The table below looks at the statistics for the Network Security Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Network Security Engineer
Rank 243 218 231
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 26 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.27% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.29% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 4
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£360 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £305 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £475 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
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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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9090 8596 7730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.35% 91.99% 92.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5037 4774 3874
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 456 605
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Network Security Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Network Security Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Network Security Engineer across the South East region.

Network Security Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Network Security Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
Surrey +10 9 £360 -24.21%
Hampshire -8 6 £358 -37.82%
Berkshire -12 5 - - 4
Buckinghamshire -6 4 - -
Kent - 2 - -
Network Security Engineer
England

Network Security Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 56 (91.80%) Network Security
2 44 (72.13%) Firewall
3 40 (65.57%) CheckPoint
4 39 (63.93%) Cisco
5 27 (44.26%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (40.98%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (34.43%) OSPF
8 20 (32.79%) F5
9 19 (31.15%) CCNP
9 19 (31.15%) VPN
10 17 (27.87%) Juniper
10 17 (27.87%) BGP
11 15 (24.59%) Windows
11 15 (24.59%) Telecoms
12 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
12 13 (21.31%) LAN
13 12 (19.67%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (18.03%) CISSP
14 11 (18.03%) VMware
15 10 (16.39%) Wireless
15 10 (16.39%) CCNA
15 10 (16.39%) Internet
15 10 (16.39%) WAN
15 10 (16.39%) Linux
15 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
16 9 (14.75%) Spanning Tree
16 9 (14.75%) ITIL
16 9 (14.75%) IPsec
16 9 (14.75%) Blue Coat
16 9 (14.75%) Fortinet

Network Security Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (6.56%) IIS
1 4 (6.56%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 56 (91.80%) Network Security
2 44 (72.13%) Firewall
3 25 (40.98%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (34.43%) OSPF
5 19 (31.15%) VPN
6 17 (27.87%) BGP
7 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
7 13 (21.31%) LAN
8 12 (19.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (16.39%) WAN
9 10 (16.39%) Internet
9 10 (16.39%) Wireless
10 9 (14.75%) IPsec
10 9 (14.75%) Spanning Tree
11 8 (13.11%) VLAN
11 8 (13.11%) SSL
11 8 (13.11%) DNS
12 7 (11.48%) Wireshark
12 7 (11.48%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (8.20%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.56%) DB2
2 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
General
1 15 (24.59%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Regular Expression
2 2 (3.28%) WAP
2 2 (3.28%) JSON
3 1 (1.64%) RESTful
3 1 (1.64%) HTML5
3 1 (1.64%) Laravel
3 1 (1.64%) Ajax
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) Backbone.js
3 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) SecurID
2 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) PKI
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) AIX
3 4 (6.56%) SUSE
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (3.28%) UNIX
4 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Solaris
5 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.75%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Change Management
3 6 (9.84%) Demand Forecasting
4 5 (8.20%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (8.20%) Information Security
4 5 (8.20%) eTOM
5 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
5 4 (6.56%) Service Management
5 4 (6.56%) Validation
6 3 (4.92%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.28%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.28%) Release Management
7 2 (3.28%) Fault Management
7 2 (3.28%) Project Management
7 2 (3.28%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) Perl
3 1 (1.64%) PHP
3 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (44.26%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (31.15%) CCNP
3 11 (18.03%) CISSP
4 10 (16.39%) CCNA
4 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
5 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
5 6 (9.84%) CCIE
6 5 (8.20%) Degree
7 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.92%) CCSE
7 3 (4.92%) CCSP
8 2 (3.28%) CCSA
9 1 (1.64%) CCIP
9 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.64%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.92%) SLA
3 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) vSphere
2 4 (6.56%) FreeRADIUS
2 4 (6.56%) Snort
3 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) Firmware
4 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.64%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) FortiGate
2 4 (6.56%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (3.28%) OpenView
3 2 (3.28%) Netcool
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 40 (65.57%) CheckPoint
2 39 (63.93%) Cisco
3 20 (32.79%) F5
4 17 (27.87%) Juniper
5 11 (18.03%) VMware
6 9 (14.75%) Blue Coat
6 9 (14.75%) Fortinet
7 8 (13.11%) CA
8 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
9 5 (8.20%) Citrix
9 5 (8.20%) Sophos
9 5 (8.20%) SolarWinds
10 4 (6.56%) Tufin
10 4 (6.56%) Splunk
10 4 (6.56%) AlgoSec
10 4 (6.56%) Sourcefire
10 4 (6.56%) NetScout
10 4 (6.56%) Oracle
10 4 (6.56%) IBM
11 3 (4.92%) HP