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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security
Rank 114 102 107
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Network Security 32 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.10% 0.90% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.10% 6.22% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 6
Average daily rate £400 £401 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £375 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +11.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.73 £24.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+82.20% -29.41%
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
395 370 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.59% 14.42% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 257 151
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +33.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £12.82 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £14.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 17 £433 +8.12% 8
South Yorkshire +6 14 £320 +1.58% 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (54.79%) Cisco
2 39 (53.42%) Firewall
3 24 (32.88%) F5
4 22 (30.14%) CheckPoint
5 21 (28.77%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (27.40%) CCNP
6 20 (27.40%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (24.66%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (20.55%) Data Centre
8 15 (20.55%) Finance
8 15 (20.55%) Migration
9 13 (17.81%) CCNA
9 13 (17.81%) Linux
10 12 (16.44%) Windows
10 12 (16.44%) LAN
10 12 (16.44%) Citrix
10 12 (16.44%) Banking
10 12 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (15.07%) WAN
12 10 (13.70%) SSL
12 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
12 10 (13.70%) Network Design
12 10 (13.70%) Information Security
12 10 (13.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 10 (13.70%) DDoS Mitigation
12 10 (13.70%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (12.33%) Load Balancing
13 9 (12.33%) Blue Coat
14 8 (10.96%) Ethernet
14 8 (10.96%) FTP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (13.70%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.85%) JBoss
2 5 (6.85%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.11%) CloudStack
3 3 (4.11%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.74%) Apache
4 2 (2.74%) nginx
4 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) IaaS
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (53.42%) Firewall
2 20 (27.40%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (24.66%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (16.44%) LAN
5 11 (15.07%) WAN
6 10 (13.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (13.70%) SSL
7 8 (10.96%) BGP
7 8 (10.96%) Ethernet
7 8 (10.96%) FCoE
7 8 (10.96%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (10.96%) FTP
7 8 (10.96%) HTTPS
7 8 (10.96%) VPN
8 7 (9.59%) Internet
9 5 (6.85%) DMVPN
9 5 (6.85%) DNS
9 5 (6.85%) EIGRP
9 5 (6.85%) HTTP
10 4 (5.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) MySQL
3 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.11%) Metasploit
1 3 (4.11%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (4.11%) Subversion
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Network Engineer
2 19 (26.03%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (24.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (17.81%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (17.81%) Security Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Consultant
6 8 (10.96%) Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Security Consultant
7 7 (9.59%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Network Consultant
8 6 (8.22%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) Administrator
9 4 (5.48%) Banking Project Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.11%) Network Specialist
10 3 (4.11%) Security Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Middleware
2 3 (4.11%) .NET
2 3 (4.11%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (4.11%) Servlets
3 2 (2.74%) LAMP
3 2 (2.74%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.74%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.11%) NHS
6 2 (2.74%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.74%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.81%) Linux
2 12 (16.44%) Windows
3 6 (8.22%) Unix
4 3 (4.11%) AIX
4 3 (4.11%) HPUX
4 3 (4.11%) SUSE
5 2 (2.74%) Debian
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Migration
2 12 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (13.70%) DDoS Mitigation
3 10 (13.70%) Information Security
3 10 (13.70%) Network Design
4 9 (12.33%) Load Balancing
5 7 (9.59%) Security Auditing
6 6 (8.22%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (6.85%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (5.48%) Information Assurance
8 4 (5.48%) Information Governance
8 4 (5.48%) Project Management
9 3 (4.11%) Dependency Management
9 3 (4.11%) Functional Testing
9 3 (4.11%) ITIL
10 2 (2.74%) CRM
10 2 (2.74%) Data Privacy
10 2 (2.74%) DevOps
10 2 (2.74%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) Java
2 3 (4.11%) Lisp
2 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.74%) Perl
3 2 (2.74%) Python
4 1 (1.37%) C
4 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (28.77%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (27.40%) CCNP
3 13 (17.81%) CCNA
4 7 (9.59%) CCSA
5 5 (6.85%) CCSE
6 4 (5.48%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (2.74%) CCDP
8 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.48%) vSphere
2 4 (5.48%) Xen
3 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.11%) KVM
4 1 (1.37%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.37%) XenApp
4 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (4.11%) Nessus
1 3 (4.11%) Nmap
2 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.37%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.37%) Nagios
2 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (54.79%) Cisco
2 24 (32.88%) F5
3 22 (30.14%) CheckPoint
4 12 (16.44%) Citrix
5 9 (12.33%) Blue Coat
6 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.59%) VMware
8 4 (5.48%) Oracle
8 4 (5.48%) Palo Alto
9 3 (4.11%) HP
9 3 (4.11%) IBM
9 3 (4.11%) SAP
10 2 (2.74%) Akamai
10 2 (2.74%) BT
10 2 (2.74%) Imperva
10 2 (2.74%) Infoblox
10 2 (2.74%) Juniper
11 1 (1.37%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.37%) M86 Security
11 1 (1.37%) Splunk