Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 81 132
Rank change year-on-year +12 +51 -29
Contract jobs citing Network Security 17 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.97% 0.81% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.66% 3.38% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 12
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £345 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +17.19% -39.05%
10th Percentile £255 £333 £301
90th Percentile £538 £456 £370
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £360 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -4.00% +17.19% -39.05%
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 116 207 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.47% 23.85% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 174 400
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £398 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.91% +4.62% -31.58%
10th Percentile £242 £250 £209
90th Percentile £534 £538 £463
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -30.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 61
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 £18.12 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.21% -35.30% +9.80%
10th Percentile £14.93 £10.45 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £32.05 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £15.80 £28.00
% change year-on-year +121.52% -43.57% +10.89%

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 10 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 12 (70.59%) Cisco
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) WAN
2 11 (64.71%) Juniper
2 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
3 10 (58.82%) HP
3 10 (58.82%) McAfee
3 10 (58.82%) F5
4 9 (52.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (52.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (52.94%) LAN
4 9 (52.94%) ITIL
4 9 (52.94%) Service Management
4 9 (52.94%) Cryptography
4 9 (52.94%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (41.18%) Decision-Making
6 6 (35.29%) Escalation Management
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
7 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) Proactive Management
7 5 (29.41%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (29.41%) Time Management
7 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) PaaS
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco IOS
3 9 (52.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (52.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (52.94%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.88%) OSPF
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) GitLab
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Network Support
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (23.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Cryptography
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
1 9 (52.94%) Network Load Balancing
1 9 (52.94%) Service Management
2 7 (41.18%) Decision-Making
3 6 (35.29%) Escalation Management
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
4 5 (29.41%) Network Management
4 5 (29.41%) Proactive Management
4 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
4 5 (29.41%) Time Management
5 4 (23.53%) Communications Security
5 4 (23.53%) DevOps
5 4 (23.53%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (23.53%) Security Management
5 4 (23.53%) SIEM
5 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
1 4 (23.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CCDP
4 1 (5.88%) CCIE
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) CISM
4 1 (5.88%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) JSP 440
1 4 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Ansible
1 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
1 4 (23.53%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) CheckPoint
2 11 (64.71%) Juniper
3 10 (58.82%) F5
3 10 (58.82%) HP
3 10 (58.82%) McAfee
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) Remedy
6 1 (5.88%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.88%) Google
6 1 (5.88%) Meraki