The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 108 117 101
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 15 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.23% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.25% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Median daily rate £320 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £332 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £412 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £335
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +17.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
2201 2370 2305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.02% 92.00% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1253 1086
Median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 108 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 5 £288 -16.05% 1
Bracknell -7 4 £320 -24.70%
Newbury - 1 - -
Network Security Engineer
South East

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Network Security Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (96.30%) Network Security
2 24 (88.89%) Firewall
3 19 (70.37%) Cisco
4 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
5 14 (51.85%) Telecoms
6 13 (48.15%) FortiGate
6 13 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (37.04%) Wireshark
7 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
8 9 (33.33%) Fortinet
9 6 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (18.52%) Network Design
10 5 (18.52%) VPN
11 4 (14.81%) SSL
11 4 (14.81%) LAN
11 4 (14.81%) CCNP
11 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (14.81%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (14.81%) Juniper
11 4 (14.81%) CCSA
11 4 (14.81%) CCSE
11 4 (14.81%) Degree
12 3 (11.11%) Citrix
13 2 (7.41%) Migration
13 2 (7.41%) CCNA
13 2 (7.41%) Windows
13 2 (7.41%) Linux
13 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
14 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
14 1 (3.70%) Nmap

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) Network Security
2 24 (88.89%) Firewall
3 13 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
4 10 (37.04%) Wireshark
5 6 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (18.52%) VPN
7 4 (14.81%) LAN
7 4 (14.81%) SSL
8 1 (3.70%) BGP
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.70%) DHCP
8 1 (3.70%) DNS
8 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.70%) IPsec
8 1 (3.70%) MPLS
8 1 (3.70%) OSPF
8 1 (3.70%) WAN
8 1 (3.70%) Wireless
General
1 14 (51.85%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Network Design
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
3 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
3 1 (3.70%) Information Security
3 1 (3.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (3.70%) SIEM
3 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) CCNP
1 4 (14.81%) CCSA
1 4 (14.81%) CCSE
1 4 (14.81%) Check Point Certification
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) Nessus
2 1 (3.70%) Nexpose
2 1 (3.70%) Nmap
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 9 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 4 (14.81%) Juniper
5 3 (11.11%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.70%) Huawei
7 1 (3.70%) Nokia
7 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.70%) Rapid7