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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 73 85
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 6 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.59% 1.68% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.13% 14.81% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 2
Median daily rate £381 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.92% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -28.88% +12.50%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 117 162 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 11.52% 11.32% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 106 115
Median daily rate £425 £363 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +12.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.10 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.02% -65.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Network Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 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 29 March 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 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (27.78%) Internet
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) PHP
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Apache
4 4 (22.22%) MySQL
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Sophos
4 4 (22.22%) SSL
4 4 (22.22%) LAMP
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) AMQP
4 4 (22.22%) Office 365
4 4 (22.22%) Kafka
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 3 (16.67%) Node.js
5 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (16.67%) QA
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) Web Services
6 2 (11.11%) HTTP
6 2 (11.11%) Informix
6 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (11.11%) Identity Management

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 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Internet
3 4 (22.22%) AMQP
3 4 (22.22%) SSL
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.11%) HTTP
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.56%) DHCP
6 1 (5.56%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Informix
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Law
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) iGaming
3 1 (5.56%) Online Betting
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Security Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Security Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Network Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Security Specialist
5 2 (11.11%) Security Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Kafka
1 4 (22.22%) LAMP
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) Node.js
3 2 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Clustering
1 2 (11.11%) RIA
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Change Management
1 2 (11.11%) Content Management
1 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (11.11%) Data Security
1 2 (11.11%) Database Security
1 2 (11.11%) High Availability
1 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
1 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
1 2 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (11.11%) Security Management
1 2 (11.11%) Web Development
2 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) CRM
2 1 (5.56%) DevOps
2 1 (5.56%) ERP
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) PHP
2 3 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCIE
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.56%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Sophos
3 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) RightScale