Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 16 July 2018 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
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 124 85
Rank change year-on-year -6 -39 +41
Contract jobs citing Network Security 25 10 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.98% 0.46% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.50% 3.86% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 37
Leeds median daily rate £463 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.56% +14.67% -
10th Percentile £363 £348 £288
90th Percentile £643 £449 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £391 £369
% change year-on-year +18.21% +6.10% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Leeds median hourly rate - £28.27 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +71.30% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £28.27 £16.50
% change year-on-year -38.40% +71.30% -

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 238 259 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.29% 12.01% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 143 250
Leeds median daily rate £450 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +17.86%
10th Percentile £308 £270 £291
90th Percentile £575 £543 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 17
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +100.00% -45.00%
10th Percentile £10.30 £12.36 £10.20
90th Percentile £46.50 £34.32 £14.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.50 £11.74
% change year-on-year +20.07% +23.56% -47.52%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Leeds

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Leeds

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Leeds over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Leeds

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 7 (28.00%) Cisco
2 7 (28.00%) Information Security
2 7 (28.00%) SIEM
2 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (24.00%) Nessus
3 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (20.00%) Windows
4 5 (20.00%) VPN
4 5 (20.00%) Office 365
4 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
5 4 (16.00%) CSIRT
5 4 (16.00%) Metasploit
5 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) Splunk
5 4 (16.00%) HTTP
5 4 (16.00%) Nmap
5 4 (16.00%) Information Management
6 3 (12.00%) WAN
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (12.00%) CEH
6 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) IaaS
2 2 (8.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (20.00%) VPN
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (16.00%) HTTP
4 3 (12.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (8.00%) Kerberos
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) Skype
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Security Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) ArcSight Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Office 365 Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) LDAP
1 2 (8.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (28.00%) Information Security
1 7 (28.00%) SIEM
2 4 (16.00%) Information Management
2 4 (16.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Content Development
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (8.00%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (8.00%) Threat Management
4 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) CEH
3 3 (12.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) CCSA
5 1 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CISM
5 1 (4.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Nessus
2 4 (16.00%) CSIRT
2 4 (16.00%) Nmap
3 2 (8.00%) Ansible
3 2 (8.00%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (8.00%) QRadar
4 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco
2 6 (24.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (16.00%) Splunk
4 2 (8.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (8.00%) Cloudera
4 2 (8.00%) CyberArk
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) Intel
4 2 (8.00%) McAfee
5 1 (4.00%) F5
5 1 (4.00%) Mercator
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft