Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 161 150 135
Rank change year-on-year -11 -15 0
Contract jobs citing Network Security 38 34 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.78% 0.77% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.85% 5.61% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 39
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £414 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +0.30% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £295
90th Percentile £625 £660 £590
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.96 - £16.50
10th Percentile £16.84 - £12.91
90th Percentile £32.33 - £18.25
England median hourly rate £28.50 £16.63 £26.25
% change year-on-year +71.38% -36.65% -37.50%

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 650 606 733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.42% 13.71% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 378 437
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £281 £168 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £410 £402
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.12% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 39 39
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% -13.82% +30.77%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.80 £12.40
90th Percentile £22.19 £39.48 £36.75
England median hourly rate £18.76 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.32% -16.89% +2.27%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -12 26 £525 +27.27% 14
South Yorkshire -5 7 £320 -51.99% 3
North Yorkshire 0 4 £388 +29.17% 2
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 27 (71.05%) Cisco
2 26 (68.42%) Firewall
3 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
4 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
4 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (28.95%) F5
6 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
6 9 (23.68%) CCNP
6 9 (23.68%) CCNA
6 9 (23.68%) LAN
6 9 (23.68%) WAN
7 8 (21.05%) OSPF
7 8 (21.05%) Splunk
7 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco ISE
8 7 (18.42%) SIEM
8 7 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
8 7 (18.42%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (18.42%) BGP
9 6 (15.79%) CISSP
9 6 (15.79%) ITIL
9 6 (15.79%) Windows
9 6 (15.79%) VPN
9 6 (15.79%) DNS
9 6 (15.79%) Nessus
9 6 (15.79%) CEH
9 6 (15.79%) Nmap
9 6 (15.79%) Finance

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 (2.63%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (68.42%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) LAN
2 9 (23.68%) WAN
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (21.05%) OSPF
4 7 (18.42%) BGP
4 7 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (18.42%) Cisco ISE
4 7 (18.42%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco Firepower
5 6 (15.79%) DNS
5 6 (15.79%) VPN
6 5 (13.16%) HTTP
7 4 (10.53%) BIG-IP
7 4 (10.53%) MPLS
7 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (10.53%) Wireless
8 3 (7.89%) 802.11
8 3 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (7.89%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Billing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Network Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Security Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Network Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Network Project Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Network Security Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Security Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Splunk Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
3 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.63%) Unix
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.42%) SIEM
3 6 (15.79%) Information Security
3 6 (15.79%) ITIL
4 5 (13.16%) Decision-Making
4 5 (13.16%) Information Management
4 5 (13.16%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
6 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
6 3 (7.89%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) Dependency Management
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (5.26%) Matrix Management
7 2 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (5.26%) Network Segmentation
7 2 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.63%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (23.68%) CCNA
3 9 (23.68%) CCNP
4 6 (15.79%) CEH
4 6 (15.79%) CISSP
5 5 (13.16%) CCSA
5 5 (13.16%) Degree
6 3 (7.89%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (5.26%) CCSE
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.63%) CRISC
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.63%) MCSE
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.26%) VMware NSX
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Nessus
1 6 (15.79%) Nmap
1 6 (15.79%) QRadar
2 5 (13.16%) CSIRT
3 3 (7.89%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.63%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.63%) SCSM
4 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Cisco
2 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 11 (28.95%) F5
4 8 (21.05%) Splunk
5 4 (10.53%) VMware
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.26%) Avaya
7 2 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (5.26%) Infoblox
7 2 (5.26%) Meraki
7 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.63%) Aruba
8 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.63%) McAfee
8 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.63%) Symantec
8 1 (2.63%) Trend Micro
8 1 (2.63%) Veeam