The table below looks at the statistics for Network Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 107 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Network Security 30 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.02% 0.86% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.23% 6.87% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 11
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£375 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.63 £15.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+157.93% -51.53%
Network Security
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
415 291 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.09% 12.45% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 153 192
Average daily rate £300 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.41% -58.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.25 £24.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

Network Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Network Security Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Network Security Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Network Security Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Network Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Network Security Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
West Yorkshire -1 22 £400 +18.51% 10
East Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
North Yorkshire -14 1 £205 -48.81% 1
South Yorkshire -17 1 £300 - 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 40 (75.47%) Firewall
2 35 (66.04%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (60.38%) Cisco
4 29 (54.72%) CCNP
5 25 (47.17%) CheckPoint
6 22 (41.51%) CCNA
7 20 (37.74%) WAN
7 20 (37.74%) Load Balancing
8 19 (35.85%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (32.08%) DNS
9 17 (32.08%) Linux
10 16 (30.19%) DHCP
11 15 (28.30%) HP
11 15 (28.30%) F5
12 13 (24.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 13 (24.53%) Citrix
12 13 (24.53%) BGP
12 13 (24.53%) VMware
12 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (24.53%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (22.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 11 (20.75%) DMVPN
14 11 (20.75%) BIG-IP
14 11 (20.75%) Blue Coat
14 11 (20.75%) CCSE
14 11 (20.75%) Fat Client
14 11 (20.75%) Infoblox
14 11 (20.75%) Imperva
14 11 (20.75%) NetScreen
14 11 (20.75%) Thin Client

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (5.66%) Apache
1 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 40 (75.47%) Firewall
2 20 (37.74%) WAN
3 19 (35.85%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (32.08%) DNS
5 16 (30.19%) DHCP
6 13 (24.53%) BGP
6 13 (24.53%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (24.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 12 (22.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 11 (20.75%) DMVPN
8 11 (20.75%) BIG-IP
8 11 (20.75%) NetScreen
8 11 (20.75%) Internet
8 11 (20.75%) OSPF
8 11 (20.75%) LAN
9 10 (18.87%) DMZ
10 5 (9.43%) MPLS
11 4 (7.55%) VPN
12 3 (5.66%) SSL
12 3 (5.66%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (1.89%) Finance
1 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Network Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) Network Specialist
3 11 (20.75%) Security Specialist
3 11 (20.75%) Network Security Specialist
4 3 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Support Manager
4 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
4 3 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.77%) Architect
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.77%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) 3rd Line Support Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Support Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Project Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Analyst
6 1 (1.89%) Network Support
6 1 (1.89%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (1.89%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) JSP
1 1 (1.89%) Servlets
1 1 (1.89%) SOAP
1 1 (1.89%) XML
1 1 (1.89%) SPML
1 1 (1.89%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Thin Client
1 11 (20.75%) Fat Client
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Clustering
4 3 (5.66%) NHS
4 3 (5.66%) Replication
4 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.89%) DataPower
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.08%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) AIX
6 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Load Balancing
2 11 (20.75%) E-Commerce
3 8 (15.09%) ITIL
4 5 (9.43%) Migration
4 5 (9.43%) Information Governance
4 5 (9.43%) Line Management
5 4 (7.55%) Supplier Management
6 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.66%) Service Management
6 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.77%) Network Design
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.77%) Change Management
7 2 (3.77%) Validation
7 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.77%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.77%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) C
2 4 (7.55%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) Lisp
4 1 (1.89%) BeanShell
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 35 (66.04%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (54.72%) CCNP
3 22 (41.51%) CCNA
4 11 (20.75%) CCSE
5 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (9.43%) MCSE
6 4 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.66%) CCIE
8 1 (1.89%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.66%) Squid
4 2 (3.77%) XenApp
4 2 (3.77%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (5.66%) Rsyslog
2 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Cisco
2 25 (47.17%) CheckPoint
3 15 (28.30%) F5
3 15 (28.30%) HP
4 13 (24.53%) Citrix
4 13 (24.53%) VMware
5 11 (20.75%) Blue Coat
5 11 (20.75%) Infoblox
5 11 (20.75%) Imperva
6 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle
8 2 (3.77%) IBM
8 2 (3.77%) TippingPoint
8 2 (3.77%) ProCurve
8 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.77%) NetApp
8 2 (3.77%) Aruba
8 2 (3.77%) Meraki
9 1 (1.89%) Symantec
9 1 (1.89%) McAfee
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