The first table below looks at the demand for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 448 509 491
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 105 40 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.086% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.093% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £256 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45626 43161 49005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.60% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28137 25930 28012
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1961 2542
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Network Security Engineer
UK

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Network Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Network Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +22 39 £403 +7.33% 4
South East +21 34 £425 +34.92% 4
East of England 0 18 £310 +0.81% 3
South West -24 8 £450 - 1
West Midlands - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -4 1 - - 1
North West -8 1 - - 1
Network Security Engineer
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Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 184 (91.54%) Network Security
2 155 (77.11%) Cisco
3 148 (73.63%) CheckPoint
4 143 (71.14%) Firewall
5 94 (46.77%) Juniper
6 78 (38.81%) Cisco Certification
7 69 (34.33%) F5
8 67 (33.33%) CCNP
9 59 (29.35%) Cisco ASA
10 52 (25.87%) LAN
11 50 (24.88%) Blue Coat
12 48 (23.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 45 (22.39%) WAN
14 40 (19.90%) VPN
15 39 (19.40%) BGP
16 38 (18.91%) OSPF
16 38 (18.91%) Security Cleared
17 34 (16.92%) Windows
18 33 (16.42%) SC Cleared
18 33 (16.42%) CCSE
19 30 (14.93%) Cisco IOS
20 29 (14.43%) Finance
21 28 (13.93%) CCSA
22 26 (12.94%) Load Balancing
23 24 (11.94%) Cisco PIX
23 24 (11.94%) Banking
23 24 (11.94%) TCP/IP
24 23 (11.44%) McAfee
25 22 (10.95%) Linux
26 19 (9.45%) CISSP

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.49%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.00%) Apache
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 184 (91.54%) Network Security
2 143 (71.14%) Firewall
3 59 (29.35%) Cisco ASA
4 52 (25.87%) LAN
5 48 (23.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 45 (22.39%) WAN
7 40 (19.90%) VPN
8 39 (19.40%) BGP
9 38 (18.91%) OSPF
10 30 (14.93%) Cisco IOS
11 24 (11.94%) Cisco PIX
11 24 (11.94%) TCP/IP
12 18 (8.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 17 (8.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 15 (7.46%) Wireless
14 15 (7.46%) VLAN
14 15 (7.46%) Junos
15 13 (6.47%) SSL
16 9 (4.48%) DNS
17 8 (3.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 29 (14.43%) Finance
2 24 (11.94%) Banking
3 15 (7.46%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.49%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.49%) Law
5 3 (1.49%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.50%) .NET
1 1 (0.50%) DCOM
1 1 (0.50%) Web Services
1 1 (0.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.49%) PKI
2 4 (1.99%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.00%) SecurID
3 2 (1.00%) Replication
4 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.50%) CESG
4 1 (0.50%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.92%) Windows
2 22 (10.95%) Linux
3 18 (8.96%) UNIX
4 7 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.49%) Solaris
7 1 (0.50%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.94%) Load Balancing
2 17 (8.46%) Network Management
2 17 (8.46%) ITIL
3 11 (5.47%) Change Control
4 8 (3.98%) Change Management
5 7 (3.48%) SIEM
5 7 (3.48%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (3.48%) Migration
6 6 (2.99%) Network Design
7 5 (2.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (2.49%) Information Security
8 4 (1.99%) Security Architecture
8 4 (1.99%) Configuration Management
9 3 (1.49%) Demand Forecasting
9 3 (1.49%) Data Security
9 3 (1.49%) Incident Management
9 3 (1.49%) Network Architecture
9 3 (1.49%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (1.49%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (1.49%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.99%) Bash Shell
1 4 (1.99%) Perl
2 3 (1.49%) SQL
3 2 (1.00%) Ruby
3 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (38.81%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (33.33%) CCNP
3 38 (18.91%) Security Cleared
4 33 (16.42%) SC Cleared
4 33 (16.42%) CCSE
5 28 (13.93%) CCSA
6 19 (9.45%) CISSP
7 17 (8.46%) CCNA
8 10 (4.98%) Check Point Certification
8 10 (4.98%) CCIE
9 7 (3.48%) CCDP
9 7 (3.48%) CCSP
10 5 (2.49%) JNCIA
10 5 (2.49%) JNCIS
10 5 (2.49%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.99%) MCSE
11 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.49%) Degree
13 2 (1.00%) MCITP
13 2 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.49%) SLA
3 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.00%) COBIT
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 14 (6.97%) ProxySG
2 8 (3.98%) Snort
2 8 (3.98%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.00%) Nmap
4 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.99%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.50%) Netcool
3 1 (0.50%) OpenView
3 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 155 (77.11%) Cisco
2 148 (73.63%) CheckPoint
3 94 (46.77%) Juniper
4 69 (34.33%) F5
5 50 (24.88%) Blue Coat
6 23 (11.44%) McAfee
7 15 (7.46%) Sourcefire
8 13 (6.47%) Microsoft
9 11 (5.47%) Websense
10 10 (4.98%) HP
11 9 (4.48%) Nortel
11 9 (4.48%) Fortinet
12 8 (3.98%) Aruba
13 7 (3.48%) Splunk
14 6 (2.99%) TippingPoint
14 6 (2.99%) Citrix
14 6 (2.99%) Nokia
14 6 (2.99%) VMware
15 4 (1.99%) SolarWinds
15 4 (1.99%) Infoblox
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