Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 23 November 2017 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 55 68
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 +4
Contract jobs citing Network Security 1 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.22% 1.54% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 14.08% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Lancashire median daily rate £350 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% - -
North West median daily rate £450 £420 £389
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.04% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Lancashire median hourly rate - £16.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.90% -
North West median hourly rate - £14.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year - -64.88% +154.55%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 98 71 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.54% 10.94% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 43 79
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +25.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £219 £173 £168
90th Percentile £550 £600 £643
North West median daily rate £386 £406 £375
% change year-on-year -4.92% +8.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 19
Lancashire median hourly rate £11.61 £16.00 £41.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.44% -61.72% +97.96%
10th Percentile £10.00 £13.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.00 £25.00 £49.50
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £16.92
% change year-on-year +1.56% -5.44% -12.10%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Lancashire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Lancashire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Lancashire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Preston - 1 £350 -
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Network Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 1 (100.00%) F5

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) WAN Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5