Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 112 96
Rank change year-on-year -11 -16 +19
Contract jobs citing Network Security 18 20 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.75% 0.91% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.09% 7.30% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 32
Leeds median daily rate £600 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% +7.59% -1.25%
10th Percentile £475 £260 £279
90th Percentile £651 £465 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £600 £406 £383
% change year-on-year +47.69% +6.07% -4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £28.27 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £28.27 £16.50
% change year-on-year -38.40% +71.30% +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 254 274 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.56% 12.52% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 156 221
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £304 £273 £250
90th Percentile £629 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 14
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +85.19% -28.00%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.51 £14.20 £13.50
% change year-on-year +16.23% +5.19% -13.89%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 (77.78%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) Information Security
3 10 (55.56%) Splunk
4 9 (50.00%) SIEM
4 9 (50.00%) CSIRT
4 9 (50.00%) Information Management
4 9 (50.00%) Nessus
4 9 (50.00%) Nmap
4 9 (50.00%) Metasploit
4 9 (50.00%) HTTP
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) CISSP
5 8 (44.44%) CEH
6 7 (38.89%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (38.89%) Linux
6 7 (38.89%) QRadar
7 6 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Cisco
8 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
9 3 (16.67%) CCSA
9 3 (16.67%) F5
9 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
10 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
10 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
10 2 (11.11%) Data Centre

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 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) HTTP
3 7 (38.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (11.11%) IPsec
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) IPv6
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) OSPF
5 1 (5.56%) TACACS
5 1 (5.56%) tcpdump
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
5 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Splunk Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Head of Technology
3 1 (5.56%) Junior
3 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) Information Management
2 9 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
5 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Runbook
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) CEH
1 8 (44.44%) CISSP
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) CCSA
4 2 (11.11%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) CCNP
4 2 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CCSE
5 1 (5.56%) CISM
5 1 (5.56%) CRISC
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) CSIRT
1 9 (50.00%) Nessus
1 9 (50.00%) Nmap
2 7 (38.89%) QRadar
3 1 (5.56%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Splunk
2 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.56%) Intel
5 1 (5.56%) Mercator
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp