The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East 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 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Network Security Engineer
Rank 208 242 228
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Network Security Engineer 38 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.50% 0.26% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 16
Median daily rate £375 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £354
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -
Network Security Engineer
England

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
7155 9029 9373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.68% 94.87% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4174 5219 5144
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 507 511
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.77 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Network Security Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Network Security Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 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
Hampshire +32 14 £435 +31.32%
Oxfordshire +4 9 £338 -3.57%
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £456 -
Berkshire +2 4 £401 -5.76%
Surrey +19 3 £475 +18.75% 1
Middlesex 0 2 £425 -5.55%
Sussex - 1 - -
Network Security Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 South East region featuring Network Security Engineer in the job title.

1 70 (90.91%) Cisco
2 64 (83.12%) Network Security
3 63 (81.82%) Firewall
4 42 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (49.35%) LAN
5 38 (49.35%) CheckPoint
6 34 (44.16%) CCNP
7 33 (42.86%) WAN
7 33 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (40.26%) Palo Alto
9 25 (32.47%) Data Centre
10 22 (28.57%) Juniper
11 19 (24.68%) SSL
12 18 (23.38%) VPN
12 18 (23.38%) Wireless
12 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
13 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
13 17 (22.08%) VoIP
14 16 (20.78%) CCNA
15 13 (16.88%) OSPF
15 13 (16.88%) F5
16 12 (15.58%) Load Balancing
17 10 (12.99%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (12.99%) Internet
17 10 (12.99%) DNS
17 10 (12.99%) SLA
18 9 (11.69%) IP Telephony
18 9 (11.69%) Brocade
18 9 (11.69%) Fault Management
18 9 (11.69%) Cisco Nexus

Network Security Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 64 (83.12%) Network Security
2 63 (81.82%) Firewall
3 38 (49.35%) LAN
4 33 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (42.86%) WAN
5 19 (24.68%) SSL
6 18 (23.38%) VPN
6 18 (23.38%) Wireless
7 17 (22.08%) VoIP
8 13 (16.88%) OSPF
9 10 (12.99%) DNS
9 10 (12.99%) Internet
9 10 (12.99%) Wi-Fi
10 9 (11.69%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (11.69%) IP Telephony
11 7 (9.09%) BGP
12 5 (6.49%) NetScaler
12 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
13 4 (5.19%) Junos
13 4 (5.19%) SNMP
General
1 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) DataPower
4 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) Linux
1 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.30%) Windows
1 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Load Balancing
2 9 (11.69%) Fault Management
3 7 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 6 (7.79%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (7.79%) SIEM
4 6 (7.79%) Web Filtering
5 4 (5.19%) Information Security
5 4 (5.19%) ITIL
5 4 (5.19%) Network Design
6 3 (3.90%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.90%) Change Management
6 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.90%) Project Management
7 2 (2.60%) Computer Security
7 2 (2.60%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.60%) Network Management
7 2 (2.60%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.60%) Security Patching
8 1 (1.30%) ISMS
8 1 (1.30%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 42 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (44.16%) CCNP
3 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
4 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
5 16 (20.78%) CCNA
6 8 (10.39%) CCSA
7 7 (9.09%) CCVP
7 7 (9.09%) CISSP
8 5 (6.49%) CCSE
8 5 (6.49%) Degree
9 4 (5.19%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (5.19%) JNCIA
9 4 (5.19%) JNCIP
9 4 (5.19%) JNCIS
10 3 (3.90%) CCIE
11 2 (2.60%) CCSP
11 2 (2.60%) CISM
12 1 (1.30%) CCDP
12 1 (1.30%) CISA
12 1 (1.30%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) SLA
2 6 (7.79%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (6.49%) HIPAA
4 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.30%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.90%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.60%) TrustSec
4 1 (1.30%) SELinux
Vendors
1 70 (90.91%) Cisco
2 38 (49.35%) CheckPoint
3 31 (40.26%) Palo Alto
4 22 (28.57%) Juniper
5 13 (16.88%) F5
6 9 (11.69%) Brocade
7 6 (7.79%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.19%) Fortinet
8 4 (5.19%) Intel Security
9 3 (3.90%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.90%) Sourcefire
9 3 (3.90%) TippingPoint
10 2 (2.60%) Aruba
10 2 (2.60%) Citrix
10 2 (2.60%) Cyberoam
10 2 (2.60%) HP
10 2 (2.60%) Lancope
10 2 (2.60%) Splunk
11 1 (1.30%) Sophos