leeds -1 10 £563 +30.05% 3
Wakefield - 2 £320 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £388 -
Network Security
Yorkshire

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 15 (41.67%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) PCI DSS
3 9 (25.00%) Cisco
4 8 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (19.44%) PHP
5 7 (19.44%) Finance
6 6 (16.67%) Data Security
6 6 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (16.67%) Internet
6 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (13.89%) Java
7 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.89%) Linux
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
7 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (13.89%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (11.11%) Web Development
8 4 (11.11%) AMQP
8 4 (11.11%) LAMP
8 4 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (11.11%) Apache
8 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 4 (11.11%) MySQL
8 4 (11.11%) XML
8 4 (11.11%) Windows
8 4 (11.11%) SSL
8 4 (11.11%) Citrix
8 4 (11.11%) Intel Security

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 4 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) Internet
3 5 (13.89%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (11.11%) AMQP
4 4 (11.11%) SSL
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (5.56%) HTTP
7 1 (2.78%) ATM
7 1 (2.78%) DHCP
7 1 (2.78%) DNS
7 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.78%) Frame Relay
7 1 (2.78%) ISDN
7 1 (2.78%) LAN
7 1 (2.78%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) PPP
7 1 (2.78%) SDH
7 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) Informix
2 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Law
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) iGaming
3 1 (2.78%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 8 (22.22%) Security Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Security Technical Architect
4 7 (19.44%) Technical Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Network Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Leader
6 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (8.33%) Network Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco Security Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Network Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Kafka
1 4 (11.11%) LAMP
1 4 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (8.33%) Node.js
3 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) CSS3
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) PhoneGap
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Digital Media
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (16.67%) Data Security
3 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (11.11%) Database Security
4 4 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (11.11%) Web Development
5 3 (8.33%) CRM
5 3 (8.33%) ERP
5 3 (8.33%) Information Assurance
5 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) High Availability
6 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security
6 2 (5.56%) Load Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.56%) Security Operations
6 2 (5.56%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) PHP
2 5 (13.89%) Java
2 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) CCSA
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) PCI DSS
2 6 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (8.33%) QA
4 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (2.78%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.11%) Citrix
3 4 (11.11%) Intel Security
3 4 (11.11%) Sophos
4 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (8.33%) F5
4 3 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.78%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.78%) LogRhythm
6 1 (2.78%) Lotus
6 1 (2.78%) Nokia
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) RightScale
6 1 (2.78%) Sourcefire