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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 362 398 377
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 47 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 24
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £298 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £315 £353
% change year-on-year
+12.69% -10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +81.81%
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
22473 23388 24374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.79% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16042 15998
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 455 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
City of London +36 13 £375 - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 72 (84.71%) Network Security
2 67 (78.82%) Firewall
3 65 (76.47%) Cisco
4 54 (63.53%) CheckPoint
5 45 (52.94%) Juniper
5 45 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (42.35%) Blue Coat
7 35 (41.18%) CCNP
7 35 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 31 (36.47%) F5
9 30 (35.29%) Finance
10 23 (27.06%) VPN
11 22 (25.88%) Banking
12 21 (24.71%) WAN
13 18 (21.18%) LAN
13 18 (21.18%) CISSP
13 18 (21.18%) BGP
13 18 (21.18%) CCSE
13 18 (21.18%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (18.82%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (16.47%) VLAN
16 13 (15.29%) Snort
16 13 (15.29%) HSRP
17 12 (14.12%) OSPF
17 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
17 12 (14.12%) CCNA
18 11 (12.94%) McAfee
18 11 (12.94%) SSL
19 10 (11.76%) ITIL
19 10 (11.76%) Windows

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (84.71%) Network Security
2 67 (78.82%) Firewall
3 35 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 23 (27.06%) VPN
5 21 (24.71%) WAN
6 18 (21.18%) LAN
6 18 (21.18%) BGP
6 18 (21.18%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (18.82%) Cisco IOS
8 14 (16.47%) VLAN
9 13 (15.29%) HSRP
10 12 (14.12%) OSPF
10 12 (14.12%) TCP/IP
11 11 (12.94%) SSL
12 10 (11.76%) NetScaler
13 9 (10.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (10.59%) Wireless
14 8 (9.41%) VRRP
14 8 (9.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 7 (8.24%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Metasploit
General
1 30 (35.29%) Finance
2 22 (25.88%) Banking
3 5 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.53%) Open Source
3 2 (2.35%) Replication
4 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.18%) PKI
4 1 (1.18%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Windows
2 9 (10.59%) Linux
3 8 (9.41%) UNIX
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.18%) FreeBSD
6 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.76%) ITIL
2 9 (10.59%) Load Balancing
3 6 (7.06%) SIEM
4 5 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (5.88%) Information Security
5 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.71%) Network Management
6 3 (3.53%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.53%) Migration
6 3 (3.53%) Security Management
7 2 (2.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (2.35%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (2.35%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.35%) BCP
7 2 (2.35%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (2.35%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.35%) Investment Management
7 2 (2.35%) Security Architecture
7 2 (2.35%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) Perl
1 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.35%) Ruby
2 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (41.18%) CCNP
3 18 (21.18%) CISSP
3 18 (21.18%) CCSE
4 12 (14.12%) CCNA
5 6 (7.06%) JNCIA
5 6 (7.06%) CCSA
5 6 (7.06%) CCIE
6 5 (5.88%) CCSP
6 5 (5.88%) JNCIS
7 3 (3.53%) Degree
7 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.53%) CISM
8 2 (2.35%) MCITP
8 2 (2.35%) CCA
8 2 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.35%) MCSE
8 2 (2.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) COBIT
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (15.29%) Snort
2 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) Nmap
2 5 (5.88%) ProxySG
3 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.18%) UAG
5 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Nessus
2 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 65 (76.47%) Cisco
2 54 (63.53%) CheckPoint
3 45 (52.94%) Juniper
4 36 (42.35%) Blue Coat
5 31 (36.47%) F5
6 11 (12.94%) McAfee
7 10 (11.76%) Sourcefire
8 7 (8.24%) Websense
9 6 (7.06%) HP
10 5 (5.88%) Aruba
10 5 (5.88%) Fortinet
10 5 (5.88%) TippingPoint
10 5 (5.88%) Citrix
11 4 (4.71%) Nortel
12 3 (3.53%) Ruckus Wireless
12 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
12 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
12 3 (3.53%) VMware
13 2 (2.35%) Nokia
13 2 (2.35%) Veeam
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