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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 110 102 109
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Network Security 15 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.60% 0.81% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.45% 6.87% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 8
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£401 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £342 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.70 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-20.28% -26.07%
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
337 262 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.38% 11.82% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 148 129
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £437 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 17 30
Average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.26 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
West Yorkshire -2 13 £431 -0.86% 6
North Yorkshire -4 1 £401 +3.35% 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 20 (68.97%) Cisco
2 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (58.62%) CCNP
3 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 17 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (48.28%) Blue Coat
5 13 (44.83%) F5
6 11 (37.93%) Imperva
6 11 (37.93%) DNS
7 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
7 10 (34.48%) BGP
8 9 (31.03%) VMware
8 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (31.03%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (31.03%) Linux
9 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
9 8 (27.59%) DHCP
9 8 (27.59%) Citrix
9 8 (27.59%) OSPF
9 8 (27.59%) Thin Client
9 8 (27.59%) NetScreen
9 8 (27.59%) Fat Client
9 8 (27.59%) DMVPN
9 8 (27.59%) CCSE
9 8 (27.59%) BIG-IP
9 8 (27.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (27.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 8 (27.59%) Infoblox
10 7 (24.14%) HP
10 7 (24.14%) CCNA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (10.34%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (37.93%) DNS
3 10 (34.48%) BGP
4 9 (31.03%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (27.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (27.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (27.59%) DMVPN
5 8 (27.59%) NetScreen
5 8 (27.59%) BIG-IP
5 8 (27.59%) OSPF
5 8 (27.59%) DHCP
6 3 (10.34%) WAN
6 3 (10.34%) LDAP
6 3 (10.34%) LAN
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (6.90%) EIGRP
7 2 (6.90%) WLAN
7 2 (6.90%) DMZ
8 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Network Specialist
2 8 (27.59%) Network Security Specialist
2 8 (27.59%) Security Specialist
3 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Designer
4 3 (10.34%) Applications Support
4 3 (10.34%) Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Thin Client
1 8 (27.59%) Fat Client
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
2 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.34%) Network Design
3 3 (10.34%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (10.34%) Line Management
3 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.45%) Security Management
5 1 (3.45%) Information Management
5 1 (3.45%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) ISMS
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) C
2 3 (10.34%) C++
2 3 (10.34%) Perl
2 3 (10.34%) PHP
2 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 2 (6.90%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (58.62%) CCNP
3 8 (27.59%) CCSE
4 7 (24.14%) CCNA
5 4 (13.79%) CCDP
6 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) CCSP
7 2 (6.90%) CISSP
7 2 (6.90%) CISA
7 2 (6.90%) CISM
8 1 (3.45%) CEH
8 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) HIPAA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.90%) OPNET
3 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Cisco
2 14 (48.28%) Blue Coat
3 13 (44.83%) F5
4 11 (37.93%) Imperva
5 10 (34.48%) CheckPoint
6 9 (31.03%) VMware
7 8 (27.59%) Infoblox
7 8 (27.59%) Citrix
8 7 (24.14%) HP
9 4 (13.79%) Juniper
10 3 (10.34%) Symantec
10 3 (10.34%) McAfee
10 3 (10.34%) Websense
11 2 (6.90%) TippingPoint
11 2 (6.90%) BMC
12 1 (3.45%) Remedy
12 1 (3.45%) Oracle
12 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
12 1 (3.45%) Radware
12 1 (3.45%) ArcSight