The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 23 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 50 43
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.23% 0.68% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.35% 4.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £550 £308 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.86% +2.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £360 £368
% change year-on-year +18.05% -2.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.16% -  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 63 75 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 19.38% 16.89% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 35
Median daily rate £380 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +58.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Network Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in South Yorkshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in South Yorkshire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in South Yorkshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Sheffield +13 4 £550 +78.86%
Network Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) VoIP
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
1 8 (53.33%) DHCP
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
1 8 (53.33%) IP Telephony
2 7 (46.67%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (46.67%) F5
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) Infoblox
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Brocade
5 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) Line Management
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (13.33%) CCNP
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.67%) DMZ
7 1 (6.67%) Internet

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DHCP
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
1 8 (53.33%) IP Telephony
1 8 (53.33%) LAN
1 8 (53.33%) VoIP
1 8 (53.33%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.67%) DMZ
4 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) Kerberos
4 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.67%) NX-OS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Specialist
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) IP Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Designer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (13.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.67%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCSP
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) IISP
3 1 (6.67%) ISSAP
3 1 (6.67%) ISSEP
3 1 (6.67%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) F5
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Infoblox
4 3 (20.00%) Brocade
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (6.67%) CA
6 1 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
6 1 (6.67%) Splunk