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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 474 507 476
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 105 45 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.093% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.100% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 27 37
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£375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £260 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £353
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +69.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
Network Security Engineer
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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
46312 45019 50103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.50% 92.74% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28584 27333 28780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1836 1956 2521
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 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 20 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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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 +32 43 £375 - 8
South East +21 32 £450 +42.85% 5
East of England 0 18 £310 +6.89% 3
South West -28 5 £450 -
West Midlands - 3 £320 - 1
North West -8 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
Network Security Engineer
UK

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 178 (89.45%) Network Security
2 153 (76.88%) Cisco
3 142 (71.36%) CheckPoint
3 142 (71.36%) Firewall
4 91 (45.73%) Juniper
5 79 (39.70%) Cisco Certification
6 72 (36.18%) F5
7 68 (34.17%) CCNP
8 62 (31.16%) Cisco ASA
9 54 (27.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 53 (26.63%) Blue Coat
11 52 (26.13%) LAN
12 47 (23.62%) WAN
13 42 (21.11%) OSPF
14 41 (20.60%) BGP
15 39 (19.60%) VPN
16 33 (16.58%) Security Cleared
17 32 (16.08%) CCSE
17 32 (16.08%) Windows
18 30 (15.08%) Finance
19 29 (14.57%) CCSA
19 29 (14.57%) SC Cleared
19 29 (14.57%) Cisco IOS
20 27 (13.57%) Load Balancing
21 24 (12.06%) TCP/IP
22 23 (11.56%) CISSP
22 23 (11.56%) Cisco PIX
22 23 (11.56%) Banking
23 22 (11.06%) Linux
24 19 (9.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 4 (2.01%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.01%) Apache
3 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.02%) MS Excel
1 6 (3.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 178 (89.45%) Network Security
2 142 (71.36%) Firewall
3 62 (31.16%) Cisco ASA
4 54 (27.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 52 (26.13%) LAN
6 47 (23.62%) WAN
7 42 (21.11%) OSPF
8 41 (20.60%) BGP
9 39 (19.60%) VPN
10 29 (14.57%) Cisco IOS
11 24 (12.06%) TCP/IP
12 23 (11.56%) Cisco PIX
13 19 (9.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 17 (8.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 16 (8.04%) Wireless
16 15 (7.54%) SSL
16 15 (7.54%) VLAN
16 15 (7.54%) Junos
17 13 (6.53%) HSRP
18 11 (5.53%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.01%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Metasploit
General
1 30 (15.08%) Finance
2 23 (11.56%) Banking
3 16 (8.04%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.51%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.01%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.50%) German Language
6 1 (0.50%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.01%) WAP
2 1 (0.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.02%) Management Information System
1 6 (3.02%) PKI
2 3 (1.51%) Replication
2 3 (1.51%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.51%) Open Source
3 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.01%) SecurID
4 1 (0.50%) Web 2.0
4 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.08%) Windows
2 22 (11.06%) Linux
3 18 (9.05%) UNIX
4 5 (2.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.51%) Solaris
6 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.57%) Load Balancing
2 17 (8.54%) ITIL
3 15 (7.54%) Network Management
4 10 (5.03%) Change Control
5 9 (4.52%) Information Security
6 8 (4.02%) Migration
6 8 (4.02%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (3.52%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (3.52%) SIEM
8 6 (3.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (3.02%) Change Management
9 5 (2.51%) Network Design
9 5 (2.51%) Network Architecture
10 4 (2.01%) Security Architecture
10 4 (2.01%) Data Security
10 4 (2.01%) Configuration Management
11 3 (1.51%) PRINCE2
11 3 (1.51%) Security Management
11 3 (1.51%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (1.51%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.01%) Perl
1 4 (2.01%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.51%) SQL
3 2 (1.01%) Ruby
3 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (39.70%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (34.17%) CCNP
3 33 (16.58%) Security Cleared
4 32 (16.08%) CCSE
5 29 (14.57%) CCSA
5 29 (14.57%) SC Cleared
6 23 (11.56%) CISSP
7 17 (8.54%) CCNA
8 14 (7.04%) CCIE
9 12 (6.03%) CCSP
10 10 (5.03%) Check Point Certification
11 7 (3.52%) CCDP
12 6 (3.02%) JNCIA
12 6 (3.02%) Degree
13 5 (2.51%) JNCIS
14 4 (2.01%) DV Cleared
15 3 (1.51%) CISM
16 2 (1.01%) CCA
16 2 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
16 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.51%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.01%) SLA
3 2 (1.01%) COBIT
4 1 (0.50%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (8.04%) ProxySG
2 13 (6.53%) Snort
3 7 (3.52%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.51%) Nmap
4 5 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.51%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.01%) Nessus
3 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.01%) OpenView
3 2 (1.01%) Netcool
4 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 153 (76.88%) Cisco
2 142 (71.36%) CheckPoint
3 91 (45.73%) Juniper
4 72 (36.18%) F5
5 53 (26.63%) Blue Coat
6 18 (9.05%) Sourcefire
7 17 (8.54%) McAfee
8 13 (6.53%) Microsoft
9 12 (6.03%) HP
10 10 (5.03%) Fortinet
10 10 (5.03%) Websense
11 8 (4.02%) Aruba
12 7 (3.52%) Nokia
13 6 (3.02%) Citrix
13 6 (3.02%) TippingPoint
14 5 (2.51%) VMware
14 5 (2.51%) Nortel
14 5 (2.51%) Splunk
15 4 (2.01%) IronPort
15 4 (2.01%) Radware
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: Excellent rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago