The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 501 469 509
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 81 103 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 49 19
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£375 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £310 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £50.00
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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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47107 45196 41281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.71% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30238 28237 24557
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1775 1819 1985
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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
London -12 41 £356 -8.06% 8
West Midlands +11 14 £363 +11.53%
South East -43 11 £395 +5.33% 3
South West -4 5 £450 -
North West -16 4 £280 -2.60% 2
East Midlands -6 3 £375 -6.25%
Yorkshire -17 2 - -
East of England -11 1 £345 +10.40% 3
North East - 1 - -
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Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 141 (83.43%) Network Security
2 127 (75.15%) Cisco
3 118 (69.82%) Firewall
4 107 (63.31%) CheckPoint
5 71 (42.01%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (36.69%) Cisco ASA
7 60 (35.50%) Juniper
8 54 (31.95%) F5
9 53 (31.36%) VPN
10 48 (28.40%) CCNP
11 39 (23.08%) Windows
12 38 (22.49%) OSPF
13 37 (21.89%) BGP
14 29 (17.16%) SolarWinds
15 28 (16.57%) CCNA
15 28 (16.57%) LAN
15 28 (16.57%) WAN
15 28 (16.57%) Blue Coat
16 27 (15.98%) Wireless
17 26 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
18 23 (13.61%) DNS
18 23 (13.61%) TCP/IP
19 22 (13.02%) VMware
20 20 (11.83%) SSL
20 20 (11.83%) CCIE
21 19 (11.24%) MPLS
21 19 (11.24%) Finance
21 19 (11.24%) HSRP
21 19 (11.24%) Security Cleared
22 18 (10.65%) Information Security

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 7 (4.14%) IIS
1 7 (4.14%) Apache
2 6 (3.55%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.59%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (83.43%) Network Security
2 118 (69.82%) Firewall
3 62 (36.69%) Cisco ASA
4 53 (31.36%) VPN
5 38 (22.49%) OSPF
6 37 (21.89%) BGP
7 28 (16.57%) LAN
7 28 (16.57%) WAN
8 27 (15.98%) Wireless
9 26 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (13.61%) DNS
10 23 (13.61%) TCP/IP
11 20 (11.83%) SSL
12 19 (11.24%) HSRP
12 19 (11.24%) MPLS
13 17 (10.06%) VRRP
14 16 (9.47%) VLAN
15 14 (8.28%) DHCP
16 13 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (6.51%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (11.24%) Finance
2 9 (5.33%) Banking
3 8 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (0.59%) Games
5 1 (0.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.78%) LAMP
2 1 (0.59%) CSS
2 1 (0.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.69%) Clustering
2 10 (5.92%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.78%) PKI
5 2 (1.18%) Life Science
5 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.18%) SecurID
6 1 (0.59%) IVR
6 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.08%) Windows
2 15 (8.88%) Linux
3 6 (3.55%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.37%) UNIX
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (10.65%) Information Security
2 14 (8.28%) Kalman Filter
3 13 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 12 (7.10%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (5.33%) ITIL
6 8 (4.73%) Change Management
6 8 (4.73%) Incident Management
7 7 (4.14%) Cyber Security
8 6 (3.55%) Mentoring
8 6 (3.55%) Security Management
9 5 (2.96%) Network Design
9 5 (2.96%) SIEM
10 4 (2.37%) DDoS Mitigation
10 4 (2.37%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.37%) Information Security Management
10 4 (2.37%) PRINCE2
11 3 (1.78%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (1.78%) Deep Packet Inspection
12 2 (1.18%) Configuration Management
12 2 (1.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.37%) Perl
2 1 (0.59%) SQL
2 1 (0.59%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 71 (42.01%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (28.40%) CCNP
3 28 (16.57%) CCNA
4 20 (11.83%) CCIE
5 19 (11.24%) Security Cleared
6 12 (7.10%) CISSP
7 7 (4.14%) CCSE
8 6 (3.55%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.37%) CCSA
10 3 (1.78%) CISM
11 2 (1.18%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.18%) CISMP
11 2 (1.18%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.18%) ISACA
11 2 (1.18%) Degree
12 1 (0.59%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.59%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.59%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) SLA
2 5 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.37%) QA
4 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.33%) Snort
3 3 (1.78%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (1.78%) VirtualBox
4 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.59%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.59%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.59%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 13 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 10 (5.92%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (5.33%) OpenView
4 8 (4.73%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.78%) Nmap
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.59%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.59%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 127 (75.15%) Cisco
2 107 (63.31%) CheckPoint
3 60 (35.50%) Juniper
4 54 (31.95%) F5
5 29 (17.16%) SolarWinds
6 28 (16.57%) Blue Coat
7 22 (13.02%) VMware
8 17 (10.06%) HP
9 15 (8.88%) Websense
9 15 (8.88%) Aruba
10 13 (7.69%) Citrix
11 12 (7.10%) Sourcefire
12 9 (5.33%) Sophos
13 8 (4.73%) Fortinet
13 8 (4.73%) Microsoft
14 7 (4.14%) Nortel
14 7 (4.14%) Clearswift
15 6 (3.55%) Lotus
15 6 (3.55%) NetScout
15 6 (3.55%) Barracuda Networks
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