The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland 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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 113 129 128
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.36% 0.035% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.038% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Network Security Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1860 2656 2703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.29% 93.39% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1071 1395 1449
Median daily rate £370 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 53
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.02 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.13% +20.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Aberdeen - 3 £375 -
Glasgow +6 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £500 -
Network Security Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Scotland region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (88.89%) Firewall
2 15 (83.33%) Cisco
3 14 (77.78%) Network Security
4 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (61.11%) LAN
5 11 (61.11%) WAN
6 10 (55.56%) OSPF
6 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (50.00%) BGP
8 8 (44.44%) Wireless
8 8 (44.44%) CCNP
9 7 (38.89%) CCNA
9 7 (38.89%) VPN
9 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
10 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
11 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (27.78%) MPLS
11 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
12 4 (22.22%) Migration
12 4 (22.22%) Brocade
12 4 (22.22%) VLAN
12 4 (22.22%) Degree
12 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
12 4 (22.22%) F5
13 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
13 3 (16.67%) Driving Licence
13 3 (16.67%) Spanning Tree

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) Firewall
2 14 (77.78%) Network Security
3 11 (61.11%) LAN
3 11 (61.11%) WAN
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (55.56%) OSPF
5 9 (50.00%) BGP
6 8 (44.44%) Wireless
7 7 (38.89%) VPN
8 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (27.78%) MPLS
9 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
10 4 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (22.22%) VLAN
11 3 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (16.67%) H.323
11 3 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
11 3 (16.67%) SSL
11 3 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Java EE
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Fault Management
3 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
4 1 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (5.56%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) QMS
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (44.44%) CCNP
3 7 (38.89%) CCNA
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) CISSP
6 1 (5.56%) CCIE
6 1 (5.56%) CCSP
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) KVM
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Cisco
2 7 (38.89%) CheckPoint
3 4 (22.22%) Brocade
3 4 (22.22%) F5
4 3 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Prolexic
6 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (5.56%) VMware