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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 472 514 480
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 97 41 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.088% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.095% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 36
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £358
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44977 43051 48985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.56% 92.64% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27854 25792 27963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £240
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 1820 1992 2536
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.26 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
South East +20 34 £400 +26.98% 3
London +15 34 £430 +18.62% 6
East of England -6 15 £300 -2.43% 7
South West -21 8 £450 -
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 1
North West -5 1 £288 +27.77% 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 4
Network Security Engineer
UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 177 (92.19%) Network Security
2 151 (78.65%) Cisco
3 144 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 137 (71.35%) Firewall
5 92 (47.92%) Juniper
6 74 (38.54%) Cisco Certification
7 69 (35.94%) F5
8 64 (33.33%) CCNP
9 57 (29.69%) Cisco ASA
10 49 (25.52%) Blue Coat
11 47 (24.48%) LAN
12 45 (23.44%) Cisco Nexus
13 42 (21.88%) WAN
14 39 (20.31%) BGP
15 38 (19.79%) OSPF
15 38 (19.79%) Security Cleared
16 36 (18.75%) VPN
17 33 (17.19%) SC Cleared
18 31 (16.15%) Cisco IOS
19 30 (15.63%) CCSE
19 30 (15.63%) Windows
20 29 (15.10%) Finance
21 26 (13.54%) Banking
22 25 (13.02%) CCSA
23 23 (11.98%) McAfee
23 23 (11.98%) Cisco PIX
24 22 (11.46%) Load Balancing
25 21 (10.94%) Linux
26 20 (10.42%) TCP/IP
27 19 (9.90%) UNIX

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (1.56%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.04%) Apache
3 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 177 (92.19%) Network Security
2 137 (71.35%) Firewall
3 57 (29.69%) Cisco ASA
4 47 (24.48%) LAN
5 45 (23.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 42 (21.88%) WAN
7 39 (20.31%) BGP
8 38 (19.79%) OSPF
9 36 (18.75%) VPN
10 31 (16.15%) Cisco IOS
11 23 (11.98%) Cisco PIX
12 20 (10.42%) TCP/IP
13 18 (9.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 17 (8.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 14 (7.29%) Junos
15 14 (7.29%) VLAN
16 13 (6.77%) Wireless
17 10 (5.21%) SSL
17 10 (5.21%) Multicast
18 9 (4.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
General
1 29 (15.10%) Finance
2 26 (13.54%) Banking
3 14 (7.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.56%) Law
5 3 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.52%) .NET
1 1 (0.52%) DCOM
1 1 (0.52%) Web Services
1 1 (0.52%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.56%) PKI
3 2 (1.04%) Replication
4 1 (0.52%) CESG
4 1 (0.52%) SecurID
4 1 (0.52%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (15.63%) Windows
2 21 (10.94%) Linux
3 19 (9.90%) UNIX
4 6 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.56%) Solaris
7 1 (0.52%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (11.46%) Load Balancing
2 17 (8.85%) ITIL
3 13 (6.77%) Network Management
4 12 (6.25%) Change Control
5 8 (4.17%) Change Management
6 7 (3.65%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (3.13%) Migration
7 6 (3.13%) SIEM
8 5 (2.60%) Network Design
9 4 (2.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (2.08%) Security Architecture
9 4 (2.08%) Configuration Management
10 3 (1.56%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (1.56%) Information Security
10 3 (1.56%) Data Security
10 3 (1.56%) Network Architecture
10 3 (1.56%) eTOM
10 3 (1.56%) Incident Management
10 3 (1.56%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (1.56%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.08%) Perl
1 4 (2.08%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.56%) SQL
3 2 (1.04%) Ruby
3 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (38.54%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (33.33%) CCNP
3 38 (19.79%) Security Cleared
4 33 (17.19%) SC Cleared
5 30 (15.63%) CCSE
6 25 (13.02%) CCSA
7 17 (8.85%) CISSP
8 13 (6.77%) CCNA
9 10 (5.21%) CCIE
10 8 (4.17%) Check Point Certification
11 7 (3.65%) CCDP
12 6 (3.13%) CCSP
12 6 (3.13%) JNCIS
13 5 (2.60%) JNCIA
13 5 (2.60%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.56%) Degree
15 2 (1.04%) CCA
15 2 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (1.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.08%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) COBIT
3 1 (0.52%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (7.29%) ProxySG
2 8 (4.17%) Snort
3 5 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.52%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 4 (2.08%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.52%) OpenView
3 1 (0.52%) Netcool
3 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 151 (78.65%) Cisco
2 144 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 92 (47.92%) Juniper
4 69 (35.94%) F5
5 49 (25.52%) Blue Coat
6 23 (11.98%) McAfee
7 13 (6.77%) Sourcefire
7 13 (6.77%) Microsoft
8 11 (5.73%) HP
8 11 (5.73%) Websense
9 10 (5.21%) Fortinet
10 9 (4.69%) Nortel
11 8 (4.17%) Aruba
12 7 (3.65%) Citrix
12 7 (3.65%) Splunk
13 6 (3.13%) TippingPoint
13 6 (3.13%) Nokia
14 5 (2.60%) VMware
15 4 (2.08%) IronPort
15 4 (2.08%) SolarWinds
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