Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 75 147
Rank change year-on-year 0 +72 -53
Contract jobs citing Network Security 16 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.80% 1.01% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 3.77% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 14
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £360 £364 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.03% +13.67% -39.05%
10th Percentile £253 £249 £189
90th Percentile £500 £453 £396
North East median daily rate £325 £364 £320
% change year-on-year -10.65% +13.67% -39.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate £14.00 - -

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 136 239 814
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.33% 26.94% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 197 542
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £334 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £185 £208 £205
90th Percentile £503 £522 £457
North East median daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year +4.62% +3.17% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 66
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £28.50 £17.24 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.31% -38.43% +23.08%
10th Percentile £10.90 £9.10 £15.00
90th Percentile £38.65 £31.80 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £15.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year -3.49% -43.75% +73.27%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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 +4 15 £345 -5.15% 5
Gateshead - 1 £360 - 2
Network Security
North East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) HP
2 12 (75.00%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
3 11 (68.75%) Juniper
4 10 (62.50%) WAN
4 10 (62.50%) McAfee
4 10 (62.50%) Cryptography
4 10 (62.50%) F5
5 9 (56.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (56.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (56.25%) Network Load Balancing
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (56.25%) Service Management
5 9 (56.25%) LAN
5 9 (56.25%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) Decision-Making
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (37.50%) MS Visio
7 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 6 (37.50%) Escalation Management
8 5 (31.25%) Network Management
8 5 (31.25%) Time Management
8 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
8 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
8 5 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (31.25%) Proactive Management
9 4 (25.00%) Remedy

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 (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 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) 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 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (6.25%) BGP
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) GitLab
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) 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%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure 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
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) DataPower
3 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
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 10 (62.50%) Cryptography
2 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Network Load Balancing
2 9 (56.25%) Service Management
3 7 (43.75%) Decision-Making
4 6 (37.50%) Escalation Management
5 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
5 5 (31.25%) Network Management
5 5 (31.25%) Proactive Management
5 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
5 5 (31.25%) Time Management
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
8 2 (12.50%) Change Control
8 2 (12.50%) OO
8 2 (12.50%) SIEM
8 2 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) Perl
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) CISM
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (6.25%) CCDP
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) CISA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) JSP 440
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (6.25%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) 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 2 (12.50%) Axway
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Informatica
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Siebel
6 2 (12.50%) Sun
7 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
7 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.25%) Meraki
7 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL