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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 56 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% 0.33% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.37% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£425 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -29.03%
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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
572 538 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 90.94% 88.49% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 302 209
Average daily rate £350 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £208 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 36
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.00 £30.00
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 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 16 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Websense
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
1 1 (100.00%) Ruckus Wireless

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Websense
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Ruckus Wireless