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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 483 503 480
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 96 48 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 30
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£390 £363 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -29.03%
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
45626 43383 41175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.03% 92.64% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 29592 26643 23710
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1873 1913 2427
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +40 48 £400 +3.22% 4
South East -3 30 £375 +3.44% 1
North West -7 5 £220 -46.66%
West Midlands -4 4 £381 -
South West -33 3 - -
East of England -14 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -12 1 - - 3
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Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 166 (86.46%) Network Security
2 153 (79.69%) Firewall
3 151 (78.65%) Cisco
4 124 (64.58%) CheckPoint
5 85 (44.27%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (38.54%) Juniper
7 72 (37.50%) CCNP
8 68 (35.42%) F5
9 65 (33.85%) Cisco ASA
10 54 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 51 (26.56%) VPN
12 49 (25.52%) LAN
12 49 (25.52%) BGP
12 49 (25.52%) Blue Coat
13 48 (25.00%) OSPF
14 46 (23.96%) WAN
15 36 (18.75%) TCP/IP
15 36 (18.75%) CCNA
16 33 (17.19%) SSL
17 29 (15.10%) CCSA
18 28 (14.58%) Security Cleared
18 28 (14.58%) CISSP
19 27 (14.06%) Load Balancing
20 26 (13.54%) CCSE
20 26 (13.54%) Telecoms
21 25 (13.02%) IPsec
22 24 (12.50%) VLAN
23 22 (11.46%) ProxySG
23 22 (11.46%) Sourcefire
23 22 (11.46%) Finance

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (3.13%) IIS
1 6 (3.13%) Apache
2 2 (1.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.56%) MS Office
4 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 166 (86.46%) Network Security
2 153 (79.69%) Firewall
3 65 (33.85%) Cisco ASA
4 54 (28.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 51 (26.56%) VPN
6 49 (25.52%) BGP
6 49 (25.52%) LAN
7 48 (25.00%) OSPF
8 46 (23.96%) WAN
9 36 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 33 (17.19%) SSL
11 25 (13.02%) IPsec
12 24 (12.50%) VLAN
13 22 (11.46%) DNS
14 21 (10.94%) Internet
14 21 (10.94%) Wireshark
14 21 (10.94%) Wireless
15 19 (9.90%) NetScaler
16 18 (9.38%) HSRP
17 16 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.60%) DB2
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (13.54%) Telecoms
2 22 (11.46%) Finance
3 15 (7.81%) Banking
4 3 (1.56%) Retail
4 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.04%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
6 1 (0.52%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.69%) WAP
2 5 (2.60%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.04%) CSS
3 2 (1.04%) JSON
4 1 (0.52%) RESTful
4 1 (0.52%) HTML5
4 1 (0.52%) Laravel
4 1 (0.52%) HTML
4 1 (0.52%) Ajax
4 1 (0.52%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.21%) PKI
3 7 (3.65%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.60%) SecurID
6 4 (2.08%) Open Source
6 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.52%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.52%) Replication
8 1 (0.52%) Clustering
8 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.38%) Windows
2 17 (8.85%) Linux
3 13 (6.77%) UNIX
4 5 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
4 5 (2.60%) SUSE
4 5 (2.60%) AIX
5 4 (2.08%) Solaris
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.06%) Load Balancing
2 22 (11.46%) Network Management
3 20 (10.42%) ITIL
4 14 (7.29%) Information Security
4 14 (7.29%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (6.25%) Change Management
6 9 (4.69%) Service Management
6 9 (4.69%) Network Design
6 9 (4.69%) Fault Management
7 7 (3.65%) Problem Management
7 7 (3.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (3.65%) Migration
7 7 (3.65%) Change Control
7 7 (3.65%) SIEM
8 6 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (2.60%) Demand Forecasting
9 5 (2.60%) Release Management
10 4 (2.08%) Network Architecture
10 4 (2.08%) eTOM
10 4 (2.08%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.17%) SQL
2 2 (1.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.52%) PHP
3 1 (0.52%) C
3 1 (0.52%) Python
3 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 85 (44.27%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (37.50%) CCNP
3 36 (18.75%) CCNA
4 29 (15.10%) CCSA
5 28 (14.58%) CISSP
5 28 (14.58%) Security Cleared
6 26 (13.54%) CCSE
7 18 (9.38%) SC Cleared
8 17 (8.85%) CCSP
9 14 (7.29%) CCIE
9 14 (7.29%) Degree
10 7 (3.65%) CISM
11 6 (3.13%) DV Cleared
12 5 (2.60%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (2.08%) CCDP
14 3 (1.56%) CCIP
14 3 (1.56%) CEH
15 2 (1.04%) JNCIE
15 2 (1.04%) MCITP
15 2 (1.04%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.69%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.13%) SLA
3 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) COBIT
System Software
1 22 (11.46%) ProxySG
2 17 (8.85%) Snort
3 6 (3.13%) vSphere
4 5 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.60%) Nmap
4 5 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.60%) FreeRADIUS
5 4 (2.08%) Firmware
6 2 (1.04%) UAG
7 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 8 (4.17%) Nessus
3 7 (3.65%) OpenView
3 7 (3.65%) Netcool
4 6 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.60%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (1.56%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 151 (78.65%) Cisco
2 124 (64.58%) CheckPoint
3 74 (38.54%) Juniper
4 68 (35.42%) F5
5 49 (25.52%) Blue Coat
6 22 (11.46%) Sourcefire
7 19 (9.90%) HP
8 18 (9.38%) Microsoft
9 17 (8.85%) Fortinet
10 15 (7.81%) Citrix
11 14 (7.29%) VMware
12 10 (5.21%) Nokia
13 9 (4.69%) Splunk
14 8 (4.17%) SolarWinds
14 8 (4.17%) CA
14 8 (4.17%) Nortel
15 7 (3.65%) Oracle
15 7 (3.65%) Crossbeam
15 7 (3.65%) Radware
16 6 (3.13%) Symantec
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