Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 138 111
Rank change year-on-year -17 -27 +50
Contract jobs citing Network Security 38 43 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.78% 1.04% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 6.92% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 52
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £359 £288
90th Percentile £646 £539 £474
England median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £28.27 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.83% +71.30% -
10th Percentile £33.50 £27.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £36.50 £29.13 £17.25
England median hourly rate £24.50 £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -51.00% +122.22% -25.00%

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 608 621 751
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.46% 14.99% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 336 444
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £226 £258 £227
90th Percentile £575 £541 £550
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 34 48
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £13.68 £10.75 £10.20
90th Percentile £47.25 £32.36 £41.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +17.65%

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 21 June 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
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 21 June 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 -19 25 £439 +11.08% 15
South Yorkshire -9 9 £400 -23.81%
North Yorkshire +3 3 £325 -13.33%
Network Security
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 22 (57.89%) Firewall
2 16 (42.11%) Cisco
3 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
4 11 (28.95%) Information Security
5 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (23.68%) VPN
6 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
7 8 (21.05%) SIEM
7 8 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
7 8 (21.05%) CCNA
8 7 (18.42%) Windows
8 7 (18.42%) Linux
8 7 (18.42%) WAN
8 7 (18.42%) Nessus
8 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
9 6 (15.79%) Internet
9 6 (15.79%) CCNP
10 5 (13.16%) LAN
10 5 (13.16%) Finance
10 5 (13.16%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (13.16%) Office 365
10 5 (13.16%) Splunk
10 5 (13.16%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (10.53%) Security Operations
11 4 (10.53%) CSIRT
11 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
11 4 (10.53%) Metasploit
11 4 (10.53%) Information 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 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
2 2 (5.26%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (23.68%) VPN
3 7 (18.42%) WAN
4 6 (15.79%) Internet
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (13.16%) LAN
6 4 (10.53%) HTTP
6 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 3 (7.89%) DNS
7 3 (7.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (7.89%) SSL
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.26%) DHCP
8 2 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (5.26%) IPsec
8 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
8 2 (5.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Security Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Security Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) IT Support
6 2 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) 802.1X
1 2 (5.26%) LDAP
1 2 (5.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.16%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) CESG
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Linux
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Information Security
2 8 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (21.05%) SIEM
3 4 (10.53%) Information Management
3 4 (10.53%) Security Operations
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps
4 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
4 3 (7.89%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Migration
4 3 (7.89%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (5.26%) Change Control
5 2 (5.26%) Content Development
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (5.26%) Privileged Access Management
5 2 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (5.26%) Threat Management
5 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) CCNA
4 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
5 6 (15.79%) CCNP
6 4 (10.53%) CISSP
7 2 (5.26%) CCSA
7 2 (5.26%) CEH
7 2 (5.26%) Degree
8 1 (2.63%) CCSE
8 1 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.63%) CITP
8 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.63%) IISP
8 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.63%) Master's Degree
8 1 (2.63%) MBCS
8 1 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Nessus
2 4 (10.53%) CSIRT
2 4 (10.53%) Nmap
3 3 (7.89%) QRadar
4 2 (5.26%) Ansible
4 2 (5.26%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (5.26%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.63%) SCSM
5 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Cisco
2 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
3 5 (13.16%) Splunk
4 4 (10.53%) VMware
5 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.89%) F5
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) ArcSight
6 2 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (5.26%) Cloudera
6 2 (5.26%) CyberArk
6 2 (5.26%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Intel
6 2 (5.26%) McAfee
7 1 (2.63%) Citrix
7 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.63%) Juniper
7 1 (2.63%) Lotus
7 1 (2.63%) Mercator
7 1 (2.63%) Symantec