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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 519 466 522
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +56
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 70 111 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 25
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£415 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £355 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.05% +12.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
49336 46518 44681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.45% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32059 28699 27154
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
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 1836 1841 1961
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
London +2 31 £475 +25.82% 13
South East -29 23 £388 -13.88% 3
East Midlands -4 5 £350 -
South West -11 4 £450 -
North West -29 4 £325 - 1
West Midlands -2 1 - -
East of England -14 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
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Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 153 (88.44%) Network Security
2 139 (80.35%) Cisco
3 124 (71.68%) Firewall
4 111 (64.16%) CheckPoint
5 82 (47.40%) Cisco Certification
6 66 (38.15%) CCNP
7 62 (35.84%) Cisco ASA
8 54 (31.21%) Juniper
9 50 (28.90%) F5
10 43 (24.86%) VPN
11 37 (21.39%) OSPF
12 35 (20.23%) BGP
12 35 (20.23%) CCNA
13 29 (16.76%) DNS
13 29 (16.76%) LAN
14 28 (16.18%) WAN
15 27 (15.61%) TCP/IP
16 26 (15.03%) Windows
17 25 (14.45%) Blue Coat
18 24 (13.87%) Cisco Nexus
19 23 (13.29%) Wireless
20 22 (12.72%) VMware
20 22 (12.72%) Security Cleared
20 22 (12.72%) SolarWinds
21 21 (12.14%) Finance
21 21 (12.14%) MPLS
22 20 (11.56%) Load Balancing
23 19 (10.98%) Network Monitoring
23 19 (10.98%) HP
23 19 (10.98%) DHCP

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (1.16%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (88.44%) Network Security
2 124 (71.68%) Firewall
3 62 (35.84%) Cisco ASA
4 43 (24.86%) VPN
5 37 (21.39%) OSPF
6 35 (20.23%) BGP
7 29 (16.76%) DNS
7 29 (16.76%) LAN
8 28 (16.18%) WAN
9 27 (15.61%) TCP/IP
10 24 (13.87%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (13.29%) Wireless
12 21 (12.14%) MPLS
13 19 (10.98%) DHCP
14 18 (10.40%) EIGRP
15 16 (9.25%) SSL
15 16 (9.25%) VLAN
16 15 (8.67%) HSRP
17 14 (8.09%) Cisco PIX
18 13 (7.51%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (12.14%) Finance
2 8 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.47%) Banking
4 2 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.73%) LAMP
2 1 (0.58%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.58%) CSS
2 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.25%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.67%) Clustering
3 11 (6.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (4.05%) PKI
5 6 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.73%) IVR
7 1 (0.58%) NHS
7 1 (0.58%) DTV
7 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.03%) Windows
2 13 (7.51%) Linux
3 5 (2.89%) UNIX
4 4 (2.31%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (11.56%) Load Balancing
2 19 (10.98%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (9.25%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (6.94%) Information Security
5 9 (5.20%) ITIL
6 8 (4.62%) Cyber Security
7 7 (4.05%) Migration
7 7 (4.05%) Change Management
8 6 (3.47%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.47%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (2.89%) SIEM
9 5 (2.89%) Network Design
10 4 (2.31%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.31%) Security Management
10 4 (2.31%) DDoS Mitigation
11 3 (1.73%) Demand Forecasting
11 3 (1.73%) Information Security Management
11 3 (1.73%) Database Security
11 3 (1.73%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (1.73%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.47%) SQL
2 5 (2.89%) Perl
3 1 (0.58%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 82 (47.40%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (38.15%) CCNP
3 35 (20.23%) CCNA
4 22 (12.72%) Security Cleared
5 18 (10.40%) CCIE
6 11 (6.36%) CCSA
7 10 (5.78%) CISSP
7 10 (5.78%) CCSE
8 6 (3.47%) CCIP
8 6 (3.47%) SC Cleared
9 5 (2.89%) CCSP
9 5 (2.89%) CCDA
9 5 (2.89%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (1.73%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.73%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.16%) Degree
11 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.16%) CISM
12 1 (0.58%) CISA
12 1 (0.58%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) SLA
2 4 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.73%) QA
3 3 (1.73%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.47%) ProxySG
3 5 (2.89%) Snort
4 3 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.73%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.58%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 11 (6.36%) FortiGate
2 10 (5.78%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (5.20%) OpenView
4 8 (4.62%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.73%) Nmap
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.58%) Nessus
6 1 (0.58%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 139 (80.35%) Cisco
2 111 (64.16%) CheckPoint
3 54 (31.21%) Juniper
4 50 (28.90%) F5
5 25 (14.45%) Blue Coat
6 22 (12.72%) VMware
6 22 (12.72%) SolarWinds
7 19 (10.98%) HP
8 16 (9.25%) Fortinet
9 15 (8.67%) Websense
10 12 (6.94%) Aruba
11 10 (5.78%) Nokia
12 8 (4.62%) Citrix
12 8 (4.62%) Sourcefire
13 6 (3.47%) Radware
13 6 (3.47%) Sophos
14 5 (2.89%) Akamai
15 4 (2.31%) Tufin
15 4 (2.31%) Meraki
15 4 (2.31%) Remedy
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