The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 59 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £50.00
Network Security Engineer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
723 636 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.40% 90.34% 90.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 374 299
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 20
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.48% -23.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 22 (100.00%) Network Security
2 20 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 19 (86.36%) Cisco
4 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
4 13 (59.09%) Clustering
5 8 (36.36%) Firewall
5 8 (36.36%) OSPF
5 8 (36.36%) BGP
5 8 (36.36%) CCNP
5 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (36.36%) Juniper
6 7 (31.82%) MPLS
7 6 (27.27%) F5
8 4 (18.18%) CCIE
8 4 (18.18%) LAN
8 4 (18.18%) WAN
8 4 (18.18%) VPN
9 3 (13.64%) Riverbed
10 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
10 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
10 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
10 2 (9.09%) Network Design
10 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
11 1 (4.55%) Banking
11 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat
11 1 (4.55%) Finance
11 1 (4.55%) Perl
11 1 (4.55%) UNIX
11 1 (4.55%) Solaris

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) Network Security
2 8 (36.36%) OSPF
2 8 (36.36%) BGP
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) MPLS
4 4 (18.18%) LAN
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Solaris
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.09%) Network Design
1 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) CCNP
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (18.18%) CCIE
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) CheckPoint
2 19 (86.36%) Cisco
3 8 (36.36%) Juniper
4 6 (27.27%) F5
5 3 (13.64%) Riverbed
6 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
7 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat