Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 130 142
Rank change year-on-year -23 +12 +22
Contract jobs citing Network Security 28 79 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.63% 1.46% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.28% 9.62% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 46 65
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.91% -5.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £278 £269 £243
90th Percentile £538 £556 £495
England median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £16.50 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.49% -
England median hourly rate £33.80 £32.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% -22.62% +50.00%

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 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 654 821 895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.80% 15.14% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 491 554
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.36% +8.79%
10th Percentile £168 £231 £208
90th Percentile £550 £550 £526
England median daily rate £403 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +0.63% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -15.76%
10th Percentile £11.14 £11.05 £9.63
90th Percentile £33.80 £46.75 £44.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.43% +12.25% +4.68%

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 24 November 2017.

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
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 24 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
West Yorkshire -6 25 £428 +12.50% 12
South Yorkshire +10 2 £563 +36.36% 1
North Yorkshire -5 1 £275 -15.45% 1
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Network Security.

1 21 (75.00%) Firewall
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (32.14%) McAfee
3 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 7 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (17.86%) Information Assurance
6 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (17.86%) Finance
7 4 (14.29%) Information Security
7 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 4 (14.29%) CCNP
8 3 (10.71%) LAN
8 3 (10.71%) VMware
8 3 (10.71%) Security Management
8 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
8 3 (10.71%) WAN
8 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.71%) F5
8 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (10.71%) VMware NSX
9 2 (7.14%) Grafana
9 2 (7.14%) Web Operations
9 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
9 2 (7.14%) Threat Management

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 (7.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Akamai
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (10.71%) LAN
4 3 (10.71%) WAN
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (7.14%) DMZ
5 2 (7.14%) Intelligent Network
5 2 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) BGP
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (3.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.57%) MPLS
6 1 (3.57%) OSPF
6 1 (3.57%) VoIP
6 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Security Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Technical Leader
7 3 (10.71%) Security Specialist
8 2 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (7.14%) Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Firewall Specialist
8 2 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
8 2 (7.14%) Information Specialist
8 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Web Applications Specialist
8 2 (7.14%) Web Specialist
8 2 (7.14%) WebOps Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Application Security Specialist
9 1 (3.57%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 2 (7.14%) LAMP
1 2 (7.14%) Memcached
1 2 (7.14%) Node.js
1 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.57%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Online Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) CentOS
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 7 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (17.86%) Information Assurance
3 4 (14.29%) Information Security
4 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
4 3 (10.71%) Security Management
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Security Operations
5 2 (7.14%) Threat Management
5 2 (7.14%) Web Operations
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (3.57%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (3.57%) Server Hardening
6 1 (3.57%) SIEM
6 1 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Task Automation
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 2 (7.14%) Java
1 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 2 (7.14%) PHP
1 2 (7.14%) Python
1 2 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) CCNP
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) CCSE
4 2 (7.14%) CCSP
4 2 (7.14%) CISSP
4 2 (7.14%) IISP
4 2 (7.14%) ISSAP
4 2 (7.14%) ISSEP
4 2 (7.14%) SSCP
5 1 (3.57%) CCSA
5 1 (3.57%) CCSM
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware NSX
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Grafana
1 2 (7.14%) Graphite
1 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Opsview
2 1 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) McAfee
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.71%) F5
6 3 (10.71%) VMware
7 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.14%) Imperva
7 2 (7.14%) Intel
7 2 (7.14%) New Relic
7 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
7 2 (7.14%) Splunk
8 1 (3.57%) Juniper