The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 137 117 129
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 14 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.084% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.090% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£300 £290 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -35.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -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%
Network Security Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2884 2219 2943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.73% 93.27% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1730 1109 1460
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 208 319
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire - 7 £300 -
Suffolk - 5 £375 -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (91.67%) Network Security
2 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 18 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 17 (70.83%) LAN
4 14 (58.33%) Firewall
5 13 (54.17%) WAN
6 9 (37.50%) VPN
6 9 (37.50%) CCSA
7 8 (33.33%) CCSE
7 8 (33.33%) CCNP
7 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (29.17%) Windows
8 7 (29.17%) Wireless
9 6 (25.00%) Network Management
10 5 (20.83%) F5
10 5 (20.83%) IPsec
10 5 (20.83%) PKI
10 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
10 5 (20.83%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (20.83%) BGP
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 4 (16.67%) CCDP
11 4 (16.67%) Linux
11 4 (16.67%) OSPF
11 4 (16.67%) Splunk
11 4 (16.67%) Change Control
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (12.50%) Aruba

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (91.67%) Network Security
2 17 (70.83%) LAN
3 14 (58.33%) Firewall
4 13 (54.17%) WAN
5 9 (37.50%) VPN
6 8 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (29.17%) Wireless
8 5 (20.83%) IPsec
8 5 (20.83%) BGP
9 4 (16.67%) OSPF
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (12.50%) SSH
10 3 (12.50%) VoIP
10 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
10 3 (12.50%) DNS
10 3 (12.50%) SSL
11 2 (8.33%) MPLS
11 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
11 2 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Network Management
2 4 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (8.33%) Data Security
3 2 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) CCSA
2 8 (33.33%) CCSE
2 8 (33.33%) CCNP
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (20.83%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (16.67%) CCDP
5 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.17%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
1 18 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) F5
3 4 (16.67%) Splunk
4 3 (12.50%) Sourcefire
4 3 (12.50%) Aruba
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
5 2 (8.33%) Infoblox
5 2 (8.33%) Trend Micro
5 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Sophos
5 2 (8.33%) Websense
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.17%) Meru Networks