Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 115 102
Rank change year-on-year -13 -13 +29
Contract jobs citing Network Security 20 14 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.80% 0.66% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.77% 5.30% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 27
Leeds median daily rate £415 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.78% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £303
90th Percentile £525 £590 £460
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £395
% change year-on-year -2.35% +7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Leeds median hourly rate - - £16.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £16.50 £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 228 264 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.14% 12.46% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 156 246
Leeds median daily rate £450 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +18.31%
10th Percentile £223 £225 £289
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 15
Leeds median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% +163.64% -68.57%
10th Percentile £14.55 £19.60 £10.20
90th Percentile £47.75 £37.60 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £18.20 £12.00
% change year-on-year -19.48% +51.63% -31.43%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco
3 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco PIX
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 4 (20.00%) SIEM
5 4 (20.00%) Office 365
5 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (20.00%) VPN
5 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) Python
6 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
7 2 (10.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) McAfee
7 2 (10.00%) LDAP
7 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
7 2 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Intel
7 2 (10.00%) Information Security
7 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (10.00%) Nessus

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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (10.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (10.00%) Skype
4 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Architect
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) ArcSight Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
1 2 (10.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) Memcached
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) CentOS
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (20.00%) Security Operations
1 4 (20.00%) SIEM
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Content Development
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 2 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Threat Management
3 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (5.00%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) ArcSight ESM
1 2 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (5.00%) Grafana
2 1 (5.00%) Graphite
2 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Opsview
2 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (10.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (10.00%) CyberArk
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Intel
3 2 (10.00%) McAfee
4 1 (5.00%) New Relic
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk