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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Engineer
UK / England
Rank 476 469 502
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 101 120 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 47 54
Median daily rate £430 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £258 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £461 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
London +12 40 £475 +11.76% 6
South East +15 34 £350 - 8
North West +30 17 £338 -
South West 0 5 £399 +6.33%
Yorkshire +10 3 - -
West Midlands +7 1 - - 2
East of England -9 1 - - 1
Network Security Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 194 (90.23%) Network Security
2 180 (83.72%) Firewall
3 153 (71.16%) Cisco
4 110 (51.16%) CheckPoint
5 96 (44.65%) Cisco Certification
6 89 (41.40%) Cisco ASA
7 86 (40.00%) Juniper
8 69 (32.09%) Palo Alto
9 60 (27.91%) F5
10 56 (26.05%) CCNP
11 49 (22.79%) LAN
12 46 (21.40%) WAN
13 44 (20.47%) Data Centre
14 41 (19.07%) Security Cleared
15 38 (17.67%) SC Cleared
16 35 (16.28%) Blue Coat
17 31 (14.42%) Fortinet
17 31 (14.42%) Wireless
17 31 (14.42%) VPN
17 31 (14.42%) CCNA
18 30 (13.95%) CCSP
18 30 (13.95%) Finance
19 26 (12.09%) CCIE
19 26 (12.09%) ITIL
20 25 (11.63%) OSPF
20 25 (11.63%) Load Balancing
21 24 (11.16%) Brocade
21 24 (11.16%) DNS
21 24 (11.16%) SSL
22 23 (10.70%) MPLS

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 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) PaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 194 (90.23%) Network Security
2 180 (83.72%) Firewall
3 89 (41.40%) Cisco ASA
4 49 (22.79%) LAN
5 46 (21.40%) WAN
6 31 (14.42%) VPN
6 31 (14.42%) Wireless
7 25 (11.63%) OSPF
8 24 (11.16%) DNS
8 24 (11.16%) SSL
9 23 (10.70%) MPLS
10 22 (10.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 21 (9.77%) BGP
11 21 (9.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (9.77%) DHCP
11 21 (9.77%) TCP/IP
12 19 (8.84%) BIG-IP
12 19 (8.84%) NetScaler
13 16 (7.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 15 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 30 (13.95%) Finance
2 17 (7.91%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.26%) Banking
4 3 (1.40%) Legal
4 3 (1.40%) Retail
5 2 (0.93%) Advertising
5 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.47%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.65%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.47%) Node.js
2 1 (0.47%) RESTful
2 1 (0.47%) SOAP
2 1 (0.47%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.47%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.26%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.79%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.33%) RSA SecurID
7 3 (1.40%) PKI
8 2 (0.93%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.93%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.47%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.58%) Linux
2 6 (2.79%) Windows
3 3 (1.40%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.47%) CentOS
5 1 (0.47%) Solaris
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.09%) ITIL
2 25 (11.63%) Load Balancing
3 19 (8.84%) Change Management
4 18 (8.37%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (7.91%) Information Security
5 17 (7.91%) Kalman Filter
5 17 (7.91%) SIEM
6 15 (6.98%) Project Management
7 13 (6.05%) Service Management
8 12 (5.58%) Network Management
8 12 (5.58%) Problem Management
9 11 (5.12%) Network Architecture
9 11 (5.12%) Web Filtering
10 10 (4.65%) DDoS Mitigation
11 9 (4.19%) Migration
12 8 (3.72%) Incident Management
12 8 (3.72%) Security Monitoring
12 8 (3.72%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (3.26%) Data Protection
14 6 (2.79%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.40%) Java
1 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.93%) C
2 2 (0.93%) Python
3 1 (0.47%) C#
3 1 (0.47%) Perl
3 1 (0.47%) Ruby
3 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 96 (44.65%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (26.05%) CCNP
3 41 (19.07%) Security Cleared
4 38 (17.67%) SC Cleared
5 31 (14.42%) CCNA
6 30 (13.95%) CCSP
7 26 (12.09%) CCIE
8 22 (10.23%) CCSE
9 18 (8.37%) CISSP
10 17 (7.91%) CCSA
11 9 (4.19%) JNCIS
12 8 (3.72%) JNCIA
12 8 (3.72%) JNCIP
13 7 (3.26%) Degree
14 6 (2.79%) CCMSE
15 2 (0.93%) CCVP
15 2 (0.93%) Check Point Certification
15 2 (0.93%) CISA
15 2 (0.93%) CISM
15 2 (0.93%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.77%) PCI DSS
2 18 (8.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (4.19%) HIPAA
5 5 (2.33%) SLA
6 1 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.47%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (2.33%) ProxySG
2 4 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.93%) XenServer
5 1 (0.47%) Docker
5 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (9.30%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.86%) Nagios
2 4 (1.86%) Stealthwatch
3 3 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.40%) Puppet
4 2 (0.93%) Cacti
4 2 (0.93%) EnCase
4 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.93%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.47%) Ansible
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.47%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.47%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 153 (71.16%) Cisco
2 110 (51.16%) CheckPoint
3 86 (40.00%) Juniper
4 69 (32.09%) Palo Alto
5 60 (27.91%) F5
6 35 (16.28%) Blue Coat
7 31 (14.42%) Fortinet
8 24 (11.16%) Brocade
9 17 (7.91%) Citrix
10 15 (6.98%) Riverbed
11 13 (6.05%) HP
11 13 (6.05%) Sourcefire
12 12 (5.58%) FireEye
13 10 (4.65%) Intel Security
13 10 (4.65%) SolarWinds
13 10 (4.65%) TippingPoint
14 9 (4.19%) Microsoft
15 7 (3.26%) Aruba
15 7 (3.26%) Dell
15 7 (3.26%) Tufin
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