The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Network Security Engineer
Rank 62 81 100
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.20% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.22% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
786 930 1214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.76% 91.45% 87.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 451 380
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 33 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £50.00 £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (90.91%) Network Security
2 8 (72.73%) Blue Coat
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 5 (45.45%) F5
5 4 (36.36%) SSL
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) CISSP
5 4 (36.36%) CCNP
5 4 (36.36%) CCIE
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
6 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (27.27%) ProxySG
6 3 (27.27%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Nokia
6 3 (27.27%) OSPF
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
7 2 (18.18%) CCSP
7 2 (18.18%) SNMP
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Apache
7 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) Network Design

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Network Security
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (36.36%) SSL
4 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
4 3 (27.27%) OSPF
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (18.18%) BIG-IP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) SNMP
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) RIP
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) eTOM
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Business Development
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Demand Forecasting
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCIE
2 4 (36.36%) CCNP
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP
3 3 (27.27%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (18.18%) CCSP
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
5 1 (9.09%) CCDP
5 1 (9.09%) CCSA
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
2 1 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
1 8 (72.73%) Blue Coat
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) F5
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Nokia
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 1 (9.09%) Tufin
6 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
6 1 (9.09%) AlgoSec
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Austin Fraser
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