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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 188 217 210
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 13 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.098% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.11% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £375 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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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
5363 6610 7331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.45% 92.42% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3925 4808 5247
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 140 182
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £32.75 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 21 (80.77%) Cisco
1 21 (80.77%) Network Security
2 20 (76.92%) CheckPoint
3 17 (65.38%) Firewall
4 14 (53.85%) Juniper
5 12 (46.15%) F5
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (42.31%) Blue Coat
7 10 (38.46%) VPN
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (34.62%) CCNP
9 6 (23.08%) LAN
9 6 (23.08%) WAN
9 6 (23.08%) CCSE
9 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 6 (23.08%) VLAN
9 6 (23.08%) Finance
10 5 (19.23%) Sourcefire
10 5 (19.23%) Snort
10 5 (19.23%) BGP
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
11 4 (15.38%) HSRP
11 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
11 4 (15.38%) OSPF
12 3 (11.54%) Wireless
12 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
12 3 (11.54%) Banking
12 3 (11.54%) McAfee

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (3.85%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 21 (80.77%) Network Security
2 17 (65.38%) Firewall
3 10 (38.46%) VPN
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (23.08%) LAN
5 6 (23.08%) WAN
5 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 6 (23.08%) VLAN
6 5 (19.23%) BGP
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (15.38%) HSRP
7 4 (15.38%) OSPF
8 3 (11.54%) Wireless
8 3 (11.54%) VRRP
9 2 (7.69%) SNMP
9 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (3.85%) Junos
10 1 (3.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.85%) Publishing
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.85%) Analytics
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.85%) Network Design
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Information Security
3 1 (3.85%) Security Management
3 1 (3.85%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (34.62%) CCNP
3 6 (23.08%) CCSE
4 3 (11.54%) CCIE
5 2 (7.69%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) CISSP
6 1 (3.85%) CCSP
6 1 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.85%) CCSA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Snort
2 1 (3.85%) Nmap
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 20 (76.92%) CheckPoint
3 14 (53.85%) Juniper
4 12 (46.15%) F5
5 11 (42.31%) Blue Coat
6 5 (19.23%) Sourcefire
7 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
7 3 (11.54%) McAfee
8 2 (7.69%) Infoblox
9 1 (3.85%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.85%) Proofpoint
9 1 (3.85%) Aruba
9 1 (3.85%) Splunk
9 1 (3.85%) HP
9 1 (3.85%) Nortel
9 1 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (3.85%) Radware