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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 462 476 474
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 93 58 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.14% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 37 20
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£375 £425 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £290 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £520 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.25
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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
42723 41204 38282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.58% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27234 25076 22174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1689 1858 2324
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
South East +11 36 £375 -11.76% 6
London -10 30 £410 -8.88% 13
North West -1 12 £318 -23.03% 1
West Midlands -3 4 £381 -
South West -22 4 £350 +27.27% 2
East of England -3 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -4 2 £315 -3.07% 4
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Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 149 (85.63%) Network Security
2 147 (84.48%) Firewall
3 136 (78.16%) Cisco
4 111 (63.79%) CheckPoint
5 77 (44.25%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (37.36%) Cisco ASA
7 63 (36.21%) Juniper
8 62 (35.63%) CCNP
9 61 (35.06%) F5
10 48 (27.59%) VPN
11 45 (25.86%) OSPF
12 43 (24.71%) BGP
13 42 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 41 (23.56%) Blue Coat
15 37 (21.26%) SSL
15 37 (21.26%) LAN
16 36 (20.69%) WAN
17 35 (20.11%) CCNA
18 32 (18.39%) CISSP
19 25 (14.37%) Telecoms
19 25 (14.37%) TCP/IP
20 23 (13.22%) Windows
20 23 (13.22%) Wireless
21 22 (12.64%) Citrix
21 22 (12.64%) Load Balancing
22 21 (12.07%) DNS
22 21 (12.07%) Microsoft
23 20 (11.49%) IPsec
23 20 (11.49%) Finance
23 20 (11.49%) Security Cleared

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 13 (7.47%) Apache
1 13 (7.47%) IIS
2 6 (3.45%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.72%) MS Office
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 149 (85.63%) Network Security
2 147 (84.48%) Firewall
3 65 (37.36%) Cisco ASA
4 48 (27.59%) VPN
5 45 (25.86%) OSPF
6 43 (24.71%) BGP
7 42 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 37 (21.26%) SSL
8 37 (21.26%) LAN
9 36 (20.69%) WAN
10 25 (14.37%) TCP/IP
11 23 (13.22%) Wireless
12 21 (12.07%) DNS
13 20 (11.49%) IPsec
14 19 (10.92%) Wireshark
14 19 (10.92%) Internet
14 19 (10.92%) NetScaler
15 17 (9.77%) VLAN
16 15 (8.62%) HSRP
17 14 (8.05%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.87%) DB2
3 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (14.37%) Telecoms
2 20 (11.49%) Finance
3 13 (7.47%) Banking
4 4 (2.30%) Retail
5 3 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.15%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.57%) German Language
7 1 (0.57%) Local Government
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.60%) WAP
2 5 (2.87%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.15%) CSS
3 2 (1.15%) JSON
4 1 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.57%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.57%) Laravel
4 1 (0.57%) HTML5
4 1 (0.57%) RESTful
4 1 (0.57%) Ajax
4 1 (0.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.45%) SecurID
2 6 (3.45%) PKI
2 6 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.30%) Open Source
3 4 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.15%) Life Science
6 1 (0.57%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.57%) Replication
6 1 (0.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.57%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.22%) Windows
2 17 (9.77%) Linux
3 8 (4.60%) UNIX
4 5 (2.87%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (2.87%) SUSE
4 5 (2.87%) AIX
5 2 (1.15%) Solaris
5 2 (1.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.64%) Load Balancing
2 20 (11.49%) Information Security
3 19 (10.92%) ITIL
4 16 (9.20%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (8.05%) Network Management
6 9 (5.17%) Change Management
6 9 (5.17%) Service Management
7 8 (4.60%) Fault Management
7 8 (4.60%) Network Design
8 7 (4.02%) Migration
9 6 (3.45%) Security Management
9 6 (3.45%) Problem Management
9 6 (3.45%) Demand Forecasting
9 6 (3.45%) SIEM
10 5 (2.87%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (2.87%) Network Architecture
10 5 (2.87%) eTOM
10 5 (2.87%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (2.30%) Validation
11 4 (2.30%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.45%) SQL
2 2 (1.15%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.57%) Python
3 1 (0.57%) PHP
3 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (44.25%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (35.63%) CCNP
3 35 (20.11%) CCNA
4 32 (18.39%) CISSP
5 20 (11.49%) Security Cleared
6 17 (9.77%) CCSE
6 17 (9.77%) CCSA
7 15 (8.62%) CCIE
7 15 (8.62%) CCSP
8 13 (7.47%) Degree
9 12 (6.90%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.45%) CISM
11 4 (2.30%) DV Cleared
12 3 (1.72%) CEH
12 3 (1.72%) CCIP
13 2 (1.15%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.15%) JNCIE
13 2 (1.15%) CISMP
13 2 (1.15%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.60%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.87%) SLA
3 3 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.57%) QA
5 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (10.92%) ProxySG
2 13 (7.47%) Snort
3 6 (3.45%) vSphere
4 5 (2.87%) FreeRADIUS
4 5 (2.87%) Nmap
5 4 (2.30%) Firmware
5 4 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.15%) UAG
7 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (9.20%) FortiGate
2 8 (4.60%) Nessus
3 6 (3.45%) OpenView
3 6 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (3.45%) Netcool
4 5 (2.87%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.72%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.57%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.57%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 136 (78.16%) Cisco
2 111 (63.79%) CheckPoint
3 63 (36.21%) Juniper
4 61 (35.06%) F5
5 41 (23.56%) Blue Coat
6 22 (12.64%) Citrix
7 21 (12.07%) Microsoft
8 18 (10.34%) Fortinet
9 14 (8.05%) Sourcefire
10 13 (7.47%) VMware
10 13 (7.47%) HP
11 9 (5.17%) CA
11 9 (5.17%) Nokia
12 8 (4.60%) SolarWinds
13 7 (4.02%) Nortel
14 6 (3.45%) Clearswift
14 6 (3.45%) Radware
14 6 (3.45%) Lotus
14 6 (3.45%) Symantec
14 6 (3.45%) Crossbeam
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