Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 143 171
Rank change year-on-year +54 +28 -32
Contract jobs citing Network Security 31 48 36
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.50% 1.07% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.47% 9.07% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 25
Median daily rate £488 £455 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.64% -2.35%
10th Percentile £375 £285 £313
90th Percentile £610 £575 £645
England median daily rate £450 £463 £475
% change year-on-year -2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.59 -
England median hourly rate £26.81 £25.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +7.24% +2.04% -30.00%

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 296 529 628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.29% 11.75% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 366 442
Median daily rate £385 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.44% +9.09% -1.79%
10th Percentile £188 £224 £226
90th Percentile £616 £575 £575
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 30
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -12.75% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.65 £12.95
90th Percentile £19.50 £19.65 £46.33
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +0.50%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Yorkshire

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Network Security in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Network Security in Yorkshire

Network Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Network Security in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Network Security in Yorkshire

Network Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Network Security in Yorkshire.

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 1 June 2020. 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 +51 28 £494 -3.66% 5
South Yorkshire +31 2 £343 -8.67% 1
North Yorkshire +1 1 - - 1
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 24 (77.42%) Firewall
2 14 (45.16%) Azure
2 14 (45.16%) SIEM
2 14 (45.16%) SaaS
3 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
3 13 (41.94%) LAN
3 13 (41.94%) WAN
4 12 (38.71%) Cisco
4 12 (38.71%) Network Design
4 12 (38.71%) IaaS
4 12 (38.71%) PaaS
5 11 (35.48%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (35.48%) Private Cloud
5 11 (35.48%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (35.48%) DMZ
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) Citrix
7 6 (19.35%) Project Management
7 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (16.13%) Strategic Roadmap
8 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
9 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (12.90%) Palo Alto
10 3 (9.68%) DevOps
10 3 (9.68%) Data Loss Prevention
10 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
10 3 (9.68%) Office 365
10 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
10 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint

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 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (45.16%) Azure
1 14 (45.16%) SaaS
2 12 (38.71%) IaaS
2 12 (38.71%) PaaS
3 3 (9.68%) Office 365
4 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) AWS
5 1 (3.23%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 24 (77.42%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) LAN
2 13 (41.94%) WAN
3 11 (35.48%) DMZ
3 11 (35.48%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) X.509
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) IPsec
5 1 (3.23%) Junos
5 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Big Data
General
1 2 (6.45%) Banking
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
1 6 (19.35%) Security Engineer
1 6 (19.35%) Technical Leader
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Security Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Security Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Security Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Azure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Firewall Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Operations Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Data Centre
2 11 (35.48%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) SIEM
2 12 (38.71%) Network Design
3 11 (35.48%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (16.13%) Strategic Roadmap
6 3 (9.68%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (9.68%) DevOps
6 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
6 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) Architectural Design
7 2 (6.45%) Critical Success Factor
7 2 (6.45%) Data Security
7 2 (6.45%) DevSecOps
7 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Server Hardening
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) CCNP
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.23%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) VMware NSX
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) Palo Alto
5 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
6 2 (6.45%) VMware
7 1 (3.23%) Alibaba
7 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.23%) Splunk