The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 375 345 372
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 23 46 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.21% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.23% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 3
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£410 £450 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +35.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £315 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Network Security Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19641 20305 18742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.49% 92.89% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13747 13733 12765
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 389 436
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -2.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.35 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the London region.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in London

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Network Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the London region.

Network Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 4 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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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
City of London +13 9 £418 -0.29% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 66 (89.19%) Cisco
2 62 (83.78%) Firewall
3 61 (82.43%) Network Security
4 46 (62.16%) CheckPoint
5 43 (58.11%) Juniper
6 38 (51.35%) F5
7 28 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (37.84%) BGP
8 25 (33.78%) VPN
9 24 (32.43%) Blue Coat
10 23 (31.08%) WAN
10 23 (31.08%) CCNP
10 23 (31.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (29.73%) OSPF
12 20 (27.03%) LAN
12 20 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (24.32%) TCP/IP
14 14 (18.92%) SSL
15 13 (17.57%) ProxySG
16 11 (14.86%) Banking
16 11 (14.86%) IPsec
16 11 (14.86%) Finance
16 11 (14.86%) SolarWinds
17 10 (13.51%) FortiGate
17 10 (13.51%) Load Balancing
17 10 (13.51%) Sourcefire
17 10 (13.51%) DNS
17 10 (13.51%) CCIE
18 9 (12.16%) ITIL
18 9 (12.16%) Wireless

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (1.35%) Apache
1 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
2 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 62 (83.78%) Firewall
2 61 (82.43%) Network Security
3 28 (37.84%) BGP
4 25 (33.78%) VPN
5 23 (31.08%) WAN
5 23 (31.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 22 (29.73%) OSPF
7 20 (27.03%) LAN
7 20 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (24.32%) TCP/IP
9 14 (18.92%) SSL
10 11 (14.86%) IPsec
11 10 (13.51%) DNS
12 9 (12.16%) Wireless
13 8 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (10.81%) VLAN
13 8 (10.81%) NetScaler
14 7 (9.46%) HSRP
14 7 (9.46%) VRRP
15 6 (8.11%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.35%) DB2
1 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (14.86%) Banking
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Local Government
3 1 (1.35%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.35%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) CSS
1 1 (1.35%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.35%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.35%) PKI
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) Windows
3 1 (1.35%) AIX
3 1 (1.35%) UNIX
3 1 (1.35%) SUSE
3 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) Load Balancing
2 9 (12.16%) ITIL
3 7 (9.46%) Service Management
4 4 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (5.41%) Network Management
4 4 (5.41%) Migration
5 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.05%) Network Design
5 3 (4.05%) Information Security
5 3 (4.05%) Change Management
5 3 (4.05%) Data Security
5 3 (4.05%) Security Management
5 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (2.70%) SABSA
6 2 (2.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.70%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) Python
1 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (31.08%) CCNP
3 10 (13.51%) CCIE
4 8 (10.81%) CISSP
5 7 (9.46%) CCNA
6 6 (8.11%) CCSA
7 5 (6.76%) CCSE
8 4 (5.41%) CISM
9 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.70%) CEH
10 2 (2.70%) CCSP
10 2 (2.70%) CCIP
11 1 (1.35%) CCDP
11 1 (1.35%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.35%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.35%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) ProxySG
2 7 (9.46%) Snort
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) Firmware
4 1 (1.35%) vSphere
4 1 (1.35%) UAG
4 1 (1.35%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.05%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.70%) Nessus
4 1 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.35%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 66 (89.19%) Cisco
2 46 (62.16%) CheckPoint
3 43 (58.11%) Juniper
4 38 (51.35%) F5
5 24 (32.43%) Blue Coat
6 11 (14.86%) SolarWinds
7 10 (13.51%) Sourcefire
8 6 (8.11%) Fortinet
8 6 (8.11%) HP
8 6 (8.11%) Citrix
9 4 (5.41%) VMware
9 4 (5.41%) Nortel
9 4 (5.41%) Nokia
9 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.05%) 3Com
10 3 (4.05%) Aruba
10 3 (4.05%) Ruckus Wireless
11 2 (2.70%) Splunk
11 2 (2.70%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.70%) Brocade
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