Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 48 54
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Network Security 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.22% 0.82% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.57% 4.59% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £293 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.75% -35.00% -
10th Percentile £345 £165 £385
90th Percentile £435 £346 £475
North West median daily rate £450 £423 £389
% change year-on-year +6.51% +8.68% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £30.19
North West median hourly rate - £14.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year - -64.88% +154.55%

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 70 109 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.23% 17.96% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 65 48
Merseyside median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% - +25.49%
10th Percentile £146 £176 £150
90th Percentile £438 £523 £479
North West median daily rate £400 £408 £375
% change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 11
Merseyside median hourly rate £11.74 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +28.00% -39.76%
10th Percentile £10.57 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £14.10 £28.48 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% -10.53%

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 17 November 2017. 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 -2 1 £375 +36.36%
Network Security
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 3 (50.00%) GDPR
3 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Validation

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 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Information Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (83.33%) Information Security
1 5 (83.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco