The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham 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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 61 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 4 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 2.42% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 2.58% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 1
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Network Security Engineer
West Midlands

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
710 776 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.21% 93.72% 91.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 530 337
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £205 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 26
Median hourly rate £18.23 £13.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.39% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £26.00 £26.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Birmingham region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Meraki
3 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Splunk
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper

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

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (20.00%) SIEM
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Meraki
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) VMware