Period
to 22 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Network Security
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 79 71
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 +10
Contract jobs citing Network Security 11 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.07% 1.09% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.66% 8.43% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 8
Cheshire median daily rate £475 £425 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +28.30% -19.70%
10th Percentile £315 £341 £245
90th Percentile £488 £514 £361
North West median daily rate £498 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +10.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £25.00 -
North West median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £48.00
% change year-on-year +24.00% -47.92% +380.00%

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 127 166 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 12.38% 12.88% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 77 93
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% -8.82%
10th Percentile £205 £203 £221
90th Percentile £585 £541 £530
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 26
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +10.61% -30.53%
10th Percentile £14.18 £11.40 £10.88
90th Percentile £25.38 £40.63 £65.00
North West median hourly rate £17.21 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.21% +9.68% -26.19%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Cheshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Security in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Cheshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Cheshire over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Cheshire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Cheshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 5 £350 -31.91% 1
Crewe -2 1 £300 -
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) CCNA
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Juniper
5 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 3 (27.27%) SCADA
5 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) CCNP
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Cyberattack
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Data Acquisition
6 2 (18.18%) F5
6 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
7 1 (9.09%) Monetization
7 1 (9.09%) Runbook
7 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (9.09%) Business Agility
7 1 (9.09%) Nimsoft
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 1 (9.09%) Twitter
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (9.09%) Threat Detection
7 1 (9.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) BGP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) IPsec
2 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) OSPF
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) SNMP
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless Security
2 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Security Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Check Point Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) SCADA Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) SCADA
2 2 (18.18%) Cyberattack
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
1 3 (27.27%) Security Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Data Acquisition
2 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) B2B
3 1 (9.09%) Business Agility
3 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Monetization
3 1 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (9.09%) Runbook
3 1 (9.09%) Threat Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CCNA
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 22301
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) BT
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (9.09%) Nimsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter