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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 100 105 106
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 29 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.14% 0.57% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.12% 4.69% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 4
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£401 £325 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -15.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £293 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £393 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £31.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+65.35% +15.45%
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
357 277 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.09% 12.08% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 168 104
Average daily rate £375 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 32
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £25.00 £113.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
North Yorkshire +16 21 £401 +1.64% 1
West Yorkshire -13 7 £425 +73.46% 16
South Yorkshire -5 1 £315 -3.07% 3
East Yorkshire - - - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (82.22%) Firewall
2 36 (80.00%) Cisco
3 32 (71.11%) Cisco ASA
4 31 (68.89%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (66.67%) CCNP
6 29 (64.44%) CheckPoint
7 27 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 27 (60.00%) VMware
8 26 (57.78%) DNS
9 25 (55.56%) Linux
9 25 (55.56%) Imperva
10 24 (53.33%) Blue Coat
11 23 (51.11%) F5
11 23 (51.11%) DHCP
11 23 (51.11%) Citrix
11 23 (51.11%) BGP
11 23 (51.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 22 (48.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 22 (48.89%) NetScreen
12 22 (48.89%) OSPF
12 22 (48.89%) Thin Client
12 22 (48.89%) E-Commerce
12 22 (48.89%) DMVPN
12 22 (48.89%) Infoblox
12 22 (48.89%) Fat Client
12 22 (48.89%) Cisco IOS
12 22 (48.89%) BIG-IP
12 22 (48.89%) CCSE
13 17 (37.78%) Load Balancing
14 16 (35.56%) HP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (4.44%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (82.22%) Firewall
2 32 (71.11%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (57.78%) DNS
4 23 (51.11%) DHCP
4 23 (51.11%) BGP
4 23 (51.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 22 (48.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 22 (48.89%) NetScreen
5 22 (48.89%) DMVPN
5 22 (48.89%) BIG-IP
5 22 (48.89%) Cisco IOS
5 22 (48.89%) OSPF
6 3 (6.67%) WAN
6 3 (6.67%) SSL
7 2 (4.44%) LDAP
7 2 (4.44%) LAN
8 1 (2.22%) VoIP
8 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.22%) VPN
8 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Security Specialist
1 23 (51.11%) Network Specialist
1 23 (51.11%) Network Security Specialist
2 6 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Systems Designer
4 2 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
4 2 (4.44%) Applications Support
4 2 (4.44%) Security Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Designer
4 2 (4.44%) Firewall Support
4 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Network Architect
5 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 22 (48.89%) Thin Client
1 22 (48.89%) Fat Client
2 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 25 (55.56%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) CentOS
3 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) E-Commerce
2 17 (37.78%) Load Balancing
3 8 (17.78%) Line Management
3 8 (17.78%) Mentoring
4 4 (8.89%) Time Management
5 3 (6.67%) Network Design
5 3 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.44%) Use Case
6 2 (4.44%) Information Security
7 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.22%) Information Management
7 1 (2.22%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.22%) Security Management
7 1 (2.22%) Migration
7 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.22%) ISMS
7 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) C
2 2 (4.44%) C++
2 2 (4.44%) Perl
2 2 (4.44%) PHP
2 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 31 (68.89%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (66.67%) CCNP
3 22 (48.89%) CCSE
4 7 (15.56%) CCNA
5 3 (6.67%) CCDP
6 2 (4.44%) CISSP
6 2 (4.44%) CCSP
6 2 (4.44%) CISA
6 2 (4.44%) CISM
6 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) CEH
7 1 (2.22%) Degree
7 1 (2.22%) MCSE
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (6.67%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 36 (80.00%) Cisco
2 29 (64.44%) CheckPoint
3 27 (60.00%) VMware
4 25 (55.56%) Imperva
5 24 (53.33%) Blue Coat
6 23 (51.11%) Citrix
6 23 (51.11%) F5
7 22 (48.89%) Infoblox
8 16 (35.56%) HP
9 4 (8.89%) Symantec
10 3 (6.67%) Remedy
10 3 (6.67%) McAfee
10 3 (6.67%) Oracle
11 2 (4.44%) Juniper
11 2 (4.44%) TippingPoint
11 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.44%) Websense
12 1 (2.22%) EMC
12 1 (2.22%) Microsoft