The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Network Security Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 102 126 116
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 24 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.91% 0.078% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.085% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
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£375 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £450 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -29.03%
Network Security Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2359 2349 2242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.05% 91.15% 91.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1261 1179 903
Average daily rate £388 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 85 133
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Network Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the Berkshire region.

Network Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 4 £375 -16.66% 1
Bracknell - 4 £300 -
Ascot - 1 £450 -
Network Security Engineer
South East

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title.

1 38 (90.48%) Network Security
2 36 (85.71%) CheckPoint
3 34 (80.95%) Firewall
4 30 (71.43%) Cisco
5 21 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (42.86%) CCNP
6 18 (42.86%) Telecoms
6 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (35.71%) OSPF
7 15 (35.71%) F5
8 12 (28.57%) CISSP
9 11 (26.19%) Internet
9 11 (26.19%) Juniper
10 10 (23.81%) Degree
10 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
10 10 (23.81%) HP
10 10 (23.81%) Change Management
10 10 (23.81%) CCSP
11 9 (21.43%) UNIX
11 9 (21.43%) CCNA
11 9 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (21.43%) CCSA
12 8 (19.05%) Fortinet
12 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
12 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (19.05%) Cisco ISE
12 8 (19.05%) BGP
12 8 (19.05%) TACACS
12 8 (19.05%) IPsec
12 8 (19.05%) VPN

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Network Security Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Network Security Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.52%) Apache
1 4 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (90.48%) Network Security
2 34 (80.95%) Firewall
3 21 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (35.71%) OSPF
5 11 (26.19%) Internet
6 9 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (19.05%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (19.05%) BGP
7 8 (19.05%) TACACS
7 8 (19.05%) IPsec
7 8 (19.05%) VPN
8 7 (16.67%) SSL
8 7 (16.67%) SMS
8 7 (16.67%) tcpdump
8 7 (16.67%) Nortel Alteon
8 7 (16.67%) Wireshark
8 7 (16.67%) BIG-IP
9 6 (14.29%) NetScaler
10 5 (11.90%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.52%) DB2
General
1 18 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) WAP
2 4 (9.52%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) SecurID
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) UNIX
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Linux
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (9.52%) SUSE
4 4 (9.52%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Change Management
2 7 (16.67%) Network Management
2 7 (16.67%) Fault Management
3 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 6 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
3 6 (14.29%) ITIL
4 5 (11.90%) eTOM
4 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.90%) Release Management
4 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (9.52%) Change Control
6 3 (7.14%) Validation
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security
7 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (4.76%) Security Architecture
7 2 (4.76%) Line Management
7 2 (4.76%) Service Management
8 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (42.86%) CCNP
1 18 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (28.57%) CISSP
3 10 (23.81%) Degree
3 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 10 (23.81%) CCSP
4 9 (21.43%) CCNA
4 9 (21.43%) CCSA
5 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 7 (16.67%) CCSE
7 3 (7.14%) CCIE
8 1 (2.38%) CCIP
8 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) SLA
1 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) vSphere
1 4 (9.52%) FreeRADIUS
2 3 (7.14%) Firmware
2 3 (7.14%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Netcool
1 7 (16.67%) OpenView
2 4 (9.52%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (9.52%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 36 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 30 (71.43%) Cisco
3 15 (35.71%) F5
4 11 (26.19%) Juniper
5 10 (23.81%) HP
6 8 (19.05%) Fortinet
7 7 (16.67%) VMware
7 7 (16.67%) Radware
7 7 (16.67%) Nortel
7 7 (16.67%) Citrix
7 7 (16.67%) CA
7 7 (16.67%) Crossbeam
8 4 (9.52%) Blue Coat
8 4 (9.52%) AlgoSec
8 4 (9.52%) Tufin
8 4 (9.52%) Splunk
8 4 (9.52%) IBM
8 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.52%) Oracle
9 3 (7.14%) Nokia