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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security
England / Yorkshire
Rank 97 84 115
Rank change year-on-year -13 +31  
Contract jobs citing Network Security 29 51 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.36% 1.82% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.95% 13.97% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 18
Median daily rate £406 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -6.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £290 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +22.72%  

Network Security is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 324 365 397
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.21% 13.02% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 201 267
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £206 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 23
Median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £21.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Network Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -7 12 £388 +3.33% 5
South Yorkshire -13 11 £525 +40.00%
North Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
Network Security
England

Network Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 25 (37.88%) Firewall
2 23 (34.85%) Cisco
3 16 (24.24%) DNS
3 16 (24.24%) DHCP
4 14 (21.21%) Windows
4 14 (21.21%) Finance
5 13 (19.70%) LAN
5 13 (19.70%) WAN
6 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (18.18%) F5
7 10 (15.15%) SCCM
7 10 (15.15%) PCI DSS
7 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
7 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
8 9 (13.64%) VMware
8 9 (13.64%) Law
8 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
9 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
9 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
9 8 (12.12%) Banking
9 8 (12.12%) IP Telephony
9 8 (12.12%) CCNP
9 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange
9 8 (12.12%) VoIP

Network Security
Top Related 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 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (3.03%) CMS
3 2 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (1.52%) Confluence
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.52%) Liferay
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 6 (9.09%) MS Office
2 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Office 365
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.88%) Firewall
2 16 (24.24%) DHCP
2 16 (24.24%) DNS
3 13 (19.70%) LAN
3 13 (19.70%) WAN
4 8 (12.12%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (12.12%) IP Telephony
4 8 (12.12%) VoIP
5 7 (10.61%) Internet
6 4 (6.06%) AMQP
6 4 (6.06%) BGP
6 4 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (6.06%) SSL
7 3 (4.55%) EIGRP
7 3 (4.55%) Wireless
8 2 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (3.03%) HTTP
8 2 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (3.03%) OSPF
9 1 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) MySQL
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) Informix
3 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.52%) git-flow
1 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Law
3 8 (12.12%) Banking
3 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Games
5 1 (1.52%) iGaming
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 14 (21.21%) Network Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Architect
3 10 (15.15%) Security Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Security Architect
5 8 (12.12%) Consultant
5 8 (12.12%) Network Specialist
6 6 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Security Technical Architect
6 6 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 5 (7.58%) Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Kafka
1 4 (6.06%) LAMP
1 4 (6.06%) XML
2 3 (4.55%) Node.js
3 2 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) .NET
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.52%) CSS
4 1 (1.52%) CSS3
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) HTML5
4 1 (1.52%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.03%) Clustering
2 2 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (3.03%) RIA
3 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) PKI
3 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.58%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.12%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (10.61%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (9.09%) Data Security
3 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 5 (7.58%) Change Management
4 5 (7.58%) Migration
5 4 (6.06%) Database Security
5 4 (6.06%) Disk Encryption
5 4 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (6.06%) Software Deployment
6 3 (4.55%) Coaching
6 3 (4.55%) Identity Management
6 3 (4.55%) Information Security
6 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (4.55%) ITIL
6 3 (4.55%) Project Management
6 3 (4.55%) Security Architecture
6 3 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.58%) PHP
2 4 (6.06%) Java
3 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (1.52%) C
4 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (12.12%) CCNP
3 7 (10.61%) CCNA
4 6 (9.09%) CCSA
4 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.55%) CCIE
5 3 (4.55%) CCSE
5 3 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (1.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (1.52%) CCSP
6 1 (1.52%) CISSP
6 1 (1.52%) IISP
6 1 (1.52%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.52%) ISSEP
6 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.15%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (4.55%) QA
3 3 (4.55%) SLA
4 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.52%) GPG13
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.52%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.52%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.06%) NetVault Backup
2 4 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (6.06%) WSUS
3 2 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (1.52%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.52%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Cisco
2 12 (18.18%) F5
3 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
3 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.64%) VMware
5 4 (6.06%) Dell
5 4 (6.06%) Infoblox
5 4 (6.06%) Sophos
5 4 (6.06%) Symantec
6 3 (4.55%) BMC
6 3 (4.55%) Brocade
6 3 (4.55%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.55%) Veritas
7 2 (3.03%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.03%) Sourcefire
7 2 (3.03%) TippingPoint
8 1 (1.52%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.52%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds