Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 109 116
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 19 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.84% 1.56% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.63% 10.76% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 37
Leeds median daily rate £425 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.20% +1.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £273 £266 £350
90th Percentile £490 £538 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £428 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £16.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year - +53.49% -

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 249 381 424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.98% 14.53% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 224 286
Leeds median daily rate £430 £403 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.83% +6.62% +11.85%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £263
90th Percentile £556 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +13.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 10
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -36.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.20 £11.10
90th Percentile £31.70 £21.93 £53.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -16.13%

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 23 November 2017.

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 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 9 (47.37%) McAfee
4 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (36.84%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Citrix
4 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (26.32%) Information Assurance
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
7 3 (15.79%) Security Management
7 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
7 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 3 (15.79%) VMware NSX
8 2 (10.53%) Redis
8 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
8 2 (10.53%) Intelligent Network
8 2 (10.53%) Graphite
8 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
8 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
8 2 (10.53%) Grafana
8 2 (10.53%) Web Operations
8 2 (10.53%) Splunk
8 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
8 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (10.53%) Node.js
8 2 (10.53%) Opsview

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Akamai
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (36.84%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (10.53%) Intelligent Network
3 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) BGP
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.26%) Internet
4 1 (5.26%) MPLS
4 1 (5.26%) OSPF
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
4 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Security Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Leader
5 2 (10.53%) WebOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) LAMP
1 2 (10.53%) Memcached
1 2 (10.53%) Node.js
1 2 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) CentOS
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (26.32%) Information Assurance
3 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
3 3 (15.79%) Security Management
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Web Operations
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Health Informatics
5 1 (5.26%) Informatics
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) PHP
1 2 (10.53%) Python
1 2 (10.53%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCSA
3 1 (5.26%) CCSE
3 1 (5.26%) CCSM
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Grafana
1 2 (10.53%) Graphite
1 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Opsview
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) McAfee
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Intel
5 2 (10.53%) New Relic
5 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
5 2 (10.53%) Splunk
6 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) Imperva
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper