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 1 July 2016 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 482 521 475
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -46
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 131 96 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 65 57
Median daily rate £425 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £458 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £38.75 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +287.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Network Security Engineer
UK

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
46528 48328 46308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.81% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30643 30970 28843
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1386 1841 1899
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 63 £450 +24.13% 12
South East +23 32 £408 +4.48% 4
Yorkshire +13 14 £338 - 1
West Midlands -27 7 £463 +27.58%
South West +2 6 £350 -22.22% 3
East of England +13 4 £269 -8.89% 1
North West -7 3 £300 +7.14%
North East -58 1 - -
Network Security Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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.

1 202 (86.32%) Network Security
2 181 (77.35%) Cisco
3 179 (76.50%) Firewall
4 117 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 113 (48.29%) CheckPoint
6 108 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
7 94 (40.17%) CCNP
8 74 (31.62%) Juniper
9 63 (26.92%) WAN
10 61 (26.07%) Wireless
10 61 (26.07%) F5
11 60 (25.64%) LAN
12 55 (23.50%) VPN
13 51 (21.79%) CCNA
14 47 (20.09%) Palo Alto
15 42 (17.95%) CCIE
16 40 (17.09%) Cisco Nexus
17 39 (16.67%) Fortinet
18 37 (15.81%) TCP/IP
18 37 (15.81%) FortiGate
19 35 (14.96%) BGP
20 34 (14.53%) Security Cleared
21 32 (13.68%) OSPF
22 31 (13.25%) Telecoms
23 28 (11.97%) SC Cleared
23 28 (11.97%) Data Centre
24 25 (10.68%) CCSE
25 23 (9.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
26 22 (9.40%) Blue Coat
26 22 (9.40%) Finance

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 1 (0.43%) Apache
1 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.43%) IIS
1 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 202 (86.32%) Network Security
2 179 (76.50%) Firewall
3 117 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 63 (26.92%) WAN
5 61 (26.07%) Wireless
6 60 (25.64%) LAN
7 55 (23.50%) VPN
8 40 (17.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 37 (15.81%) TCP/IP
10 35 (14.96%) BGP
11 32 (13.68%) OSPF
12 23 (9.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 21 (8.97%) IP Telephony
14 20 (8.55%) Cisco PIX
15 17 (7.26%) HSRP
16 16 (6.84%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (6.84%) EIGRP
16 16 (6.84%) MPLS
17 15 (6.41%) BIG-IP
17 15 (6.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.85%) MariaDB
3 2 (0.85%) MySQL
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (13.25%) Telecoms
2 22 (9.40%) Finance
3 9 (3.85%) Banking
4 7 (2.99%) Legal
5 6 (2.56%) Law
6 4 (1.71%) Military
6 4 (1.71%) Retail
7 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.85%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) French Language
8 1 (0.43%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.99%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.85%) SOAP
3 1 (0.43%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.97%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.56%) PKI
3 4 (1.71%) DataPower
3 4 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (1.28%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.28%) BBC
4 3 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.85%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.85%) IVR
5 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.43%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.43%) iPad
6 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.69%) Linux
2 14 (5.98%) Windows
3 6 (2.56%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.85%) Solaris
5 2 (0.85%) Unix
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.43%) VMS
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (7.69%) Migration
2 16 (6.84%) Network Design
3 13 (5.56%) ITIL
3 13 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 10 (4.27%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (4.27%) SIEM
5 9 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 9 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (2.99%) Change Control
6 7 (2.99%) E-Commerce
6 7 (2.99%) High Availability
6 7 (2.99%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (2.56%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.14%) Information Security
8 5 (2.14%) Security Operations
9 4 (1.71%) Escalation Management
9 4 (1.71%) ITIL V3
9 4 (1.71%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (1.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.71%) Shell Script
2 2 (0.85%) C
2 2 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (40.17%) CCNP
3 51 (21.79%) CCNA
4 42 (17.95%) CCIE
5 34 (14.53%) Security Cleared
6 28 (11.97%) SC Cleared
7 25 (10.68%) CCSE
8 19 (8.12%) JNCIS
9 18 (7.69%) CCSA
10 11 (4.70%) Check Point Certification
10 11 (4.70%) Degree
10 11 (4.70%) JNCIP
11 10 (4.27%) CCDA
11 10 (4.27%) CCDP
12 7 (2.99%) CISSP
13 5 (2.14%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.28%) CISM
14 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.85%) JNCIE
16 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.71%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.27%) ProxySG
2 4 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.28%) Snort
3 3 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.85%) Squid
4 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (15.81%) FortiGate
2 11 (4.70%) Nagios
2 11 (4.70%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (3.85%) Cacti
4 4 (1.71%) SmokePing
5 3 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.28%) OpenView
5 3 (1.28%) Proventia
5 3 (1.28%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.43%) Nessus
6 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.43%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.43%) Nmap
6 1 (0.43%) SCCM
6 1 (0.43%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 181 (77.35%) Cisco
2 113 (48.29%) CheckPoint
3 74 (31.62%) Juniper
4 61 (26.07%) F5
5 47 (20.09%) Palo Alto
6 39 (16.67%) Fortinet
7 22 (9.40%) Blue Coat
8 19 (8.12%) SolarWinds
9 17 (7.26%) Aruba
9 17 (7.26%) Citrix
10 15 (6.41%) Microsoft
11 13 (5.56%) Intel Security
11 13 (5.56%) Sourcefire
12 12 (5.13%) Riverbed
13 7 (2.99%) HP
13 7 (2.99%) VMware
14 6 (2.56%) Meraki
14 6 (2.56%) Trustwave
15 4 (1.71%) Cramer
15 4 (1.71%) Splunk
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