The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.80% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Network Security Engineer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
421 305 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 94.82% 95.31% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 197 136
Average daily rate £413 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 16
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Network Security Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 13 (92.86%) Network Security
2 13 (92.86%) F5
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (57.14%) CCSE
4 8 (57.14%) CCSA
5 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (42.86%) CCNP
7 5 (35.71%) CCNA
7 5 (35.71%) CCDA
7 5 (35.71%) CCDP
7 5 (35.71%) Firewall
8 4 (28.57%) Cramer
8 4 (28.57%) Blue Coat
9 3 (21.43%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
10 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (7.14%) QRadar
11 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
11 1 (7.14%) SIEM
11 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Network Security
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCSA
1 8 (57.14%) CCSE
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) CCDA
3 5 (35.71%) CCDP
3 5 (35.71%) CCNA
4 3 (21.43%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) F5
3 4 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 4 (28.57%) Cramer