Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 152 109
Rank change year-on-year +8 -43 +49
Contract jobs citing Network Security 51 31 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.03% 0.73% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.82% 4.87% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 70
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +14.67% -
10th Percentile £324 £381 £274
90th Percentile £643 £630 £526
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £28.27 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.40% +71.30% +32.00%
10th Percentile £15.24 £27.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £31.43 £29.13 £17.25
England median hourly rate £19.39 £50.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -61.23% +66.67% -14.29%

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 652 636 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.18% 15.03% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 341 492
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £256 £213 £233
90th Percentile £556 £550 £549
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 38 48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.20 £13.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +2.53% -1.07%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.53 £10.20
90th Percentile £40.10 £30.89 £44.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +2 31 £525 +32.91% 15
South Yorkshire -6 12 £331 -38.37% 2
North Yorkshire - 7 £415 - 1
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 (64.71%) Firewall
2 24 (47.06%) Cisco
3 20 (39.22%) CheckPoint
4 15 (29.41%) VPN
5 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (27.45%) Information Security
6 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
6 13 (25.49%) SIEM
7 12 (23.53%) CCNA
8 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
9 10 (19.61%) Splunk
9 10 (19.61%) Data Centre
9 10 (19.61%) CCNP
9 10 (19.61%) WAN
9 10 (19.61%) Nessus
10 9 (17.65%) LAN
10 9 (17.65%) Windows
11 8 (15.69%) Linux
11 8 (15.69%) HTTP
11 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
11 8 (15.69%) CISSP
11 8 (15.69%) Nmap
11 8 (15.69%) CCSA
11 8 (15.69%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (15.69%) Information Management
11 8 (15.69%) Metasploit
11 8 (15.69%) CSIRT
12 7 (13.73%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (13.73%) QRadar
12 7 (13.73%) IPsec

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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.96%) GitHub
3 1 (1.96%) IaaS
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (64.71%) Firewall
2 15 (29.41%) VPN
3 10 (19.61%) WAN
4 9 (17.65%) LAN
5 8 (15.69%) HTTP
5 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
6 7 (13.73%) IPsec
7 6 (11.76%) 802.11
7 6 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (11.76%) Wireless
8 5 (9.80%) Internet
9 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (7.84%) DNS
10 3 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (5.88%) DHCP
10 3 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (5.88%) SSL
11 2 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (3.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 16 (31.37%) Security Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Architect
5 5 (9.80%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Splunk Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.92%) IT Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) IT Support
8 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Network Support
8 2 (3.92%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.92%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.73%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.92%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Information Security
2 13 (25.49%) SIEM
3 8 (15.69%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (15.69%) Information Management
4 7 (13.73%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (7.84%) Security Operations
7 3 (5.88%) Identity Management
7 3 (5.88%) Network Security Management
7 3 (5.88%) Security Management
7 3 (5.88%) Threat Intelligence
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.92%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (3.92%) Change Management
8 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.92%) Migration
8 2 (3.92%) Project Management
8 2 (3.92%) Resource Management
8 2 (3.92%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (3.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.49%) Security Cleared
3 12 (23.53%) CCNA
4 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
5 10 (19.61%) CCNP
6 8 (15.69%) CCSA
6 8 (15.69%) CISSP
7 7 (13.73%) CEH
7 7 (13.73%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (5.88%) MCSE
8 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.92%) Degree
10 1 (1.96%) CCSE
10 1 (1.96%) CCSP
10 1 (1.96%) CISM
10 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.96%) GIAC
10 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.96%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.96%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (5.88%) VMware NSX
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.96%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Nessus
2 8 (15.69%) CSIRT
2 8 (15.69%) Nmap
3 7 (13.73%) QRadar
4 5 (9.80%) FortiGate
5 2 (3.92%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (1.96%) Ansible
6 1 (1.96%) SCSM
6 1 (1.96%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.96%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Cisco
2 20 (39.22%) CheckPoint
3 10 (19.61%) Splunk
4 5 (9.80%) Barracuda Networks
4 5 (9.80%) HP
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.80%) VMware
5 4 (7.84%) F5
6 3 (5.88%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.92%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.92%) CyberArk
7 2 (3.92%) Infoblox
7 2 (3.92%) Intel
7 2 (3.92%) Juniper
7 2 (3.92%) McAfee
8 1 (1.96%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.96%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.96%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.96%) Trend Micro