Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 19 November 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 123 134
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11 -6
Contract jobs citing Network Security 24 51 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.80% 1.41% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.17% 10.76% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 41
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £382 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.40% -4.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £350
90th Percentile £500 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £428 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.00% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £16.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.49% -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £16.50 £10.75
% change year-on-year - +53.49% -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 389 474 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.02% 13.12% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 282 351
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.81%
10th Percentile £200 £226 £250
90th Percentile £543 £552 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 40
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -2.51%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £22.58 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% -17.46%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Network Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in West Yorkshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in West Yorkshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in West Yorkshire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in West Yorkshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Leeds -15 18 £400 - 9
Halifax +13 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 £430 -
Network Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 18 (75.00%) Firewall
2 17 (70.83%) Cisco
3 9 (37.50%) McAfee
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (29.17%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) Citrix
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (29.17%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (20.83%) Information Assurance
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (16.67%) CCNP
8 3 (12.50%) WAN
8 3 (12.50%) LAN
8 3 (12.50%) Security Management
8 3 (12.50%) Identity Management
8 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (12.50%) VMware
8 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) F5
8 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (12.50%) VMware NSX
9 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
9 2 (8.33%) Intelligent Network
9 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
9 2 (8.33%) Threat Management
9 2 (8.33%) Grafana

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Akamai
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (29.17%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (12.50%) LAN
4 3 (12.50%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.33%) Intelligent Network
5 2 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (4.17%) BGP
6 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (4.17%) OSPF
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
6 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Technical Leader
6 3 (12.50%) Security Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Firewall Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Information Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Web Applications Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Web Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) WebOps Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (4.17%) Application Security Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Security Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) Web Applications Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (8.33%) LAMP
1 2 (8.33%) Memcached
1 2 (8.33%) Node.js
1 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Online Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) CentOS
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (29.17%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (20.83%) Information Assurance
3 3 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 3 (12.50%) Security Management
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security
4 2 (8.33%) Security Operations
4 2 (8.33%) Threat Management
4 2 (8.33%) Web Operations
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Server Hardening
5 1 (4.17%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Task Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.33%) PHP
1 2 (8.33%) Python
1 2 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) CCSE
5 1 (4.17%) CCSA
5 1 (4.17%) CCSM
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware NSX
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Grafana
1 2 (8.33%) Graphite
1 2 (8.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.33%) Opsview
2 1 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) McAfee
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.50%) F5
4 3 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.33%) Imperva
5 2 (8.33%) Intel
5 2 (8.33%) New Relic
5 2 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (8.33%) Splunk
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper