The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 3 months to 28 June 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
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 117 61
Rank change year-on-year +63 -56  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 3 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.53% 0.93% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 2.51% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 5
Median daily rate £275 £325 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +15.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £184 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £388 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +18.05% -4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £38.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year +15.78% -6.46%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 124 598 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 21.83% 36.89% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 805 291
Median daily rate £340 £310 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +7.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £432 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 115 27
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.28% +73.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £18.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £36.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in the North East

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in the North East

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in the North East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in the North East

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in the North East

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +64 3 £275 -18.51% 2
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North East region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) TippingPoint
4 2 (25.00%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) LDAP
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (12.50%) Escalation Management
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Skype
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Escalation Management
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CCDP
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) CCIP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) CCSA
4 1 (12.50%) CCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) HP ASE
4 1 (12.50%) HP MASE
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (12.50%) ProxySG
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) F5
2 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (25.00%) TippingPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Crossbeam
3 1 (12.50%) McAfee
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
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