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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 123 104 104
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 21 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.73% 0.87% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.78% 7.97% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 8
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£375 £401 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +6.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £401 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.28% -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £15.75 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -38.83%
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
439 276 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.31% 10.90% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 152 176
Average daily rate £295 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.87% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 33
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.53 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.34% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.70 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £25.45 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +2 9 £375 - 7
North Yorkshire -8 8 £401 - 1
South Yorkshire -14 4 £300 - 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (88.10%) Firewall
2 35 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (78.57%) Cisco
4 30 (71.43%) CCNP
5 28 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 28 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
6 25 (59.52%) F5
7 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (57.14%) DNS
7 24 (57.14%) VMware
8 23 (54.76%) BGP
8 23 (54.76%) DHCP
8 23 (54.76%) Citrix
8 23 (54.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 22 (52.38%) BIG-IP
9 22 (52.38%) Fat Client
9 22 (52.38%) Cisco IOS
9 22 (52.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 22 (52.38%) DMVPN
9 22 (52.38%) Infoblox
9 22 (52.38%) Imperva
9 22 (52.38%) Thin Client
9 22 (52.38%) OSPF
9 22 (52.38%) Linux
9 22 (52.38%) E-Commerce
9 22 (52.38%) NetScreen
9 22 (52.38%) Blue Coat
9 22 (52.38%) CCSE
10 17 (40.48%) Load Balancing
11 16 (38.10%) HP

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 37 (88.10%) Firewall
2 28 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (57.14%) DNS
4 23 (54.76%) DHCP
4 23 (54.76%) BGP
4 23 (54.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 22 (52.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 22 (52.38%) DMVPN
5 22 (52.38%) OSPF
5 22 (52.38%) NetScreen
5 22 (52.38%) BIG-IP
5 22 (52.38%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (21.43%) WAN
7 8 (19.05%) LAN
8 5 (11.90%) MPLS
9 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
10 1 (2.38%) VPN
10 1 (2.38%) VoIP
10 1 (2.38%) SAN
10 1 (2.38%) Internet
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Security Specialist
1 23 (54.76%) Network Specialist
1 23 (54.76%) Network Security Specialist
2 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Support Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Support Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) Thin Client
1 22 (52.38%) Fat Client
2 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) E-Commerce
2 17 (40.48%) Load Balancing
3 10 (23.81%) Line Management
4 8 (19.05%) Mentoring
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL
6 4 (9.52%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.76%) Use Case
7 2 (4.76%) Network Design
7 2 (4.76%) Validation
8 1 (2.38%) Migration
8 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.38%) Time Management
8 1 (2.38%) Transition Management
8 1 (2.38%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) C
2 1 (2.38%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 35 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (71.43%) CCNP
3 22 (52.38%) CCSE
4 10 (23.81%) CCNA
5 6 (14.29%) MCSE
5 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (7.14%) CCIE
8 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) XenApp
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) Cisco
2 28 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 25 (59.52%) F5
4 24 (57.14%) VMware
5 23 (54.76%) Citrix
6 22 (52.38%) Infoblox
6 22 (52.38%) Imperva
6 22 (52.38%) Blue Coat
7 16 (38.10%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.38%) EMC
9 1 (2.38%) TippingPoint
9 1 (2.38%) Symantec
9 1 (2.38%) McAfee
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago