The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 74 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.64% 0.089% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.096% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£306 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.25
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North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1319 1046 938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.21% 93.14% 91.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 560 501
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 51 70
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 9 (90.00%) SSL
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) IIS
3 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 7 (70.00%) Apache
4 7 (70.00%) Citrix
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (70.00%) Information Security
5 6 (60.00%) Network Security
5 6 (60.00%) IBM Notes
5 6 (60.00%) Lotus
5 6 (60.00%) Clearswift
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) CCNA
7 2 (20.00%) CISSP
7 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (20.00%) Network Management
7 2 (20.00%) ISACA
7 2 (20.00%) Life Science
7 2 (20.00%) CISMP
8 1 (10.00%) PKI

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (80.00%) IIS
2 7 (70.00%) Apache
3 6 (60.00%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 9 (90.00%) SSL
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (60.00%) Network Security
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (10.00%) HSRP
7 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
7 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) SMTP
7 1 (10.00%) LAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (20.00%) Life Science
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) QMS
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) ISACA
2 2 (20.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (10.00%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Lotus
3 6 (60.00%) Clearswift
4 1 (10.00%) Meraki
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) SurfControl
4 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (10.00%) Websense