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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 485 486 489
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 87 77 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.16% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.18% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 46 11
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£328 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.82% -1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 March 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 March 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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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 -19 29 £325 -7.14% 3
London -16 26 £330 -17.50% 8
North West -4 12 £275 - 2
West Midlands - 11 £425 -
East of England +5 3 - - 3
Yorkshire -14 3 £315 -3.07% 1
South West -9 2 £350 -22.22% 4
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Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 159 (87.36%) Network Security
2 143 (78.57%) Cisco
3 133 (73.08%) Firewall
4 110 (60.44%) CheckPoint
5 77 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
6 69 (37.91%) F5
7 68 (37.36%) Juniper
8 64 (35.16%) Cisco ASA
9 55 (30.22%) CCNP
10 51 (28.02%) VPN
11 39 (21.43%) OSPF
12 37 (20.33%) BGP
13 35 (19.23%) CCNA
14 34 (18.68%) LAN
15 33 (18.13%) Cisco Nexus
16 30 (16.48%) Windows
17 29 (15.93%) WAN
17 29 (15.93%) Blue Coat
18 28 (15.38%) SSL
19 27 (14.84%) Security Cleared
20 26 (14.29%) TCP/IP
21 25 (13.74%) CISSP
22 24 (13.19%) Wireless
22 24 (13.19%) Telecoms
23 22 (12.09%) DNS
24 21 (11.54%) ITIL
25 20 (10.99%) Linux
26 19 (10.44%) Microsoft
26 19 (10.44%) Fortinet
26 19 (10.44%) FortiGate

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (6.59%) Apache
2 11 (6.04%) IIS
3 6 (3.30%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.55%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 159 (87.36%) Network Security
2 133 (73.08%) Firewall
3 64 (35.16%) Cisco ASA
4 51 (28.02%) VPN
5 39 (21.43%) OSPF
6 37 (20.33%) BGP
7 34 (18.68%) LAN
8 33 (18.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 29 (15.93%) WAN
10 28 (15.38%) SSL
11 26 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 24 (13.19%) Wireless
13 22 (12.09%) DNS
14 16 (8.79%) IPsec
14 16 (8.79%) Wireshark
15 14 (7.69%) VLAN
15 14 (7.69%) Internet
16 12 (6.59%) DHCP
17 10 (5.49%) Cisco IOS
18 9 (4.95%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.20%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.20%) DB2
2 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (13.19%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.79%) Finance
3 12 (6.59%) Banking
4 3 (1.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Games
5 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.20%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.65%) WAP
3 2 (1.10%) CSS
3 2 (1.10%) JSON
4 1 (0.55%) RESTful
4 1 (0.55%) HTML5
4 1 (0.55%) Laravel
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) Ajax
4 1 (0.55%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.85%) Clustering
2 7 (3.85%) SecurID
3 3 (1.65%) PKI
3 3 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.10%) Life Science
5 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (16.48%) Windows
2 20 (10.99%) Linux
3 6 (3.30%) UNIX
4 4 (2.20%) AIX
4 4 (2.20%) SUSE
4 4 (2.20%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (1.10%) Solaris
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.54%) ITIL
2 17 (9.34%) Information Security
3 15 (8.24%) Kalman Filter
4 14 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 10 (5.49%) Service Management
5 10 (5.49%) Change Management
6 9 (4.95%) Network Design
7 8 (4.40%) SIEM
8 7 (3.85%) Network Management
9 6 (3.30%) Demand Forecasting
10 5 (2.75%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.75%) eTOM
10 5 (2.75%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.75%) Fault Management
10 5 (2.75%) PRINCE2
10 5 (2.75%) Security Management
10 5 (2.75%) Migration
10 5 (2.75%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (2.20%) Validation
11 4 (2.20%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.75%) SQL
2 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.55%) PHP
3 1 (0.55%) C
3 1 (0.55%) Python
3 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 77 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (30.22%) CCNP
3 35 (19.23%) CCNA
4 27 (14.84%) Security Cleared
5 25 (13.74%) CISSP
6 17 (9.34%) CCIE
7 13 (7.14%) SC Cleared
8 9 (4.95%) CCSA
8 9 (4.95%) CCSE
9 7 (3.85%) Degree
10 5 (2.75%) CISM
10 5 (2.75%) CCSP
11 4 (2.20%) CCIP
11 4 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.65%) CEH
12 3 (1.65%) DV Cleared
13 2 (1.10%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.10%) ISACA
13 2 (1.10%) CISMP
14 1 (0.55%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.20%) SLA
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.55%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (4.40%) ProxySG
1 8 (4.40%) Snort
2 5 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.75%) vSphere
3 4 (2.20%) FreeRADIUS
4 3 (1.65%) Firmware
5 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.55%) pfSense
6 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.55%) UAG
6 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (10.44%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.75%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.20%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (1.65%) OpenView
4 3 (1.65%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (1.65%) Netcool
5 1 (0.55%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.55%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (0.55%) Nessus
5 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 143 (78.57%) Cisco
2 110 (60.44%) CheckPoint
3 69 (37.91%) F5
4 68 (37.36%) Juniper
5 29 (15.93%) Blue Coat
6 19 (10.44%) Fortinet
6 19 (10.44%) Microsoft
7 18 (9.89%) SolarWinds
8 17 (9.34%) VMware
9 14 (7.69%) Citrix
10 13 (7.14%) Sourcefire
11 12 (6.59%) HP
12 8 (4.40%) CA
12 8 (4.40%) Nortel
13 7 (3.85%) Sophos
14 6 (3.30%) Lotus
14 6 (3.30%) Clearswift
15 5 (2.75%) Websense
15 5 (2.75%) Symantec
15 5 (2.75%) Splunk
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