Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 19 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 50 55
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing Network Security 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.43% 1.13% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.47% 8.96% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £400 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +36.75% -32.76%
10th Percentile £363 £345 £165
90th Percentile £388 £435 £346
North West median daily rate £438 £418 £413
% change year-on-year +4.79% +1.21% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £14.75

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 81 67 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 17.46% 12.64% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 40 70
Merseyside median daily rate £370 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.85% -18.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £154 £223
90th Percentile £575 £438 £526
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 13
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.11 - £16.00
10th Percentile £12.45 - £10.90
90th Percentile £26.68 - £25.97
North West median hourly rate £18.62 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.38% - -5.44%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Merseyside

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Security in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Merseyside

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Merseyside

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +6 2 £375 - 2
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper