Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 115 114
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 18 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.77% 0.96% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.34% 9.33% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 18
Leeds median daily rate £525 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -13.16% +18.75%
10th Percentile £425 £300 £339
90th Percentile £650 £488 £591
West Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £413 £438
% change year-on-year +27.27% -5.71% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.96 - £16.50

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 284 225 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.16% 10.26% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 136 196
Leeds median daily rate £460 £431 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.18% -3.53%
10th Percentile £313 £161 £213
90th Percentile £625 £606 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 9
Leeds median hourly rate £11.08 £22.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.30% +68.52% -37.21%
10th Percentile £9.24 £10.38 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.00 £33.00 £28.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.58 £15.50
% change year-on-year +4.97% -5.97% +10.71%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019, 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 10 (55.56%) Cisco
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) CISSP
3 6 (33.33%) Nessus
3 6 (33.33%) CEH
3 6 (33.33%) Nmap
3 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 6 (33.33%) Metasploit
3 6 (33.33%) F5
3 6 (33.33%) Splunk
3 6 (33.33%) SIEM
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (33.33%) QRadar
4 5 (27.78%) Private Cloud
4 5 (27.78%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (27.78%) CSIRT
4 5 (27.78%) Decision-Making
4 5 (27.78%) Information Security
4 5 (27.78%) Information Management
4 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (27.78%) HTTP
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) BIG-IP
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint

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%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (27.78%) HTTP
3 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (22.22%) BIG-IP
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco Firepower
4 4 (22.22%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (16.67%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (5.56%) LAN
7 1 (5.56%) NX-OS
7 1 (5.56%) TACACS
7 1 (5.56%) tcpdump
7 1 (5.56%) VPN
7 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Metasploit
2 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Network Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Network Project Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Splunk Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Identity Management Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Infoblox Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Splunk Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Splunk Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Private Cloud
2 2 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 6 (33.33%) SIEM
2 5 (27.78%) Decision-Making
2 5 (27.78%) Information Management
2 5 (27.78%) Information Security
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (11.11%) Dependency Management
5 2 (11.11%) Matrix Management
5 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (5.56%) Network Segmentation
6 1 (5.56%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) CEH
2 6 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CCSA
4 1 (5.56%) CCSE
4 1 (5.56%) CRISC
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Nessus
1 6 (33.33%) Nmap
1 6 (33.33%) QRadar
2 5 (27.78%) CSIRT
3 1 (5.56%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 6 (33.33%) F5
2 6 (33.33%) Splunk
3 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.56%) Aruba
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) Infoblox
4 1 (5.56%) Intel
4 1 (5.56%) Meraki
4 1 (5.56%) VMware