The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 187 215 198
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 20 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.096% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.10% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 15
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£388 £373 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £335 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £334
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.75 £29.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.70%
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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 City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5567 6726 6552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.03% 92.50% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 4892 4752
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 137 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Network Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the City of London region.

Network Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 25 (86.21%) Network Security
2 24 (82.76%) Cisco
3 23 (79.31%) Firewall
4 18 (62.07%) CheckPoint
5 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (55.17%) CCNP
7 13 (44.83%) F5
8 12 (41.38%) Juniper
9 10 (34.48%) Blue Coat
9 10 (34.48%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (27.59%) BGP
10 8 (27.59%) LAN
10 8 (27.59%) WAN
11 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
11 7 (24.14%) VPN
12 6 (20.69%) CCSE
12 6 (20.69%) Finance
12 6 (20.69%) VLAN
13 5 (17.24%) Sourcefire
13 5 (17.24%) Snort
13 5 (17.24%) OSPF
14 4 (13.79%) Wireless
14 4 (13.79%) CCIE
14 4 (13.79%) HSRP
14 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
15 3 (10.34%) CCNA
15 3 (10.34%) VRRP
15 3 (10.34%) IPsec

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) Network Security
2 23 (79.31%) Firewall
3 10 (34.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (27.59%) BGP
4 8 (27.59%) LAN
4 8 (27.59%) WAN
5 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
5 7 (24.14%) VPN
6 6 (20.69%) VLAN
7 5 (17.24%) OSPF
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (13.79%) HSRP
8 4 (13.79%) Wireless
9 3 (10.34%) IPsec
9 3 (10.34%) VRRP
10 2 (6.90%) SNMP
10 2 (6.90%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) SecurID
2 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
2 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Network Management
2 2 (6.90%) Service Management
3 1 (3.45%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (3.45%) Security Management
3 1 (3.45%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Information Security
3 1 (3.45%) Network Design
3 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Management
3 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.45%) High Availability
3 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.45%) Analytics
3 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (55.17%) CCNP
3 6 (20.69%) CCSE
4 4 (13.79%) CCIE
5 3 (10.34%) CCNA
6 1 (3.45%) CISSP
6 1 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.45%) CCSA
6 1 (3.45%) CCSP
6 1 (3.45%) CCIP
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Snort
2 1 (3.45%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 18 (62.07%) CheckPoint
3 13 (44.83%) F5
4 12 (41.38%) Juniper
5 10 (34.48%) Blue Coat
6 5 (17.24%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.90%) VMware
7 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.45%) ProCurve
8 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.45%) Proofpoint
8 1 (3.45%) Brocade
8 1 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.45%) HP
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