The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Network Security Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Engineer
UK / England
Rank 472 489 487
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 103 101 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.25% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 47 54
Median daily rate £401 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £280 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
39238 43349 43884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.62% 94.94% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25748 27917 28128
Median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1338 1586 1778
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +31 40 £365 +4.28% 8
London -8 40 £475 +11.76% 12
North West +25 12 £338 -32.50% 2
South West +16 3 £388 +3.33% 2
Yorkshire +6 3 £380 +35.71% 1
North East - 2 £358 -
East of England -4 1 - -
West Midlands -8 1 £450 - 1
Network Security Engineer
UK

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Network Security Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 204 (86.81%) Network Security
2 196 (83.40%) Firewall
3 172 (73.19%) Cisco
4 137 (58.30%) CheckPoint
5 119 (50.64%) Cisco Certification
6 97 (41.28%) Cisco ASA
7 91 (38.72%) Juniper
8 80 (34.04%) LAN
9 73 (31.06%) WAN
10 72 (30.64%) CCNP
10 72 (30.64%) Palo Alto
11 57 (24.26%) F5
12 47 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 47 (20.00%) CCNA
12 47 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 44 (18.72%) SC Cleared
14 40 (17.02%) VPN
15 36 (15.32%) Wireless
16 31 (13.19%) CCSA
16 31 (13.19%) OSPF
16 31 (13.19%) SSL
17 30 (12.77%) Fortinet
18 29 (12.34%) Blue Coat
18 29 (12.34%) DNS
18 29 (12.34%) CCIE
19 28 (11.91%) Finance
20 27 (11.49%) Load Balancing
21 26 (11.06%) TCP/IP
22 25 (10.64%) CCSP
22 25 (10.64%) CCSE

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.13%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) G Suite
2 1 (0.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 204 (86.81%) Network Security
2 196 (83.40%) Firewall
3 97 (41.28%) Cisco ASA
4 80 (34.04%) LAN
5 73 (31.06%) WAN
6 40 (17.02%) VPN
7 36 (15.32%) Wireless
8 31 (13.19%) OSPF
8 31 (13.19%) SSL
9 29 (12.34%) DNS
10 26 (11.06%) TCP/IP
11 23 (9.79%) BGP
11 23 (9.79%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (8.94%) DHCP
13 20 (8.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 20 (8.51%) NetScaler
14 19 (8.09%) MPLS
15 18 (7.66%) BIG-IP
15 18 (7.66%) Intrusion Detection
16 16 (6.81%) VoIP
General
1 28 (11.91%) Finance
2 17 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.98%) Banking
4 4 (1.70%) Advertising
5 3 (1.28%) Legal
5 3 (1.28%) Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.83%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.85%) REST
3 1 (0.43%) RESTful
3 1 (0.43%) SOAP
3 1 (0.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 12 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.40%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.55%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.13%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (0.85%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.85%) NHS
7 2 (0.85%) PKI
7 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.43%) CESG
8 1 (0.43%) DataPower
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.43%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.38%) Linux
2 7 (2.98%) Windows
3 5 (2.13%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.43%) CentOS
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (11.49%) Load Balancing
2 22 (9.36%) ITIL
3 21 (8.94%) SIEM
4 19 (8.09%) Kalman Filter
5 18 (7.66%) Change Management
5 18 (7.66%) Penetration Testing
6 16 (6.81%) Network Management
6 16 (6.81%) Project Management
7 15 (6.38%) Information Security
8 12 (5.11%) Problem Management
8 12 (5.11%) Web Filtering
9 11 (4.68%) DDoS Mitigation
9 11 (4.68%) Network Architecture
10 10 (4.26%) Service Management
11 9 (3.83%) Data Protection
11 9 (3.83%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.83%) Network Design
11 9 (3.83%) Security Operations
11 9 (3.83%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (3.40%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.85%) C
2 2 (0.85%) Java
2 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 119 (50.64%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (30.64%) CCNP
3 47 (20.00%) CCNA
3 47 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 44 (18.72%) SC Cleared
5 31 (13.19%) CCSA
6 29 (12.34%) CCIE
7 25 (10.64%) CCSE
7 25 (10.64%) CCSP
8 17 (7.23%) CISSP
9 11 (4.68%) JNCIS
10 10 (4.26%) JNCIP
11 9 (3.83%) Degree
12 8 (3.40%) CCVP
12 8 (3.40%) JNCIA
13 6 (2.55%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (1.70%) CCMSE
14 4 (1.70%) JNCIE
15 2 (0.85%) CCDP
15 2 (0.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.79%) PCI DSS
2 19 (8.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (5.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (3.83%) HIPAA
4 9 (3.83%) SLA
5 2 (0.85%) QA
5 2 (0.85%) RMADS
6 1 (0.43%) GPG13
6 1 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.43%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.85%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.85%) vSphere
4 2 (0.85%) XenServer
5 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (7.23%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (2.13%) Nagios
2 5 (2.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (1.70%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (1.28%) Cacti
4 3 (1.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.85%) EnCase
5 2 (0.85%) Nessus
5 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.85%) Puppet
5 2 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.85%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.43%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.43%) SELinux
6 1 (0.43%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.43%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.43%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 172 (73.19%) Cisco
2 137 (58.30%) CheckPoint
3 91 (38.72%) Juniper
4 72 (30.64%) Palo Alto
5 57 (24.26%) F5
6 30 (12.77%) Fortinet
7 29 (12.34%) Blue Coat
8 25 (10.64%) Brocade
9 16 (6.81%) HP
9 16 (6.81%) Microsoft
9 16 (6.81%) Riverbed
10 15 (6.38%) Citrix
11 12 (5.11%) TippingPoint
12 11 (4.68%) Intel Security
13 10 (4.26%) FireEye
13 10 (4.26%) SolarWinds
14 9 (3.83%) Sourcefire
15 8 (3.40%) Aruba
15 8 (3.40%) VMware
16 7 (2.98%) Tufin
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