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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security
Rank 107 113 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Network Security 43 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.34% 0.30% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.87% 2.50% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 5 12
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£350 £475 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £325 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £558 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £20.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+107.40% -32.50%
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
485 280 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.13% 11.85% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 154 164
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 14
Average hourly rate £15.36 £13.88 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -61.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £25.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -8 28 £400 -15.78% 4
South Yorkshire - 9 £354 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £250 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 41 (66.13%) Firewall
2 37 (59.68%) Cisco
3 36 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (50.00%) WAN
5 30 (48.39%) CCNA
6 26 (41.94%) CCNP
7 20 (32.26%) LAN
8 17 (27.42%) CheckPoint
9 14 (22.58%) Internet
10 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
10 13 (20.97%) ITIL
11 12 (19.35%) DMZ
11 12 (19.35%) Load Balancing
12 11 (17.74%) HP
13 10 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (16.13%) F5
14 9 (14.52%) Windows
15 8 (12.90%) Linux
15 8 (12.90%) SQL
15 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (11.29%) FCoE
16 7 (11.29%) Fibre Channel
16 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
16 7 (11.29%) Wireless
16 7 (11.29%) Ethernet
16 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
16 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (9.68%) SAN
17 6 (9.68%) NetApp

Network Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (9.68%) MS Exchange
1 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.84%) Apache
3 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 41 (66.13%) Firewall
2 31 (50.00%) WAN
3 20 (32.26%) LAN
4 14 (22.58%) Internet
5 12 (19.35%) DMZ
6 10 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (12.90%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (11.29%) FCoE
8 7 (11.29%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (11.29%) Wireless
8 7 (11.29%) Ethernet
9 6 (9.68%) SAN
10 5 (8.06%) DHCP
10 5 (8.06%) MPLS
10 5 (8.06%) VPN
10 5 (8.06%) DNS
10 5 (8.06%) SSL
11 3 (4.84%) X.509
11 3 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) MySQL
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.61%) Finance
1 1 (1.61%) Law
1 1 (1.61%) Legal
1 1 (1.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (48.39%) Network Engineer
2 5 (8.06%) Consultant
3 4 (6.45%) Security Consultant
3 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (4.84%) Support Manager
4 3 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Security Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (3.23%) Network Support
5 2 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (1.61%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.61%) Security Analyst
6 1 (1.61%) Network Technician
6 1 (1.61%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (1.61%) Information Analyst
6 1 (1.61%) Server Engineer
6 1 (1.61%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) HTML
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) JSP
1 1 (1.61%) Servlets
1 1 (1.61%) SOAP
1 1 (1.61%) XML
1 1 (1.61%) SPML
1 1 (1.61%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Clustering
1 6 (9.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.84%) NHS
2 3 (4.84%) Replication
3 1 (1.61%) IVR
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.61%) DataPower
3 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Windows
2 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.84%) UNIX
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) ITIL
2 12 (19.35%) Load Balancing
3 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
4 6 (9.68%) DDoS Mitigation
5 5 (8.06%) Information Governance
5 5 (8.06%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (8.06%) Network Design
5 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.06%) Change Management
5 5 (8.06%) Migration
6 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.45%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.84%) Service Management
7 3 (4.84%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.23%) Validation
8 2 (3.23%) Information Security
8 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.23%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) PHP
3 1 (1.61%) BeanShell
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (58.06%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (48.39%) CCNA
3 26 (41.94%) CCNP
4 5 (8.06%) MCSE
4 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.45%) CCIE
6 2 (3.23%) CCDP
6 2 (3.23%) CISSP
7 1 (1.61%) CCSP
7 1 (1.61%) PMP
7 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.61%) Degree
7 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.06%) XenApp
2 5 (8.06%) XenServer
3 3 (4.84%) Squid
4 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (4.84%) Rsyslog
2 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.61%) Nessus
Vendors
1 37 (59.68%) Cisco
2 17 (27.42%) CheckPoint
3 13 (20.97%) Microsoft
4 11 (17.74%) HP
5 10 (16.13%) F5
6 6 (9.68%) VMware
6 6 (9.68%) NetApp
7 5 (8.06%) Citrix
7 5 (8.06%) Meraki
8 4 (6.45%) Oracle
9 3 (4.84%) IBM
9 3 (4.84%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.84%) ProCurve
10 2 (3.23%) Aruba
11 1 (1.61%) TippingPoint
11 1 (1.61%) Sun
11 1 (1.61%) Sybase
11 1 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (1.61%) SAP
11 1 (1.61%) Avaya