Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 23 April 2019 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 East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 87 107
Rank change year-on-year +9 +20 -8
Contract jobs citing Network Security 14 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.36% 1.10% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.92% 5.79% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 5
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £525 £625 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +90.17% +1.12%
10th Percentile £275 £367 £308
90th Percentile £538 £716 £470
North East median daily rate £388 £625 £350
% change year-on-year -38.00% +78.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate £17.50 - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 157 190 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.20% 18.96% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 153 159
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £440 £309 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.23% -16.49% +23.33%
10th Percentile £219 £225 £225
90th Percentile £544 £565 £528
North East median daily rate £415 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +38.33% -14.29% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 28
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.64% +1.72% +22.11%
10th Percentile £17.16 £10.23 £19.98
90th Percentile £45.40 £44.50 £55.08
North East median hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year - -32.76% +38.10%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Tyne and Wear

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Tyne and Wear

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Tyne and Wear

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Tyne and Wear

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 23 April 2019. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 14 £525 -16.00%
Network Security
North East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (57.14%) Terraform
3 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 8 (57.14%) Security Management
3 8 (57.14%) Web Services
3 8 (57.14%) Python
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 8 (57.14%) Puppet
3 8 (57.14%) JIRA
3 8 (57.14%) Communications Security
3 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 8 (57.14%) SIEM
3 8 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (57.14%) Ansible
3 8 (57.14%) Docker
3 8 (57.14%) DevOps
3 8 (57.14%) GitLab
3 8 (57.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (57.14%) Kubernetes
4 5 (35.71%) CCNA
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) DHCP
4 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 5 (35.71%) DNS

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (57.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
3 2 (14.29%) Skype
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 8 (57.14%) GitLab
1 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 8 (57.14%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) AWS DevOps
1 8 (57.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) AWS Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
1 8 (57.14%) JIRA Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) CISSP Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SABSA Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) Identity Access Management
2 8 (57.14%) Communications Security
2 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 8 (57.14%) Security Management
2 8 (57.14%) SIEM
2 8 (57.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) SABSA
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
4 1 (7.14%) Service Design
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 8 (57.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCSA
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) CRISC
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Docker
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Ansible
1 8 (57.14%) Kubernetes
1 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
1 8 (57.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Google
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) Meraki
3 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
3 2 (14.29%) Polycom
3 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds