Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 159 120
Rank change year-on-year +6 -39 +22
Contract jobs citing Network Security 44 31 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.89% 0.72% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.06% 4.75% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 53
Yorkshire median daily rate £460 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.71% +1.97% -5.00%
10th Percentile £329 £270 £265
90th Percentile £650 £528 £568
England median daily rate £475 £475 £413
% change year-on-year - +15.15% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £28.27 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.40% +71.30% +53.49%
10th Percentile £15.24 £27.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £35.40 £29.13 £17.25
England median hourly rate £19.39 £33.80 £32.50
% change year-on-year -42.65% +4.00% -19.25%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 623 652 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.64% 15.21% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 375 469
Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £223 £199 £225
90th Percentile £550 £543 £550
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 34 41
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.66 £14.20 £13.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.29% +2.05% +7.04%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.26 £11.00
90th Percentile £27.00 £33.24 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.69 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% -16.89% +12.50%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Yorkshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Yorkshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Yorkshire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Network Security in Yorkshire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Network Security in Yorkshire

Network Security
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire -16 26 £600 +57.38% 14
South Yorkshire +9 11 £325 -42.22% 3
North Yorkshire +4 6 £415 +50.91% 1
Network Security
England

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

1 33 (75.00%) Firewall
2 24 (54.55%) Cisco
3 19 (43.18%) CheckPoint
4 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (27.27%) Information Security
5 12 (27.27%) VPN
5 12 (27.27%) CCNA
5 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 12 (27.27%) Splunk
5 12 (27.27%) SIEM
6 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (25.00%) CCNP
6 11 (25.00%) Windows
6 11 (25.00%) LAN
6 11 (25.00%) WAN
7 9 (20.45%) HTTP
7 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
7 9 (20.45%) CISSP
7 9 (20.45%) CCSA
7 9 (20.45%) Information Management
7 9 (20.45%) Nessus
7 9 (20.45%) Nmap
7 9 (20.45%) Metasploit
7 9 (20.45%) CSIRT
8 8 (18.18%) QRadar
8 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 8 (18.18%) CEH
9 7 (15.91%) Check Point Certification
9 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.91%) Linux

Network Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
1 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (75.00%) Firewall
2 12 (27.27%) VPN
3 11 (25.00%) LAN
3 11 (25.00%) WAN
4 9 (20.45%) HTTP
4 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
5 7 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (15.91%) IPsec
6 6 (13.64%) 802.11
6 6 (13.64%) Wireless
7 5 (11.36%) DNS
8 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (9.09%) DHCP
8 4 (9.09%) Internet
8 4 (9.09%) SSL
9 3 (6.82%) VoIP
10 2 (4.55%) BGP
10 2 (4.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) Security Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) Splunk Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) IT Support
6 2 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Network Support
6 2 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.64%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) Information Security
1 12 (27.27%) SIEM
2 9 (20.45%) Information Management
3 7 (15.91%) ITIL
4 5 (11.36%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.82%) Network Security Management
6 3 (6.82%) Security Management
6 3 (6.82%) Service Management
7 2 (4.55%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (4.55%) CAD
7 2 (4.55%) Decision-Making
7 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.55%) Storage Management
7 2 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (2.27%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (2.27%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (27.27%) CCNA
2 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 11 (25.00%) CCNP
3 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (20.45%) CCSA
4 9 (20.45%) CISSP
5 8 (18.18%) CEH
6 7 (15.91%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (6.82%) CCSE
7 3 (6.82%) Degree
7 3 (6.82%) MCSE
7 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.27%) CCSP
9 1 (2.27%) CISM
9 1 (2.27%) CRISC
9 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) GIAC
9 1 (2.27%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (6.82%) VMware NSX
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) CSIRT
1 9 (20.45%) Nessus
1 9 (20.45%) Nmap
2 8 (18.18%) QRadar
3 6 (13.64%) FortiGate
4 2 (4.55%) SCSM
4 2 (4.55%) Tivoli
4 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.27%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Cisco
2 19 (43.18%) CheckPoint
3 12 (27.27%) Splunk
4 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.64%) VMware
6 5 (11.36%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (6.82%) F5
7 3 (6.82%) HP
7 3 (6.82%) Infoblox
7 3 (6.82%) SonicWALL
8 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.55%) Citrix
8 2 (4.55%) Juniper
8 2 (4.55%) Lotus
8 2 (4.55%) Trend Micro
9 1 (2.27%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.27%) LogRhythm
9 1 (2.27%) Meraki
9 1 (2.27%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) Veeam