Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 22 September 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 78 148
Rank change year-on-year +5 +70 -60
Contract jobs citing Network Security 16 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.89% 1.20% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.85% 4.59% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 16
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £465 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +16.28% -26.07%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £206
90th Percentile £638 £478 £394
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £415 £375 £323
% change year-on-year +10.67% +16.28% -26.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 135 218 825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 15.92% 26.11% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 187 541
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £334 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +9.68% -11.43%
10th Percentile £223 £208 £208
90th Percentile £475 £538 £456
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £333 £340 £310
% change year-on-year -2.21% +9.68% -10.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 68
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £29.50 £17.99 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.98% -35.75% +30.23%
10th Percentile £10.90 £13.03 £15.00
90th Percentile £38.65 £37.15 £36.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.00 £17.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +70.59% -39.29% +43.59%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Newcastle upon Tyne

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Newcastle upon Tyne

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 12 (75.00%) WAN
3 12 (75.00%) HP
4 11 (68.75%) Juniper
4 11 (68.75%) ITIL
4 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
5 10 (62.50%) McAfee
5 10 (62.50%) F5
6 9 (56.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (56.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (56.25%) Decision-Making
6 9 (56.25%) Cryptography
6 9 (56.25%) Network Load Balancing
6 9 (56.25%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (56.25%) Service Management
6 9 (56.25%) LAN
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
7 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) Escalation Management
8 5 (31.25%) Proactive Management
8 5 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (31.25%) Network Management
8 5 (31.25%) Time Management
8 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
8 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (12.50%) FileNet
1 2 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) PaaS
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 12 (75.00%) WAN
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (56.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (56.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (56.25%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) BGP
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) IP Telephony
4 3 (18.75%) OSPF
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) Unified Communications
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (12.50%) SSL
6 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Network Support
3 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
1 2 (12.50%) Software Packaging
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) DataPower
3 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) AIX
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Cryptography
2 9 (56.25%) Decision-Making
2 9 (56.25%) Network Load Balancing
2 9 (56.25%) Service Management
3 6 (37.50%) Escalation Management
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
4 5 (31.25%) Network Management
4 5 (31.25%) Proactive Management
4 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) Time Management
5 4 (25.00%) Network Design
5 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (18.75%) Availability Management
6 3 (18.75%) Contract Management
6 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) CCDP
3 3 (18.75%) CCIE
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CISM
3 3 (18.75%) CISSP
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) JSP 440
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Forum Sentry
1 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) HP
3 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 11 (68.75%) Juniper
4 10 (62.50%) F5
4 10 (62.50%) McAfee
5 4 (25.00%) Remedy
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Axway
7 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (12.50%) Informatica
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
7 2 (12.50%) Siebel
7 2 (12.50%) Sun
8 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
8 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
8 1 (6.25%) Meraki