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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 97 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Network Security 28 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.22% 0.42% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.30% 3.65% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £558 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £20.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+107.40% -32.50%
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
301 192 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.08% 11.49% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 105 119
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -54.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.50 £22.20 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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
Leeds -7 23 £400 +23.07% 3
Huddersfield - 2 £250 -
Halifax - 1 - -
Network Security
Yorkshire

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 26 (70.27%) Cisco
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (67.57%) Firewall
3 22 (59.46%) CCNP
3 22 (59.46%) CCNA
4 19 (51.35%) WAN
5 13 (35.14%) CheckPoint
5 13 (35.14%) Internet
6 12 (32.43%) DMZ
7 11 (29.73%) Load Balancing
8 8 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (21.62%) LAN
9 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
9 7 (18.92%) FCoE
9 7 (18.92%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (16.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (16.22%) DDoS Mitigation
11 5 (13.51%) Information Governance
11 5 (13.51%) F5
11 5 (13.51%) HP
11 5 (13.51%) Migration
12 4 (10.81%) Windows
13 3 (8.11%) CCIE
13 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
13 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
13 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (8.11%) NHS
13 3 (8.11%) ProCurve
14 2 (5.41%) Validation

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) Firewall
2 19 (51.35%) WAN
3 13 (35.14%) Internet
4 12 (32.43%) DMZ
5 8 (21.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (21.62%) LAN
6 7 (18.92%) Ethernet
6 7 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (18.92%) FCoE
6 7 (18.92%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.41%) VoIP
7 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.70%) MPLS
8 1 (2.70%) BGP
8 1 (2.70%) DPNSS
8 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.70%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Law
1 1 (2.70%) Legal
1 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (5.41%) Network Support
2 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
3 1 (2.70%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (2.70%) Network Specialist
3 1 (2.70%) Network Support Technician
3 1 (2.70%) ICT Technician
3 1 (2.70%) Designer
3 1 (2.70%) ICT Support Technician
3 1 (2.70%) Security Analyst
3 1 (2.70%) Network Technician
3 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (2.70%) Information Analyst
3 1 (2.70%) Server Engineer
3 1 (2.70%) Analyst
3 1 (2.70%) Network Consultant
3 1 (2.70%) Consultant
3 1 (2.70%) Lead Designer
3 1 (2.70%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) JSP
1 1 (2.70%) Servlets
1 1 (2.70%) SOAP
1 1 (2.70%) XML
1 1 (2.70%) SPML
1 1 (2.70%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) IVR
3 1 (2.70%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.70%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Load Balancing
2 6 (16.22%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (13.51%) Information Governance
3 5 (13.51%) Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Validation
4 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.70%) Cyber Security
5 1 (2.70%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.70%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) WFM
5 1 (2.70%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) BeanShell
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (59.46%) CCNP
2 22 (59.46%) CCNA
3 3 (8.11%) CCIE
4 2 (5.41%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.70%) Nessus
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco
2 13 (35.14%) CheckPoint
3 5 (13.51%) HP
3 5 (13.51%) F5
4 3 (8.11%) ProCurve
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) Aruba
6 1 (2.70%) Sun
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Sybase
6 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Avaya
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Novell
6 1 (2.70%) Symantec
6 1 (2.70%) Sophos
6 1 (2.70%) VMware
6 1 (2.70%) TippingPoint