The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London 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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Network Security Engineer
England / London
Rank 371 369 385
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 37 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 25
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £258 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
18156 19919 19982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.11% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12986 14035 14204
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 315 348
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% -0.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.57 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Network Security Engineer in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
City of London +3 11 £525 +17.97% 3
Twickenham - 1 £425 -
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 London region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 77 (90.59%) Network Security
2 72 (84.71%) Firewall
3 63 (74.12%) Cisco
4 54 (63.53%) CheckPoint
5 45 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
6 38 (44.71%) Juniper
7 37 (43.53%) Cisco Certification
8 33 (38.82%) Palo Alto
9 28 (32.94%) CCNP
10 22 (25.88%) VPN
11 20 (23.53%) WAN
11 20 (23.53%) Wireless
11 20 (23.53%) SC Cleared
11 20 (23.53%) Security Cleared
12 17 (20.00%) Finance
12 17 (20.00%) CCSE
12 17 (20.00%) LAN
12 17 (20.00%) CCIE
13 16 (18.82%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (18.82%) F5
14 15 (17.65%) Data Centre
14 15 (17.65%) OSPF
15 14 (16.47%) Fortinet
16 13 (15.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 13 (15.29%) BGP
16 13 (15.29%) TCP/IP
17 12 (14.12%) Intrusion Detection
17 12 (14.12%) Riverbed
18 11 (12.94%) DDoS Mitigation
18 11 (12.94%) BIG-IP

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.18%) MS Office
1 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) G Suite
2 1 (1.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 77 (90.59%) Network Security
2 72 (84.71%) Firewall
3 45 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (25.88%) VPN
5 20 (23.53%) WAN
5 20 (23.53%) Wireless
6 17 (20.00%) LAN
7 15 (17.65%) OSPF
8 13 (15.29%) BGP
8 13 (15.29%) TCP/IP
9 12 (14.12%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (12.94%) BIG-IP
10 11 (12.94%) DHCP
11 10 (11.76%) DNS
11 10 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (10.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (10.59%) EIGRP
12 9 (10.59%) NetScaler
12 9 (10.59%) Wireshark
13 8 (9.41%) IPsec
General
1 17 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.35%) REST
3 1 (1.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.88%) RSA SecurID
4 5 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.35%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.35%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.18%) CESG
6 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.82%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (12.94%) DDoS Mitigation
3 10 (11.76%) Information Security
4 9 (10.59%) Network Management
4 9 (10.59%) SIEM
5 8 (9.41%) Security Monitoring
5 8 (9.41%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (8.24%) Change Management
6 7 (8.24%) Project Management
6 7 (8.24%) Security Operations
7 6 (7.06%) Data Protection
7 6 (7.06%) ITIL
8 5 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (5.88%) Migration
8 5 (5.88%) Network Architecture
8 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.88%) Threat Management
8 5 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (4.71%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.53%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.35%) C
2 2 (2.35%) Java
2 2 (2.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (43.53%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (32.94%) CCNP
3 20 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 20 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 17 (20.00%) CCIE
4 17 (20.00%) CCSE
5 10 (11.76%) CCSP
6 8 (9.41%) CCNA
6 8 (9.41%) CCSA
7 4 (4.71%) CCMSE
7 4 (4.71%) CISSP
8 3 (3.53%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.53%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.35%) Degree
9 2 (2.35%) GIAC
9 2 (2.35%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.18%) CCDP
10 1 (1.18%) CCVP
10 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.24%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.35%) RMADS
3 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.35%) vSphere
2 2 (2.35%) XenServer
3 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Nagios
2 3 (3.53%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.35%) Cacti
3 2 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.35%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.35%) EnCase
3 2 (2.35%) Nessus
3 2 (2.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.35%) Puppet
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.18%) Pingdom
4 1 (1.18%) SmokePing
4 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.18%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 63 (74.12%) Cisco
2 54 (63.53%) CheckPoint
3 38 (44.71%) Juniper
4 33 (38.82%) Palo Alto
5 16 (18.82%) F5
6 14 (16.47%) Fortinet
7 12 (14.12%) Riverbed
8 11 (12.94%) Citrix
9 9 (10.59%) Brocade
9 9 (10.59%) HP
10 8 (9.41%) Microsoft
10 8 (9.41%) VMware
11 7 (8.24%) Blue Coat
11 7 (8.24%) Dell
12 5 (5.88%) Lumension
12 5 (5.88%) SolarWinds
12 5 (5.88%) Sourcefire
13 4 (4.71%) Aruba
13 4 (4.71%) FireEye
13 4 (4.71%) Tufin
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