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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 105 119 145
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 18 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.47% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.51% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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
2227 2364 2769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 91.63% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1067 1004
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 87 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 September 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
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Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Reading +18 5 £450 - 1
Network Security Engineer
South East

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (87.88%) CheckPoint
1 29 (87.88%) Network Security
2 26 (78.79%) Firewall
3 21 (63.64%) Cisco
4 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (45.45%) CCNP
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (33.33%) F5
7 11 (33.33%) Juniper
7 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 10 (30.30%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
9 9 (27.27%) OSPF
10 8 (24.24%) CCSA
11 7 (21.21%) HP
11 7 (21.21%) CCSP
11 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
12 6 (18.18%) Network Management
12 6 (18.18%) UNIX
12 6 (18.18%) BIG-IP
13 5 (15.15%) CCIE
13 5 (15.15%) CCNA
13 5 (15.15%) CISSP
13 5 (15.15%) Degree
14 4 (12.12%) Nortel Alteon
14 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
14 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
14 4 (12.12%) Fault Management
14 4 (12.12%) Crossbeam
14 4 (12.12%) tcpdump

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (6.06%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) Network Security
2 26 (78.79%) Firewall
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (27.27%) OSPF
6 6 (18.18%) BIG-IP
7 4 (12.12%) Nortel Alteon
7 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
7 4 (12.12%) tcpdump
7 4 (12.12%) SSL
7 4 (12.12%) SMS
7 4 (12.12%) TACACS
8 3 (9.09%) Internet
8 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (6.06%) BGP
9 2 (6.06%) VoIP
9 2 (6.06%) WAN
9 2 (6.06%) SNMP
10 1 (3.03%) DAB
General
1 11 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.03%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) UNIX
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Network Management
2 4 (12.12%) Fault Management
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Change Management
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.09%) Demand Forecasting
3 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 3 (9.09%) Release Management
3 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.09%) eTOM
4 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) Change Control
4 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security
4 2 (6.06%) Network Design
5 1 (3.03%) Business Development
5 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (45.45%) CCNP
3 8 (24.24%) CCSA
4 7 (21.21%) CCSP
4 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
5 5 (15.15%) CCIE
5 5 (15.15%) CCNA
5 5 (15.15%) CISSP
5 5 (15.15%) Degree
6 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.12%) CCSE
7 3 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (3.03%) CCDP
8 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) OpenView
1 4 (12.12%) Netcool
2 3 (9.09%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) CheckPoint
2 21 (63.64%) Cisco
3 11 (33.33%) F5
3 11 (33.33%) Juniper
4 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
5 7 (21.21%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) Fortinet
6 4 (12.12%) Crossbeam
6 4 (12.12%) Nortel
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
6 4 (12.12%) Radware
6 4 (12.12%) Nokia
7 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.03%) AlgoSec
7 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.03%) Tufin
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Austin Fraser
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