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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security
Rank 106 113 105
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 22 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.82% 0.22% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 1.95% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 10
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£388 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £261 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £329 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -
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
404 257 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.13% 11.38% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 147 105
Average daily rate £375 £300 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £165 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 26
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £10.00 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.80% -2.38%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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
North Yorkshire +4 11 £394 +19.39% 2
West Yorkshire -3 9 £350 +42.85% 12
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 24 (72.73%) Cisco
1 24 (72.73%) Firewall
2 20 (60.61%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (54.55%) CCNP
5 15 (45.45%) Imperva
5 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (45.45%) VMware
5 15 (45.45%) Blue Coat
6 14 (42.42%) F5
6 14 (42.42%) DNS
6 14 (42.42%) CheckPoint
7 13 (39.39%) Linux
8 12 (36.36%) BGP
9 11 (33.33%) DHCP
9 11 (33.33%) Citrix
10 10 (30.30%) BIG-IP
10 10 (30.30%) CCSE
10 10 (30.30%) Infoblox
10 10 (30.30%) DMVPN
10 10 (30.30%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (30.30%) Fat Client
10 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
10 10 (30.30%) Thin Client
10 10 (30.30%) OSPF
10 10 (30.30%) NetScreen
10 10 (30.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (30.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 9 (27.27%) HP
12 7 (21.21%) CCNA

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) Firewall
2 20 (60.61%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (42.42%) DNS
4 12 (36.36%) BGP
5 11 (33.33%) DHCP
6 10 (30.30%) BIG-IP
6 10 (30.30%) DMVPN
6 10 (30.30%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (30.30%) OSPF
6 10 (30.30%) NetScreen
6 10 (30.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (30.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (9.09%) SSL
7 3 (9.09%) WAN
7 3 (9.09%) LAN
7 3 (9.09%) LDAP
8 2 (6.06%) DMZ
8 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.06%) WLAN
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Network Specialist
2 11 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 11 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Designer
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Firewall Support
7 1 (3.03%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Design Authority
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Fat Client
1 10 (30.30%) Thin Client
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) CentOS
3 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
2 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.12%) Time Management
3 4 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (12.12%) Line Management
3 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security
4 2 (6.06%) Network Design
5 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.03%) ISMS
5 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber Security
5 1 (3.03%) Transition Management
5 1 (3.03%) SIEM
5 1 (3.03%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Information Management
5 1 (3.03%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C
2 3 (9.09%) C++
2 3 (9.09%) Perl
2 3 (9.09%) PHP
2 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.06%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (54.55%) CCNP
3 10 (30.30%) CCSE
4 7 (21.21%) CCNA
5 4 (12.12%) CCDP
6 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.06%) CISA
7 2 (6.06%) CISM
7 2 (6.06%) CCSP
7 2 (6.06%) CISSP
8 1 (3.03%) Degree
8 1 (3.03%) CEH
8 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) HIPAA
1 3 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 2 (6.06%) OPNET
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco
2 15 (45.45%) Imperva
2 15 (45.45%) VMware
2 15 (45.45%) Blue Coat
3 14 (42.42%) F5
3 14 (42.42%) CheckPoint
4 11 (33.33%) Citrix
5 10 (30.30%) Infoblox
6 9 (27.27%) HP
7 4 (12.12%) Symantec
8 3 (9.09%) TippingPoint
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle
8 3 (9.09%) Websense
8 3 (9.09%) Remedy
8 3 (9.09%) McAfee
8 3 (9.09%) Juniper
9 2 (6.06%) BMC
10 1 (3.03%) EMC
10 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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The Bridge Ltd
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